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What You Should Know About Chronic Narcotic Use Jan 23rd, 2020

Narcotics, such as oxycodone and fentanyl, are the most commonly prescribed class of medication in the United States. Also known as opioids, narcotics are used to relieve pain and are often prescribed for chronic pain, injuries, post-surgery relief, and advanced stages of cancer. Their high rate of use is not...

We're Offering Telemedicine as an alternative to In Person Appointments Jan 13th, 2020

Dallas Suboxone Doctor is now offering Telemedicine as an alternative to in-person follow-up appointments for all of their patients. Telemedicine allows patients to meet with their doctor on a more convenient basis via digital channels like video chat. For those in recovery, it represents a major step forward for patient...

How We Can Better Protect Our Servicemen From Blast Injury May 28th, 2018

In every war, the wounded far outnumber those killed. Brain injuries are among the most common injuries in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since 2000, nearly 380,000 service members have suffered traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI.At The Private Practice, we are committed to treating our service members...

What is Hormone Dysfunction Syndrome? Apr 25th, 2018

When you have an occasional hormonal imbalance, you can feel out of sorts and not like yourself. But, when your hormones aren’t functioning as they should for an extended period, and there’s no relief in sight, you may be suffering from Hormone Dysfunction Syndrome. Dr. Jerry Morris of The Private...

What You Should Know About Chronic Narcotic Use Mar 22nd, 2018

Narcotics, such as oxycodone and fentanyl, are the most commonly prescribed class of medication in the United States. Also known as opioids, narcotics are used to relieve pain and are often prescribed for chronic pain, injuries, post-surgery relief, and advanced stages of cancer. Their high rate of use is not...

The Link Between Head Injuries and Degenerative Brain Disease Mar 7th, 2018

Getting knocked in the head, either as a result of a car accident, sports injury, or fall can make you feel confused, dizzy, and nauseous. Depending on how hard your brain gets knocked against your skull, you may also experience a headache, blurred vision and may even lose consciousness. These...

Lifestyle Changes that Can Help Your PCOS Feb 5th, 2018

Your body is amazingly complex, with hundreds of microsystems that all work toward functioning as smoothly as possible to optimize your health. As with any complex system, success rides on balance at every level and when something throws off a balance in one area, the effects cast a wide net...

How to Beat the Cycle of Chronic Narcotic Use Oct 26th, 2017

What if the treatment for a condition ends up being worse than the original condition? Even more frightening, what if that treatment could end up being fatal even if the original condition didn’t bring such danger? It sounds outlandish, but it’s a real problem and one that more people are...

How to Optimize Your Health for a Long Life Sep 25th, 2017

Many people visit their doctor only when they’re not feeling well. While treatment for illness is, of course, important, your doctor has far more to offer to keep you healthy. If you want to lead a long and healthy life while reducing the risk for serious chronic illnesses, you should...

What You Should Know about Stem Cell Therapy Aug 28th, 2017

Chronic pain is one of the more difficult conditions a person has to live with. They tend to spring up from severe injuries earlier in life or years of overuse. They can range from rotator cuff problems to tendonitis. Often, they are difficult to treat.If you’ve been struggling with bouts...

Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You? Aug 21st, 2017

Our bodies undoubtedly go through changes as we age. These changes can also take place sooner than one may think. Unfortunately, our bodies don’t retain the durability, function, and stamina that we have in our 20s. In fact, by our mid-30s, major changes begin to take place that can have...

Why Concussions Are More Complicated Than You May Realize Aug 21st, 2017

´╗┐´╗┐Even with tremendous advancements in medicine, our brains largely remain a mystery. This is especially true when it comes to the topic of concussions. For many years, concussions were unfortunately dismissed as something to shake off and then get back into the game. In recent years, the NFL has been...