Author: MainStreet Family Care

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 »

Thyroid Disorders and the Immune System

Thyroid disorders and autoimmune disorders go hand-in-hand. MainStreet is here to explore the link between the thyroid and the immune system.  What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the throat. It is responsible for creating T3 and T4 hormones that help our bodies carry out normal functions… Read more »

What Is the Thyroid?

The thyroid gland is important for the body’s hormonal regulation. MainStreet Family Care is here to inform you on all aspects of the thyroid, including functions, diseases and dysfunctions, treatments, and prevention methods.  Thyroid Function and Location The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the throat. The pituitary gland is responsible for enacting thyroid… Read more »

What Are Thyroid Issues?

What Are Thyroid Issues? Many people in the United States suffer from thyroid issues and thyroid disease each year. MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods!  What Is The Thyroid? The thyroid gland is located in the neck and is responsible for producing hormones such as… Read more »

What is High Cholesterol?

Many people are affected by high cholesterol every year. MainStreet Family Care is here to tell you about the causes, diagnosis, treatment methods, complications, and prevention of this chronic disease.  What Causes High Cholesterol?  High Cholesterol happens when a person’s blood flow is blocked by fatty deposits of cholesterol in the blood vessels. This condition… Read more »