5 Ways to Boost Your Cardiovascular Health

Did you know heart disease is the top killer every year? Problems with your cardiovascular health, like high blood pressure, can cause heart failure, heart attacks, strokes, and other life-threatening conditions. The good news is that you can stop most heart conditions before they start — and even reverse heart health conditions — by keeping […]

What Happens at My Annual Wellness Visit (AWV)?

Although Medicare doesn’t cover routine annual physicals like you may associate with other health insurance plans, you are eligible for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). As long as you’ve had Part B coverage for over one year, you’re entitled to an AWV once every 12 months. If you’re wondering how an AWV differs from a […]

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: Am I a Good Candidate?

Did you know that hormone levels fluctuate throughout your lifetime? Though hormone levels may change at any time, the most dramatic hormone shifts happen with puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. The symptoms related to menopause can begin well before your body stops ovulating completely and continue for years after you’ve entered menopause. And though many women […]

Opioid Relapse: What to Do When You Feel Yourself Slipping

If you’ve been dependent on opioids and worked hard to get sober, you know sobriety is a lifelong commitment. No matter how committed you are, at some point, there’s a chance you may relapse. In fact, studies show the odds of relapse are higher for opioid addiction than any other drug addiction. At Tim Martin […]

5 Common Signs of Depression

Did you know over 18% of American adults struggle with depression each year? Yet despite the fact that 40 million people suffer from the sometimes debilitating effects of this common mental health disorder, only about one-third receive treatment. That’s why knowing the signs of depression is so important. Depression is a mood disorder typically described […]

Do Foods Cause High Cholesterol?

Are you worried about your cholesterol? With high cholesterol linked to life-threatening heart disease, it’s good to be concerned. More than 102 million Americans have been diagnosed with high cholesterol. But what causes this serious condition? Could certain foods be the reason your cholesterol is on the rise? At Tim Martin M.D., our providers help […]

Stress and Heart Health: What You Need to Know

Did you know that one in four deaths in America is due to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death in the US? Your heart health can be negatively impacted for a variety of reasons, from genetics to smoking to diet. At Tim Martin M.D., our providers help patients in Abilene, Texas, live […]

Change Your Diet for Healthier Blood Pressure

Are you one of the 80 million Americans who suffer from high blood pressure? If so, you probably wish you could do something to positively impact your blood pressure and overall health. Tim Martin M.D. assists patients in the Abilene, Texas, area live healthier lives with lower blood pressure. Our team of care providers understands […]