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Flu Season Is Here: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Oct 1st, 2022

No one wants to get sick, and that goes double when it involves influenza (flu). This highly contagious respiratory infection often comes on quickly and can leave you feeling your worst for days at a time. However, being prepared can get you back on the road to recovery faster, so you...

How to Know if You Have an Urgent Care Need Sep 1st, 2022

Advancements in technology have made it possible to get medical care as easily as possible. In fact, thanks to virtual “telemedicine” visits, you don’t even have to leave your home! However, sometimes problems can arise that need attention quickly. But when is it urgent as opposed to an emergency? At All Day...

Understanding What a Weight Management Program Involves Aug 1st, 2022

It’s no secret that losing weight is hard. However, weight management programs give you the tools and confidence you need to lose weight safely and keep it off in the long term.  Our team at All Day Medical Care Clinic offers weight management programs that can help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight....

6 Benefits of Group Therapy Jul 1st, 2022

If the idea of group therapy has left you feeling embarrassed or intimidated, we have good news for you: Group therapy can be incredibly beneficial. In fact, in the right setting, sharing with others in a structured environment can offer insights, perspectives, and rewards that participants often find surprising. Our experienced team at All...

How Often Should My Baby See the Doctor in Their First Year? Jun 8th, 2022

Bringing a baby home comes with magical milestones and unexpected twists and turns. But, there’s one thing you can expect: well-baby visits. All Day Medical Care Clinic has experienced providers at each of our locations, which makes it easy to schedule the pediatric services you need during every stage of your child’s development. Whether you’re...

Injured at Work? Come In for an Evaluation and To Determine Next Steps May 1st, 2022

Unfortunately, workplace injuries are a common problem. In 2020 alone, 2.7 million people sustained nonfatal illnesses and injuries on the job, and another 4,764 incidents resulted in death.  Workplace injuries can affect anyone, regardless of industry. And, whether the injuries are preventable or not, they require immediate attention. Our team...

Get Help for Your Child’s Behavioral Disorder From the Comfort of Your Own Home Apr 1st, 2022

No one ever said being a parent was easy. But it can be even more challenging when your child has a behavioral disorder. These types of conditions usually involve disruptive behaviors that can create problems at home, school, and in social settings. Common disruptive behaviors include: Hyperactivity Impulsivity Inattention Defiant...

My Teen Seems Depressed Mar 4th, 2022

Is it teenage angst? Growing pains? Or is your teen experiencing depression? It can be hard to tell the difference. However, since an estimated 1 in 5 young people will have depression at some point during their teenage years, it’s important not to ignore changes in their mood. Our behavioral...

When Should I Go to the ER Instead of Urgent Care? Feb 8th, 2022

Health problems often come out of nowhere, especially when they involve an injury. However, whether you have a fever that spikes or you trip while running, trying to figure out if you need to go to the emergency room (ER) or urgent care can seem confusing. Our team at All...

Getting Help for Your Erectile Dysfunction Jan 1st, 2022

It’s easy to think that personal matters, such as intimacy, should remain in the bedroom. Unfortunately, this attitude can cause more harm than good, especially when it comes to erectile dysfunction (ED). When you have ED, it’s challenging to achieve or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual activity. While...

The Importance of Well-Baby Care Dec 1st, 2021

Most people put off a trip to the doctor until they have a cough, cold, or other health concern. However, preventive care plays a crucial role in maintaining overall wellness, especially in the earliest years of life. At All Day Medical Care Clinic, our team offers routine care for every...

I Feel Constant Frustration: Can Anger Management Help? Nov 10th, 2021

Like most emotions, frustration isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, experiencing some frustration from time to time can spur creativity and increase determination. However, too much frustration can also become toxic, putting stress on our bodies, mental health, and relationships.  At All Day Medical Care Clinic in Gaithersburg, Urbana,...

What Kind of Screenings Do I Need at My Woman’s Health Exam Oct 8th, 2021

There’s a reason why a routine health exam can feel, well, routine. That’s because these appointments establish a baseline of your overall health while screening for specific diseases. However, the tests you need may change depending on where you are in life — especially if you’re a woman. Our providers...

Types of Work Injuries Sep 6th, 2021

Did you know that someone gets an injury on the job every seven seconds in the United States? To provide a little perspective, that works out to 540 injuries each hour and 12,900 injuries each day. And, by the end of the year, 7 million work injuries have occurred. At...

What STD Tests Should I Consider? Aug 12th, 2021

In 2018, an estimated 68 million people in the United States had an STD, or sexually transmitted disease. Unfortunately, that number was likely higher because so many of these infections go on reported.  One of the problems with STDs is that many have few, if any, symptoms. That means you...

Strengthen Your Relationship with Couples Counseling Jul 7th, 2021

People make a lot of assumptions about therapy, especially when it involves relationships. For instance, you may assume your problems aren’t “bad” enough to warrant therapy, or that your relationship is broken beyond repair. However, these misconceptions couldn’t be further from the truth. At All Day Medical Care Clinic, our...

Understanding Blood Pressure Readings Jun 22nd, 2021

It’s no secret that your blood pressure plays a big role in your heart health, but do you know why? Simply put, it describes how hard your heart has to work in order to pump blood throughout your body. The harder it has to work, the higher your chances of...

