5 Important Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings identify cancer before symptoms develop. Detecting cancer early may make it easier to treat. Though a variety of tests are used to scan for different types of cancer, certain screenings have been shown to lower the chance of dying from the disease. Other tests may find cancer, but...

Oncology
Healthy Aging
General Health & Wellness
Imaging
Breast Cancer

The Difference Between “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression

No matter how you delivered your baby—vaginal, natural, Cesarean, or VBAC—recovering after birth can be both physically and emotionally challenging. It’s normal to feel a mix of exhaustion, irritability, sadness, and anxiety during the first couple weeks after childbirth. But how do you know if you...

Maternity
Women's Health

Migraines vs. Tension Headaches

Dealing with pain or pressure in your head or face? You may be suffering from a headache. When experiencing head pain, tuning into the location and intensity of the pain can help you distinguish what type of headache it is. Knowing whether you have a tension headache or migraine headache will help...

Neurology
General Health & Wellness
Chronic Pain

Osteoporosis: Should You Get Tested?

Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that weakens bones, increasing the risk of fractures. Fifty percent of women and 25 percent of men over age 50 will fracture a bone due to this common condition. Are you at risk? Risk Factors for Osteoporosis The following factors impact your risk of osteoporosis...

Healthy Aging
Bone & Joint Health

5 Classes to Take to Prepare for Baby

You’re going to have a baby! As your due date approaches, you may be feeling a mix of emotions, ranging from excitement to nervousness. Ease your concerns and gain confidence with resources right in your neighborhood. Take advantage of a variety of classes to prepare for the arrival of your newborn...

Maternity

Menstrual Maladies: What's Normal & What's Not

Many women are under the impression that experiencing debilitating symptoms is a normal part of menstruation—something they just have to get through every month. While periods often cause discomfort, experiencing severe symptoms means there’s a problem. Discover when you should visit your doctor....

Women's Health

4 Easy Lifestyle Changes for Managing Arthritis

If you’re one of the 54.4 million U.S. adults living with arthritis, managing joint pain and stiffness on a daily basis is important for your quality of life. Though this disease can be disabling, there are proactive strategies you can take to control joint inflammation and pain. Here are four easy...

Rheumatology
Bone & Joint Health
Healthy Aging

Managing an Ectopic Pregnancy

When a doctor diagnoses a pregnancy complication like an ectopic pregnancy, it can be an incredibly stressful situation for an expectant mother. An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg develops outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tubes. If an ectopic pregnancy is left...

Maternity
Women's Health

Houston Springtime Without the Sniffles

For allergy sufferers in Houston, spring pollen can trigger symptoms like sneezing, sniffling, and stuffy noses. According to a 2016 study conducted by The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Houston ranked as the 49th most challenging place to live with spring allergies. During the spring,...

Allergies
ENT
General Health & Wellness

Treating Infertility with NaProTECHNOLOGY

About 15 percent of couples are affected by infertility. Couples who are unable to conceive within a year of trying are considered to be struggling with infertility. Fortunately, treatment options are available. Caritas Women’s Care at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group Sugar Land offers...

Women's Health
Maternity