This year seems to have been a particularly strange one for weather in Southeast Texas. Recent weather activity has a bearing on the amount of insect activity we’ll see in the upcoming months. From having virtually no winter at all to torrential downpours and flooding, our hot, humid summer might prove to be the prime ingredient for a season full of bugs. One insect you need to pay attention to? Ticks. They transmit Lyme disease and that’s nothing to take lightly.
I hate heartburn, don’t you? The discomfort and that burning feeling in the chest are a sure way to ruin an otherwise pleasant day or evening.
Lately, it seems as if I read almost every week about a new study extolling the health benefits of coffee or tea. How can you cut through the clutter and decide which drink is best?
It seems like the majority of my patients are watching their diets to lose weight or stay healthy. But the endless round of high-calorie unhealthy foods during the holidays often throws a wrench in the works, even for those with willpower of steel.