Blog Archive

6 Signs of an Autoimmune Disorder Jun 22nd, 2020

It can be difficult to know when you have an autoimmune disorder, and especially which disorder you have. The team at Harmony Clinics wants to share more about the signs you should watch for, so you know when to book an examination with us. Knowing you have an autoimmune disorder...

5 Lifestyle Choices that Might Lead to Type 2 Diabetes May 12th, 2020

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how your body processes sugar. Typically, the hormone insulin is produced naturally by your pancreas to control blood sugar levels and successfully convert sugar into energy. In type 2 diabetes, your body doesn’t make the insulin you need to maintain healthy...

Why You Should Treat Your Hormone Disorder Apr 22nd, 2020

It may not surprise you that hormone disorders can lead to sexual dysfunction, impotence, or pain during sex, but did you know that your hormones can also impact your weight and food cravings, your mood and energy levels, and even your heart rate?  Whether you're male or female, your hormones...

The Importance of a Great PCP Mar 6th, 2020

Fewer Americans are seeing a primary care provider (PCP) every year. Healthy younger adults are especially less likely to see a PCP, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. This trend is dangerous to the health of millions of patients who could benefit significantly from receiving consistent quality care. ...

Losing Weight Lowers Your Risk of These Chronic Conditions Feb 13th, 2020

The obesity epidemic in the United States has been called a national health crisis as a full two-thirds of the population is considered either overweight or obese. These extra pounds constitute a crisis because of the number of serious, and chronic, diseases to which weight issues can either directly, or...

Make It a Healthy Year With a Preventive Physical Exam Jan 27th, 2020

Just as you might get an oil change before a road trip or schedule air conditioner maintenance for your home ahead of the hot summer months, your body also benefits from preventive care. And what better time to schedule a preventive physical examination than at the start of a new...

Can Stress Cause Hives? Dec 26th, 2019

Everyone is affected by stress at some point in their lives, even if only for short periods of time. But ongoing stress can have a widespread impact on your physical and mental health as your body is trapped in a constant state of the fight-or-flight response. And one of the...

10 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Nov 30th, 2019

The holidays represent an incredible challenge for anyone who’s trying to watch their weight. As you move from one gathering to the next, you’re met with tables full of holiday treats that you wouldn’t normally indulge in, so you dig in, thinking you’ll tackle the extra pounds in the new...

Myths and Facts About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Oct 23rd, 2019

If you’re a woman undergoing the hormonal fluctuations that accompany perimenopause or menopause, you may wonder if you’re ever going to feel normal again. Though you’d originally considered HRT, all the studies that associate it with life-threatening conditions such as breast cancer and heart disease give you pause. While there’s...

Can hCG Injections Jump-Start My Weight Loss Efforts? Sep 27th, 2019

If you’re overweight or obese, you’ve likely tried many diets and weight loss plans to help you get to a healthier size. It’s not that you don’t want to lose weight: You just haven’t found a plan that works for you no matter how dedicated you are to the protocol....

Prevent Prediabetes From Becoming Diabetes Aug 12th, 2019

More than 86 million American adults— about one-third of those between the ages of 18 and 65—have prediabetes. If you’re among them, it’s time to take action. Developing diabetes isn’t a foregone conclusion. You can control the outcome. To learn how, the team at Harmony Clinics in Wichita Falls, Texas...