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What’s a Hot Flash?

What's a hot flash? A hot flash is a quick feeling of warmth and a flushed face with sweating. Hot flashes which occur at night are called night sweats. Who gets hot flashes? Women who are in menopause or about to be in menopause Women who start menopause after chemo...

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Could it be a yeast infection?

Symptoms you may be seeing: Vaginal itching Vaginal discharge - thick, white, odorless Red, irritated skin around opening to vagina Stinging when urine touches skin Pain during intercourse Causes for these symptoms: Using antibiotics Diabetes High hormone levels Being...

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Is your loved one acting differently?

Symptoms you may be seeing: * Rapid changes in mood, irritability, pointing fingers, being restless * Sleep patterns are disrupted, anxiety, frustrated, outbursts * Pacing, rocking, opening all the cabinets * Speaking in a loud voice, yelling, using profanity *...

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Enlarged Prostate – New Research

Symptoms you may be seeing: • Weak urine stream • Leakage • Excessive urination at night *Difficulty starting and stopping Causes for these symptoms: • For men 45 and older the cause may be an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia "Although enlarged...

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Are you at risk for C Diff?

A C Difficile infection can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon or even death. Those most affected by the C Diff bacterium include: Older adults (60+) Adults who have spent time in hospitals, long-term care or nursing...

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Diabetic Gastroparesis – New Research

Facts about Diabetic Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying is a condition that slows/stops the movement of food from the stomach to small intestine. The cause of gastroparesis can be vagus nerve injury by illness or injury. Approximately...

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New Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Being Tested

Eczema Facts: Atopic Dermatitis This inflammatory skin disorder is known by names such as eczema and dermatitis, but the medical term is atopic dermatitis.* Atopic dermatitis is a lifetime disease: about 90% of sufferers have symptoms before the age of 5. * Atopic...

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New Antidepressant Effect with Old Drug (Ketamine)

 Depression Facts: Depression – Higher in Bexar County than Texas averages 23% of Bexar County adults reported that they had experienced 5 or more poor mental health days in the last 30 days as opposed to 20% of Texas adults overall.* 30% of Bexar county youth...

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PTSD Possibility After Natural Disaster

PTSD Facts: PTSD is often thought of as occurring from experiencing trauma during military service, assault or rape, but it can also occur from living through a natural disaster such as Hurricane Harvey and the associated flooding. Initial reactions to trauma may...

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New Treatment Being Tested for Binge Eating

Binge Eating Facts: Binge Eating A psychiatric disorder - the condition is defined by someone who binges at least once a week for 3 months, accompanied by feelings of loss of control and distress.* Believed to be one of the most common eating disorders in the U.S.,...

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Dr. Jason Miller Discusses Depression

‘Holiday blues’ a Myth Local psychiatrist and researcher debunks depression during the holidays stats. San Antonio, TX, November 16, 2016– Dr. Jason Miller, DO, a psychiatrist and Primary Investigator at Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc. said the idea of “Holiday Blues”...

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Uterine Fibroids Research Study

Planning Your Life Around Heavy Periods? Consider a research study for uterine fibroids. The Asteroid Studies are research studies evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational oral medication for uterine fibroids. You may be eligible to participate if...

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Fatty Liver Research

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease QUALIFIED PARTICIPANTS MUST: - Be between 18 and 70 years of age - - Have symptoms of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease doesn't usually have symptoms, but you may be at risk if you are overweight...

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Hot Flashes

SUFFERING FROM HOT FLASHES? Clinical Trials of Texas is conducting a research study on an investigational medication in post-menopausal women experiencing hot flashes. QUALIFIED PARTICIPANTS MUST: Be of post-menopausal age (40-65 years old) Have at least 7 hot flashes...

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