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SUPPLEMENT YOUR INSURANCE TODAY!

Same-day doctor visits are hard to get and/or expensive. Supplemental care saves you time and money when you need to see a doctor the most.

Your NIU membership is currently free of charge when used to supplement your insurance.

Use your NIU membership when you need it. Take advantage of walk-in visits, same-day telehealth, and low-cost prescriptions from our convenient Oahu clinics.

Cold? Flu? COVID?

Confused about your symptoms this cold and flu season? According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 can have a wide range of symptoms. If you are experiencing any of the following it may be hard to tell if you have COVID or another illness. Let NIU Health remove any confusion, give you a proper diagnosis and help with treatment. Visit us virtually or in-person at one of our convenient Oahu clinics.

Symptoms
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fever
• Chills
• Muscle pain
• Sore throat
• New loss of taste or smell
• Headache

This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Important: Get medical attention immediately if you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 – like trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in your chest, or bluish lips or face.

Sincerely,
The NIU Health Team

Inability of the brain to adapt to stress may be a cause of depression

Major depressive disorder or MDD is one of the most common health conditions in the United States, and the second most prevalent illness in the U.S. today. It is also known as clinical depression. The National Alliance of Mental Illness, (NAMI) has stated that more than 19 million U.S. adults, nearly 8% of the population, has had at least one significant depressive episode in 2017. Statistics have been rising with the prevalence of COVID-19.

The Vampire Facial: Fad or Fab?

You have probably already heard of the “vampire facial” through Instagram, Kim  Kardashian, or a mix of both. The dermatological treatment uses an individual’s own  blood, which is put on the skin of the face using microneedling. The official name of the  treatment is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy or PRP injection, as it uses the patient’s  own platelets from their own blood sample.

4 Unexpected Benefits Of Taking Viagra

The first medication one thinks of when attempting to treat erectile dysfunction is the name brand prescription medication, Viagra. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man is unable to have or maintain an erection. Unknown to many people, however, is that taking Viagra daily (or another daily PDE5 inhibitor) can have benefits other than that of its initially prescribed usage.

Black fungus among us

Mucormycosis, known as “Black Fungus,” is a fungal infection that results in the nose becoming blackened or discolored. Other symptoms include blurred or double
vision, chest pain, breathing difficulties and coughing up blood. Recently, it has caused over 2,100 deaths among COVID-19 patients in India, and over 11,000 confirmed
cases.