Does Heat Stroke Causes Dehydration?

Elderly man wiping sweat indicating heat stress and dehydration

Summer is an excellent time to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it can also lead to various health problems, especially if you stay in the sun for too long. Heatstroke is a common medical emergency during the summer months. It occurs when your body overheats and can no longer regulate its temperature. The question is if […]

Avoiding The Water Summer Emergencies This Summer

Emergency responders providing first aid to child on street

Summertime is a great time to enjoy water activities. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when we see an uptick in water-related injuries. What Are The Common Water-Related Summer Injuries That Can Occur 1. Drowning Drowning and near-drowning incidents are most common in the summer months. It is due to the increased time people swim and […]

What is the Hardest Sports Injury to Recover from?

Athlete with sports injury needs urgent care in Abilene ER

When playing sports, it is common to experience an injury. The causes can vary from one sport to another. A sports injury is damage to the body parts due to athletic activities, exercises, or sports. It can be chronic or acute. Chronic injuries occur from the overuse of a single body area. However, acute injuries […]

When Should I Go to an ER for Strep Throat?

When Should I Go to an ER for Strep Throat

Strep throat is an infection affecting adults, but it is most common in the bacteria children between the ages of 5 and 15. A sore throat, fever, and swollen lymph nodes usually characterize strep throat. It can also cause headaches, body aches, and a general feeling of being unwell. In some cases, it can also […]

Should You Go to ER or Urgent Care for The Flu?

Should You Go To ER or Urgent Care For The Flu

What Is a Flu? Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The viruses are usually classified into three main types: A, B, and C. Influenza A and B viruses are responsible for the common seasonal flu epidemics, while influenza C viruses cause milder respiratory illnesses. Causes of […]

Should You Go To A Hospital If You’re Having A Mental Breakdown?

visit to a hospital for a mental breakdown

A nervous breakdown, in some cases, may require a hospital stay to stabilize and treat you. The reason for your hospitalization may include talking about suicides or death, violence toward others, self-harm, psychosis symptoms like hallucinations and delusions, and complete functioning instability.If you’re having a mental breakdown, it is essential to get help immediately, even […]

Should I Go to Urgent Care or the Emergency Room for Flu?

should I go to ER or Urgent Care for Flu

The flu season has appeared, and influenza viruses are floating around, with the CDC warning community members that influenza activity remains high and the H3N2 influenza virus causing severe illnesses likely takes a more significant proportion of cases than earlier in the season. In December, you wouldn’t want the influenza virus to interrupt you and […]

What Parents Should Know about RSV? When to go to ER?

what parents should know about RSV

During the cold season, there are increased cases of cold that force parents to take their children for urgent treatment in Abilene, TX. Unfortunately, the truth is that what many parents think is cold might be RSV. RSV, also known as Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is an illness that has almost the same symptoms as the […]

Sign Of RSV In Babies And When To Take Them To ER

Sign of RSV in babies and when to take them to ER

The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the most common viruses that cause respiratory illness in babies. Most children will get RSV at least once before they turn two. Although RSV infection is like a cold in most cases, it can get quite serious in some children requiring urgent treatment. We have state-of-the-art facilities […]

What’s Causing My Chest Pain?

what causes chest pain

Ignoring chest pain is not suggested by medical professionals. However, you must know that chest pain has multiple causes. Chest pain is often related to the heart in most cases. However, you might develop pain from other problems in your lungs, esophagus, muscles, ribs, nerves, et cetera. Some of the conditions described are severe and […]

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