Blog Archive

Safe Fun in the Sun Aug 4th, 2019

Safe Fun in the Sun  Everyone has done it. It is a beautiful day and you decide to go outside to work in the garden or go swimming or take a walk. When you get back in, you find yourself with hot pink or even red skin because you forgot...

Benefits of Losing Weight Jun 16th, 2019

It seems that everyone is trying to lose weight these days.  There are many choices out there – the Paleo diet, the Keto diet, the low-carb diet, the low-fat diet, the high-protein diet, Intermittent Fasting, and on and on. But why?   Why do so many people want to lose weight? ...

Lupus – A Patient’s Perspective May 13th, 2019

Lupus – A Patient’s Perspective  Lupus is a rare disease that is commonly misunderstood.  Detecting, diagnosing and treating Lupus can prove challenging as the symptoms appear sporadically and many times seem unrelated. Patients that have Lupus face difficult circumstances as they “don’t look sick” yet our bodies are working hard...

The Skinny on Weight Loss Mar 2nd, 2019

The Skinny on Weight Loss Nearly everyone knows there is an obesity epidemic in the United States, with every state reporting to the Center for Disease Control(CDC) that at least 20% of its population is obese. Texas reports over 30% of its population is obese. Yes, obesity is a problem,...

All about the Flu – Protect Yourself and Your Family Nov 3rd, 2018

All about the Flu – Protect Yourself and Your Family Many types of influenza, commonly called “flu” exist in humans. Some types can make you very sick, while other types are milder. Influenza is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a variety of viruses. Symptoms of flu include coughing, sneezing,...

Skin Cancer Sep 14th, 2018

Skin cancer might be the most common form of cancer in the United States right now, but luckily, it’s also one of the easiest types of cancer to treat.What are the causes of skin cancer?There are genetic risk factors (which we will discuss below) but skin cancer mainly occurs on...

Weight Loss Aug 24th, 2018

While many of us watch our weight for aesthetic reasons, how heavy you are is also an important health concern. Higher weights can lead to conditions like high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or heart disease. If you want to avoid these consequences, losing weight can pay off.It’s critical that...

There is more to weight loss than diet and exercise Jun 25th, 2018

Have you struggled with losing weight and keeping it off? Have you tried every new diet and fitness trend but the scale just won’t budge? Yu may be missing on a a very important ally for weight loss and not even be aware of it!Diet and exercise only go so...

How to diagnose allergies and what are your treatment options May 2nd, 2018

How to diagnose allergies and what are your treatment optionsIt's allergy season in Texas and you feel like almost everyone around you is reaching for the box of tissues. Allergies are not fun! Stuffy, congested, itchy eyes and constant sneezing seem to be the most common self-diagnosed symptoms of the...