Monthly Archives: September 2017

Flu Vaccinations – Timing is essential

                In life, timing can be very important. Each of us should get vaccination against the flu. Reminders can be seen year round. Timing of the vaccination is important because the effectiveness begins to diminish after six months. Outbreaks can occur […]

What Stress can Result in and How to Recognize Trouble:

Recently the stress level in the Houston region and other areas affected by Hurricane Harvey have been high and this is not good for older folks. Stress causes release of “stress hormones” which rev up your body’s flight or fight response. This can trigger dormant disease ─ especially vascular disease.

Be especially aware of impending heart problems and be checked early. The heart problems characteristically present with pain on the left side of the front of the chest and may radiate down the left arm. Classical pain is described as pressure associated with difficulty breathing.