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Early Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea Apr 13th, 2021

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders in the United States. It makes you stop breathing for periods of time while you’re asleep, and you could have it without knowing it. In fact, an estimated 22 million Americans have sleep apnea — but experts believe up to...

6 Tips for Managing Asthma Better Mar 17th, 2021

An estimated 25 million Americans are living with asthma. It’s a chronic disease that’s characterized by inflamed airways and difficulty breathing. Asthma attacks make airways swell even more, restricting breathing and causing wheezing, chest tightness, and other symptoms. Having uncontrolled asthma can lower your quality of life and even put...

What You Should Know About COVID-19 Feb 16th, 2021

Across the country, COVID-19 infection rates are on the rise. The medical community continues to learn about the disease, and federal agencies and pharmaceutical companies are getting closer and closer to vaccine approval. But when will a COVID-19 vaccine be widely available? And what exactly are the symptoms that you...

The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Jan 15th, 2021

About 34 million Americans have diabetes. Diabetes is a term used to describe several different metabolic conditions that affect your body’s ability to use glucose for energy, but the two most common are type 1 and type 1 diabetes. Your body relies on insulin, a hormone created in the pancreas,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

When Do You Need Primary Care? Dec 9th, 2020

In this day and age when every doctor seems to specialize in a narrow field, your primary care provider (PCP) is the equivalent of your utility player in baseball — able to handle a wide range of responsibilities. At Medical Associates of North Texas in Fort Worth, our expert team...

COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself & Others Jun 27th, 2020

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. Know how it spreads There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to...