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Is Hand Sanitizer Really Effective?

March 30, 2020

Hand sanitizer is flying off shelves as Americans prepare for the coronavirus pandemic. While you are stocking up on this product you might be wondering: Is it really as effective as washing your hands? While hand sanitizer is a great product, you need to know when you should- and shouldn’t be using it. Cleaning your … Continue reading “Is Hand Sanitizer Really Effective?”

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: Signs and Symptoms to Know About

March 16, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has officially reached the United States. Patients are feeling confused and afraid as information changes and the number of cases grows. While it’s easy to worry about this virus, it’s also important to know the facts. Below, we will give you some basic information about COVID-19 so you can feel prepared and … Continue reading “COVID-19 Coronavirus: Signs and Symptoms to Know About”

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Spring Allergies Vs. The Common Cold

February 29, 2020

Are spring allergies causing your sniffles this season? A lot of people deal with this towards the end of the winter. However, many people also get colds during this time. Because the weather is changing, it can be hard to pinpoint the cause of the sickness. Below, we will explain the symptoms of both conditions … Continue reading “Spring Allergies Vs. The Common Cold”

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Dealing With Anxiety During a Blood Test

December 15, 2019

Are you nervous about needles? While there is nothing to worry about during a blood test, we understand that this process can be scary for a lot of people. If you struggle with needle anxiety, you might even be tempted to cancel your blood test altogether. Don’t let your fears stop you from getting important … Continue reading “Dealing With Anxiety During a Blood Test”

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What is Acute Sinusitis?

November 30, 2019

Acute Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, is a common condition during cold and flu season. If you’re dealing with painful sinus congestion, you might be tempted to take some over-the-counter medications and simply tough it out. Keep reading to learn more about sinusitis and discover why it’s best to see a doctor. Sinusitis … Continue reading “What is Acute Sinusitis?”

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Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms

October 30, 2019

Cold and flu season is upon us, which means many people will have to deal with unpleasant respiratory symptoms. Some people even experience a cold every winter. While colds share many symptoms with the flu, it’s important to remember that the flu is much more serious. Read on to learn how to differentiate between these … Continue reading “Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms”

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Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

September 20, 2019

Nearly 6 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and every 65 seconds, someone new develops the condition (alz.org, 2019). The disease causes a nonstop decline in thinking ability, behavioral capacity, and social skills. Not a lot is known about what causes the condition, but the following factors have been proven to increase its risk: Genetics Studies indicate … Continue reading “Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease”

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Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid

August 22, 2019

According to a report from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), approx. 20% of the American population is struggling with gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). If you have been diagnosed with this condition, here are some foods and activities that may cause heartburn and worsen your symptoms. Foods that have high-fat … Continue reading “Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid”

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Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD

July 26, 2019

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition caused by the return of stomach acid into the esophagus, the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth. The acid often irritates the esophageal lining, causing some discomfort. GERD is quite common and at least once every month, over 60 million Americans suffer from the condition. Generally, … Continue reading “Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD”

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5 Signs You May Have COPD

June 18, 2019

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, over 16 million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The belief is that millions more have the disease without knowing it. COPD is caused mostly by smoking cigarettes, or in some cases, excessive exposure to particulate matter or certain gases. COPD has no cure, but … Continue reading “5 Signs You May Have COPD”

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How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold

May 22, 2019

A head cold’s symptoms are felt mostly around the head and in the sinuses. The symptoms include a stuffed/runny nose, sneezing, and a mild headache. In this regard, a head cold is very similar to a sinus infection. So, how are you sure what you think is a cold is not really sinusitis? Find out … Continue reading “How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold”

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5 Things You Need to Know about Anemia

May 18, 2019

Anemia is the prevalent blood disorder in the United States and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports that 3 million Americans suffer from the condition. It is caused by a lack of red blood cells (hemoglobin) in the body and common symptoms include fatigue, fast/irregular heartbeat, dizziness, pale skin, etc. Here are 5 … Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Know about Anemia”

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How to Keep Spring Allergies Under Control

April 23, 2019

Spring season is in full effect, meaning the allergy season that precedes spring has been around for a couple of months now. During this period, more people suffer from colds, sneezing, a runny nose, watery eyes and a host of other allergic reactions. Read on to find out more about Spring allergies and how to … Continue reading “How to Keep Spring Allergies Under Control”

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5 Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s

March 18, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease causes memory loss and extreme behavioral changes, and it comes with old age. It cannot be cured, but there are ways to slow down the progression of the disease. Before you can do this, however, you need to know when the condition is creeping up on you. Below are 5 symptoms of early … Continue reading “5 Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s”

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Discuss Preventive Care for IBD with Your Doctor in Tomball

February 23, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a common gastrointestinal condition and has no cure. This means that patients with IBD need a lifetime of care to increase quality of life and reduce surgery requirements, hospitalization and death rates. Often, patients with IBD don’t discuss preventive care with their doctors as the focus tends to be on … Continue reading “Discuss Preventive Care for IBD with Your Doctor in Tomball”

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The Top Anemia Treatments in Houston

November 26, 2018

When you’re diagnosed with any kind of deficiency, you want quick and effective solutions. Finding the right plan for you often means understanding top anemia treatments in Houston and which of them is effective in treating your unique needs. How to Choose Anemia Treatments: Houston Solutions The first key to successful treatment is to understand … Continue reading “The Top Anemia Treatments in Houston”

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See a Cough Doctor if You Think You Have Bronchitis

November 14, 2018

It’s not always easy to know when you should seek treatment for a cough. Doctor visits aren’t always convenient, so it’s not uncommon for people to put off seeking attention until a situation worsens to an untenable point. Avoiding potential complications is key to maintaining good health, so find out when you should see a … Continue reading “See a Cough Doctor if You Think You Have Bronchitis”

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Find Out About the New Triple Pill at a Hypertension Specialist in Houston

October 24, 2018

Any hypertension specialist in Houston will tell you that high blood pressure is a huge problem in the United States; however, the new “triple pill” may be the answer to lowering those numbers as it lowers blood pressure. This new medication takes three types of drugs used for lowering blood pressure and combines them in … Continue reading “Find Out About the New Triple Pill at a Hypertension Specialist in Houston”

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4 Anemia Busting Foods that Work Alongside Expert Medical Treatment

September 24, 2018

When the body is lacking certain nutrients it becomes anemic. Sufficient amounts of iron, folate or B12 and vitamin C need to be ingested to ward off the signs of anemia. Certain blood diseases can cause anemia as well, but in the case of anemias caused by lack of vitamins or minerals, expert medical treatment … Continue reading “4 Anemia Busting Foods that Work Alongside Expert Medical Treatment”

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Confused About the Flu Vaccination? This is Why It’s Important

July 24, 2018

A serious case of influenza is considerably more debilitating than body aches and a fever. This illness can cause you to be hospitalized and at its worst can be fatal. While there seems to be widespread confusion about whether or not the flu vaccination is necessary, if you have ever had a true case of … Continue reading “Confused About the Flu Vaccination? This is Why It’s Important”

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