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12 Heart-Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet this Year Jun 8th, 2020

You may not be able to control every factor that affects your health. But when it comes to heart health, your diet can serve as your best weapon against heart disease. Making changes to how you eat to improve heart health is easier than you might think. At Dr. Timothy...

The Benefits of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond May 22nd, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. While it may be harder to leave your home because of social distancing measures and the risk of infection, you can still get the medical attention you need with telehealth. At Life Point Medical, LLC in Clayton, Georgia, Timothy...

Urgent Care Versus Primary Care: What You Need to Know Apr 9th, 2020

When you or a loved one aren’t feeling well or have an injury, getting proper care is important. But should you schedule a primary care appointment or head straight to urgent care?  While there’s some crossover, as you’ll see below, primary and urgent care fulfill different needs and purposes. Learning...

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Skin Cancer Mar 9th, 2020

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives, making it the most common form of cancer in the United States. When it’s diagnosed early, skin cancer has a high treatment success rate. Skin cancer is often easy to identify, because it’s on the outside...

The Many Benefits of B12 Injections Feb 18th, 2020

You've probably heard of B12. This powerful nutrient is essential for cell and DNA production, nerve health, and brain function. If you don’t have enough B12, you can suffer from anemia, nerve damage, exhaustion, mouth sores, and blurred vision. Your body doesn’t produce its own B12, and the only way to...

How Dehydration Impacts Your Overall Health Jan 1st, 2020

Water is a big deal for humans. It makes up around 60% of your total body weight and fuels most of your bodily functions. You can go a span of weeks without food but only a couple of days without taking a drink of water without your body shutting down....

What Your Doctor Is Looking for During Your Annual Wellness Exam Dec 1st, 2019

Like any complex machine, your body requires regular maintenance. That’s why you brush your teeth, exercise, and eat a nutritious diet. But if you think that’s enough to keep you healthy long term, you’re mistaken. The human body is resilient and can overcome many illnesses and injuries, but nothing beats...

Can I Go to the Doctor If I Don’t Have Health Insurance? Nov 1st, 2019

Don’t have health insurance? Don't stress! 44 million Americans are in the same boat. Some can’t afford it, others choose not to pay. But either way, it becomes a problem when they need medical attention. So, what are your options? If you live in or around Clayton, Georgia, come see...

When It's Time to Get an Allergy Test Oct 1st, 2019

Did you know that you can develop an allergy at any point in your life? That’s right, allergies aren’t just for kids. Whether you’ve just started college or finally enjoying the retired life, if you’re experiencing itchy watery eyes, a cough that just won’t go away, or a strange rash,...

Here's How Ortho Jelly Can Help Ease that Chronic Pain Sep 1st, 2019

Modern medicine is one of the world’s true miracles. Advanced technology has developed life-saving drugs that have altered the medical field and lengthened the lives of millions of people. But for all the good it does, medication often has negative side effects.  Whether the bad reaction is caused by the...

Feeling Run Down? IV Therapy Can Give You a Health Boost Aug 2nd, 2019

People want to feel great, so they exercise and try to eat right. But they still may not be getting the nutrients, vitamins, or proper level of hydration their bodies need, even when drinking plenty of water every day. If you’re feeling run down, this may be the reason why. ...

Summertime Tips For Healthy, Cancer-Free Skin Jul 10th, 2019

Summertime can wreak havoc on your skin. Because while you’re running, jumping, swimming, and barbequing outside, your skin is soaking up harmful rays that, over time, increase your risk of skin cancer. Dr. Timothy Beck and his team at Life Point Medical want you to have a great summer without...

Here's What You Need to Know About Chronic Care Jun 14th, 2019

Managing a chronic illness, like diabetes, can be confusing and frustrating. How often should you see a doctor? Adjust medications? Have blood drawn? Timothy Beck, MD and his staff at Life Point Medical, LLC, are chronic care experts who will help you meet the challenge of managing your chronic condition....

The Importance of Having an Annual Skin Check May 14th, 2019

The health of your skin matters. Your annual skin check could prevent the spread of dangerous cancers, such as melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma. Seeing a primary care physician with dermatology experience, like Timothy Scott Beck, MD at Life Point Medical, is critical to keeping your skin...

Top 10 Reasons to Seek an Urgent Care Visit Apr 10th, 2019

If you’re suffering from a health-related condition, should you visit the urgent care or head to the emergency room? Both “urgent” and “emergency” sound serious, so it’s no wonder why you might be unsure which one you should go to. Don’t choose one over the other for the wrong reasons...

Get Treated From Home: Learn About our Video Appointments Mar 7th, 2019

Between your job, your family, and everything else that places demands on your limited time, we understand that making your way to our office for an in-person visit isn’t always possible. But we don’t want your health to suffer as a result. It’s for this reason that we’re pleased to...

Start Lipo and B12 Injections Now and Have the Body You Always Wanted by Summer Feb 14th, 2019

Whenever you’re facing a big challenge in life or a personal goal you want to achieve, it’s not always easy to know how or where to begin. Sometimes you need a positive boost to jumpstart your efforts and motivate you to keep going. The same can be said for losing...

We Offer Quality Walk-in Care Even if You Don't Have Insurance Jan 30th, 2019

If you don’t have health insurance, you may think there’s not much you can do to get good medical care. This isn’t true. At Life Point Medical, LLC in Clayton, Georgia, we believe everyone deserves top-notch health care, whether or not they have health insurance. If you have no insurance,...