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Low energy? Often feel worn out? You could be suffering from dangerous sleep apnea and not even know it.
How to read your symptoms, find affordable at-home sleep tests, and finally fix your sleep.by Geetinder Goyal, MD Founder & CEO of First Primary CareWhenever I meet with a new patient, one of the first questions I ask them is: “How are you sleeping?”  ...
6 Secret Benefits To Having A Primary Care Doctor
For early Americans, a primary care physician was the first thing you looked for in town. Not the nearest Trader Joe’s; not the local gym. Having a primary care physician—with their little black bag and all—was considered one of the most important aspects of daily...
How Can A Direct Primary Care Membership Fix Healthcare?
Direct primary care is changing the game, and these doctors are at the forefront of it. Hello, fellow victim-of-the-current-healthcare system. Before we get into what the heck this “direct primary care” is, we have to get one thing straight about American...
Free Yourself from Paying for Prescription Medications. (Literally).
If you take prescription medications, you know how expensive they can be. And when you look at it every month, the costs can quickly add up throughout the year. On average, popular prescription drugs in the U.S. cost 300% more than the median global price. Nationally,...
House Calls with Your Doctor? Welcome to Virtual Primary Care.
In the "old days", doctors making house calls were the norm. Well, with virtual primary care physicians are literally meeting with patients in their home via technology. Over the past few years, virtual patient care has disrupted traditional face-to-face care models...
The Reason Mental Health Care Is So Bad In The U.S. & The Doctors Changing That
How to find care that treats mental and physical health equallyby Cassandra Wertz, MD Internal MedicineIt's more common than you think.  It's more common than you think.  It might be somebody coming in for the first time with symptoms of a mental health...
How To Find Birth Control That Isn’t Inconvenient & Expensive | Houston, Sugar Land, Woodlands
A female physician reveals the best way to get birth control.by Thi Vo, DO Chief Medical OfficerLet's talk birth control. As the great Lil' Wayne once said, safe sex is great sex. Better wear a latex. 'Cause, you don't want that late text. That 'I think I'm late'...
How This Houston Employer Saw 40% Reduction In Claims Spent In Year One
How This Houston Group Saw 40% Reduction In Claims Spent In Year 1Achilles Group saved $300 per employee in claims spent in year 1 Who Is Achilles Group? Achilles Group is a human resources management company based in Houston, Texas. They offer a unique approach to HR...

6 Secret Benefits To Having A Primary Care Doctor

For early Americans, a primary care physician was the first thing you looked for in town. Not the nearest Trader Joe’s; not the local gym. Having a primary care physician—with their little black bag and all—was considered one of the most important aspects of daily life.

In the age of Google, it’s easy to lose sight of the huge value primary care doctors bring into our life. 

Here are 6 reasons why having a primary care physician is the best thing you can do for your health, and how you can find one that’s convenient, affordable, and skilled near you.

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How Can A Direct Primary Care Membership Fix Healthcare?

How Can A Direct Primary Care Membership Fix Healthcare?

Hello, fellow victim-of-the-current-healthcare system. Before we get into what the heck this “direct primary care” is, we have to get one thing straight about American healthcare—we don’t have it. Instead, America has sickcare, a system that only reacts and never prevents (we’ll explain more about that later). But I’m pretty sure I don’t have to convince you that the system we have sucks, because if you know anything—you know that. But why does it suck?

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Understanding & Treating Pre-Diabetes

Dr. Snodgrass dives into prediabetes—what's going on in the body, diagnoses of prediabetes (HbA1C and fasting blood sugar level),  and treatment options (blood glucose monitor, fasting, etc.)What is pre-diabetes?Like the name suggests, it is a diagnosis that precedes...

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Acid Reflux Affordable Treatment | Houston, Sugar Land, Woodlands

Acid Reflux Affordable Treatment | Houston, Sugar Land, Woodlands

Typically acid reflux can come and go and only lasts for about an hour. But if you’re having acid reflux that is more intense, let’s say it lasts longer or occurs on a more regular basis, that condition is called GERD (gastro gastroesophageal reflux disease). Your primary care doctor will be able to help you decipher your symptoms.

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Low Testosterone Replacement Therapy & Treatment

Low Testosterone Replacement Therapy & Treatment

by Geetinder Goyal, MD Founder & CEO of First Primary Care When we started this practice, we really had no significant clue about how much prevalence there is in terms of testosterone replacement therapies and centers out there. We were getting patients coming to...

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