Migraine food triggers are common. While some are obvious, many other food triggers can be quite difficult to determine. For one, when you eat a food, it may not trigger a headache right away — in fact, it can take days before you actually have a headache. Before I go into details on food triggers, … Continue reading Top migraine food triggers and how to deal with them
Growing up can be hard work and it is sometimes tough on your body. Growing pains are commonly seen in preschool and school-aged kids, and affect about 10 to 40 percent of children. Many people consider these pains to be no big deal — just a part of growing up, right? But how do you … Continue reading Are my child’s growing pains normal?
As a man and an Army veteran, talking about my “mental health” doesn’t come naturally, but this story is one that needs telling. It’s a story of struggle and ultimately, of healing and hope. After returning from my fourth deployment, I noticed I had changed. As an infantryman in the U.S. Army for nearly 26 … Continue reading How telehealth helped this Army veteran cope
Have you ever thought about what might be living on your skin? You may have been told to regularly clean your makeup brushes and wondered why. The answer? Bacteria. The nasty truth is that bacteria are everywhere. And the bacteria found in everyday items, such as makeup products, are easily transferred onto your skin. For … Continue reading What germs are lurking in your makeup brushes?
As it should be, a visit to the doctor is all about you. “Doctor’s Office” turns the tables so we can get to know our Baylor Scott & White Health doctors better — as people. About the doctor Giuliano Testa, MD, FACS, MBA, is chief of abdominal transplant at Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons … Continue reading Doctor’s Office: A visit with Giuliano Testa
If you’re trying to eat healthy, here’s a tip: it doesn’t start with the food you put on your plate. It starts in your pantry. A tidy pantry makes healthy eating much, much easier. Plus, wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what’s in your pantry and what to add to your grocery list? A … Continue reading How to “Marie Kondo” your pantry for healthier eating
Collagen products have become widely popular recently, making it one of the trendiest supplements currently on the market. Global Market Reports noted that in 2018 alone, the Collagen Peptide Industry brought in around $2950 million in revenue and that number is expected to grow to $4150 million by 2025. There are many collagen products out … Continue reading What is collagen and can it boost your fitness?
As a lung doc, the biggest health threat we talk about is tobacco. Like Paul Simon’s old song, “50 ways to kill your lover,” tobacco wreaks havoc on almost every organ system in one way or another. Nicotine addiction drives the desire to smoke, chew or snuff, and can be a difficult addiction to break. … Continue reading Inhale this: Why vaping is destroying your lungs
Do you fear aging? With the prevalence of dementia increasing, many people fear getting old. Thanks to medical advancements, our bodies are living longer, but what about our minds? By 2060, it’s estimated that 14 million people in the U.S. will have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. But before you resign yourself … Continue reading Afraid of dementia? These lifestyle changes can lower your risk