Author: MainStreet Family Care

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

This article was last edited on June 26, 2020. This post is for the many people in our community who are wondering about Coronavirus and what it means for Alabama. We want to make the current information readily available to you. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus. What is Coronavirus? COVID-19 is a… Read more »

Five Things to Do for Healthy Kidneys

March is National Kidney Month. Here are five things you can do to promote good kidney health. Our kidneys are chemical factories. They filter waste and perform vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. However, over time, kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn… Read more »

Good Sleep is Good for Your Health

We know that good sleep is good for your health. However, a missed night of sleep is all too common. It might be a typical experience for young people, new parents, and busy adults. While sometime’s it’s because we’re out having fun (New Year’s Eve!) and other times it’s because you must (an infant in… Read more »

Let’s Get Physicals

Physicals are an important part staying healthy. Even if you’re feeling great, there’s still a reason to visit with your primary care provider at least once a year. Having annual physicals helps create a healthy baseline. It also helps you maintain a good relationship with your provider and keep your wellness in check. One day,… Read more »

Getting Your Health in Check

The new year is a time for new beginnings, fresh starts, and healthy habits. So how do you begin charting a path to a healthier you in 2020? Any rigorous diet or exercise program is going to suggest that you meet with your provider before making any drastic changes to your wellness routine. To make… Read more »

3 Reasons to Visit MainStreet Monroeville

There’s nothing fun about getting sick, spraining an ankle, or getting a flu shot. However, when you do need medical attention, our main objective is to make your patient experience a great one. Here are 3 reasons to visit MainStreet Monroeville for life’s little bumps and bruises! We’re Open Late Nights & Weekends It’s frustrating… Read more »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is Not a Heart Attack

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) awareness month. More than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In fact, SCA claims one life every two minutes, taking more lives each year than breast cancer, lung cancer, or AIDS. We wanted to take this opportunity to share what the warning… Read more »