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Whether you have a pollen allergy, mold allergy or dust mite allergy, spring is the season when many common allergies seem to be magnified. If you regularly suffer from seasonal allergies, then you need to be prepared for the coming allergy season. At Lakeview Immediate Care, we’re here to help you choose the right seasonal…

Today, head injuries are becoming an increasing concern. If you get a phone call from your child’s school or sports coach, or are a teacher or coach yourself, you need to know what to do in the case of a concussion or other head injury. Understanding and identifying the signs of a concussion will help…

Every year when the seasons change, the same thing happens — people around you start coming down with the flu. Whether it’s your kids bringing sickness home from school or your co-workers passing germs, it’s practically inevitable. Flu season affects us all. If you’re required to be around other people in any way, it’s tough…

Cold and flu season is upon us, and with it comes thoughts of germs and how to avoid them. While we here at Lakeview Immediate Care make it easy for you to get help when you are sick, we would much rather help you stay healthy from the start. Unfortunately, if you are heading into…

When you wake up with a scratchy throat, cough and overall body aches, you may have someone tell you that you have the flu. This often misunderstood illness can make you feel very sick, and the team at Aayu Clinics – Lakeview Immediate Care wants you to know what to do if you fall victim…

I’m a nutrition professional, and I’m going to say it — the food pyramid was useless. Good riddance to unscientific recommendations based on feeding the masses the most calories for their dollar. Now we have MyPlate, improving congruence between the USDA’s recommendations and sound nutrition science. Any critical thinker would be a bit dubious. I…

When winter weather hits the Windy City, dry, cracked skin is a common complaint. While not a serious medical condition, dry skin is uncomfortable and can lead to premature aging of the affected area. The good news for people afflicted by this common winter ailment is that dry skin can often be treated. Winter Weather…

  From the age of I-don’t-remember-life-before-then-anyway until 5 weeks ago, I was a coffee addict. Then I quit. It was crazy. Many of you are already a fan of coffee’s bittersweet early morning embrace, whispering, “You can do it. I’ll help you. I’m here. I’m coffee, and I love you.” If you have heard these…

“I’m on a see-food diet. I see food, and I eat it,” chortled my uncle as we passed the seemingly hundredth fast food restaurant stop on the highway.  You’ve probably heard this line, too.  When I often reflect on how I got fat, got thin, and later got healthy, it’s snarky nutrition wisdom such as…

Everyone feels anxious from time to time, especially when facing challenging situations, but if your anxiety comes on suddenly and brings with it intense physical symptoms, you may be suffering from an anxiety attack. Understanding what an anxiety attack is and what your triggers are can help you avoid these intense feelings and manage your…

 
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