Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Receives – Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll awards. These awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensuring...

Medical Gym: Build Your Core and Floor

When life gets in the way, it becomes harder and harder to keep up with an exercise routine. After the age of 30, we lose about three to five percent of our muscle mass per decade. Only 55% of adults engage in enough physical activity to achieve optimal health benefits. Core to floor therapy makes it...

Fun in the Sun Now Could Mean Problems Later

Summer is upon us and many of us are looking forward to enjoying some “fun in the sun.” Spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress and spend time with loved ones. Without properly protecting your skin from the sun, you are inadvertently increasing your risk of skin...

Team Up with Your Doctor for Better Health at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

When it comes to your health, your primary care doctor is your quarterback. They have a big-picture view and understanding of your overall health, and they can help you make the right moves to stay healthy. “A strong relationship with your primary care doctor is key for your health,” said Harika Medi,...

Reach Your Weight Loss Goals at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

After the holidays, people everywhere resolve to lose weight, but it’s hard to stick with your goals as the weeks go by. If you’ve had setbacks when trying to lose weight before, it’s time for a fresh approach this year. Your best chance for long-term success is to develop a sensible weight loss plan...

Mom: Make Sure Your Daughter Sees an Ob/Gyn Before Leaving Home for College

Young women preparing to head off to college for the first time have a lot to do over the summer months – student orientation, coordinating with new roommates, packing, saying goodbye to friends, and so much more. The time between high school graduation and move-in day can fly by. But there’s one...

Can We Overdose on Vitamin Supplements?

Popping a vitamin or several vitamins is part of a morning routine for many people in our community. Even though directions are listed on most bottles, it is very common to actually take more than needed. We are  bombarded with health information saying that taking high doses of certain vitamins can benefit...

Free Digestive Health Webinar at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Stress, worry and anxiety can take a toll on your stomach: Just think back to how you felt the last time you went on a job interview, got pulled over for speeding or awaited the results of a medical test. Those nervous butterflies in your belly were hard to ignore. “The enteric nervous system, a collection...

Colon Cancer in Younger Adults: Know the Risks

It may be hard to believe that colon cancer could develop in your 20s, 30s or 40s — but the risks are real. In 2020, the death of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 from colon cancer underscored the threat of colon cancer to younger adults. With colon cancer increasing in younger adults, it’s important to...

Don’t Delay Primary Care Visits

Delaying primary care visits can put your health at risk. It’s important to prioritize primary care visits even when you’re busy juggling other responsibilities in life. And with cold and flu season here, taking steps to stay healthy and prevent the spread of illness can give you and your family peace of...

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