Tips for Healthy Living From Our Doctors in Tampa

At South Tampa Immediate Care, we want to make sure you lead a healthy life. That’s why our Board-certified or Board-eligible doctors would like to offer a few health tips to keep you feeling great and living well. Feel free to browse the following articles:

Reduce Stress by Simplifying Your Life

How to Prevent Motion Sickness

Can STDs Be Detected During a Woman’s Wellness Exam?

Early HIV Symptoms

Learn to Recognize the Signs of Appendicitis

What Is Lupus?

STD and HIV Risk Factors

Protecting Yourself from STDs – Questions to Ask a New Partner

How to Sleep Better in the Summer Heat

Mumps: What You Need to Know

Preventing and Treating Sinus Infections

The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Making the Most of Your Annual Physical

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer

Is Your Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Understanding Mononucleosis

Simple Tips for Eating Healthier

Know the Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

What Causes Knee Clicking?

The Benefits of Epsom Salts

Drinking Soda and Developing Osteoporosis — Is There a Link?

Social Media Can Affect Your Health — Find the Right Balance

Healthy Habits for Seniors

Should You Take a Calcium Supplement?

How to Curb a Sweet Tooth

Earaches and Sore Throats — Causes and Treatments

How to Fight a Cold in an Unconventional Way

How to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment

Get a Good Night’s Sleep and Improve Your Metabolism

Symptoms of a Sluggish Thyroid

How Often Do You Need to Work Out to See Results?

How to Help Your Child Stay Healthy While Away at College

The Health Risks of the Western Diet

Is It Possible to Counter the Unhealthy Effects of Sitting?

Melanoma: What You Need to Know

Cupping – Can It Really Relieve Pain or Boost Performance?

Food Safety During Power Outages

Antibacterial Soap – Should You Use It?

Food Flavorings – What to Look for on Labels

The Dangers of Electronic Cigarettes

Your Child and Sports – The Effects of Early Specialization

Halloween Safety Reminders

When Is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Kidney Stones and Roller Coasters – What’s Really Going on?

Swimming in Red Tide – Is It Safe?

Indoor Tanning: Is It Safer Than the Sun?

The Health Rewards of Volunteering

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

When to Stay Home If You’re not Feeling Well

How to Quit Smoking — For Good

Hot Weather Safety

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Back-To-School Health Tips

How to Get Enough Vitamin D While Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

Natural Alternatives to Antiperspirants

Promoting Good Digestive Health

What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

How Your Immune System Protects You Against Illness

Health Advice for Travelers

Important Health Tests for Seniors

How to Prevent and Treat Leg Muscle Cramps

What is the Zika Virus?

When to Get a Colonoscopy

How High Cholesterol Affects Your Body

What is MRSA?

How to Relieve a Tension Headache

Soothing Eczema Symptoms

Lactose Intolerance – How to Get the Nutrients You Need

What is Fibromyalgia?

How to Stay Smoke-Free After Quitting

What are Bone Spurs?

Hiccups – Causes and Treatments

Warnings Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recognizing the Warning Signs of a Stroke

Healthy Foods That Can Help You Feel Fuller Longer

Is It a Cold or Something More?

What Your Fingernails Can Tell You About Your Health

What is E. coli?

How to Drink More Water

Tips for Protecting Your Joints

The Truth About Caffeine

How to Give Your Child Medicine

A Guide to Knee Braces

Putting Together a Basic First Aid Kit

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

A Guide to OTC Pain Relievers

Bad Breath – Is It a Sign of a Health Problem?

What You Need to Know About Organic Foods

Health Tips for Teens

OTC Medications – What You Need to Know

Strength Training Safety

What is Celiac Disease?

Health Tips for Air Travel

Finding Reliable Health Information on the Internet

Backpack Safety for Schoolchildren

Getting Your Voice Back – How to Treat Laryngitis

How to Care for Your Cast

What is Gout?

Does Massage Therapy Provide Health Benefits?

Common Eating Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Health

Shin Splints: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Do Hives Require Medical Attention?

How to Soothe Severely Dry Skin

Improve Your Health by Avoiding White Foods

Common Choking Hazards

What Is Your Body Trying to Tell You? Symptoms That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

When is Low Blood Pressure a Cause for Concern?

Moderate Amounts of Sun Exposure Can Provide Health Benefits

How to Prevent Foot Blisters

Tonsillectomy – When Is It Necessary?

How to Ease Sore Muscles

When Should Sutures Be Removed?

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Protecting Yourself from Secondhand Smoke

Piercings – How to Prevent Infection and Other Complications

Can Five-Minute Runs Really Benefit Your Health?

Pharmaceutical-Grade Vitamins – Are They Worth It?

How to Treat a Skin Wound

What Does a DOT Physical Entail?

