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How to Control an Asthma Attack When Caught Without an Inhaler Mar 1st, 2020

Breathing is so automatic for most people that we hardly ever give it a second thought. If you have asthma, or if your child has asthma, though, you never take breathing for granted. When you suffer from asthma, your airways narrow and swell and can even produce extra mucus, all...

How to Determine if You Have a Concussion Feb 1st, 2020

As youth sports have exploded across the United States, so has another alarming statistic: As many as 3.8 million concussions occur each year as a result of competitive sports and recreational activities. That number is probably low since up to 50% of concussions may go unreported. At Sulkowski Family Medicine...

Protect Your Children: What Immunizations Do They Need? Jan 1st, 2020

Immunizations are an important part of childhood. They protect against serious diseases and prevent your child from getting illnesses that were once common. However, declining immunization rates around the world are causing a reappearance of diseases like measles, in some cases causing death. Immunizations are more important than ever to...

Say Goodbye to Stretch Marks Once and For All With CynoSure Icon™ Dec 1st, 2019

Do you have stretch marks? Whether your stretch marks have recently appeared or you've put up with them for years, there's now a way to diminish their appearance and up your confidence. It’s called Icon™ by Cynosure. This game-changing tool will help you fall in love with swimsuit season all...

5 Common Chronic Diseases (And How to Prevent Them) Nov 1st, 2019

If you’re living with a chronic illness, you may feel isolated and unwilling to connect with others who could help you cope with adverse symptoms. Chronic diseases are incredibly common, affecting 6 in 10 people in the United States alone. Factors like age, genetics, and gender may contribute to an...

Myths and Facts About Cryotherapy Sep 30th, 2019

You’ve probably heard of cryotherapy, which is the local or general use of low temperatures to treat medical conditions. Different applications of cryotherapy have been growing in popularity.  Whole body cryotherapy, which is said to provide better recovery by exposing patients to extremely cold air (as low as -110 °C)...

Why You Should Never Skip Your Annual Physical Sep 1st, 2019

Your annual physical is coming up, but maybe you’re thinking of skipping it this year. After all, you’re busy with many different responsibilities, and it would be so much easier to take at least one thing off your plate. But that one thing should never be your annual physical.  It’s...

What Is Acute Care and When Do I Need It? Aug 1st, 2019

To put it in layman’s terms, acute care is inpatient care, in contrast to ambulatory care, or outpatient care. In an acute care setting, you remain under constant, round-the-clock care.  You generally need acute care when it comes to minor to major traumatic injuries, care for chronic disease, and recovery...

5 Steps To Keeping Your Diabetes In Check Jul 9th, 2019

In 2015, about 30.3 million Americans were living with diabetes. Each year, another 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with the condition. If you are one of these many Americans living with diabetes, you know how important it is to monitor your status daily.  Especially if you were recently diagnosed, you...

Finish Off Your Weight-Loss Journey With SculpSure Jun 14th, 2019

Losing weight is hard work, and keeping it off is even more difficult. The only way you can achieve permanent results is through a combination of healthy lifestyle choices like proper diet and exercise. If you’re nearing the end of your weight-loss journey, you should be immensely proud. At this...

Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids: Are You Up to Date? May 20th, 2019

When you think about immunization, it’s probably childhood vaccines that spring to mind, but the kids aren’t the only ones that should be kept up to date. Adults can benefit from topping off previous vaccines to maintain immunity against certain diseases and help protect those around them too. Vaccines work...

Who Says Scars Are for Life? Learn About Our Laser Therapy Apr 2nd, 2019

A scar is a normal part of the healing process when your skin sustains damage. Still, even though scars are usually harmless, sometimes they can be disfiguring or aesthetically unpleasant. That’s why Dr. Thomas E. Sulkowski and our team at Sulkowski Family Medicine in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, offer noninvasive laser therapy...

How Cryosurgery Remedies Common Skin Conditions Mar 12th, 2019

Your skin stands between you and the outside world, shielding your body from whatever the worlds throws at you, from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays to bacteria that mean you harm. The evidence of a job well done can begin to pile up as the years go by, leaving you...

Banish Unwanted Bulges Before Summer With Non-Invasive SculpSure Body Contouring Feb 26th, 2019

Just about everyone has stubborn fat deposits that won't budge regardless of how healthily they eat or frequently they hit the gym. At Sulkowski Family Medicine in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Dr. Thomas Sulkowski offers SculpSure® body contouring system, a painless and surgery-free solution to this common plight. Start now and you...