When Nancy Sinatra crooned the lyrics “these boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do,” she might have been protecting her romantic heart. But her advice can also do wonders for your
For decades now, the Mediterranean diet has been touted as the gold standard diet to ward off extra pounds and disease, but the coastal diet has a few lesser-known men’s health benefits, as well.
When it comes to health, gender plays a role in how certain conditions or diseases affect us. Doctors don’t always know why one sex may be more prone to a disease than another, but the
If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, you likely remember the symptoms well…numbness on one side of the body, vision and coordination problems, confusion and/or a severe headache. According to experts, time
You commonly hear about the dangers of high blood pressure, or a reading above 130/80, and ways to prevent hypertension. So you would think the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better, right? While
Aneurysms can strike fear in almost anyone due to their reputation for bursting unpredictably and fatally. Contrary to popular belief, there are steps you can take to prevent, identify and manage aneurysms. We spoke to
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
Partnering with you for a lifetime of health and well-being ™ 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.
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