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How Can I Find Relief From Arthritis?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are around 54 million Americans living with arthritis. Are you one of them?

8th May 2020

What Is a Stroke?

May is American Stroke Month. More than 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the United States. Are you at risk of being one of them?

Our team wants you to know your risk when it comes to experiencing a stroke during your lifetime, as well as ways you can help to prevent a stroke—now and in the future.

4th May 2020

What Are the Most Common Types of Arthritis?

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. While there are more than 100 different types of arthritis, the two that are the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

1st May 2020

How Do You Treat Spring Allergies?

Did you know? According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, around 23.6 million Americans were diagnosed with hay fever in the last year. And this number only seems to be rising.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to enjoy a happy and healthy spring without letting seasonal allergies stand in your way.

23rd April 2020

Can a Urinary Tract Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Did you know? Around 8.1 million visits to a physician each year are due to a urinary tract infection! Fortunately, there are things you can do in order to reduce your risk of UTIs now and in the future.

14th April 2020

How Long Does a Sinus Infection Last?

Did you know that sinus infections affect 31 million Americans each year? This pesky condition can cause all sorts of uncomfortable and painful symptoms, particularly in the facial area.

8th April 2020

How Long Does a Kidney Stone Take to Pass?

Did you know that the prevalence of kidney stones in Americans has actually increased through the years in the United States? In fact, it is estimated that around one in every 10 people will experience a kidney stone at one point or another during their lifetime.

3rd April 2020

What Are Some Good Examples of Self-Care?

When it comes to taking care of our health, many of us know the importance of eating a healthy diet and exercising on a regular basis. However, did you know that practicing self-care can be just as important?

It is, which is why we want to take a moment to help others understand the importance of practicing self-care and provide some tips on getting started.

31st March 2020

How Can I Reduce Stress Quickly?

There are so many things going on in our society right now that it is no wonder why you might be experiencing a little more stress than usual. However, while stress can happen to us at any time when your days are filled with stress more often than not, it can take a toll on your overall health.

24th March 2020

What Causes Urinary Tract Infections?

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect more than 150 million people worldwide each year.

During National Kidney Month this March, we want you to know how to recognize the symptoms of a UTI, as well as steps you can take to prevent this kidney-related infection in the first place.

16th March 2020