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Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas from Dr. Joe Galati and You Health First

EAT Juicer Blender/magic bullet Water bottles (with built-in filter, stainless steel) CSA membership (Community Support Agriculture -- Local organic produce delivered to your door) Tea set (with variety of teas) Tea of the month club membership Cooking classes Nuts & Fruit baskets Harry & David Fresh Fruit Gifts ($24.95 and up) You have to eat right to think right. Why would you give the people you love foods like chocolate, cookies, and cakes that work on the heroin centers in the brain and lower brain function? If you love your friends, shower them with some of the 50 best brain foods like apples, oranges, and peaches. Cookbooks Food steamer Food dehydrator Food blender (make protein shakes) Lunch bag/cooler Food scale Brain Healthy Spices ($3 and up) For the cooks on your list, spice up their life with a gift of …

Obesity: Dr. Joe Galati Explains the Latest Data and Research

This week on Your Health First, Dr. Joe Galati discusses some of the latest research published related to the ever growing health problems related to obesity. With out a doubt, obesity is the #1 health related concern world-wide. Read more here: New England Journal of Medicine latest obesity article. One third of the world obese    

Meet Dr. Joe Galati: The Arts of Healing November 9th at 6p

Dr. Joe Galati is taking part in the first "Arts of Healing" program, this Thursday evening, November 9th, at 6:00 p.m., at the River Oaks District. He will be part of 28 physician/artists who will be displaying their art work throughout the retail stors of the River Oaks District shopping area. Come and view Dr. Galati's photography work over the past 40 years. Dr. Galati will be displaying his work at Tom Ford. Join this group of photographers, artists, and musicians share their passion for the arts. For more details, contact Dr. Galati at his office by calling 713-794-0700. For more information click this website.   Dan Rather: Great Hands of Texas Photo by Dr. Joe Galati

Gastroparesis Awareness Month-Dr. Joe Galati Discusses

The month of August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. This is a very distressful medical condition, associated with a wide range of GI complaints. Common symptoms include the following: Symptoms that are characteristic of gastroparesis include: Nausea and/or vomiting Retching (dry heaves) Stomach fullness after a normal sized meal Early fullness (satiety) – the inability to finish a meal For more information, review these links: Symptoms of Gastroparesis Diagnosis of Gastroparesis Treatment Options 

Fathers Day and Family Wellness: Attorney Steve Bain Talks with Dr. Galati

Tonight on the Father's Day edition of Your Health First, Houston Attorney Steve Bain talks with Dr. Galati about the role fathers have in maintaining the health and wellness of their family. Links of interest this Father's Day are posted below. Fathers Role in Wellness The Role of Dads in Healthy Children The Involved Father Responsible Dads and Healthy Families Steve Bain

Tylenol Overdose: What You Need to Know

Dr. Joe Galati discussed Tylenol overdose tonight. Tylenol is the "brand name" of acetomenophen, the active ingredient in many pain relievers. Acetomenophen is very toxic to the liver, and is the leading cause of liver failure and death. Very important links are listed below-share these and make sure everyone in your family is aware of this potential complication. Acetomenophen Overdose Medicines with Acetomenophen (Tylenol) in Them NSAIDS vs Tylenol AASLD Statement of Acetomenophen Safety and Liver Toxicity

National Heimlich Maneuver Awareness Day: SUNNY 99.1 Video

It was a great thrill to have Dr. Joe Galati and his daughter join the SUNNY 99.1 team Thursday morning to demonstrate the Heimlich Nameuver during a Facebook LIVE broadcast.  Here are important links to the Heimlich Maneuver How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver Heimlich Maneuver Video Learn CPR this Summer-Take a Class  

Health Observances in May

Tonight Dr. Galati spends time discussing some of the Health Observances during the month of May. These include: Hepatitis Awareness Month Get Screened for Hepatitis C Global Employee Health and Fitness Month Mediterranean Diet How to Eat Right? Embracing the Med Diet is all about making some simple but profound changes in the way you eat today, tomorrow, and for the rest of your life. Eat lots of vegetables. From a simple plate of sliced fresh tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and crumbled feta cheese to stunning salads, garlicky greens, fragrant soups and stews, healthy pizzas, or oven-roasted medleys, vegetables are vitally important to the fresh tastes and delicious flavors of the Med Diet. Change the way you think about meat. If you eat meat, have smaller amounts – small strips of sirloin in a vegetable sauté, or a dish of pasta garnished with …