When the calendar turns to summer, it's difficult to resist the urge to get outside, especially when kids have a lot of energy to expend. Find out how to keep them healthy while having fun in the sun.
When the calendar turns to summer, it's difficult to resist the urge to get outside, especially when kids have a lot of energy to expend. Find out how to keep them healthy while having fun in the sun.
The bad news? When your heart isn’t healthy, it leads to life-threatening conditions. The good news? It’s not hard to keep your heart healthy. Here are five practical ways to improve your heart health!
Cuts are common, and most minor, shallow cuts heal on their own with a little tender loving care. But, there are instances when a cut needs professional medical attention. Here’s how to tell if your cut requires a doctor’s care.
Are you ready to apply for a permanent resident card (a “green” card) or citizenship in the United States? Taking these simple steps can help your immigration physical go smoothly and streamline the entire process.
Not sure when you need an STD test? There are three main testing schedules, and we can help you figure out which is right for you. Continue reading to learn more about how often you need to be tested for STDs.
Whether you’re hitting the road or hopping a flight to an exotic location, safeguarding your loved ones’ health while traveling this holiday season lets everyone get the most out of these all-too-rare moments.
Along with Thanksgiving, November means it’s cold and flu season. Even if everyone around you is sneezing and coughing, you’re not doomed — there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself from illness.
They’re painful, they disrupt your life, and they’re embarrassing to talk about. Don’t just hope a UTI doesn’t happen to you, be proactive and avoid getting one in the first place with these straight-from-the-experts tips.
Sore throats are common and usually get better on their own. But when the cause is a bacterial infection like strep throat, a visit to the doctor is necessary. Read on to learn more about your sore throat and when you should seek medical intervention.
While spending time outdoors is a healthy way to rejuvenate your mind and body, it’s important to maintain caution to avoid a heat-related illness like heat stroke. The good news is that you can prevent this dangerous condition with precautions.
There’s nothing novel about protecting your arteries, the largest veins in your body. Without arteries that are in good condition, your overall health is vulnerable to a list of difficult conditions. Here’s how you can help us help you.
Don’t dismiss your weight gain and fatigue as an unfortunate side effect of the aging process. These symptoms may be warning signs of a thyroid issue. Read on to learn more about your thyroid and how to spot problems.
We all know the importance of sleep. That is when our bodies "work their heart out" to restore themselves for a new day. Thus, getting a night of adequate sleep is extremely important for our physical health, especially our heart. Read on to learn more.
With all the focus on COVID-19 vaccinations, are you keeping up with other routine immunizations? How about the kids? Our experts share information regarding adult and pediatric immunizations and why they’re so important.
Outdoor events, blooming trees, and spring cleaning can also mean asthma sufferers are at greater risk of dangerous attacks. Taking certain precautions in the springtime can help you avoid distress.
Exercise can help you manage diabetes by helping with your day-to-day energy and sleep. Plus, it’s a proven way to lower blood pressure and stabilize your blood sugar. Here are some of the top ways to add activity to your life.
Have you ever gone through the motions of visiting a doctor and wondered if you both could have saved a lot of time by just talking on the phone? Stop wondering. It’s called telehealth, and it works for all kinds of minor medical problems.
If you’re like most women, getting a Pap smear isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But this important screening could save your life. This January, make National Cervical Health Awareness Month the time you schedule this life-saving test.
It’s easy to assume that signs of a heart attack should be obvious. But in many cases, the symptoms are subtle and unassuming. When you know what to pay attention to, you have a strong chance of saving your life.
Are you worried about maintaining control over your blood sugar over the holidays? Sticking to your diabetes eating plan can be hard when there are so many delicious things to enjoy. Here’s how to manage.
With fall comes the flu season. And with the flu can come miserable days of fever, headaches, congestion, chills, and other symptoms. Learn why getting a flu shot is the best way to stay free of the flu.
While you probably have no memory of your childhood vaccinations, you’ve sailed through life reaping their benefits. As an adult, there are a few more vaccinations and boosters you should receive to ensure your long-term health.
