Category: "Wellness" Articles

Medical FAQ
August 1, 2016
To pee, or not to pee? This month we sat down with Dr. Richard Chopp of the Urology Team and asked about a taboo topic. But with over 35 years of experience in Austin,...
Healthy Helpings
August 1, 2016
A new study at The University of Texas at Austin suggests character traits– such as grit or desire to learn–have a heavy hand in academic success and are partially rooted in genetics. Though academic achievement...
Blister Busters
July 1, 2016
Friction blisters are soft pockets of raised skin that become filled with fluid. They are caused by the combination of moisture and the continuous rubbing of the skin, resulting in separation of skin layers...
Healthy Helpings
July 1, 2016
From Bed to Boss Getting enough sleep contributes to better health in a multitude of areas, such as attention, mood, and even weight gain/loss. But did you know that sleep can make you a...
Medical FAQ
July 1, 2016
Dr. Matt Lowe of Spinal Rehab Sports Medicine has our back when it comes to questions about our spine. You could be letting this series of vertebrae keep you from reaching your full athletic...
ZIKA: FIGHT THE BITE DAY & NIGHT
June 1, 2016
Currently, there are no reports of any mosquitoes in the continental U.S. carrying the virus. Zika only exists here because of travelers who have gone to countries with active Zika virus transmission, were bitten...
HEALTHY HELPINGS
June 1, 2016
It’s been said that yoga is good for the body and mind, but a recent study questioned exactly how beneficial it is for your brain. The researchers examined 25 adults over the age of...
MEDICAL FAQ
June 1, 2016
What is the most pressing and dangerous skin issue you see athletes come into contact with? The most dangerous skin issue in athletes is skin cancer. Outdoor training, especially in the Texas sun, puts...
Work Like a CEO, Look Like a Model
May 1, 2016
The “work hard, play hard” lifestyle is sought after by many, but attained by very few. These executive bio-hacks help you fit exercise and healthy habits into a busy workday.
Healthy Helpings
May 1, 2016
Exercise is recommended to maintain a healthy body, but research shows that it’s also beneficial for an astute mind. A study published in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease revealed that that regular walking, cycling,...
Medical FAQ
May 1, 2016
May is Stroke Awareness Month – How much do you know about this medical condition?
Safe Travels
April 1, 2016
International travel starts with good planning. Before packing a single suitcase, it’s important to consider the health risks associated with different countries. So, making a trip to the doctor should be on the list...
Painless Travel
April 1, 2016
We’re cautious to prevent injury when exercising or competing, but seldom do we consider it during travel. With the immense growth Austin has seen, a regular daily commute can sometimes turn into an hour...
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April 1, 2016
Austin Fit was all ears as we listened closely while Dr. Emmy Wu of Capital Otolaryngology informed us about the best way to take care of our sound-sensitive organs.
Healthy Helpings
April 1, 2016
Although many teenage girls are blessed with fast metabolisms, it doesn’t excuse an unhealthy diet—especially one that is lacking in fiber. A study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed that adhering to a high-fiber...
Let Food By Thy Medicine
February 1, 2016
It’s that time of year again; Cold and flu season is upon us in full force. The sniffling, sneezing and coughing interrupts our lives, and it’s not long before we are desperately ingesting whatever...
FAQ: Don’t Feel De-feet-ed
January 1, 2016
Having hip problems? Back problems? Tailbone? Neck? These injuries can stem from the very root of your being—your feet.  Dr. Andy Cassidy of Lone Star Podiatry gets to the bottom of the issue–or body,...
Healing at Home
January 1, 2016
For your not-so-urgent emergencies, here’s how to tend to common wounds and injuries.
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