Losing weight alone can be challenging, particularly if you have previously struggled with diets and other weight loss programs. Fortunately, the advent of health care apps has made it easier than ever to get in touch with experts that can help you reach all of your health goals. For example, an app such as Text2MD […]
How Low Dose of Naltrexone Can Help with COVID-19 Long Haul Symptoms?
Covid-19 is caused by SARS-C0V-2 (Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome) and has resulted in a global pandemic resulting in more than half of a billion population affected worldwide up till now at the time of writing this article. It is important to understand the mechanism of Coronavirus infection to effectively correlates the drugs such […]
Can Apps Help You Quit Smoking?
Smoking cessation isn’t the easiest thing to do, but it’s not impossible. However, telling yourself to slow down, take deep breaths and finally give up cigarettes may not be enough. Mobile health care apps and technology are pushing forward, making things easier for everyone, including smokers who are trying to quit. Using third-party apps as […]
Is Telemedicine Reliable?
Prior to the pandemic, telemedicine already existed and serviced the healthcare sector by allowing patients to connect with medical professionals. However, restrictions due to the Covid-19 virus have made it a necessity now more than ever. As stated in a telemedicine article on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, it has evolved into an efficient […]
What Is the Most Common Cause of Upper Respiratory Infections?
When a virus enters your respiratory system, this can result in an upper respiratory infection. This often presents as the common cold, but can sometimes develop into more complex conditions such as pharyngitis, sinusitis, or laryngitis. Infections of this nature are among the most common reasons that patients reach out to us at Text2MD. Our […]
What Are the Symptoms of Bacterial Skin Infections?
The skin is the largest organ of the body and many conditions may affect it, such as acne. Many skin conditions are caused by bacteria on the skin, which can enter the skin through the hair follicles or scrapes, burns, bites, wounds, and other skin disorders. At Text2MD, we know that understanding the symptoms of […]
How Can You Tell When You Have Arthritic Pain?
We all have occasional aches and pains, especially as we age, but arthritic pain can be somewhat different. Persistent joint discomfort, often accompanied by stiffness, can be a warning sign that arthritis might be setting in. At Text2MD, a telemedicine consultation practice, our board-certified physicians frequently take calls from patients across the US who are […]
Does Mobile Health Care Accept Medical Insurance?
Patients’ health needs are evolving. For this reason, many healthcare providers, such as Text2MD in Chicago, IL, are turning to innovative models of care delivery. One of these innovations is mobile health care or mHealth, which currently plays an essential role in providing care to underserved populations. Serving both insured and uninsured individuals, mHealth offers […]
Is It Possible to Get Birth Control on an App?
Women need to have easy access to physicians to help with female health concerns. For many, using health care apps can be a more convenient way to address their health concerns. An app such as Text2MD can put you into contact with a licensed physician to discuss all of your birth control options. Is It […]
When Should You Get a Basic Metabolic Panel Test?
Staying healthy generally means staying on top of your overall health. But while you can gauge some of your health by how you feel, some aspects of your health will rely on laboratory testing. For example, if you’re feeling fatigued, a test that looks for common blood abnormalities might be able to set you on […]