I’ve Tried Everything to Lose Weight. Am I Destined to Always be Overweight?

It seems like you’ve tried every diet plan and workout program. And while you may lose weight temporarily, you end up back where you were or even heavier. Should you simply surrender to your larger size? While health isn’t determined by body weight, a range of conditions are linked with excess pounds. Fortunately, by getting […]

How Your Own Platelets and Plasma Can Help Rejuvenate Your Face

You may not think much about your platelets or plasma, but they’re serving your body and wellness well. Consisting of water and protein, plasma is the liquid part of your blood that allows white blood cells and platelets to circulate around your body. Platelets are a unique type of blood cell that lets your blood […]

Can I Do Anything About My Receding Hairline?

Most people have around 100,000 hairs on their heads. They eventually fall out and, when your body and hormones are functioning normally, are replaced by new strands. Losing dozens of hairs on a daily basis is pretty normal. If your body is experiencing an imbalance of hormones, however, it can lead to a receding hairline. A receding […]

What’s Better: Botox or Fillers?

From wishing to look younger on social media to wanting to feel more confident about your appearance in your everyday life, many people turn to Botox® and fillers. These nonsurgical treatments are injected into your skin in a matter of moments, and neither requires downtime or recovery. While both treatments can effectively minimize the effects of facial […]

Put Me in Coach! I’ve Had My Sports Physical

If you’ve already had your sports physical for the year, consider yourself ahead of the game. Medically known as pre-participation physical examination, the visits can help ensure that you’re physically able to take part in athletic activities and go about them as safely as possible.  Dr. Javier Sosa and our expert team at Woodlands Primary Healthcare, located […]

Are You Making These Lifestyle Choices to Manage Your Diabetes?

When you have diabetes, your body can’t use insulin properly or produce enough of the hormone. Because insulin helps keep your blood sugar levels in a positive place and keep you energized and functioning well, low levels can lead to a range of issues. On the milder end, these issues include fatigue and increased appetite […]

Why Is Weight Loss so Hard?

You’ve tried changing your lifestyle more than once, yet you still can’t seem to reach and maintain a healthy body weight. This common conundrum stands in the way for many people, which is a major reason nearly 75% of Americans struggle with extra pounds.  Rather than shame yourself for such challenges or give up for good, it’s […]

Looking for Subtle Results? Consider a Mini Botox Facial

If you’re bothered by fine lines around your eyes, on your forehead, or between your brows, you may have wondered about Botox. The minimally invasive treatment provides a skin-smoothening alternative for anyone wishing to avoid the hassle, downtime, and risks of surgery.  If you like the idea of Botox but have concerns about looking as […]

Food Allergy vs. Sensitivity: How Are They Different?

You’ve just enjoyed a meal or snack when bothersome symptoms strike you. When this scenario unfolds repeatedly, you might wonder if you’re allergic or sensitive to something you ate. And, you could well be right.  Some children outgrow food allergies and sensitivities, but they linger on for others. That’s why up to 8% of kids under age […]

5 Preventable Age-Related Conditions

Many illnesses are associated with aging, and while your body changes over time, that doesn’t mean these conditions are certain. In fact, there’s much you can do to lower your risk for age-related conditions, which is especially important if you hold additional risk factors. Dr. Javier Sosa and our expert team at Woodlands Primary Healthcare, located in The Woodlands, […]