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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

Are My Period Cramps a Sign of Endometriosis?

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, around one in 10 women in their reproductive years are living with endometriosis.

9th March 2020

Can I Catch the Flu in the Spring?

Spring is in the air! There is no need to worry about the flu, right?

Unfortunately, even during the spring season, you can still catch the flu. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to stay safe this spring by learning the signs of the flu, as well as ways to prevent the illness in the first place.

4th March 2020