Richardson Pain & Wellness Blog
June 9, 2019
When you look at pictures of yourself from years ago, do you wonder where that man has gone? You don’t feel like you used to, but that’s just part of growing older, right? After age 30, men lose testosterone regularly, leading to some unfavorable effects on the mind and body. According to the American Urological Association, about two out of ten men older than 60 have low testosterone. But what if you could do something about it? With hormone replacement therapy in Richardson, you can fight back and enjoy a more youthful feeling. In this post, you’ll learn about the role that testosterone plays and the signs indicating that you need this treatment. (more…)
May 27, 2019
No doubt you’ve heard about Botox, the wonder drug that can makes facial lines and wrinkles disappear. Did you know that Botox in Richardson could also be part of a preventive treatment plan? If you are beginning to notice the shadow of a line across your forehead or the start of crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes, then preventive Botox may be the ideal solution. Of course, the aging process is different for everyone, so have a conversation with your doctor and read on for more information about Botox and other anti-aging treatments.
May 17, 2019
You know that Botox injections can be used to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles around your mouth, at the outside corners of your eyes and along your forehead. But did you know there are other uses for these anti-aging injections in Richardson? Read on to learn more about the different ways that Botox can be helpful.
April 12, 2019
The opioid crisis is one topic that dominates the news lately, and it is real and very serious. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled in the country, but “there has not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report.” To be sure, there are cases that warrant prescribing opioids, and the CDC issued guidelines in 2016 for their use for cancer treatment, palliative care, end-of-life care and certain acute care situations. However, physical therapy can be an excellent alternative. Read on to learn when PT is recommended for pain management in Richardson.
March 18, 2019
There are so many things your body can do for itself to stay healthy. One thing it can’t do is make vitamin B12. Together with folate, vitamin B12 is essential to the synthesis of DNA and red blood cells. It also plays a role in the production of the myelin sheath that surrounds nerves as well as the conduction of nerve impulses. Vitamin B12 deficiency can be detected with a blood test at your doctor’s office and treated with B12 injections in Richardson.
December 17, 2018
Many decisions in life require weighing the risk vs. the reward. One such decision that many women face is whether or not to start hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, to treat menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness and osteoporosis. Turns out there may be less risk than was reported 10 to 15 years. Read on to learn more about hormone replacement in Richardson.
September 15, 2018
There’s a quiet system in the human body that really has a lot to do with how you feel. Hormones are chemicals that glands in the endocrine system produce. These hormones move through your bloodstream to tissues and organs, delivering messages that tell the organs what to do and when to do it. Most people experience hormonal imbalances at some point in life. When that happens, there is hormone therapy in Richardson to restore balance so you can enjoy health and well being again.
August 14, 2018
If you’re on a diet to lose unwanted pounds, then keep up the good work! There are a few diets, however, that can lead to some rather uncomfortable side effects such as muscle cramps. Read on to find out what a Richardson chiropractor has to say about this issue and what can be done.