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Maintaining Your Health

Many factors contribute to maintaining your health. Staying healthy does not just mean that you don’t get sick often; it means that you are decreasing your risk of developing conditions like heart disease, stroke, some cancers, etc. Here are a few things you can do to improve and maintain your good health: Exercise Regularly Exercise […]

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Persistent depressive disorder, also known as dysthymia, is a continuous long-term form of depression. Chronic depression such as this may cause a person to feel hopeless, lack productivity, lose interest in normal daily activities, and have an overall feeling of inadequacy. These feelings may significantly impact your relationships, work, school, and daily activities as they […]

What To Do If You Are Exposed to COVID-19

If you believe that you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have developed a fever and other symptoms such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. Greenville Health Care can be contacted at (252) 758-4455. Ask for instructions on how to see a provider. In order to protect others, follow […]

Keep Your Heart Healthy

Your heart works for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It is important to care for your heart and make changes in your habits to support your heart’s health, even if you just take it one step at a time. Here are a few things you can do […]

5 Tips to Improve Cholesterol

High cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. If you want to make natural lifestyle changes to improve your cholesterol, follow these tips. If you are already taking medications, making these changes can help improve their cholesterol-lowering effect: Heart-Healthy Foods Making changes to your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve heart health. […]

Preventing the Spread of Pink Eye

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is the inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane, known as the conjunctiva, that lines the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye. Pink eye is commonly caused by a bacterial or viral infection, an allergic reaction, or (in babies) an incompletely opened tear duct. Viral and Bacterial Conjunctivitis […]

Treating Burns

If you have experienced a burn and are seeking treatment, a doctor will examine your skin to assess the severity of your burn. They will check for other injuries and may order lab tests, X-rays, or other diagnostic procedures. Treating Burns Most minor burns can be treated at home and will heal within a few […]

Flu Prevention Tips

Guess what time of year it is? That’s right, flu season. With the nasty virus circulating all around us, we must do everything we can to avoid it. Here’s what to do: Get Your Flu Shot First and foremost, get your flu shot. It causes your body to release antibodies that can protect you from […]

FAQ: Warts

At Greenville Health Care, we offer services in wart removal. You may be wondering how warts come about in the first place. Warts occur when the virus comes in contact with your skin and causes an infection. They are more likely to develop on broken skin because the virus enters through the top layer of […]

Ear Wax Removal

If you feel as if you may be struggling with ear wax blockage, your doctor can determine so by looking in your ear with an otoscope, an instrument that lights and magnifies your inner ear. He/she can then remove the built-up ear wax by using a small, curved instrument called a curet or by using […]

Blood Pressure Readings

The only way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to have it tested. Once you take that step, understanding your results is the key to keeping your blood pressure under control. There are five blood pressure categories and two numbers you need to know: Systolic Blood Pressure This is the first […]

The Basics of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar, or glucose. It is then released into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, your pancreas releases insulin, which lets blood sugar into your body’s cells to use […]

Ever Heard of the Summer Cold?

We usually associate a cold with the winter time, but it is possible to get it in the summer too. It is more common than you think because many people will mistake it for allergies. The symptoms you experience in the winter are the same in the summer. So just because the temperature is changing […]

High Blood Pressure Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

It is not common to have shown side effects of high blood pressure, yet it is the leading contributor to strokes and heart disease worldwide. It’s common sense that smoking, binge drinking, and overeating can contribute to high blood pressure. If none of those apply to you and the symptoms aren’t obvious, it can be […]

How Often Should I Get A Physical Exam?

Seeing a doctor is very important for anyone at any age. It is common for people to only go when they are feeling ill, which shouldn’t be the only reason we visit the doctor’s office. Greenville Health Care is a family practice doctor’s office that can treat anyone at any age. Many of us know […]

5 Ways To Deal With Allergies

Many people are excited that the warmer months are coming, but with that comes the dreaded allergy season. As spring slowly approaches, so does the pollen and other allergens. Allergies can be tricky because you want to go outside and enjoy the warm weather, but you don’t want to suffer. There are plenty of over […]