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]

Do certain noises drive you crazy? You may have a health disorder.

Imagine sitting down with a friend or loved one for a nice meal and not being able to tune out the sounds of their chewing. The sound sends you into a state of uncontrolled annoyance, provoking anxiety and anger. These are the symptoms of misophonia, also known as “selective sound sensitivity syndrome,” which is a [Continue Reading]

Spring Forward: It’s Time to Reset Your Kid’s Inner Clock

Mohandas Gandhi once said, “Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”  But for many parents, frustration and even anger can quickly set in around bedtime with the start of daylight saving time. The amount of sleep lost from moving the clock forward just one hour can quickly turn to two and [Continue Reading]

Ready To Rodeo? Six Tips for Staying Healthy & Safe During Rodeo Season

Just a few weeks after Houston welcomed millions of visitors for Super Bowl LI, the city is gearing up for another round of festivities as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ kicks off this week at NRG Park. Nearly 2.5 million people attended events throughout the 20-day rodeo season last year, and 2017 is expected [Continue Reading]