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Prima Medicine is Excited to Introduce Dr. Harneet Rikki Kohli to the Team Aug 12th, 2019

Here at Prima Medicine, we’re proud to announce the recruitment of Harneet Rikki Kohli, MD to our medical team. Dr. Kohli joins us as the second internal medicine specialist on staff at our two locations: Fairfax and South Riding, Virginia. We’re beyond thrilled to have Dr. Kohli as part of...

What is Behavioral Health? Aug 1st, 2019

You’re not alone if you’re emotionally or psychologically challenged by everyday life. In any given year, one in five American adults experiences a behavioral health illness.  Behavioral health refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Behavioral health illnesses include disorders that result in abnormal thoughts, feelings, actions, and interactions...

Are You Among the Millions of Americans Who Have High Blood Pressure and Don't Know it? Jul 2nd, 2019

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious condition that affects millions of Americans, an estimated 1 in 3 adults, many of whom don’t even know they have it. The lack of symptoms are why high blood pressure is called the silent killer in the medical community, but knowing the...

How Angina Symptoms Can Differ Between Women and Men Jun 1st, 2019

Angina is a type of chest pain that occurs as a result of weakened blood flow to your heart. It should be taken quite seriously, as it’s a symptom of coronary heart disease, which often leads to heart attacks. Because medicine often overlooks how disease symptoms present differently in women...

7 Tips for Controlling Your Acid Reflux Symptoms May 14th, 2019

After binging on spicy pizza or greasy onion rings, anyone can suffer from occasional indigestion resulting in acid reflux. That’s the uncomfortable — sometimes painful — condition when your stomach acid, and even food, creep back up into your esophagus. But if you get hit with heartburn a couple times...

How to Prevent Prediabetes From Turning Into Full-Blown Diabetes Apr 2nd, 2019

While scare tactics aren’t great conversation starters, it’s a fact that more than 84 million adults in the United States are on the brink of developing diabetes, which is a systemic and chronic condition that casts a wide net over your health and wellness. If you fall into this large...