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
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
An onset of pain, numbness or tingling in the neck, shoulder, arm or hand can be more than a little disconcerting, especially when they start affecting a person’s daily life. There are several potential explanations
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
It’s no secret that soda is not the healthiest option to quench our thirst, but many turn to diet soda thinking it is healthier than its original counterpart. Unfortunately, besides there being no research that