Life can be busy, but that doesn’t mean your health and wellness should take a back seat. Keep reading to see why well-woman exams matter and how they can protect your overall health.
Are you prediabetic? You can get ahead of your diagnosis and lower your risk of full-fledged diabetes. Cut out sugar, change your habits, and live a healthy life!
Symptoms of heart disease most often include chest pain and shortness of breath, but did you know that upper or lower back pain can be a signal of an impending heart attack in women? Read on to learn more.
Is your eye irritated and turning pink? Do you have a lot of discharge gumming up your lashes? You may have conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye. Learn when to make an urgent care appointment to take care of this common problem.
You have a sore throat, but is it severe enough to warrant a trip to an urgent care facility? Here’s what you need to know.
Immigration requirements for K and V visa's in the United States include a medical exam using a form called the i693, the exam includes a physical exam along with any required vaccinations. Learn More about this important USCIS immigration process.
Getting abnormal Pap smear results can be scary, but it doesn’t always mean that you have cancer. Abnormal results could indicate other issues, and they always require additional testing. Find out what to do when your Pap smear results come back abnormal.
Measles, mumps, and meningitis. These are all avoidable thanks to life-saving immunizations. But what about all the controversy over their safety? It’s time to learn the truth about vaccines!
For men and women with thyroid conditions, determining what symptoms to be on the lookout for may be difficult. Find out what causes thyroid disorder and how to accurately detect it, so you can live a better life.
You’re late for work, the car won’t start, and you spilled coffee on your shirt. No wonder your blood pressure spiked. But can all that stress cause long-term hypertension? Learn what stress does to your blood pressure over time.
Back-to-school time is busy! A visit to Dr. Gandhi for an annual checkup is an important part of making sure kids begin school healthy and ready to learn. Discover why an annual physical is important and other tips for keeping your kids healthy.
Obesity is at an all-time high in the United States, and so is Type 2 diabetes. Here’s a look at the link between obesity and diabetes, your risk, and what you can do to prevent, or at least manage, this chronic — and potentially deadly — condition.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, and although it impacts both men and women at an alarming rate, women experience heart disease much differently than men. Find out the facts and the myths surrounding heart disease in women.
When you injure a joint, it can be difficult to tell if urgent care is necessary, whether treatment can wait for your primary care provider, or if you need medical care at all. Follow these tips to ensure prompt attention and a thorough recovery.
Are you up to date on your immunizations? Do you remember the last time you had a vaccination? You don’t have to let these questions keep you from protecting your health. We can help make sure you’re covered.
Do you have high blood pressure? Controlling it might be easier than you think. Discover how increasing your activity, controlling your weight, and relieving stress levels can lower your blood pressure.
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
It’s a new month, but according to the astronomical calendar, spring won’t arrive until March 20. So ladies, while it is still winter, you might as well begin organizing your spring now. At Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston, we suggest star
At Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston, we are very aware that going to the doctor is not high on the list of fun things to do. But it should be at the top of the list of things we must do. Receiving a health check is a very important part of y
Children want their mothers healthy. Husbands want their wives healthy. Brothers want their sisters healthy. Parents want their daughters healthy. And girlfriends want their girlfriend healthy. We all want to be healthy. For women, our Medinet Well Woman’s
Illnesses and diseases seem to be in the news quite often. The threat of the flu, injuries from physical activity, and health issues that arise from being sexual active with numerous partners, are common health issues that younger people seem to focus on.
