What is Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis causes your bones to become weak and brittle, so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses such as bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. We will answer the question, “What is Osteoporosis?”, as well as discuss the symptoms of Osteoporosis, causes, risk factors and treatment options.

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How to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Ticks in Texas Summers

Mosquitoes and ticks are common in Texas, especially during the summer time. Most bug bites are harmless. However, some mosquitoes and ticks spread viruses and bacteria that can make you sick. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks.

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How to Beat the Heat in Texas and Protect Yourself from the Sun this Summer

how to beat the heat in Texas

Summer is here in Texas! This means lots of sunshine, pool time and enjoying the fresh air. However, Texas summers can be extremely hot. Therefore, it’s essential to stay cool, hydrated and safe while enjoying the sunshine during the summer. We we discuss a few ways on how to beat the heat in Texas and protect yourself from the sun.

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National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

asthma and allergies

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month. It’s peak season for people with asthma and allergies. Therefore, it is the ideal time to educate our patients about these diseases.

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Stroke Awareness Month: Risk Factors and What to Do if You Have Symptoms of Stroke

What to Do If You Have Symptoms of Stroke

Knowing the risk factors for stroke, signs and symptoms of stroke and what to do if you have symptoms of stroke is important to lessen the severity.

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Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Early Detection

colorectal cancer screenings

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. Age is a common risk factor for colorectal cancer. Therefore, we recommend regular colorectal cancer screenings for anyone over the age 50.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This type of cancer affects individuals in all racial and ethnic groups. It’s most often found in people age 50 and older. Therefore, we have put together a few ways to awareness for colorectal cancer this month.

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Raising Awareness for Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month. This makes it the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and tips to help your heart. Heart disease can happen to both older adults and younger adults. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages now. We have put together a few signs to know if you are at risk for heart disease, in addition to tips for protecting your heart health for Heart Health Month 2018.

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Heart Health Month: Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

Support Go Red For Women by participating during American Heart Month and donating to help fund research during this month. We will discuss Go Red For Women and Heart Health Month.

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Common Thyroid Problems to Discuss During Thyroid Awareness Month

Common thyroid problems

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is a critical part of your overall health. However, many don’t have an adequate understanding of this gland. Therefore, we will explain what the thyroid is and common thyroid problems.

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