What is Internal Medicine?

Apr 3, 2019 10:14:05 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips

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When you think of the term “internal medicine,” your immediate thought might be a provider specializing in diseases and disorders that affect a person’s internal organs.

While that description is close, the term “internal medicine” is often misleading because it doesn’t just involve treating internal organs. It’s all-encompassing and involves preventing, diagnosing, and managing all types of diseases in adults.

You might be wondering, “Isn’t that what a family medical provider does?” Not quite!

We’ll help clear up confusion by explaining the difference between internal and family medicine, highlighting common disorders in adults, and discussing when it’s best to visit an internist.

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When to Visit a Walk-in Clinic

Mar 27, 2019 12:59:52 PM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips

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Most people know that when an illness or injury is severe or life-threatening you should go to an emergency room. But what about those times when you’re unsure? A walk-in clinic might be the right answer.

Read on to find out when it’s best to go to Voyage Healthcare’s walk-in clinic or an emergency room.

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6 Tips to Keep Your Feet Healthy

Mar 20, 2019 9:06:58 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips, Voyage Healthcare News

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Spring is just around the corner which means you’ll be saying “see you later” to winter boots (and hopefully all of this snow). When the weather warms up, people of all ages let their feet breathe by trading their snow boots for sneakers, slip-ons, and flip flops.

As the weather changes, do you know how to keep your feet healthy?

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month!

Mar 6, 2019 8:00:58 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips, Voyage Healthcare News

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This March, it’s time to take charge of your health by celebrating National Nutrition Month! This month-long campaign is designed to help people create healthy eating and physical activity habits.

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy as the Seasons Change

Feb 27, 2019 8:54:05 AM / by Voyage Healthcare Team posted in Family Medicine, Health Tips

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Have you ever heard the saying “shake off the winter blues” or “seasonal depression?” Seasonal affective disorder is more common than you may think and people can suffer from it from fall until springtime. The weather can truly bring our mood down, as we tend to be cooped up when it’s cold outside.

When the seasons change, you’re also more likely to get viruses and colds, especially if you suffer from allergies. To fight seasonal depression, illness, and allergies, there are several things you can do to improve your health as the seasons begin to change. Below, we highlight our top five ways to stay healthy!

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