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Do You Have Any of These 7 Allergy Symptoms? Dec 1st, 2020

There’s a lot to love about living in central Texas, with the relative lack of harsh winter weather likely high on the list. But because plants have a longer growing season than up north, we also live with allergies for most of the year.  Especially during cold and flu season,...

Understanding the Differences in the Types of Diabetes Nov 10th, 2020

You’re probably familiar with diabetes, a common and chronic condition that impairs your body’s ability to produce insulin. There are three different kinds of diabetes: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes, all of which require different treatments. Our team of doctors at Family Health Center of Bastrop...

Living with Arthritis Oct 1st, 2020

Do you live with chronic joint pain due to intermediate or advanced arthritis? As many Americans become less healthy, struggling with diet and weight, the number of people battling joint pain continues to increase. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2040, 78 million American adults (more...

Can You Develop ADHD in Adulthood? Sep 9th, 2020

If you’re having trouble paying attention and staying organized, you may start to wonder if you’re experiencing the effects of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental condition that emerges in childhood. Approximately 10% of all children in the United States — about six million preschoolers, grade-schoolers, and...

5 Tips for Combating High Cholesterol Aug 14th, 2020

Cholesterol, in moderation, is a good thing. It’s made in your liver — although some comes from the foods you eat — and performs vital functions, such as creating certain hormones and keeping your cell walls healthy and flexible. In order to make the rounds throughout your bloodstream, cholesterol hitches...

Get Your Allergies Under Control With Testing and Treatment Jul 29th, 2020

Allergies are the scourge of over 50 million Americans each year, and in addition to causing discomfort, they can turn deadly. Ask anyone who carries an epinephrine injector for bee stings when they go outside or the parent of a child with peanut sensitivity.  Whether you’re suffering from a skin...