Author: MainStreet Family Care

What’s the Difference Between Td and Tdap Vaccines?

Wondering what type of diphtheria or tetanus shot you need? MainStreet has all the details on the differences between the Td vaccine and the Tdap vaccine.  What is Tetanus? According to the CDC, tetanus is a bacterial infection caused by clostridium tetani. Tetanus bacteria make a toxin that causes painful muscle contractions. It typically targets… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know: Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies can be annoying, especially when you want to be outside more in the warmer months. MainStreet has the scoop on all things allergies!   What Are Allergies?  Allergies affect millions of people each year, especially in the springtime. Allergic rhinitis happens when your immune system react adversely to particles in the air called allergens.… Read more »

Healthy Habits for Quality Sleep

Healthy Habits for Quality Sleep Healthy lives start with healthy sleep, but studies show that one third of adults only get less than seven hours of sleep every night. So how do you get good quality sleep? MainStreet has you covered with some tips you won’t want to sleep on. How Much Sleep Should I… Read more »

5 Myths About Sinus Infections

Think you have a case of sinusitis? You’re not alone! According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 31 million Americans deal with sinus infections every year. With that many cases of sinusitis, it can be hard to decipher what’s true and what isn’t, but MainStreet is here to help you cut through… Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Antibiotics and Antivirals?

Antibiotics vs. antivirals – what’s the difference anyway? MainStreet Family Care can tell you all of the information you need to know on the primary differences of antibiotic prescriptions and antiviral medications.  The Main Difference Between Antibiotics and Antivirals Antibiotics are used to treat infection within the body and are only prescribed after a person… Read more »