Medicare & Geriatrics

Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism

Exploring the Differences Between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland in the throat that produces hormones that regulate various areas of the body, including metabolic rate, brain development, growth, and more. A range of conditions can affect the thyroid, affecting the hormones and disrupting the body’s natural functioning. Among them is hypothyroidism, which is when the thyroid is underactive,

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What Exactly is an Internal Medicine Physician, or Internist?

When it comes to selecting a primary care physician, you might be confused about the differences between internal medicine and family medicine. Both internists and family practitioners offer primary care and treat a wide range of health issues and concerns, but there are some differences. At Prima Medicine, in Fairfax and South Riding, Virginia, our

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