Tips to keep yourself healthy

1. Exercise Daily exercise can help reduce aging biomarkers. It improves eyesight, blood pressure, lean muscle mass, lowers cholesterol, and increases bone density. Walk or jog around the block with your kids or a friend you'd like to touch base with. Spin a hula hoop, go for a hike, bicycle ride, or lift weights. Your body produces endorphins when you exercise, which elevates your mood and enhances your general wellbeing. 2.   Drink Enough Water In addition to cleansing the body, water aids in digestion, improves chemotherapy…

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Effective Ways to Stop Smoking

Even if you are an occasional teen smoker or a pack-a-day smoker, quitting can be extremely difficult. We're all aware of the dangers associated with smoking, but that doesn't make quitting any easier. Tobacco smoking is both a physical and psychological addiction. Cigarette nicotine gives a temporary (and addictive) high. When you stop getting your nicotine fix on a regular basis, your body experiences physical cravings and withdrawal signs. Since nicotine has a "feel really good" impact on your brain, you may turn to cigarettes as a…

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Top Benefits of Urgent Care Centers

The medical specialty known as Urgent Care Medicine offers outpatient services for the treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries that must be attended to in less than 24 hours. To provide such many sorts of care, practitioners must have a broad knowledge base. Urgent Care is not intended to take the role of your primary doctor. Instead, it gives you a choice when your usual doctor is unavailable to schedule an appointment for you in a timely manner. Urgent Care also provides a quicker and…

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COVID 19 UPDATE

How do I get a Rapid COVID Test? Rapid COVID tests are performed for those with symptoms of COVID as part of a doctor or non-physician provider visit. We are a doctor’s office and not a free testing center, so although COVID services are free for those without health insurance, we bill health insurance when available. Can I make an appointment for COVID-19 testing? We offer same-day visits on a first come first serve basis. Registration begins on our website. Once you are registered, come to the…

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What You Should Know About Ankle Sprains

You are surprised at the pain when you roll your ankle during a soccer game, or turn your ankle while hiking. What should you do? Ankle sprains are incredibly common injuries and based on the statistics, there's about a one in four chance that you'll sprain your ankle at some point in your life. While an ankle sprain might be common—it's the most commonly diagnosed musculoskeletal injury in the U.S.—that doesn't mean it isn't serious or should be ignored. In fact, if you let an ankle sprain…

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PTSD: What is it and how does it affect people?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. It can occur after you've seen or experienced a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. If you have PTSD, you may feel stressed or frightened even when you're no longer in danger. Symptoms usually start soon after the traumatic event, but they may not appear until months or years later. They also may come and go over many years. Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition that develops after a…

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Mental Health Awareness: Understanding the Stigma

We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental health disorders are very common and can affect anyone — according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness each year. These conditions affect everyday life and how you relate to yourself, others around you, and society at large. If a physical injury impairs someone's ability to walk, for example, they might require a wheelchair or other device to help them get around easily.…

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How To Manage Anemia, What Are The Causes And Treatments

This article discusses anemia including its causes, signs and symptoms and how it is managed. How To Manage Anemia, What Are The Causes And Treatments Anemia is a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells (RBCs). RBCs are responsible for delivering oxygen to tissues and organs throughout your body, so when you don't have enough RBCs, you may feel tired and winded more easily. This can be especially problematic if you're an athlete who needs lots of oxygen to perform well at…

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Now Offering Vivitrol Injections!

We now offer help for those in recovery from alcohol and people with opioid dependency. With a once a month injection, Vivitrol reduces cravings and prevents the relapse into opioid dependency.

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Coming Soon! Anchorage’s Most Affordable X-Rays

Mountain View Urgent Care and Imaging Associates are working together to bring you X-Rays read by top radiologists right here in Anchorage. Our goal is to have your X-Ray performed and read by a radiologist within 60 minutes! And, we will have the best prices in Anchorage for those without health insurance coverage. Don't miss out on the best and most affordable care in Anchorage!

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