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Unexpected Benefits of Yoga

Yoga can have many mental and physical health benefits, and some may even be unexpected. If conventional exercise doesn’t sound appealing to you, then you may want to consider yoga! Having a consistent exercise schedule can help keep you healthy and avoiding illness. In the case you do fall ill, be sure to visit AFC …

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Poor Nutrition & COVID-19

Nutrition is an integral part of our health. It helps your body receive all of the necessary nutrients to make you feel good and have your body perform properly. Poor nutrition can increase the chance of chronic illnesses and general illnesses such as the flu or COVID. Take control of your health and learn proper health …

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What’s the Difference Between Poison Ivy and Poison Oak?

Who would have thought that being outdoors in the bright and beautiful summertime could pose health risks? Yes, it can. Exposure to poison ivy or poison oak plant can trigger an allergic reaction in some people, leading to rashes.  According to the American Skin Association, roughly 85% of the population is allergic to poison ivy, …

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How Long Does it Take to Rehydrate your Body?

Hydration is an essential part of life. Dehydration occurs when the body loses fluids faster than it takes them in. This can occur through sweating, vomiting, or diarrhea. Dehydration can be a serious medical concern that can lead to hospitalization or be life-threatening. Learn more about the proper hydration tips with AFC Urgent Care Burlington. …

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Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion occurs when your body overheats, causing symptoms such as excessive sweating and rapid pulse. When exposed to high temperatures, especially under conditions of high humidity and strenuous exercise, dehydration, alcohol use, and overdressing can easily cause heat exhaustion. It’s a condition that requires immediate attention, and if left untreated, it could morph into …

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Reasons to Visit AFC Urgent Care vs. the ER

AFC Urgent Care Burlington can treat a variety of injuries and illnesses that require urgent care. You can save money and time by visiting our urgent care center over the emergency room. However, some conditions still require emergency medical care, and it’s essential to be able to understand the difference. AFC Burlington provides urgent care and preventative care, …

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Signs You Have Poison Ivy

Spending time outdoors is all fun and games until you come home with an itchy, uncomfortable rash that just won’t go away! Poison ivy is very common, and your chances of experiencing it at some point if you like to spend time outdoors is relatively high. Identifying the symptoms of poison ivy early can help …

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How to Treat a Sunburn

Sunburn is extremely common, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying. Sunburn happens when your skin is exposed to harmful UV rays for too long without protection. You can even get sunburnt on a cloudy or rainy day since the UV rays can get through the gloomy weather. If you’re suffering from a sunburn, …

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