Get Relief from Your Seasonal Allergies with Alternative Treatments.

Does pollen from blooming trees and flowers make your eyes water and your nose itch? If so, you are not alone. In recent years, there’s been a sharp increase in patients who suffer from various allergies for a host of reasons, including an overly hygienic lifestyle, lack of physical activity or a poor diet, according [Continue Reading]

Battling a Brain Tumor While Pregnant

By Danielle Endres In 2012, I was given news that would change our lives. I was diagnosed with Acoustic Neuroma, a benign tumor on the acoustic nerve in the brain. It was already large at about 3 cm and I was to have surgery as soon as possible. Within the next few weeks I would [Continue Reading]

Kegels for Men? The Exercise Worth Adding to Your Workout.

“It felt like my belly was too big for my body, almost like my insides were falling out. I couldn’t figure out what was wrong,” says Michael, an active father who found himself dealing with pelvic floor issues. He had been kneed in the abdomen during a game of pick-up basketball and the pain never [Continue Reading]

Going green today? Here’s why it could be good for your health.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, an annual celebration of the patron saint of Ireland – and all things green, of course! Celebrations in the U.S. typically include prominent displays of the color green, parades and taking pleasure in delectable food and drink.  Nutritionists have known for some time that emerald-colored foods are packed with extra [Continue Reading]

How to own your healthcare experience: Tips from Dr. Benjamin Chu, Memorial Hermann President & CEO

How many times have you walked out of your doctor’s office confused, uncertain or befuddled about your diagnosis, your treatment options or your medications? It happens to the best of us. A recent article in the New York Times authored by two Ohio-based physicians explored the true meaning of informed consent, a concept in the [Continue Reading]