We accept Medicare patients!

Click the 'Book an Appointment' button - this will take you to our ZocDoc portal where you can make an appointment, review our policies or read about other experiences . If you prefer, call our nurse at 972-468-8158 to make an appointment or for more information.

Book n Track Appointment

Get Aggregated RSS

What causes high testosterone in women?

Friday, March 23, 2018

Women usually produce very little testosterone. Learn about conditions that cause high testosterone in women, as well as about symptoms and treatment.

Causes and treatment of inner thigh pain

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Pain in the inner thigh can have many causes including injury, menstruation, or a hernia. Learn more about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor.

Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms

Monday, March 19, 2018

A first-of-its kind study uses a transgender-specific questionnaire to assess the quality of life of those choosing gender reassignment surgery.

Can yogurt treat a yeast infection?

Monday, March 19, 2018

Yogurt is a popular home remedy for yeast infections, and research supports its use. Learn how it works, how to use it, and when to see a doctor here.

Pneumonia during pregnancy: What you need to know

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Pneumonia during pregnancy can cause serious complications if left untreated. Learn to recognize the symptoms and help prevent maternal pneumonia.

What are these white spots on my nipples?

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Learn about different causes of white spots on the nipples, including those linked with breast-feeding. We also look at other symptoms and treatments.

How deep is a vagina? What to know

Friday, March 16, 2018

Just as woman can have different sized breasts, hands, and feet, the depth of vaginas also varies. Learn about the average depth in this article.

High fitness may slash dementia risk, study says

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A new study from Sweden asks whether the level of physical fitness at middle age could influence women's risk of developing dementia later in life.

What causes nausea before a period?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Feeling nauseated before a period is common, and is often linked to PMS. Find out more about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor.

New drug could reduce hot flashes 'by 72 percent'

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Fresh analysis of trial data finds that a new class of drug rapidly reduces severity and frequency of hot flashes and other symptoms in menopausal women.

Anxiety: Does waist size have anything to do with it?

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Anxiety is a common occurrence in women, especially after menopause, and it has been tied to physiological changes. But could waist size be a risk factor?

What do different types of vaginal discharge mean?

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Learn about what thick, white, clear, or colored vaginal discharge means for a person's health, as well as how to prevent unhealthy discharge.

What is the average height for women?

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

A detailed look at the average heights for women around the world. We also explore how factors such as genetics and nutrition impact height.

How long do genital warts last? What to know

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection. They can last months or even years. Learn more about how treatment can speed up recovery.

What causes white vaginal discharge?

Monday, March 05, 2018

What causes white discharge before a period? What should a woman know about vaginal discharge at any stage of the menstrual cycle? Find answers, here.

What causes burning in the vagina?

Saturday, March 03, 2018

Learn about nine different causes of a burning sensation in the vagina, as well as treatment options and what happens if they are left untreated.

Why do nipples become hard?

Friday, March 02, 2018

We take a look at why nipples become hard and sometimes painful. Learn more about the possible causes of pain and when to see a doctor, here.

Why do I have muscle spasms in my stomach?

Friday, March 02, 2018

Stomach spasms occur when muscles in the stomach or intestines contract. We look at 10 common causes of muscles spasms, as well as spasms during pregnancy.

Coping with urinary incontinence

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Regardless of whether you are a man or woman, in your teens or senior years, we have found the best strategies to help you cope with urinary incontinence.

Larger waist, hips may raise women's heart attack risk

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

A study that looked at the body shape and size of almost half a million adults uncovers significant sex differences in heart attack risk.

What causes labia swelling?

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Learn about swollen labia, when the vaginal lips are swollen and may feel irritated. We look at treatment, home remedies, and when to see a doctor.

What happens when estrogen levels are low?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Low estrogen levels can cause a range of symptoms. This article includes detail on signs of low estrogen and examines the risk factors.

Postpartum blood clots and bleeding: What to expect

Monday, February 26, 2018

After giving birth, it is normal for a woman to experience bleeding and to pass some blood clots as the uterus contracts and shrinks. Learn what to expect.

Is it normal to bleed after intercourse?

Monday, February 26, 2018

Bleeding after sex can be a symptom of an underlying health condition. Included is detail on risk factors and information for pregnant people.

What can you do about a groin strain?

