August 2019

Family Meals Month: Benefits of Eating Together

By |2019-07-26T15:20:43-05:00August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Before the hectic school year begins again, it's the perfect time to remind families to continue eating meals together. For Family Meals Month in August, Hospitality Health ER highlights the importance of sharing meals. According to studies, eating together four or more times a week has many proven benefits. #1. Nutritional Health. Mealtimes give parents [...]

July 2019

Is Postpartum Depression Curable?

By |2019-07-26T15:37:30-05:00July 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Is feeling a little blue after childbirth normal? Having a baby can throw everything off, including your body, diet, schedule, marriage, and life as a whole. So, it’s quite normal to feel a little down. But is postpartum depression curable? How?  What is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum depression is a severe psychiatric disorder that starts within [...]

National Gastroparesis Month: What is Gastroparesis and What Causes It?

By |2019-07-26T15:45:03-05:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

You recently brought a loved one to the ER for vomiting, bloating, and abdominal pain. The doctor mentioned a condition called gastroparesis. Never heard of it before? That’s because gastroparesis isn’t that common. Only 10 men and 40 women out of 100,000 people get it. It’s usually a side effect of an underlying disease or [...]

Staying Hydrated in the Summertime: How Much Fluid Should I Drink?

By |2019-07-26T15:39:59-05:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With temperatures hitting over 100 degrees in the summertime, Texans need to be well informed about staying hydrated. Dehydration and heat stroke can cause a number of symptoms like vomiting, seizures, kidney issues, and even shock. During more active days, a lack of fluids can impact your mental and physical performance. But how much fluid [...]

Embarrassed by Flatulence?

By |2019-07-26T15:27:52-05:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Flatulence, or intestinal gas, is a normal thing. But if you’re experiencing it way more often than you’re used to, it could make you worried and embarrassed at the same time. Although flatulence can be caused by an underlying medical condition, it's usually caused by the food you eat.  Should I Be Worried About Flatulence? [...]

Five Common Injuries that Hurricanes Cause

By |2019-07-26T15:15:53-05:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Peak hurricane season in the Gulf Coast is upon us. Although the season runs from June 1 through November 30 every year, the highest activity happens August through November. While the perils of tornadoes may be more immediately obvious, what exactly can hurricanes do to us? What are some types of injuries that hurricanes cause?  [...]

6 Causes of Painful Menstrual Cramps

By |2019-06-28T12:21:20-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Not everyone has to deal with painful menstrual cramps. But if you are one of the five to ten percent of women dealing with severe menstrual cramps, then you may be wondering why this happens to you. Dysmenorrhea, commonly known as period pain, is fairly common. But depending on what’s causing the pain, your doctor [...]