Are Your Immunizations Up-to-Date? May 13th, 2021

If you don’t remember the last time you had an immunization, it could be time to schedule a doctor’s appointment. Many people put off going to the doctor until they experience an injury or obvious sign of an issue. However, primary care visits play a crucial role in keeping you...

The Differences Between Flu and COVID-19 Apr 21st, 2021

At a glance, it can be easy to confuse the flu and COVID-19. After all, they’re both respiratory illnesses, they’re both contagious, and they’re both viral infections. However, despite these similarities, they also have numerous differences and can affect people in very different ways.  In this blog, our team at...

Common Causes of Anger Mar 1st, 2021

It’s completely healthy to get angry from time to time. However, anger can also be problematic, especially if it becomes uncontrolled or escalates with slight provocations. Our team at All Day Medical Care Clinic provides behavioral health services in a compassionate, confidential, and nonjudgmental environment. When it comes to anger,...

See Your Doctor from the Comfort of Your Home Feb 1st, 2021

At All Day Medical Care Clinic in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring, Maryland, we’re open for in-office visits. However, our team is also accepting new patients for telemedicine appointments, whether you need physical care or behavioral health care.    If you’re struggling to get to the doctor because of your schedule,...

The Importance of Getting Your Women’s Health Screening Jan 19th, 2021

It can be hard to keep up with the demands of everyday life, especially if you feel pulled in numerous directions. But the one place you shouldn’t cut corners involves your preventive care. Our team at All Day Medical Care Clinic in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring, Maryland, understands how difficult...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Can Therapy Save My Marriage? Dec 11th, 2020

In the United States, 40-50% of marriages end in divorce. Those numbers can seem alarming, but they’re also starting to drop, and marriage counseling services could have a lot to do with it. At All Day Medical Care Clinic, our team offers a comprehensive list of behavioral and mental health...

Getting Help for Your Anger Issues Nov 11th, 2020

Anger is a healthy emotion, and most of us get mad at times. This reaction can occur for various reasons, from getting delayed for a flight to getting into a quarrel with strangers or loved ones. It’s even possible to get angry at ourselves. However, even though anger is a...

Should I Be Tested for COVID-19? Oct 12th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a flood of information — many details of which continue to change as the medical community constantly learns more about the new, highly contagious virus. The medical team at Primary Care Walk-In Medical Clinic offer on-site, drive-up services for COVID-19 testing for your safety and...

Understanding Your Options for Mental Health Treatment Sep 16th, 2020

It can feel overwhelming trying to figure out where to start when it comes to taking care of your mental health. But you don’t have to go through it alone.  Our team at All Day Medical Care Clinic offers a wide range of treatment programs tailored to your individual needs,...

5 Signs Your Anxiety is Problematic Aug 13th, 2020

If anxiety is a problem, either for you or your child, it’s important to know that you can get relief from what can be a debilitating mental health condition.  Our expert staff, including our psychiatrist, psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners, and licensed counselors here at All Day Medical Care Clinic, are...

Is COVID-19 Increasing Your Depression Levels? Jul 22nd, 2020

To quickly answer the question we pose in the title of this blog as to whether depression levels have risen with the COVID-19 outbreak, the answer is a resounding yes. In fact, the Census Bureau reports that one-third of Americans show signs of clinical anxiety and major depressive disorder, which...

What to Expect During Your First Well-Woman Exam Jun 12th, 2020

There’s no specific age to begin having well-woman visits. You might start having these critical annual checkups as a teenager, or you might wait until you become sexually active or reach a milestone birthday like 18 or 21. Regardless of your age, understanding what happens during a well-woman exam can...

Keeping Your Mental Health: Small Habits to Adjust to Quarantine Life May 28th, 2020

COVID-19 has abruptly changed a lot about the way people live. Instead of going to work, traveling, or socializing, you stay safe at home. Whether you're sheltering in place alone or helping a family member with ongoing educational needs, quarantine can be extremely stressful. In doing what you can to...

From Addiction to Mood Disorders, We Treat All Types of Mental Health Apr 21st, 2020

Studies show that almost half of all American adults experience some type of mental illness at some point. Mental disorders can develop early, affecting 1 in 7 children and adolescents. If you’re struggling with any type of mental health issue that’s causing concern for you or those around you, our...

What to Know When Heart Disease Runs in Your Family Mar 6th, 2020

When a close relative like your mother or father has a heart attack, it’s natural to wonder: “Is heart disease in my genes?” While it’s true that having a family history of heart disease raises your risk of developing it, too, your genes don’t have the final say.  Take note...

What Every Sexually-Active Adult Should Know About STDs and Getting Tested Feb 1st, 2020

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard someone say: If you’re sexually active, you need to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). But you may think: Well, I don’t have any symptoms, so I must be OK, right? No, you actually may not be.   You’re not alone...

5 Tips for Keeping Your Cholesterol In Check in the New Year Jan 6th, 2020

Approximately 1 out of 8 Americans have high total cholesterol values. However, not all cholesterol is bad, and there are many ways to manage both your bad and total cholesterol levels without resorting to medication.  At All Day Medical Care Clinic in Gaithersburg, Maryland, our team of medical specialists can...