Friday, February 23, 2018

A look at groin strains, a muscle injury that has many potential causes. Included is detail on diagnosis and exercises you can do to relieve a strain.

Get Aggregated RSS

This tooth-mounted sensor helps you watch what you eat

Friday, March 23, 2018

A tiny sensor that can be attached to your teeth may soon be able to track exactly what you are eating and when you are eating it.

Could grilling your meat raise blood pressure?

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Researchers suggest that regular consumption of grilled or barbecued meat or fish could raise the risk of developing high blood pressure.

These plant-based fats could help you live longer

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Research on more than 90,000 people shows that diets rich in plant-based — but not animal-based — monounsaturated fats are linked to lower risk of death.

How much fiber is too much?

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Eating too much fiber can cause bloating, gas, and constipation. Find out how much fiber is too much and how to relieve symptoms in this article.

Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes

Thursday, March 22, 2018

While diarrhea is unpleasant, it is not often a sign of something serious. Red or bloody diarrhea, however, may be a sign of an underlying health problem.

Can beets tackle Alzheimer's at its root?

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Harmful formations in the brains of people with Alzheimer's might be responsible for much of the neural damage. Can a beet-derived pigment prevent the harm?

What causes white specks in my poop?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What do white specks in stool indicate? Are there other symptoms to consider? We find answers and discuss treatment and prevention. Learn more here.

Cholesterol deposits in the eyes: Symptoms and treatment

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Cholesterol can deposit around the eyes and form fatty, yellow lumps. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for cholesterol deposits here.

Could omega-6 fatty acids help us live longer?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A study finds that higher blood levels of linoleic acid — the most common omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid — are linked to lower risk of premature death.

Diet for jaundice: What to eat for a healthy liver

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A person’s diet plays a major role in jaundice recovery and prevention. Learn about metabolism and what to eat for a healthy liver.

A big breakfast could aid weight loss, glucose control

Monday, March 19, 2018

Starting the day with a big breakfast, followed by a medium lunch and a small dinner, may benefit people with obesity and type 2 diabetes, new study finds.

Low-calorie sweeteners may promote metabolic syndrome

Monday, March 19, 2018

New research now suggests that low-calorie sweeteners may actually help to increase fat formulation and lead to metabolic syndrome.

Top ten foods for healthy eyes

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Foods rich in certain nutrients can have a powerful effect on eye health. Read about 10 foods for healthy eyes, other eye health tips, and warning signs.

What are the best teas for health?

Friday, March 16, 2018

Do you enjoy tea for its flavor or the soothing feeling brought by holding a steaming cup? In this Spotlight, we tell you which brews are best for heath.

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Friday, March 16, 2018

In a new study, researchers dissect the metabolic interactions of coffee within the human body. They find an unexpected link with cannabis.

Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A range of issues can cause back pain after eating, including poor posture, ulcers, and even a heart attack. Learn about symptoms and prevention here.

Why do I have a salty taste in my mouth?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A long-lasting salty taste can signal an underlying illness, infection, or hormone deficiency. Learn more about causes and treatments here.

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Learn about what foods to eat and what foods to avoid to help alleviate symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease. Do gluten-free or low-GI diets help?

How vitamin D protects against heart failure

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Vitamin D has been found to protect the heart against heart failure following a heart attack. Now, a new study describes how this might work.

Colorectal cancer: The importance of diet

Friday, March 09, 2018

Colorectal cancer is a common condition, and an unhealthful diet is a top risk factor. So, what should you eat for prevention and to aid treatment?

What are the effects of low albumin?

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Albumin is the main protein in blood plasma and low levels can cause hypoalbuminemia. Here we look at the symptoms, the role of diet, and the outlook.

Vitamin D may protect against cancer

Thursday, March 08, 2018

In a study of more than 33,000 Japanese adults, researchers found that a higher level of vitamin D could reduce the risk of cancer by a fifth.

What is a yeast allergy?

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Yeast allergies are common and can range from mild to severe. How is this allergy diagnosed, and what foods should be avoided? We find answers.

Can you use baking soda to treat acne?

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Baking soda is a popular method that many people use to help treat acne breakouts. But is it safe to use, or can it cause more harm than good?

Could fasting help to treat Huntington's disease?

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Restricting food intake to a set time period every day could help to clear the brain of a protein that causes Huntington's disease, new research suggests.

Copyright 2018 by GCI    Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement