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How Untreated Diabetes Can Affect Your Overall Health

If you have diabetes, you may be tempted to ignore it. After all, it’s just high blood sugar, right? But losing control of your blood sugar affects every aspect of your health and your life, including how long it lasts.

Mar 7th, 2019
How Being Overweight Can Negatively Impact Your Health

While a positive body image is a positive thing — no matter what the scale says — being overweight isn’t a matter of aesthetics. It’s a matter of health. Find out how those extra pounds do more than slow you down.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Diabetes: 3 Things You Should Know

What you don’t know about diabetes can hurt you and those you love. These three facts will help you understand diabetes, why it’s a growing problem, and what you can do about it.

Dec 6th, 2018
5 Steps For Minimizing Your Risk Of Gout

Gout is a painful form of inflammatory arthritis that usually starts in your big toe and can destroy your joint. Ignoring gout is a mistake. Preventing gout takes just five easy steps and improves your general health, too.

Nov 16th, 2018
Why a Lifestyle Change Is So Important for Weight Loss

If losing weight were really as simple as “eat less, move more,” it would be easy to achieve a healthy weight—and maintain it. But there’s a lot more to weight loss than simply eating fewer calories and getting more exercise.

Oct 30th, 2018
Allergies Driving You Crazy? There Is Relief

Allergies can drive you crazy at any time of the year. The constant sneezing and itching make for a tough time. The good news is that there is relief for allergy sufferers. Here are some details on how to find help.

Sep 26th, 2018
Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

When it comes to Type 2 diabetes, the warning signs are there; you just need to know where to look. And if you catch the signs early enough, you can change the course of your health for the better.

Jul 31st, 2018
Is it More Difficult for Women to Lose Weight?

If you’ve struggled to lose weight and noticed that your male counterparts seem to have an easier time, it’s not just your imagination. Women have unique challenges that make trimming down more difficult.

Jun 11th, 2018
Understanding the Difference Between Bad and Good Cholesterol

You’ve no doubt heard having high cholesterol increases the risk for heart disease. But that doesn't mean all cholesterol is unhealthy. Read on to learn the difference between bad and good cholesterol, and how to ensure you get plenty of the good.

May 7th, 2018
5 Tips for Preventing Stress Eating

If eating during times of stress is one of your habits, it may be time to start making healthier changes. The experienced medical team at Pure Medicine offers some insight on what you can do to curb your cravings when stressed out.

Apr 27th, 2018
Tips for Managing Gout Flare-ups

Hundreds of sharp needles stabbing you at once -- that’s what it feels like to have gout. But you don’t need to be a superhero to beat gout. With a few simple steps you can stop gout attacks in their tracks.

Mar 16th, 2018
Beyond Salt: Managing Hypertension Through Diet

Low-salt diets get all the attention when it comes to controlling blood pressure. But additional dietary changes can also help keep your hypertension in check and preserve your heart health.

Feb 9th, 2018
10 Tips for Living With Arthritis

Arthritis is a catchall term for a number of problems that affect your joints, but the end result is often the same: pain, swelling, and stiffness.

Jan 3rd, 2018
How Excess Weight Impacts Every Aspect of Your Health

The worst thing for one’s health is being overweight. It can be a risk factor for many different kinds of diseases. That’s why it’s so important to discuss weight loss with your doctor. Here some ways being overweight can negatively impact your health.

Oct 9th, 2017
Why You Should Ask Your Doctor for Help with Weight Loss

When discussing weight, people often talk about it from an aesthetic standpoint. But, because we are discussing health, it’s important to stress that weight goes far beyond your looks. Your weight has a significant impact on your health.

Aug 29th, 2017
What is Hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid disease, is a condition where your thyroid gland doesn’t make enough thyroid hormones to keep your body functioning normally.

Dec 9th, 2016
When do I need a Prostate Cancer Screening?

If you are wondering when you are going to need a prostate cancer screening, the answer varies depending on your specific situation. Screening can save lives by helping find the cancer early, but it should be kept in mind that in the case of...

Nov 10th, 2016
Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that affects the production of insulin and affects how your body deals with the extra blood glucose that builds up in the blood stream.

Oct 26th, 2016
What Causes Ear Infections in Babies?

Almost every child will develop an ear infection at some point in their lives. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, roughly 90% of children get their first ear infection before they are three years old.

Sep 21st, 2016
Effective Treatments For Summer Allergies

Spring and fall allergies may get the most attention, but there are plenty of things that can aggravate your allergies in the summer as well. Pollen from ragweed and grass are two things that can get them going, and dust mites are at their peak in summer..

Aug 3rd, 2016
Common Causes of Abdominal Pain in the Elderly

Abdominal pain can be very troubling, especially if you don’t know what’s causing it. It can be even more difficult to deal with in an elderly loved one. How do you know if the cause is poor nutrition versus something more serious?

Jul 29th, 2016
Hyperthyroidism Treatments for Seniors

Symptoms in seniors and other patients with hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, include sudden weight loss, vision problems, hand tremors, rapid or irregular heartbeat, fatigue, thinning hair, and – in some cases – the development of a neck goiter.

Jun 17th, 2016
Why Breast Cancer Screening is Important

One of the best ways to fight cancer is through early detection. In fact, the earlier the better. Now, more than ever, women should be especially concerned about the early detection of breast cancer, as it is the most common among women all over the world.

Jun 1st, 2016
What is a Dallas Internal Medicine Doctor?

A Dallas internal medicine doctor is a physician who applies his or her knowledge and expertise to diagnosing and treating a wide range of health issues facing adults.

Apr 16th, 2016