Stories and Insights

Can NSAIDs increase my risk of heart attack or stroke?

Can NSAIDs increase my risk of heart attack or stroke?

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NSAIDS like ibuprofen help manage pain and inflammation. But are they safe for the heart? Dr. Reimold weighs the risks and benefits.

5 techniques to make endocrine surgery safer

5 techniques to make endocrine surgery safer

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From robotics to mid-surgery blood tests, new methods make endocrine surgery safer. Dr. Nwariaku explains how 5 key techniques benefit patients.

5 weird pregnancy symptoms you might not know about

5 weird pregnancy symptoms you might not know about

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Hair loss, swollen gums, changing taste buds, and carpal tunnel syndrome. They’re less common pregnancy and postpartum symptoms, but still normal.

Nearing the end of pregnancy? Time to talk birth control

Nearing the end of pregnancy? Time to talk birth control

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The time to think about birth control after having a baby is during pregnancy. Dr. Patel discusses options, including placing an IUD right after birth.

Body after birth: Treating post-pregnancy problems

Body after birth: Treating post-pregnancy problems

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The body needs time to heal after childbirth, but persistent pain and incontinence are not normal. Learn to help speed recovery.

5 exercises and techniques to train for childbirth

5 exercises and techniques to train for childbirth

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Pregnancy, labor, and delivery is like a marathon. It requires training. Our physical therapists discuss exercises to prepare the body.

Get more sleep with good sleep hygiene

Get more sleep with good sleep hygiene

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A third of Dallas-Fort Worth residents don’t get enough sleep, putting their health at risk. How a few simple lifestyle changes can get you a few more Zs.

3 steps to turn your preferences into a birth plan

3 steps to turn your preferences into a birth plan

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Dr. Duryea suggests thinking about a “birth plan” as “birth preferences.” How to go about developing them and why communication with your doctor is key.

Heart restart: Public AEDs can save lives

Heart restart: Public AEDs can save lives

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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in many public places in Texas. Dr. Wu shares how they can save lives in an emergency.

Who is a good candidate for VBAC?

Who is a good candidate for VBAC?

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Learn the risks and benefits of vaginal birth after C-section, who may be a good candidate, and how to increase the chance of a successful VBAC.