Can an Ear Infection Affect My Hearing?

Can an Ear Infection Affect My Hearing?

It can. We all know that hearing loss can be caused by lots of different factors, such as aging and injury, but an untreated ear infection can impair your hearing as well. How, you ask? Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team provides some answers below, so keep reading....
Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Ooltewah Middle and Elementary spring sports are finally upon us! We know that your student athletes are excited, but they have to get a sports physical before they can fully participate. Why, you ask? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah has some answers, so read on!...
How Can I Help My Kids Eat Healthier?

How Can I Help My Kids Eat Healthier?

It is important to teach children healthy eating habits that carry them into adulthood. Rates of childhood obesity are rising, and this, unfortunately, leads to more diseases and sicknesses. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah is passionate about keeping your family...
Should I Be Taking an Antibiotic for My Illness?

Should I Be Taking an Antibiotic for My Illness?

Warmer days should mean the end to sickness season, right? Well, not quite. Unfortunately, no matter what season we are in, sickness can happen at any time. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah wants you to know that when you do fall ill, we are here to help diagnose...
Is Type A Flu or Type B Flu Worse?

Is Type A Flu or Type B Flu Worse?

We’re right in the middle of winter, so you know what that means, right? It’s flu season, too! That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah wants to share some basic information about the flu, as well as how to prevent it. What Are the Types of Flu? There are three...