Chances are, you know a woman affected by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack.
Sudden major health crises like stroke and heart attacks are often extremely frightening and can serve as a wake-up call to the patient and his loved ones. When a survivor returns home, he will likely
As 2018 draws to a close, the Texas Health communications team has taken a look back at our favorite stories from the last 12 months. From the tragic to inspiring, these stories have raised awareness
A little stress in our lives serves to keep us on our toes, but too much can lead to health problems, interrupted sleep, emotional issues and poor decision-making. And while it’s difficult to measure something
If you have diabetes, chances are you’ve already been told how important it is to control your blood sugar levels to avoid potential complications of the disease. If you have type 2 diabetes, managing your
When Allen resident Mark Johnson woke up one morning last June, he probably didn’t anticipate that his life would nearly come to an end that day. But thanks to a quick-thinking firefighter from the Allen
There are countless songs about a loved one making our hearts flutter or skip a beat, but when a quivering or irregular heartbeat strikes, due to a medical condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), it’s nothing
Women are capable of amazing things, from giving birth to running marathons and everything in between. When our bodies start to behave differently, don’t cooperate as they used to or show signs of disease, it
You may have a sudden, severe headache, feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body, have trouble speaking or understanding, or experience confusion and/or difficulty with your vision or motor coordination.
Earlier this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) expanded its guidelines for two methods of treating strokes to include practices that could prevent strokes and treat smaller strokes, expanding the number of patients who can