Health Tips

Health Tips

What Do High & Low TSH Levels Mean?
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What Do High & Low TSH Levels Mean?

TSH levels indicate if your thyroid is functioning properly. In general, the normal range for TSH is 0.5 to 5.0 mIU/L, but healthy levels can differ based on other factors and medication conditions.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin14 Sep 2021
Women's Health Centers in New York City
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Women's Health Centers in New York City

Women’s health encompasses a variety of specialties and focus areas, ranging from sexual health to breast health to mental illness. If you identify as a woman, you should consider seeking treatment from a healthcare provider specializing in women’s health for a variety of reasons. Women’s health clinics are available throughout the Five Boroughs of New York and are ready to assist you in any medical concerns you may be experiencing.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee7 Jan 2022
How Often Should You Get Blood Work?
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How Often Should You Get Blood Work?

Your doctor will likely recommend you to get bloodwork done once per year, during the time of your yearly physical. However, there are many reasons someone should get bloodwork more often.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee17 Feb 2022
What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?
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What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?

Acetaminphen and ibuprofen are more commonly referred to as Tylenol and Advil. These are their brand most popular brand names.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso17 Sep 2021
What Temperature Is Considered a Fever?
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What Temperature Is Considered a Fever?

What temperature is considered a fever- while there are many factors that affect your body temperature, 100.9 F is considered a fever in adults.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Sep 2021
5 Best Gap Health Insurance Options in 2021
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5 Best Gap Health Insurance Options in 2021

Gaps in coverage occur for many reasons, such as a job change, sudden unemployment, divorce, and more. When this happens you have several options to remain covered and still have access to healthcare. We’ll discuss the top 5 options below.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee14 Feb 2022
Arm Soreness After COVID-19 Vaccine? You’re Not Alone.
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Arm Soreness After COVID-19 Vaccine? You’re Not Alone.

There's an increasing trend of social signals indicating that injection site soreness and muscle aches 24-48 hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as the most common adverse reaction.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
Can I Go To Urgent Care For a Yeast Infection?
Sexual Health

Can I Go To Urgent Care For a Yeast Infection?

A vaginal yeast infection is a fungal infection that causes irritation, discharge, and intense itchiness of the vagina. Urgent care centers treat yeast infections; so, if you are experiencing non-emergency symptoms of a yeast infection, visiting an urgent care center is a good choice to get treatment.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso6 Oct 2021
List of CityMD Locations and Phone Numbers
Public Health

List of CityMD Locations and Phone Numbers

Comprehensive list of all CityMD locations and their phone numbers. CityMD has 135 locations in New York and New Jersey.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA9 Feb 2021
Can I Get Lab Tests Without a Doctor's Visit?
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Can I Get Lab Tests Without a Doctor's Visit?

Yes, you can get lab work done without a doctor's visit- A membership with Mira and Direct Access Testing (DAT) allows you to order lab tests without first seeing a doctor. There are many benefits to getting blood work done without first visiting a doctor. You can save time, save money, and ensures more privacy. Contact us to learn more about how much you can save on labs

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Mar 2022
When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?
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When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?

The best time to get a flu shot is before the flu is spreading in your community. Since the flu peaks in February, and begins to spread throughout October and into March or April, it's recommended to get your flu shot by the end of October.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Oct 2021
How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?
Public Health

How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?

Official CDC guidance does not require fully vaccinated persons to quarantine after exposure but recommends getting a COVID-19 test 3-5 days after exposure. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms, you should wear a mask indoors for 14 days after exposure to prevent spreading the virus.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA15 Sep 2021