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When to See a Doctor About a Child's Fever Sep 12th, 2021

While body temperature can differ by individual, 98.6°F is regarded as the normal body temperature for most people, though the exact number can vary slightly throughout the day based on activity or exposure to hot environments. When your child’s body temperature measures 100.4°F or higher, they have a fever.  While...

6 Reasons to Try IV Therapy Aug 15th, 2021

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably spent much of your life trying to avoid needles, so it can be hard to understand why people would choose to get an IV. However, more health-conscious people are choosing to have intravenous (IV) therapy because of the benefits this treatment offers. IV...

Struggling to Stop Smoking? Consider a Medically Guided Cessation Plan Jul 25th, 2021

Annually, about 70% of U.S. smokers say they want to kick the habit. Out of these, only about 55% of individuals try to do so. However, just 7.5% of those who try to quit actually succeed for 6-12 months.   While you may be among the millions of smokers who have...

5 Facial Benefits of Skin Rejuvenation Jun 23rd, 2021

Skin rejuvenation is a nonsurgical procedure that can help you look as vibrant as you feel, and it doesn’t require the time and risks associated with traditional cosmetic surgery. This nonsurgical treatment can provide multiple benefits to men and women who want to erase defects caused by aging, the sun,...

What Causes Rosacea Flare-ups? May 23rd, 2021

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that mainly affects the face. Veins or acne-like bumps can emerge during these episodes and make your skin look red and irritated. Unfortunately, rosacea flare-ups can have a big physical and emotional impact. According to research, almost 90% of people who suffer from rosacea...

When to Schedule a Well-Child Exam Apr 20th, 2021

While your physician’s office can sometimes feel like a second home as you navigate the cycle of viruses, infections, bumps, and bruises that occur during childhood, a well-child exam is a different kind of appointment. These checkups give your physician time to examine their overall well-being instead of focusing on...

IV Therapy for Chronic Pain: What to Expect Mar 16th, 2021

Chronic pain consists of any pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. The effects can impact your quality of life and your ability to achieve quality sleep.  You’re not alone if you’re experiencing this condition. About 20% of American adults experience chronic pain, ranking the condition as one of the...

5 Benefits of a Customized Wellness Plan Feb 16th, 2021

A customized wellness plan can help you establish a healthy foundation, maintain your well-being, and prevent and manage chronic conditions. This approach to well-being provides a guide for pursuing long-term wellness through lifestyle choices and appropriate preventive care.  Board-certified family medicine physician Karl Trippe, MD, of Waco Primary Care in...

Start Laser Hair Reduction Now and be Silky Smooth by Summer Jan 20th, 2021

Don’t go through another summer dealing with time-consuming shaving, waxing, and plucking to remove unwanted hair. Starting laser hair reduction now is the best way to ensure that you can look your best by the time you start shopping for your new swimsuit or board shorts this summer.  Unlike traditional...

What Causes Facial Veins and How Can I Get Rid of Them? Dec 14th, 2020

Facial veins are tiny blood vessels, called capillaries, that exist right under the surface of your skin. They appear as small red, blue, or purple lines when they become damaged.  Facial veins, or broken capillaries, usually appear on the nose, chin, and cheeks. While facial veins typically don’t cause pain...

5 Essential Tips for Managing Rosacea Flare-ups Nov 16th, 2020

Rosacea flare-ups can affect more than your appearance. The redness and breakouts that characterize rosacea can affect your mental health. Among people who suffer from this condition, almost 90% say that they experience lower self-confidence and self-esteem, and 41% say they have avoided social situations because of it. While there’s...

Get Ahead of Winter Colds With IV Nutrition Therapy Oct 1st, 2020

As winter approaches, so do the opportunities to pick up colds. Now is the time to give your body a boost in resources so that it can protect itself against late-winter viral infections. And one of the best ways to do that is with our IV infusion therapy.  At Waco...