Common Signs of an Eye Infection

Your Annual Wellness Exam – What to Expect and How to Prepare

Eliminate Toxins Around Your Home by Using Homemade Cleaning Products

Signs of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Reasons to go to an Immediate Care Clinic

Learning About the Different Types of Headaches

Pregnancy Tests – How to Ensure an Accurate Result

What is Rapid Strep?

Strategies to Ease Asthma Symptoms

Ease Allergies by Improving the Air Quality in Your Home

How to Recognize a Medical Emergency and When to Call 9-1-1

When to Keep Your Child Home from School

Hazardous Substances Found in Every Home

Tips for Soothing a Nighttime Cough

Hurt While Hiking: How to Splint a Suspected Fracture

Technology-Related Health Risks

Bicycling Safety Tips

Do Medications Really Expire?

The Benefits of a Daily HIIT Workout

Common Ailments That Occur Around Thanksgiving

How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

How Often Should You Have a Wellness Physical?

Common Skin Rashes

What is Hangover Therapy?

Healthy Halloween Treats

The Breath Alcohol Test Explained

Splinters: How to Remove Them and When to See a Doctor

Reasons to Get an Annual Flu Shot

What is Mononucleosis?

Cuts, Scrapes, and Gashes — How to Treat Skin Lacerations

Lightheadedness — What Causes It, and What to Do

When Does Sunburn Require Medical Attention?

Early Warning Signs of Diabetes

What is the Purpose of an EKG Test?

When to See a Doctor for a Sore Throat

Insect Venom Allergies

How to Prevent Bladder Infections

The Importance of Vitamin B12

Strategies for a Healthy Heart

What to do if a Foreign Object Enters Your Eye

How CPR Can Save a Life

Body Mass Index — Gauge Your Waist

The Importance of Stretching

How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake

Asthma Friendly Sporting Activities

How to Ease Allergy Symptoms

Signs of Hidden Health Problems

Differences between Freestanding Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care Centers

What to do if You Slam Your Finger in a Car Door

Develop Mental Agility and Lower Your Risk of Age-Related Mental Decline

Tips for Keeping Your Bones Strong

Healthy Eating Can Lower Your Stress Level

Pink Eye — What It is and How to Treat It

Sports Drinks or Water — Which is Better for Proper Hydration?

The Importance of Eating a Good Breakfast

How to Lift a Heavy Object Without Injuring Your Back

Animal Bites and Rabies

Protecting Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Exposure

How to Stay Healthy on a Cruise

How to Protect Yourself Against Shingles

The Importance of Making a Record of Your Family Health History

Food Safety Tips for Preparing Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Proper Use of Antibiotics

How to Eliminate Burn Hazards From Your Home

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Good Health Habits to Help Avoid Colds and Flu

Preventing and Recognizing Concussions

Pedestrian Safety Tips

Tips for Staying Calm in Stressful Situations

Who Should Get a Flu Shot?

Healthy After-School Snack Ideas

Protecting Your Children’s Hearing

Back to School Health and Safety Tips

Proper Hand-Washing and Use of Hand Sanitizer

Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

How to Help Your Children Adjust Their Sleep Schedules for School

Headaches and How to Help Prevent Them

Healthy Foods to Incorporate into Your Diet

Preventing Back Injuries

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Yard Work Safety

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Fireworks Safety

Treating Summertime Stings

Sunscreens Explained

Summer Water Safety Tips

Easing the Pain of a Jellyfish Sting

Steps You Can Take to Prevent Foodborne Illness

How to Prevent Common Summer Health Risks

Safety Tips for Camping in Florida

Help Your Family Get Active–And Off the Couch

Tips for Staying Healthy This Spring

Regular Medical Check-ups – Do You Need Them?

The Differences Between Pneumonia and Bronchitis

Healthy Weight Loss Tips for the New Year

Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Multivitamin

Autumn Health Concerns in Florida

Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress

Staying Healthy at the Start of the School Year

Health Treatment While Traveling Abroad

Your Summer Travel Checklist

Keeping Your Kids Safe & Healthy at Camp This Summer

Picnic Food Safety Tips

Best Ways to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Staying Clear of Insect Stings this Summer

Learn How to Identify the Signs of Heat Exhaustion

Tips for Staying Safe at the Beach This Summer

The Best Ways to Cope with Mosquito Season

Knowing the Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and a Cold

How to Identify Ear Infection Symptoms & When to Seek Medical Help

When to Go to a Walk-in Clinic vs. the Emergency Room for Burn Treatment

Walk-in Doctor’s Clinic Providing Eye Infection Treatment for Patients

Advice from a Tampa Doctor – Everyday Allergy Prevention Tips

Advice from Doctors in Tampa – Stay Hydrated and Protect Yourself from the Sun

Health Tips from a Tampa Healthcare Clinic – Knowing the Difference between a Cold and the Flu