Did you know? There are more than 100 million Americans who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. And 11 million more don’t even know they have elevated blood pressure. With May recognized as National High Blood Pressure Education Month, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to know what steps you can take to maintain a healthy blood pressure in order to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke in the future. Read on →

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 54 million Americans have arthritis. If you are one of them, you are far from alone! However, you shouldn’t have to live with joint pain on a daily basis. During Arthritis Awareness Month, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some tips about how you can manage your arthritis so that you can regain your quality of life. Read on →

In a world where we are now being told the safest place is to stay at home, it can be worrisome when you need medical attention. But if you’re experiencing a non-emergency medical condition, AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to know that we’re here for you! Our locations are now offering AFC TeleCare services so you can receive the care you need from the comfort of your own home. Read on →

It is true what they say: “We all get by with a little help from our friends.” When it comes to living a healthy life, it is important to foster our relationships and socially interact. We recognize that we’re facing a challenging time of socially distancing right now, which is why our team at AFC Urgent TN wants to not only share some information about the benefits of friendship but also to share some tips on maintaining friendships at this time. Read on →

According to the Sleep Health Foundation, around one in three people in the United States have at least mild insomnia. Sleep issues tend to become more common as we age. Our team at our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to prevent insomnia as much as possible so that you can get the sleep you need each night in order to be your healthiest, most productive self during the day. Read on →

We all have busy lives, especially as the weather begins to warm up. Between work and watching your children participate in extracurricular activities, it can be hard to even think about what you are making for dinner—let alone making something healthy. However, healthy eating needs to be a part of all our lives! In recognition of National Nutrition Month this March, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to understand the importance of healthy eating, as well as ways you can make it easier on yourself. Read on →

March 19 cannot get here soon enough! While many of us are counting down until the first official day of spring, other people might be counting down until spring sports season arrives. Both are getting closer and closer. If your child is planning on playing a spring sport, our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants you to understand the importance of getting him or her a sports physical before the season starts. Read on →

February is what’s known as American Heart Month. This month was designated as a way to boost awareness about heart disease, which is the leading cause of death among Americans. While some risk factors for heart disease aren’t things we can change, many of them are. Our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some insight about one of those modifiable risk factors—smoking. How Does Smoking Affect the Heart? Read on →

The great thing about starting a new year is that you get a fresh, new start at life—and at improving your health. This can feel overwhelming, particularly if you have lots of things in your life that you’d like to improve. But breaking it down can make it easier, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some tips. Am I Eating a Healthy Diet? Read on →

We all have so many things we want to accomplish during the day. However, we shouldn’t do it at the expense of our sleep! Without quality sleep, our bodies and minds can’t function optimally, making everything an uphill battle. Our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to offer you some insight about what could be keeping you up at night, along with steps you can take to get better sleep. Read on →