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August 6, 2021
Is Osteoporosis Screening Important

Osteoporosis (OP) screening can be an important part of staying healthy. Early disease detection and treatment may prevent complications later. OP is a condition of weakened bones. Thin bones are at risk for fractures. Broken bones are painful and costly. Luckily, screening tests like the Dual-Energy Xray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan alert doctors of problems early.

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July 26, 2021
Breast Cancer Screening & BRCA Testing

Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in the world. In fact, 12% of all new cancer cases in 2021 will be breast cancer. As a result, chances are you know someone who has faced this terrible disease. And it is likely you have wondered about breast cancer screening. Currently, there are several recommendations […]

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July 21, 2021
Stomach Virus vs Food Poisoning : Know the Difference

There really are few things worse than feeling gastrointestinal distress. Nausea,vomiting and diarrhea can easily stop the most active and symptom-refractoryperson cold in their tracks. While there are numerous possible reasons behindthese unpleasant feelings, we will take a look two different etiologies thatfrequently get confused: viral gastroenteritis (stomach virus) and food poisoning. Let's check outthe […]

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July 20, 2021
Can Sinusitis Cause Facial Numbness?

You know the stuffy feeling when sinus pressure in your face is so intense that you can’t think straight. It could be a sinus infection. But what if you're unable to feel anything? Can sinusitis cause facial numbness? Sinusitis is associated with signs and symptoms, including a runny nose, facial pain or pressure, and a […]

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July 7, 2021
Why Book an Online Pediatrician Visit?

Telemedicine is a great resource for most people, even children. Online doctors can treat many pediatric health concerns through video visits. However, some cases may require an in-person physical exam. When in doubt, the doctor or their staff can help parents decide what is best for their unique situation.

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July 7, 2021
Celebrating One Year as the #1 Online Doctor: Happy Anniversary!

Telemedicine is not new, but the My Virtual Physician (MVP) business model is. Regardless, the past year didn’t slow the MVP team down. They focused on their path to becoming the #1 choice in online doctors and forged ahead.

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July 7, 2021
Are You Prepared For Summer? Water Safety Advice From Our Virtual Doctor

With warm weather comes more opportunity for pool and beach time, and it’s important to refresh ourselves on water safety around our pediatric patients.   According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drowning is the leading  cause of injury-related death in kids ages 1-4 years. Drowning is the second leading cause of death, second only […]

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February 9, 2021
Meet Dr. Aravinda Ayyagari

Meet Dr. Aravinda Ayyagari! We are ecstatic she has joined our My Virtual Physician practice. She is a board-certified pediatrician with almost 20 years of experience. She serves on several hospital committees and enjoys volunteering her time in different settings ranging from the local school to the board of Easter Seals, and even traveling to […]

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January 18, 2021
Is Exercise Safe for Everyone?

January is a month when some choose to make new year resolutions. It is a time to reflect on the past 12 months. And look where you want the next 365 days to take you. Time reported that 50% of Americans resolve to exercise more. But is exercise safe for everyone? Exercise is safe for […]

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January 11, 2021
How to Manage Menopause

Menopause is manageable. If you or someone you know is going through this stage of life, you may be wondering how to manage menopause.  Menopause is a natural process that many people associate with uncomfortable symptoms. Many women report mood swings, hot flashes, night sweats, and weight gain. Despite the unpredictability, menopause is manageable. With […]

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January 6, 2021
Is There a Magic Number for Blood Pressure?

If you have ever wondered if your blood pressure is normal, you are not alone. We know that maintaining readings in a healthy range can help prevent serious life-threatening conditions. So, is there a magic number for blood pressure? There is no “magic number” for blood pressure, because readings are affected by many factors and […]

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December 29, 2020
Vaginitis: Common Causes and Treatments

Vaginitis is an uncomfortable topic, in more ways than one. This common problem sends millions of women to their gynecologists each year. This means that it's likely that you or someone you care about will be affected. So what are the common causes and treatments of vaginitis? Vaginitis is a condition in which the vaginal […]

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