January 15, 2021

Lifestyle issues are often the cause of COPD. But can COPD be reversed by changing your habits? To understand the answer, you must first understand some key information about this disease. Read on to learn more about COPD- and how doctors treat it. Causes and Symptoms COPD an umbrella term that describes progressive lung disease. … Continue reading “Can COPD Be Reversed?”

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December 30, 2020

A psoriatic arthritis flare can be very painful. If your condition is not well-managed, then you might be dealing with these flare-ups regularly. Learning more about your arthritis, your triggers, and also your treatment plan can help you find relief. We’ll share our top tips for dealing with a psoriatic arthritis flare below. What is … Continue reading “Tips For Dealing With A Psoriatic Arthritis Flare”

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December 15, 2020

A fever is one of the most obvious signs that you have an infection. But what if you get fevers regularly? Frequent fevers don’t always mean you have a serious problem. However, they do usually mean you should see a doctor. Below, we will go over some common causes of recurrent fever in adults. We’ll … Continue reading “What Causes Recurrent Fever in Adults?”

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November 30, 2020

Doctors use lots of different imaging tools to get to the bottom of their patients’ health concerns. Ultrasounds and MRIs are two of the most common options. But what’s the difference between these two machines? And when do doctors usually choose each one? Let’s compare ultrasound vs. MRI technology below. What is an Ultrasound? Sound … Continue reading “Ultrasound Vs. MRI For Diagnosis”

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November 15, 2020

We get it: the flu shot can be scary. Lots of people (kids and adults alike!) are uncomfortable around needles. So the flu shot might be slightly painful- but is it dangerous? There are lots of people who claim there are pros and cons of the flu shot. Some even claim that the negatives outweigh … Continue reading “Are There Pros and Cons to the Flu Shot? Here’s What the Experts Say.”

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October 30, 2020

Coronavirus cases are still rising across the US. While we know that measures like social distancing can slow the spread, these measures are still not a cure for the disease. However, scientists are using clinical trials to research COVID-19. With these studies, doctors are learning how to treat the condition and are even developing vaccines. … Continue reading “Join the Fight: Houston Clinical Trials For COVID-19 Research”

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October 15, 2020

Arthritis is a common but very painful condition. There are different types of arthritis, and all patients will experience different symptoms. However, there are some common signs that you may have a form of arthritis. If you have any of the symptoms below, then contact a doctor. 1. Persistent Pain in the Joints This is … Continue reading “Persistent Pain? 5 Signs it Could Be Arthritis”

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September 30, 2020

Annual flu shots are very important, as are other vaccines. While vaccines are quick and easy, they sometimes might require a little down-time. Does this mean that it’s best to skip the gym session? Not necessarily. However, there are some tips you should know before you work out. Read on to learn how to properly … Continue reading “Can You Exercise After Flu Shot? What About Other Vaccines?”

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September 15, 2020

Vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect people from diseases. However, some vaccines do cause side effects. While these are usually mild, they can still be scary. Luckily, there is usually nothing to worry about. Below, we will share some common side effects of getting a shot- and also how to feel better … Continue reading “Should You Worry About Redness and Swelling After Vaccination?”

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August 30, 2020

Are you struggling with type 2 diabetes? This is one of the most common health conditions in the United States. However, that doesn’t mean that the condition is always easy to deal with. While some patients find relief quickly, others struggle to find a management plan that works for them. If you are having a … Continue reading “Diabetes Clinical Trials- What Patients Need to Know”

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