It can be easy to focus on how we treat other people. But have you ever considered how you treat yourself? There’s a saying that we say things to ourselves that we’d never say to others. And that does a number on our self-esteem. That’s why our AFC Urgent Care TN team wants to offer some suggestions on boosting yours. Improve Your Quality of Life by Improving Your Self-Esteem! We all can be guilty of criticizing ourselves. Read on →

Did you know that every 40 seconds in the United States, someone has a heart attack? That adds up to around 790,000 heart attacks each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you’re a part of that statistic, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to offer some tips on keeping your heart healthy after a heart attack. Maintaining a Healthy Heart While suffering from a heart attack can put you at an increased risk of experiencing a second heart attack in the future, there are many steps you can take to help protect your heart. Read on →

Chances are by now someone you know has come down with the cold or flu. If you’re one of the lucky ones who has stayed illness-free so far this winter, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some tips to keep that trend going! Boost Your Immune System Your immune system is your line of defense when it comes to fighting off infections. That’s why it’s important to do everything you can to strengthen and protect your immunity. Read on →

More than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized due to flu symptoms every year, and our team at AFC Urgent Care TN doesn’t want you to be one of them. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help limit your risk of coming down with the flu! Staying Healthy During Flu Season The best way to treat the flu is to prevent it from happening in the first place! The flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent getting the flu. Read on →

Are you feeling completely worn down by the holiday season already? We know—all the hubbub of the holidays can be overwhelming at times. But our team at AFC Urgent Care TN has some tips to help you get the energy you need to celebrate the season in style! Dreaming of Having Energy This Christmas Between holiday shopping and school festivities, you can easily find yourself feeling worn down well before Christmas. Read on →

If you think being sick over the holidays is no fun, try being sick and traveling this holiday season. That is a horrible combination. So keep the fun in your holiday travels by following these tips from our team at AFC Urgent Care TN! Just Say No to Achoos This Holiday Season! As with anything, preparation is key when preventing illness over the holidays. Before you hit the road this holiday season, put together a kit of medications you might possibly need, like OTC pain relievers, cold and flu meds, and stuff to soothe a queasy tummy. Read on →

While Thanksgiving Day is a day full of food, fun, and family, it should also be a time when we give thanks for all that we have in life. Our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to encourage you to spend some time between now and Thanksgiving Day being thankful. Show Your Gratitude this November The meaning behind Thanksgiving is more than just turkey and stuffing. Thanksgiving Day is a holiday meant to be shared with family and friends and provides an opportunity to share all that you are thankful for this year. Read on →

Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day—oh my! While the team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to have an enjoyable holiday season, we also want you to do so the healthy way. We have some tips to share that will help you do just that! Aim to Maintain The holiday season isn’t the time to try and lose weight. Between office potlucks and family gatherings, there are going to be too many festivities with lots of food that could potentially set you up for failure. Read on →

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this month, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to educate yourself about what you can to limit your risk of developing breast cancer. Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer According to Breastcancer.org, about one in eight women living in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. But there are steps you can take to help lower your risk. Read on →

Here we are! The beginning of the holiday season is approaching. First up—Halloween. The team at AFC Urgent Care TN has a few tips on how to tackle the Halloween activities while keeping your health in check. Scare Away Illness The best way to prepare for Halloween is to prepare your health for all the fun to be had throughout the month. For starters, you and your family are about to be doing some trick-or-treating in a few weeks. Read on →