• How Influenza Can Hurt Your Family

    Influenza can make you, your children, or your parents really sick.   Influenza usually comes on suddenly. Symptoms can include high fever, chills, headaches, exhaustion, sore throat, cough, and all over body aches. Some people say, “It felt like a truck hit me!” Symptoms can also be mild. Regardless, when the flu strikes your family,

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  • Heart Disease and the Risks We Take

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Each year 620,000 Americans die of heart disease, about 1 in 4 of all causes of death. This is greater than all cancers combined (590,000), chronic lower respiratory disease (150,000), and accidents (140,000). It is called a silent killer, since for

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  • Ways to Treat Your Child’s Sunburn

    It’s important that parents monitor their kids’ outdoor activities during such excruciatingly warm summer days. And although a sunburn in Texas seems kind of inevitable at times, it is still important to take proper precaution when dealing with hot temperatures and conditions outside.  But even when we do our best at preventing sunburns, there are still

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  • 6 Reasons People Neglect Mental Health

    6 Reasons People Neglect Mental Health

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month in America, and we want to start something here at Trophy Club Family Medicine. Negative stereotypes about mental health are still creating stigmas and preventing people from opening up about their symptoms. So, let’s start talking! What is Keeping Mental Health a Secret? Let’s go through six common

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