Blog Articles

How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth

Although it’s possible to replace a lost tooth with a denture or implant, this replacement will never feel quite like the real thing. If you can save your tooth with a root canal, don’t pass it up. Read on to learn why.

Nov 1st, 2019
The Link Between Stress and High Blood Pressure

Stress is inevitable and how you respond to it matters. Let stress literally “stress you out,” and it contributes to poor health, including hypertension. Learn how stress affects you and what you can do to manage it and your blood pressure.

Oct 1st, 2019
How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

You invested time and money in getter a brighter, whiter smile. You want them to stay that way. These tips help you keep your newly brilliant teeth from discoloring once again.

Sep 3rd, 2019
What Is Behavioral Health (And Is It Right for You)?

When you have an issue with substance abuse or mental health that affects your health and wellbeing, seek behavioral health help. If thoughts, actions, or behaviors are negatively affecting your daily life, read on to learn how treatment can help.

Aug 16th, 2019
Deciding Between Contact Lenses and Glasses

People with healthy eyes can choose between contact lenses and glasses to correct poor vision. Which you choose is a personal decision that depends on your comfort, desired correction, and style.

Jul 1st, 2019
What Makes Family Medicine Different?

A family physician provides comprehensive care for you and your entire family. Read on to learn what makes seeking and receiving care at South Plains Rural Health Services different.

Jun 1st, 2019
Depression Is Normal, and So Is Seeking Help

Everyone occasionally feels blue, and it isn’t necessarily a reason for medical care. But, many people feel persistent feelings of sadness that suggest depression. Depression is nothing to be ashamed of -- seek help to feel like yourself again.

May 1st, 2019
5 Signs Someone You Know Could Be Dealing With Abuse

Being abused can leave victims feeling afraid, alone, and confused. They may be hesitant to reach out for help, which is why your help is essential. If you see the signs of abuse, you may assist them in seeking help.

Apr 1st, 2019
Understanding Why Colorectal Screenings Are So Important

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and is treatable when caught early. Colorectal screenings can protect you from developing this potentially deadly disease. Read on to learn why you should schedule yours today.

Jan 16th, 2019
9 Tips for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Simple lifestyle steps can help you reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read on to learn how you can prevent this chronic disease from wreaking havoc on your long-term health.

Dec 6th, 2018
Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year

A flu shot helps you avoid the miserable symptoms of the flu. You need to update your shot every year, however, to protect you from the most prevalent strain.

Nov 16th, 2018
The Importance of Having an Annual Physical

No matter how young or fit you are, an annual physical is essential to protecting your health. Take a moment to learn how yearly checkups keep you healthier by creating a solid foundation for your overall wellness.

Aug 6th, 2018