December 2019

Treatment for High Cholesterol? Should I Take Medication?

By |2019-12-05T21:49:38-06:00December 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

High cholesterol, or hyperlipidemia, typically doesn’t have any symptoms, but it can lead to heart disease and stroke. That’s why it is important to get proper treatment for high cholesterol. This starts with yearly physicals through your primary care physician (PCP) in order to determine if you are at risk . If you have a [...]

Electrical Safety and Childproofing

By |2019-12-05T21:45:10-06:00December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Child safety standards have come a long way since before the 1990s. Safety proofing homes and quality-perfected baby equipment became a hallmark of modern millennium parenting. But if you’re feeling like we are all going a bit overboard on the safety stuff, remember it’s better to go overboard than not do anything at all. Electrical [...]

What to Do for a Teething Baby

By |2019-12-05T21:40:25-06:00December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Teething, like all other developmental stages, varies from infant to infant. On average, most infants begin teething around six months. While some babies aren’t affected much by teething, many become uncomfortable and fussy. But how do you know if your baby is teething? How can you tell if its sore gums or an ear infection [...]

 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

By |2019-12-05T21:37:33-06:00December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Getting that positive sign on a pregnancy test can be the most exciting moment of a person or couple’s life. But for many, those feelings of elation may also come with jitters about what to do and what comes next.  In order to have healthy pregnancy, here are a few do’s and don’ts. Because each [...]

Benefits of Alkaline Foods

By |2019-12-05T21:27:42-06:00December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Several foods have proven to help balance pH levels—these are referred to as “alkaline foods”. By incorporating alkaline foods into your diet, you could positively influence your health. The benefits of alkaline foods are numerous, which include healing of digestive issues, bad breath, fatigue, and acne. What does “alkaline” mean exactly?  Your body is in [...]

Racing Heart, Shortness of Breath: Tachycardia (SVT) or Panic Attack?

By |2019-12-05T21:15:10-06:00December 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Your heart is racing. You feel dizzy and short of breath. These might be the symptoms of a panic attack. Or these could signs of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), which describes rapid heart rhythms. But how can you tell which one you’re experiencing? What are the similarities and differences between these conditions? Racing Heart, Dizziness? How [...]

All About Crohn’s Disease

By |2019-12-05T21:10:46-06:00December 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Crohn’s disease can cause people severe abdominal pain that requires emergency care on a regular basis.  Pain, fatigue, diarrhea, and a lack of nutrients can make it difficult for people with Crohn’s to work and live freely. But if managed appropriately,  patients can live healthy, normal lives. This starts by knowing more about Crohn’s disease [...]

2019 Holiday Events in Longview and Tyler

By |2019-12-05T21:04:54-06:00December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s amazing how fast time flies! Three years have passed since Hospitality Health ER began providing emergency care services to our Longview and Tyler communities. And it’s also been three years since we first started sharing the scoop on all the holiday events around town. Well, ‘tis the season once again for hot cocoa, holiday [...]

November 2019

Health and the Holidays: Tips for Staying Healthy

By |2019-11-02T11:29:45-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Everywhere we look, it’s evident that the holiday season is almost upon us. Holiday parties, sweets, and treats can make it challenging for folks trying to lose weight or or maintain health. So, how does someone who has diabetes, high blood pressure, or other health conditions navigate through all the holiday feasting and drinking? Knowing [...]