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Patient Testimonial 

of the Month


From Marti R.


Praises and gratitude for Dr. McManus and her staff!  I've been seeing them for 2-3 years now and can only rave about the outstanding job they do @ TWIHW!  There's such a Positive Energy in their facility from the moment you walk in the door - everyone's smiling, friendly, competent AND they actually see you on time...  The list goes on and on! 


My health has improved so much with their innovative treatments (I've seen many doctors for over 20 years without similar results) - I used to have 2-3 migraines per week, and have now had only 2 in the last 7 months!   


Read on..

Supplement of the Month:
Hair and Nail Formula
Hair and Nail Formula is a formulation designed to provide the nutrients healthy hair and nails require.  In addition to a high dose of Biotin, it also contains N-acetyl cysteine, PABA, inositol, and Silica.

20% OFF this supplement for the month of August!
*The product information provided is for educational purposes and is not intended as either diagnosis or treatment of any disease, nor does it replace professional medical advice.  (The FDA makes us say that)


*Warning: Please consult a health care professional before using these products.

Recipe of the Month
Curried Shrimp Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 2-4 

  • 1 lb cooked wild shrimp, tails removed
  • cup frozen green peas, defrosted
  • cup chopped green onion and/or celery
  • cup expeller pressed mayonnaise
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 to 3 tsp Curry Powder to taste
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Bag pre-washed Organic Greens (Arugula, Field Greens)

You Asked For It!

Meet our expert in Botox and Fillers, 
Donna Lloyd, RN

Due to constant requests, we've partnered with Donna Lloyd, RN, to offer Botox and Fillers at our facility.

Call 281-298-6742 to learn about our introductory offer and to schedule your free aesthetic consultation with Donna.

Donna has been practicing aesthetics for the last 8 years, establishing an incredible foundation and passion for injectables, including Radiesse, Belotero, Juvederm, Botox, Voluma, and Artefill.

August Special
(limited supply!)

Plan your own private girls night out! Now offering Botox parties with hostess benefits. 
Call 281-298-6742 for details!

Lunch and Learn

Dr. Mila McManus, founder of 
The Woodlands Institute 
for Health & Wellness, 
cordially invites you to a 
Lunch and Learn.

Friday, September 18th
12:30pm to 2pm

While enjoying a healthy lunch, compliments of The Dinner Dude, listen to Dr. McManus speak about safe,natural, and effective solutions to your health problems.  She will also discuss the latest on the HCG diet.

Share the good news 
and bring a friend!
Seating is Limited.

Reserve your spot today!
call (281) 298-6742

Mila McManus MD

Would you like to have Dr. McManus speak at your next meeting or event?  Call (281) 298-6742 today and speak to Kim Beale about details and scheduling.

Wed, September 9th
12pm to 1pm 
at TWIHW facility

Event is free for our current patients and $25 for non-patients

Whether it is getting kids off to school, adults off to the office or making sure lunch is ready for those who work from home, lunch is a great opportunity to maximize nutrition to carry you into a productive afternoon and evening. In an hour, we will offer name brand suggestions, menu ideas, and packaging ideas all focused around improved nutrition and time savings.  Written materials provided.

or call (281) 298-6742

Hair Loss in Women

by Mila McManus MD


Losing hair has to be at the top of the list of "scariest things" for a woman.  Hair growth has 3 phases: the growth phase, resting phase, and shedding phase. One of the most common causes of hair loss is stress, whether emotional or physical.  This can create a vicious cycle since losing hair is so stressful!


A very common phenomenon related to hair loss is called Telogen Effluvium, where a stressor causes more hair than usual to enter the telogen (resting) phase. The shedding phase occurs when the growth phase starts again and pushes out the old 'resting' hairs from the follicles.  During the condition of Telogen Effluvium, hair shedding may occur before the new growth starts.  Telogen Effluvium typically lasts approximately 6 months, but may last 18 months or longer in some.  This type of hair loss will not cause complete balding, and hair thickness usually recovers.  The hair loss can start 1 to 6 months after the inciting event, with an average start time of 3 months.   


Some causes of Telogen Effluvium include:

Read on..


Be Sure to Get Your Bs

by Nancy Mehlert, MS



One of the most common problems we see with our new patients is nutritional bankruptcy, with a B vitamin deficiency being common and often the cause of several symptoms.  B vitamins are not stored very well in the body because they are water-soluble. While a healthy body can produce some of the B vitamins, diet and supplementation are mission critical to good health. Deficiencies can occur fairly easily as a result of dieting, fasting, or a diet of substantially refined and processed food, sugar, or alcohol. Another very common reason for B vitamin deficiencies today is an unhealthy gut.  Many of our B vitamins are produced by intestinal bacteria; however, antibiotic use, processed foods, sugar, alcohol, Splenda, stress and a toxic environment have all contributed to the destruction of these favorable bacteria, resulting in vitamin B deficiencies.   


B vitamins are often referred to as a complex of vitamins because they usually show up in food and nature together and in many cases need each other to perform the functions they serve in the body. The complex includes thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxal, biotin, folic acid, and B-12 (the cobalamins).   B Vitamins serve the following purposes in the human body:




Learn about
as a hormone replacement option for our male and female patients.


Employee of the Month:
Jolie Likens

Every month at The Woodlands Institute for Health & Wellness, we celebrate one member of our awesome team.  This month, we are celebrating Jolie Likens and all that she brings to this practice.  She's the first person you see when you come through our doors, yet the term "receptionist" greatly understates everything that Jolie does for us! While she is busy remembering and greeting every patient, and fulfilling every request from co-workers, bosses, vendors, delivery personnel and patients alike, she has an uncanny ability to exude a calm and kind spirit.  But don't be fooled by this quiet, gracious, gentle person.  


is proudly serving our patients and their pets!

Reminders about your appointments:

  • For your safety, we require an appointment with your provider at intervals no longer than 6 months.
  • We pride ourselves on keeping wait times to a minimum and we do not overbook appointments.  For these reasons,if you cancel within 48 hrs of your appointment, or if you do not show up for your scheduled appointment, you will be charged for the full price of that appointment.
  • If you haven't been in for a routine follow up visit in over a year, there is an additional fee for an appointment due to the additional time needed to update your chart and review your history since your last visit.

In Good Health,
Mila McManus MD
26110 Oakridge Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
The Woodlands Institute for Health & Wellness
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