When it comes to your health and well-being, the more knowledge you are equipped with the better. As your local primary care physician serving Bee Cave and Austin, we are proud to provide you with resources and information that will ensure you are leading your best life. In this portion of your blog, you will find helpful tips for daily health, as well as information about common problems we treat at our clinic. At Hill Family Medicine & Skin Care, we believe that taking charge of your health begins with being equipped with the right knowledge. Find out how to implement a healthy lifestyle here.

  1. The Importance of Preventative Care

    If you’re like most Americans, then you probably go to the doctor whenever you’re sick, but you don’t normally make appointments for physicals and check-ups. As the name suggests, preventative care is the most effective way to detect serious health problems early, save money on care, and maint…Read More

  2. How to Deal With Springtime Allergies

    Spring is officially here, and if you’re like many Bee Cave residents, then you might be sniffling, coughing, and sneezing more than usual. Spring is a beautiful time of the year, but unfortunately, it’s also when many people begin to suffer from seasonal allergies. In today’s post, we’ll pr…Read More

  3. 5 Fun Family Activities That Are Good For Your Health

    Being physically active is good for your body, mind, and spirit. In a world of digital everything, it is easy to spend your entire day staring at screens, barely moving at all. The good news is that here in the hill country of Texas, staying physically fit doesn’t have to be a chore. As your local…Read More

  4. Tips For A Healthy Heart

    Having a healthy heart goes a long way toward contributing to your long-term health. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. with around 610,000 people dying of heart disease every year. While these staggering numbers can paint a…Read More

  5. Preparing For The Summer Sun

    Here in the Austin area, March brings increasingly warmer temperatures with April turning into some downright hot days. As the weather continues on an upward incline, it is important to keep in mind some important skin care tips. With hotter weather comes more days spent at the lake, which means mor…Read More

  6. Simple But Effective Ways To Boost Your Mood

    Do you ever feel like it is extremely hard to keep a positive mentality throughout your stressful day? Maybe you are working, raising a family, and juggling a million extra activities. Perhaps you are constantly feeling like you haven’t accomplished quite enough. Whatever it is that puts your brai…Read More

  7. Helping Your Kids Love A Visit To The Doctor

    For many adults, the thought of a trip to the doctor makes their stomach turn and anxiety take over. In many cases, this unnecessary dread of a visit to the doctor starts at a very young age. For this reason, if you have children, teaching them to love visiting the local family physician can be bene…Read More

  8. Top Methods For Preventing Illness In Your Home

    Do you feel like your family is constantly battling one illness or another? This can be particularly frustrating when you have young kids in the home. It might feel like you are never done being sick. As your local primary care physician in Bee Cave, we are passionate about ensuring that you and you…Read More

  9. Tips For Quitting Smoking Once And For All

    If you are someone who has been smoking for years, odds are good you have tried to quit a time or two. Unfortunately, giving up cigarettes is no easy feat. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), research indicates that nicotine is equally addictive as heroin, coc…Read More