PBA Tip of the Day brought to you by Roni Fox with Anthem Health Care 602-903-6551.Nurse Practitioners are advanced practice nurses who provide high quality services similar to that of a doctor. Nurse Practitioners diagnose and treat a wide range of both acute and chronic health problems. They have a unique approach and stress both care and cure. Nurse Practitioners focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling. They help patients make wise health and lifestyle choices and are truly your partner in health (Arizona Nurses Association).These are some of the common illnesses we can treat:Upper respiratory infections, ear and sinus infections, colds, flu, bronchitis, allergies, strep throatUrinary tract infectionsSkin disorders, rashes, acne, hives, impetigoEar wax removalHeadaches/MigrainesPink eye/styesMuscle aches and painsThese are some of the chronic illnesses we can treatAcid reflux and indigestionAnxiety and depressionAsthmaHigh cholesterol and high blood pressureDiabetesThyroid disordersOsteoarthritisOsteoporosisdepression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, schizophreniaContact Roni for an initial patient visit!