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Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit American Family Care for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

Allergy Vs. Illness: How to Tell if Your Child’s Sick, Or Has Allergies

Does Your Child Have the Flu? Could it Be Just a Cold? What About Seasonal Allergies?
Here at American Family Care – Alpharetta, we created a helpful guide to provide you with the knowledge you know to better understand your child’s condition. 

Once flu season has somewhat died down, the early spring can be a tricky time […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Vs. Illness: How to Tell if Your Child’s Sick, Or Has Allergies

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

March is National Nutrition Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes March as National Nutrition Month each year. This initiative strives to illuminate how essential it is to eat healthily and to refrain from bad eating habits, as well as live an active and health-conscious lifestyle.

Having National Nutrition Month in March makes sense, seeing as winter is just about […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on March is National Nutrition Month

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

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New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

Fever, chills and body aches? Could you have the flu? October through March is when most cases of the flu occur, or, when flu season happens every year. With flu season tending to peak anytime from December to January each year, your odds of getting the flu are higher during these months. If you have […]

By |December 29th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

By December, many people feel like it’s too late to get their flu shot. Flu season has started, and if they didn’t get their flu shot in the fall, they’re certainly not going to find time for it during the busy holiday season. But the truth is, as long as people are still getting sick […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!