August 7, 2019
A living will is an advanced directive that gives medical providers and your family clear instructions on medical treatments that you want or don’t want to receive.
July 26, 2019
Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that tells you something may be wrong! It can be described in many ways, but most of the time we just want it gone. For the majority of patients first line treatment is over the counter medication such as acetaminophen or non steroidal anti-inflammatory's like Ibuprofen.
July 9, 2019
Fall Prevention is an important concern for our patients. Falls, with or without injury, have lasting effects on adults, impacting their way of life.
June 11, 2019
Here in San Antonio, we are all too familiar with seasonal allergies and the runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing that comes along with them.
May 22, 2019
A stroke is sometimes called a brain attack and occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain, or when a blood vessel bursts in the brain.
May 7, 2019
Questions about vitamins & supplements? Talk to your primary care doctor to see which are right for you. At HealthTexas we believe treat the whole you!
December 19, 2018
Peripheral Artery Disease, or P.A.D., is the progressive narrowing of arteries in the extremities due to atherosclerosis.
December 3, 2018
Patient Testimonials from real HealthTexas patients satisfied with our excellent service & care! We are thankful for our our patients & their kind words!
November 13, 2018
Late Life Depression is an underdiagnosed, undertreated condition that affects millions of elderly Americans. Depression is NOT a part of normal aging and shouldn’t be treated as such.
November 6, 2018
Becoming a family caregiver can happen slowly or very suddenly and it is often very overwhelming. Keeping a level head and following a few simple pieces of advice can help you start strong and persevere.
October 30, 2018
Dental health is more than having a bright smile, maintaining healthy teeth and gums can decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other chronic illnesses.
October 23, 2018
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the US and unfortunately the older you become the higher your risk.
October 16, 2018
Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones, whereby they become low density and come become brittle making them prone to break more easily, often with little or no trauma.
October 9, 2018
Chronic Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver and is estimated to be affecting 3.5 million Americans today. If left untreated it can lead to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
October 2, 2018
Cooler weather and shorter days means its fall time in San Antonio. It also means Flu Season.
September 25, 2018
Proper diet and nutrition are crucial in maintaining health and energy. Our HealthTexas doctors educate and guide our patients with nutrition and diet plans custom tailored to their needs.
September 25, 2018
A balanced diet and proper nutrition are crucial in maintaining health and energy.
September 18, 2018
Our goal at HealthTexas is to keep you and your family healthy. The first step is to make a decision to be active and eat healthy as a family.
August 28, 2018
Diabetes prevention is critical and currently affects over 30 million Americans or about 10% of the population. In San Antonio, our percentage is higher at 14%. It is estimated that by 2050, this number could grow to 25% of the adult population.
August 21, 2018
We want to help you make changes that matter, like: eating a well-balanced low-salt diet, limiting your alcohol consumption and exercising regularly. As well as managing stress, maintaining a healthy weight, quiting smoking, and taking your medications properly.