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Is It More Than a Migraine?

Apr 12, 2018

When you are having a severe headache and other abnormal symptoms, it may be common to wonder if it really is just a migraine headache or something more serious like an aneurysm. While some of the symptoms experienced may be similar, it is important to note that you should seek immediate medical...

Neurology
Emergency Care

Vaccines: Fact vs. Fiction

Apr 12, 2018

When you receive an immunization, your body is introduced to a weakened form of the virus or bacteria so your immune system can develop the antibodies to fight it off if you are exposed to a live form later on. Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group The Woodlands is here to provide information about...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Infectious Diseases

10 Healthier New Year's Resolutions

Apr 12, 2018

The new year is the perfect time for a healthier change. New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be strict rules, sacrifices, or all-or-nothing guidelines. Instead of common New Year’s resolutions, try these healthier alternatives.  Instead of “Lose Weight” Try “Balance Health”  One of the most...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss

4 Signs of a Heart Attack in Women

Apr 12, 2018

The number one killer of women in America is heart disease, and each year since 1984, more women than men have died from heart disease. A possible reason for these frightening statistics is that women are unaware of when they are having a heart attack, so they do not seek the emergency treatment...

Cardiovascular Care
Emergency Care
Women's Health
Healthy Aging

Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

Apr 12, 2018

The season of giving is upon us, but we aren’t only referring to the holidays. It is also the highly contagious cold and flu season. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu usually peaks between December and February. Focus on spreading joy rather than germs;...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Infectious Diseases

Common Signs of a Heart Attack

Apr 12, 2018

The symptoms of a heart attack vary not only from person to person, but also from one heart attack experience to another in the same individual. It is important to remember that heart attacks can come on gradually or all of a sudden, so be sure to know the symptoms and act quickly if you or your...

Emergency Care
Cardiovascular Care
A woman lays down in pain from menstrual cramps while holding a heating pad to her stomach

Are Uterine Fibroids Causing Your Menstrual Disorder?

Apr 12, 2018

If you are suffering from a menstrual disorder like severe cramps, excessive bleeding, skipped or infrequent periods, pelvic pain, low back pain, or frequent urination, uterine fibroids could be causing your symptoms. Fibroids are firm tumors that can develop in the uterus from an abnormal muscle...

Women's Health
Healthy Aging

Diabetes and Stroke

Apr 12, 2018

Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures or becomes blocked by a clot, stopping the flow of oxygen to the brain and causing brain cells to die. Stroke can happen to anyone at any time, but if you have diabetes, your risk of stroke increases significantly. In honor of American...

Stroke Care
Diabetes
Neurology
Emergency Care
Surprising Heart Facts

Surprising Heart Facts

Apr 12, 2018

En español Your heart is an incredible machine that powers your body by providing oxygen and nutrients to vital organs. Here are some interesting facts about your heart and how it works. 

Cardiovascular Care

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Apr 12, 2018

The most obvious sign that a woman may be pregnant is the absence of a period. However, some women may experience bleeding or spotting throughout pregnancy. Learn the most common early signs of pregnancy even before your missed period to get a heads up that you may need to take a pregnancy test...

Women's Health
Maternity