Author Archives: Brashear Family Medical

How the Flu Vaccine Works, Symptoms of the Flu and When to Get Vaccinated

Request Appointment Contact Us Influenza (flu) is a potentially life threatening illness and contagious disease of the respiratory tract caused by a virus. Each year, influenza causes serious infection and death around the globe, usually in the winter months (seasonal … Continue reading

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Brashear Family Medical Explains the Importance of Bone Health and Osteoporosis Prevention

Request Appointment Contact Us Your bones play many roles in your body — providing structure, protecting organs, anchoring muscles and storing calcium. It is crucial to build strong and healthy bones during childhood and adolescence, but you can take steps … Continue reading

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month: Everything You Need to Know About Psoriasis Provided by Brashear Family Medical

Request Appointment Contact Us August is Psoriasis Awareness Month! Brashear Family Medical is sharing important aspects you need to know for treating and managing psoriasis to empower you to take control of your health and live a full, vibrant and … Continue reading

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Heat Safety Tips Provided by Brashear Family Medical

Request Appointment Contact Us Most summers see heat waves in one or more parts of Texas. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers here, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses. This is why … Continue reading

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Brashear Family Medical Has Put Together a List of Important Things to Know About Hernias

Request Appointment Contact Us A hernia is a condition which occurs when an internal organ pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall of the abdominal. Typically, this develops between your chest and hips in the abdomen … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s/Brain Awareness Month

Request Appointment Contact Us June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month — a time to shine a purple light for the millions of individuals living with Alzheimer’s. Especially during the month of June, Brashear Family Medical invites you to help … Continue reading

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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

Request Appointment Contact Us Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect … Continue reading

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Care/Recovery for Stroke Survivors

Request Appointment Contact Us Stroke affects everybody differently. Many stroke survivors continue to improve over a period of time, sometimes over a number of years. Stroke recovery involves making changes in the physical, social and emotional aspects of your life. … Continue reading

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Stroke Prevention, Signs and Symptoms

Request Appointment Contact Us May is American Stroke Awareness Month. During a stroke, every minute counts! Treating the patient quickly can lessen the brain damage that stroke can cause. Knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke allows you to take … Continue reading

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How to Survive the Spring Allergy Season

Request Appointment Contact Us Many can hardly wait for the arrival of Spring, following the cough, cold and flu season, cold weather and being cooped up indoors from the cold. However, along with the warm weather comes the pollens and … Continue reading

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