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What’s Your Body Telling You When It Makes Noises?

Do you feel self-conscious or embarrassed when your tummy rumbles or your neck, elbows or knuckles make a cracking sound? Often your body takes you by surprise and can catch you off guard with these unusual and weird noises. Instead of cringing at these noises, we should try to understand the important signals that our body is trying to give us. Consider it a warning and take appropriate action to get to the root of the problem.

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Is Your Blood Pressure Normal?

Your lifestyle is a true determinant of your cognitive, physical and social health and can be consciously taken care of. Often a medical report diagnosing you with an illness like high blood pressure can make you feel intimidated and worried about other related ailments and diseases. When your blood pressure shoots up, you often start taking precautionary measures like controlling your diet, reducing your intake of sodium, losing those extra pounds, and then ultimately relying on medication to get your ...

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How Water Fuels Your Body

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We can’t live on air and sunshine alone, we need food and water to survive. While it’s known that humans can live for 21 days or more without food, we can only survive about three to four days without water.

How Water is Used in the Body
Fresh water is essential to human life. It quenches our thirst, keeps us clean, and is vital to all body processes. Water acts as a ...

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2016 Labor Day Holiday Hours

The following locations will be OPEN on Labor Day:

Orange Lake Centra Care
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Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Lake Buena Vista Centra Care
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Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Lee Road Centra Care
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Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sanford Centra Care
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Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Waterford Centra Care
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Holiday Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Winter Garden Village Centra Care
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Urgent Care Centers in Central Florida

It’s easier than ever to seek urgent medical treatment in Central Florida. If you’re out shopping near the airport, the Conway Centra Care location is there for you in the event of a medical issue.

Centra Care in Conway accepts most insurance providers so that you can concentrate on getting better, and we can handle the logistics. Whether you’re traveling, a resident without a doctor, or if you’re unable to get an appointment with a primary care physician, Centra Care ...

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Sun Safety Tips

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According to the EPA, Americans spend 93% of their life indoors. This means that only about 12 hours a week are spent outside our offices, cars, and homes. While it’s no doubt great to get outside, there are precautions that we need to take to stay safe in the sun and heat.

Spending time outdoors is a great way to get needed exercise, boost immunity, build up Vitamin D ...

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Bacterial Vs Viral Infections

Infections may spread via one of two microbes: a virus or a bacterium. Germs are all around us. They are in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the surfaces we come in contact with. Your body is gifted with a natural defense mechanism that is the immune system, which helps fight these germs. However, germs can overcome your immune system, making you a victim of these infections. Sometimes it’s hard to differentiate whether a bacteria or a ...

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Urgent Care Centers in the Tampa Bay Area

Open 7 days a week, Centra Care has multiple locations in Tampa to make sure that you are covered. From South Tampa, Carrollwood, Wesley Chapel, to Brandon/Riverview, there is a location nearby for you. On staff we have board certified, adult-trained physicians to take care of your urgent needs. Whether you have a common infection, a stomach condition, an allergy or asthma issue, or need a vaccination, our urgent care centers in Tampa are able to treat you quickly.

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The Guide to Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies

You love your pets, we all do. Animals are adorable and require the utmost care and attention, but pet allergies are a reality and we should avoid them at all costs. Prevention is worth the trouble to avoid any health issues that could arise. Here are some guidelines you need to take care of to ensure you prevent those pet allergies from causing discomfort to you or your household.

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Most Common Summer Allergies

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Summer is a time to be carefree, enjoy the sun, and partake in a wide variety of activities that this outdoor season has to offer. Summer activities include camping, hiking, swimming, and surfing among a wide variety of others. But summer, no matter how enjoyable activities might be, also brings pesky allergies that can ruin your plans for a family vacation to the Bahamas, or that hike you always wanted to ...

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