We know that the process towards a green card or citizenship can be hard work. However, our Houston medical clinic is here to make it a little easier. An immigration exam is for anyone working towards a green card or U.S. citizenship. These exams are perfo
You may have heard of a variety of fad diets that have become extremely popular recently. From ketogenic diets, to paleo diets, to whole30, there always seems to be a new “right” way to eat. It is hard to know what will actually benefit your health. If you
We are through the hectic holiday season, and people everywhere are starting work on their new year’s resolutions. If one of your resolutions is to prioritize your health, annual exams at Medinet can help. If your health isn’t one of your resolutions, it s
In many states across the U.S. winter is a welcome break for allergy sufferers everywhere. While it may bring cold weather, it also signals a stop to the pollens that normally fill the air. However, as many Houston residents know, this isn’t always the cas
The holiday season is a busy time for families across Houston. The last thing you need this holiday is to get sick. Missing work or precious time with family can be often be prevented with a visit to our Houston medical clinic. Scheduling your annual exam
It’s that time of year again. If you have remaining medical benefits, schedule an appointment with our family care clinic right away. Otherwise, you lose them forever. If you have reached your deductible for the year, and still have benefits available, the
We do everything we can during the holiday season to keep our families healthy. Spending the holidays in bed with the flu is the last thing anyone wants. Missing work or school, and losing out on quality time with family is the worst, especially this time
With 2019 just around the corner (literally, it’s next week!) it is crunch time to utilize your medical benefits before you lose them on January 1. That means if you have any medical treatments or concerns, now is the time to schedule an appointment. We on
At Medinet Family Care Clinic, we know how important it is to keep your kids healthy and in school all year. That is why we encourage all our patients to bring their children in for annual health exams, even if they are very healthy. Starting annual health
November brings cooler weather to Houston every year, and with it, the height of flu season. With the season in full swing, if you have yet to get a flu shot yet there is no time to waste. While October is still the best time of year to receive your annual
November is well under way and you may have noticed your friends and coworkers missing from the office. If the people around you are getting sick, you are at risk for getting sick too. The flu virus is highly contagious. It is present in the body for sever
Houston, are you keeping up with your health? Many families have difficulty making the time to keep up with their health and their children’s health. Between school, work, and activities, finding time to visit the doctor can seem impossible. At our Houston
Fall is scheduled to begin on September 22. But Houston weather never cares about the schedule of the seasons. We are witness to that every year because it always feels like summer. As much as Houston doesn’t care about annual seasons...
Those of us in good health want to stay that way. Those of us in bad health want to be like those in good health. At Medinet Family Care Clinic, we can help both groups of people...
An annual health exam is extremely important, especially after reaching 50 years old. One of the most important aspects of receiving an annual exam is checking to make certain your immune system is strong.
Fall is here (official start is actually Sept. 22)! As the cooler weather starts coming in, unfortunately, so does the flu bug. Our physicians at Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston recommend that you receive your flu shot soon...
Annual exams are used to make certain that your health is in good working order, and if it is not, then the exam is designed to find those ailments so they can be addressed.
The school year is moments away. Has your child receive their school physical yet? If not, you need to make sure they receive theirs, otherwise they won’t be able to participate in their school’s extracurricular activities.
When was your last health check? If it’s been over a year, then you should consider coming to Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston for your annual exam.
The high school football season has arrived. Kids are starting to practice in the heat for summer drills, but is your child ready for the demands of football season? For any student to play sports or be involved in extracurricular activities, they must...
The school year will be starting up again, which means students will be preparing for their sports programs. Whether your child is playing football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, or any other sports activity, they will need to undergo a sports physical..
Keeping you and your family healthy is the primary objective at Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston. The best way to ensure you are healthy for the future is by checking your current health status.
After reaching a certain age, preventative health examinations become more and more important. Once you pass the age of 40, health exams should be done on a more consistent basis, and especially once you reach retirement age. At Medinet Family Care Clinic
Before you know it, school will be back in session. If your child is actively involved in extracurricular activities at school, then they will most likely need to pass a physical exam...
Summer is the time for having fun with friends and family. Staying healthy helps ensure you and your family make the most of this fun time of year. At Medinet Family Care Clinic, our medical staff is here to help keep you healthy or help get you back...
Just about all of us have an allergy of some kind, whether that is to pollen or some kind of food. At Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston, our highly trained and experienced physicians know how to pinpoint allergies so you can fend them off...
