Browsing: Treatment

Accutane: Love or Hate it?

Have you battled acne your whole life? Or has acne begun showing up now that you’ve reached your late 20s or early 30s? We know that acne can take a serious toll on overall quality of life, especially when it comes to your self-esteem. We sat down with Brianna Kay, MPAS, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant of Westlake Dermatology to get the low-down on all things Accutane and why, for some people, it’s the godsend of all acne medications.

Medical FAQ: Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the thick tissue that connects the heel to the bone, affects more than 3 million people a year. After initial onset, treatment is difficult. Mike Fuentes, Fitness Coach at Pure Austin, explains why this condition affects so many people and what we can do for prevention.

Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Due to rising rates of childhood obesity and diabetes in Texas, non-alcohol induced fatty liver disease is the number one need for transplant in young adults. We sat down with Dr. Poordad of the Texas Liver Institute to learn what is behind this epidemic. Even though Dr. Poordad himself pioneered the now FDA-approved treatment for Hepatitis C, he says we need to get to the root of the problem instead of relying on a pill to cure liver disease associated with obesity.

The Importance of Probiotics (Part 2)

“The Importance of Probiotics” is a series of three articles on why probiotics support a healthy gut, how to incorporate them into your diet, as well as a no-nonsense shopping guide. This is the second installment, which delves into the probiotics and prebiotics consumer guide.

Stay Gold

For many years, tanning beds ruled the indoor tanning world. But when the importance of sun safety and its correlation to skin cancer became more widely…

Medical FAQ: Arthritis

Anyone can come up with reasons not to work out, but for those who struggle with arthritis, joint pain seems like a pretty valid excuse. Studies…

American Chiropractic Clinic

When you come to our practice it’s like joining our family (in a good way). We treat you like we would treat our own family—giving you…

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