The experts all agree- the best way to combat the flu this season is through preventive measures. Getting a flu vaccine is your best defense, but you may also use the following 10 tips to fight the flu this year: Wash your hands frequently, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing, being with ill people and especially before you eat Avoid sharing objects Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes Get enough sleep and avoid getting "run-down Reduce stress Use tissues for coughs and sneezes and dispose of them immediately and appropriately Eat right … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
Dear Valued Patient, As you are aware, the coronavirus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19, is spreading from person to person in parts of the United States and has recently been diagnosed in Loudoun County. The health and wellbeing of our patients and staff are of the utmost importance to Loudoun Medical Group (LMG) and we believe communication is key in the identification, prevention and spread of the illness. Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses a rapidly evolving situation; LMG will update precautionary measures in accordance with best practice per the Centers for Disease Control … [Read more...] about LMG Coronavirus Prevention
When we think of autumn, we think of cool crisp days, leaves changing colors, high school football games, and for some of us, the dreaded fall allergies. People often connect seasonal allergies to just springtime. Local weather stations offer their daily tree pollen reports to us, and we begin the daily doses of allergy medications. However, in the fall, allergy sufferers are plagued by grasses and weeds. In most cases, it’s the dreaded ragweed. During the late summer and early fall months, the main cause of allergic rhinitis comes from weed pollen. Where you live in the country can … [Read more...] about Fall Allergies
Why wait to see a doctor? LMG Cornwall Urgent Care now offers telemedicine. Just call (571) 707-2085. You'll need a computer or smartphone with a camera and internet access. Telemedicine is for patients who have previously been seen by an LMG (Loudoun Medical Group) provider. Please do not use telemedicine for emergencies. … [Read more...] about Now Offering Telemedicine
Drinking water is essential for not only staying healthy, but, it also helps maintain our optimal body temperature. During the summer months, keeping hydrated is especially important. Water is not the only source of hydration, it also comes from foods. Let’s talk about the essentials of hydration during the hot summer months. Keeping hydrated has an impact on your health. It helps to regulate the circulation of your blood, as well as your kidney functions and heart rate. So how do we know if we are dehydrated and what can we do to help prevent it? … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk about Hydration
Make sure your child is ready to play this season with a sports physical at LMG Cornwall Urgent Care. Walk-ins welcome! For a Limited time Get your child's sport physical for only $25.00 A parent or guardian must accompany students under the age of 18. Please remember to bring your form. Should you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 571-707-2085 Offer expires August 31st 2022 Hours of operation: 8am - 8pm, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 211 GibsonStreet NW Suite 215 Leesburg VA … [Read more...] about Sports Physicals – No Appointment Necessary!