According to a Pew Research study, approximately 1 million immigrants are issued a green card every year. Slightly more than half of those are current residents. If you or someone you know is seeking to receive or renew their green card status, then our me
If you are still struggling through the pollen of spring, then it is time to come to Medinet Family Care Clinic to address your allergies. Our southwest Houston medical clinic can uncover the reason or reasons why you are struggling with allergies and...
Do you or a loved one suffer from allergies, whether from pollen or food? If so, Medinet Family Care Clinic can help you overcome those allergic reactions through allergy therapy. Our trained and experienced Houston physicians will evaluate your condition
Medinet Family Care Clinic provides Houston patients with excellent medical care ranging from allergy tests to health exams to the treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions. Our health clinic helps patients manage and treat their health...
What does this summer hold for you? Are you preparing for your immigration exam for citizenship or a green card? Then you’ll need to complete your health examination. At our southeast Houston medical clinic, we can provide you with your health...
What are your plans for this summer? Going on vacation? If so, you should consider coming to Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston. Summer vacation should be spent sightseeing, laughing, and having a great and relaxed time with family or friends.
Managing your health is daily routine, or at least it should be. Diet and exercise are daily functions that result in longer and healthier lives. At Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston, our medical staff care greatly about the health of our...
If you’ve been sneezing, suffering from watery eyes and an itchy throat, then put a stop to it. You should come in to our medical clinic in southwest Houston. We have patients visit our medical office all the time to undergo allergy testing...
Pregnant women and parents of newborn babies have been urged to introduce their babies to peanuts early on. The peanut introduction has been recommended to begin somewhere between 4 and 6 months of the child’s life..
Texas is known for immigrants working toward either their green card status or outright citizenship. At Medinet, we care deeply about the status of our patients, which is why we work so hard to make certain all of our patients who are working...
Spring break starts in a few days, which means your kids will have the whole week to take it easy or go on a little trip. Before they head out or stay home, get their allergies treated at our southwest Houston medical clinic so they can enjoy...
Allergies can cause real problems in daily life, and for many in Houston, they aren’t even certain of what they are allergic to. At Medinet Family Care Clinic, we encounter patients all the time who suffer from allergies that can easily be avoided...
Once we reach a certain age, we need to make certain that our health is working for us and not against us. At Medinet Family Care Clinic, we highly recommend that you don’t leave your health up to chance. Our health examinations make certain that you...
Are you in the process of pursuing your green card or your American citizenship? There are various steps necessary to achieving these. One of those very important steps is completing and passing the immigration exam for health.
Just in case you didn’t notice how badly your car needs a wash, there is yellow pollen everywhere, and most of us notice it on our vehicles. The yellow pollen wafting through the air is the cause of many of allergic reactions and can tend to drive many...
Are you preparing to receive your green card or citizenship? If so, then you need to make sure you complete your immigration exam. Our medical clinic in southwest Houston provides immigration exams for many immigrants in the Greater Houston area...
If you notice that you get rashes or have swelling when eating certain foods, then you definitely have a food allergy. Our southwest Houston medical clinic is here to help you discover what your food allergies are so that you can live a healthy life...
The beginning of the year brings with it the beginning of allergy season. Houstonians will soon be hit with sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and the onslaught of a pretty miserable time...
The pollen has already started to erupt into a frenzy causing many of us to clamor for the local pharmacies. If you have started experiencing itchy and watery eyes, an itchy throat, and constant sneezing this allergy season, then you need to schedule...
Medinet Family Care Clinic makes it easy for immigrants to complete their immigration examinations. Our medical facility has all the necessary tools and equipment to complete an exam.
If you are starting a new job or have kids who are looking to play sports, then a physical examination will most likely be necessary. Our family health clinic in south Houston provides physical exams...
Did you know there are approximately 170 different food items that have been reported to cause allergic reactions? The more common foods are eggs, fish, gluten/wheat, milk, certain nuts (like peanuts and tree nuts), soy, and crustacean shellfish...