What is Internal Medicine

What is Internal Medicine?

Choosing a doctor is hardly easy. If you suspect you have high blood pressure, for instance, should you go to the doctor you’ve been seeing for years, or visit a specialist? Perhaps you don’t even know the background of your doctor because they’ve been your family doctor since childhood. Regardless, you need to know what […]

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Common Skin Disorders

Common Skin Disorders

Eighty-five million Americans have skin disorders according to a 2017 study from the American Academy of Dermatology. Most issues are minor, but there are a few serious skin conditions & problems that require immediate treatment. These are nine of the most common skin problems. 9 Common Skin Disorders from Rodney Goodie The 9 Most Common […]

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Gout Triggers

Gout Triggers to Avoid

Gout is a particularly painful form of arthritis that causes swelling in one or more joints, most often at the base joint in the big toe. This inflammation is caused by the accumulation of shard-like urate crystals in the joint. Urate crystals form when your blood’s concentration of uric acid is high, a condition known […]

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Common Cheerleading Injuries And How to Prevent Them

Common Cheerleading Injuries And How to Prevent Them

Cheerleading has evolved beyond simply supporting sports teams from the sidelines. Though many states – and the NCAA – don’t consider cheerleading a sport, increasingly daring and highly technical maneuvers have created a new world wherein cheerleaders are at increased risk for serious injury. Common Cheerleading Injuries And How to Prevent Them from Rodney Goodie […]

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How Lifestyle Changes Can Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure

How Lifestyle Changes Can Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you may be wary about taking medication to bring your numbers down. It turns out you may be able to avoid, delay or reduce your need for medicine by living a healthier lifestyle. Here are six changes you can make to lower your blood pressure […]

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Top Sports To Follow After Moving to Texas

To say Texas is a sports-friendly state is a massive understatement. From professional to collegiate to high school, the Lone Star State has beloved sports teams and passionate fanbases in just about every region. If you are new to Texas and trying to determine who will be “your team”, these are the top sports and […]

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Childhood Obesity: A Growing Problem

When our parents and grandparents were growing up, it was unusual to see an obese child. These days, it is a very different story. Many American children of all demographics are now carrying extra weight. Here are the current obesity trends and how you can combat childhood obesity in your own family. Childhood Obesity Statistics […]

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Ways To Reduce Back to School Stress

Everyone gets a little nervous before a big change. If your child is worried about going back to school, try these tips to help them conquer their fear. Take a look at our pediatric services here.

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8 Signs of Heart Disease

When many people think of heart problems, they picture sudden, intense chest pain or even heart attacks. The truth is not all heart conditions are obvious. Signs of heart disease, for instance, can be subtle and may even appear unrelated to the heart altogether. What is Heart Disease? Heart, or cardiovascular disease, is an umbrella […]

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Signs of Bullying and How to Stop It

In 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) found that during the 2014-2015 school year, one out of every five students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school. The type of bullying varied from insults to threats of harm or property destruction. As your child heads back to school […]

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