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What is High Blood Pressure and How is it Treated?

We’ve all heard about the dangers of having high cholesterol. Many of us enjoy those classic American foods like steak, eggs, bacon and hamburgers but forget about what those cholesterol-laden foods can do to our bodies. If you don’t actively work to lower and manage your cholesterol levels, you’re leaving

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What You Need to Know About High Cholesterol

We’ve all heard about the dangers of having high cholesterol. Many of us enjoy those classic American foods like steak, eggs, bacon and hamburgers but forget about what those cholesterol-laden foods can do to our bodies. If you don’t actively work to lower and manage your cholesterol levels, you’re leaving

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Everything You Need to Know About STI Testing

Sexually transmitted infections, more commonly known as STI’s, are infections contracted through intercourse with someone who is already infected. STI’s are also referred to as STD’s or sexually transmitted diseases. While many think there is a difference between the two acronyms, they can be used interchangeably. Medically speaking, an infection

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Perlman Clinic Discusses Mychart

Let’s face it. Phone tag is a big problem in healthcare. You need to get a message to your doctor. Yet, your doctor is often busy seeing patients, so you speak to someone else who takes a message. You hope nothing you said is lost in translation. And perhaps you

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Perlman Clinic launches PocketDoc

San Diego based Primary & Urgent Care provider, Perlman Clinic, has officially launched PocketDoc, a new iPhone App for virtual Urgent Care visits. You probably know Perlman Clinic for its 7, soon to be 9, Primary & Urgent Care locations throughout San Diego. Now, with PocketDoc, Perlman Clinic can also

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Urinary Tract Infections: Symptoms & Treatments

The urinary system is comprised of three main parts: the urethra, kidneys, and bladder. An infection to any of these parts is known as a urinary tract infection. The first part to get infected is the urethra. This is the urinary tract opening that connects to the bladder. If bacteria

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Urgent Care Cost San Diego

Urgent Care is almost always cheaper than a visit to the emergency room. You should generally choose to go to the emergency room if you are seriously injured, you have a life-threatening condition or are in great pain, or if advised to do so by your physician. Otherwise, you can

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Allergies San Diego

If you live in Southern California, then you are familiar with the airborne allergens that are floating around everywhere. The common allergies are seasonal allergies, indoor allergies, and nasal allergies. Out of all the cities in this region, San Diego has the most reported cases of allergies and allergy-related symptoms.

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The Benefits of Probiotics

The wellness community and the staff at Perlman Clinic/ has been talking a lot about the benefits of good bacteria which exists in our body’s gut. This has sparked an increased interested in consuming probiotic supplements. However, many people still don’t understand what good bacteria does. Researchers are discovering that

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