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First Line Walk-in Clinic

What You Get from Immunization and How to Get Them | First Line walk-in clinic

Our immune system is the body's defense system against a variety of disease-causing organisms. However, the immune system is not invincible.

OHIP Plus: A Quick Guide to the Services for Card Holders

If you’re looking for quality clinics in Cambridge, we’re FIRST on your list. Tell your friends about us.

3 Methods to Treat Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are two medical conditions, not just feelings, that need professional attention. Being sad doesn’t always mean being depressed. You have to get an expert diagnosis from a licensed professional in a walk-in clinic in Cambridge to be sure of your status.

Let’s Talk About Addiction

Many people who are suffering from substance-use addiction are easily judged rather than offered help. Our society needs to shift from the mindset that addiction is simply a bad thing that happens to people to the fact that addiction is a medical concern. As the National Institute of Drug Abuse defines it, addiction is a chronic disease that is characterized by a compulsion to seek drugs despite its harmful effects.

We Are Not Your Usual Local Pharmacy

When we get sick, our usual response is to go straight to the pharmacy to pick up our medicine. But what if we tell you that this pharmacy in Cambridge also has a walk-in clinic? If you need an emergency check-up, minor wound treatment, routine blood pressure tests, and even annual physical exams, just stop by so that our doctors can help you out.

Depression and What to Lookout For

Depression has become an increasing concern in our society. More and more people are developing this mental illness from various causes in our environment.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and the People Diagnosed with It

There are many misconceptions about anxiety disorders and how to treat them. With so many false information floating around on the internet, it is easy for legitimate data to be overrun. The people at Firstline Walk-In Clinic, Family Practice & Pharmacy are here to shed some light on the topic of anxiety disorders, specifically the GAD or Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Great Home Remedies for the Common Cold

Cold remedies are as common as the common cold itself, but not all of them work. There is no known cure for a cold, but there are some home remedies that will surely help ease the symptoms and make things a lot more bearable for you.

Where to Get the Care You Need

Finding the perfect family doctor accepting new patients in Cambridge has never been to accessible. The health and wellness of everyone have always been the topmost priorities of Firstline Walk-In Clinic, Family Practice & Pharmacy.

All About Ear Syringing and Flushing

Ear syringing is done to remove foreign materials such as food, insects, or excess earwax from the ear as quickly and safely as possible before they move deeper into the ear, causing damage to the delicate canal.

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

One of the most dangerous facts about hypertension or (high blood pressure) is that you may not know if you have it. As a matter of fact, approximately one-third of people who have HBP don’t even know it! The only way to find out is to have regular check-ups, which will be easy to do with our walk-in clinic in Cambridge.

Telling the Difference: Strep Throat and the Flu

If you are experiencing a headache, sore throat, and fever, is it strep throat or the flu? These two illnesses may have some similar symptoms, but they are very different. Because of these differences, they are to be treated differently and separately. You can easily find a family doctor accepting new patients in Cambridge if you need treatment.

Spring Time Is Here and So Are Seasonal Allergies

After the ice-cold winter comes the warm and sunny spring. It is the season of beautiful flowers blooming everywhere, the freshest, and most delicious fruits found in local farmers’ markets. It is also the height of Hay Fever, Asthma, Rhinovirus, Flu, Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye), and Lyme Disease. So, drop by our pharmacy in Cambridge to pick up some OTCs or update your vaccinations.

Rashes in Adults: When to Get Checked

We all know what rashes are. It is even possible that we have all had it at some point in our lives. It is quite a common skin problem that we encounter here at Firstline Walk-In Clinic, Family Practice & Pharmacy.

Managing Diabetes: Food Intake Awareness

Diabetes is a serious health condition, but this can be managed by eating healthy, moving every day, and taking prescribed medication diligently. However, among these, eating healthy food is the primary key to controlling your blood sugar levels.

Take Steps to Manage Your Stress

Stress does not only impact your thoughts and behavior, but it also affects your body functions as per a specialist from medical care in Ontario. You may not realize it, but when you experience symptoms like headaches, chest pain, upset stomach, sleep problems, or even change in your sex drive, it can mean that you are suffering from too much stress.

5 Common Warning Signs of Stroke

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pointed out that more than 795,000 Americans suffer from strokes each year with 610,000 of them as first or new strokes. This makes stroke the leading cause of serious long-term disability among Americans.

Multivitamins: Do You Really Need Them?

Half of the American adults take a multivitamin or another vitamin supplement regularly, according to Hopkinsmedicine.org. This total price tag exceeds $12 billion per year. However, should you really spend on a daily multivitamin or just invest in a healthy diet instead?

What to Do About GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

An estimated 15 to 20% of the U.S. population has GERD, according to a 2014 review from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.