Heart attacks are serious medical issues that nobody expects they will have to face, and yet thousands of seniors experience heart attacks each year. No matter how frightened you are by a heart attack, recovery is possible. So is prevention. Pay close attention to this guide to learn more about preventing and handling heart attacks. Heart attacks kill a significant number of seniors each year. Fortunately, you may be able to take some steps to reduce your risk of facing heart attack or even improve your chances of a speedy recovery.
17 April 2018
If you have diabetes, then you have too much glucose in your blood. Too much glucose leads to serious health concerns. You can develop kidney disease and failure, lose limbs and develop heart disease. Diabetes is also one of the leading causes of new blindness in the United States. It causes eye problems like diabetic macular edema (DME), which affects the blood vessels in your eyes. If you do not get an eye disease treatment, then you can lose all or some of your sight.
19 March 2018
Many men turn to laser hair removal to get rid of hair from unwanted areas of their body. Instead of having to shave or wax hair off your back, underarms, or other areas, going for one or more laser treatments can allow you to bid farewell to this hair once and for all. You might be thinking about laser hair removal for the hair on your face — perhaps at the recommendation of a friend or co-worker.
29 January 2018
When you run a business, it's worthwhile to determine where the nearest urgent care center is located in relation to your physical location. You might initially question why your business can make use of an urgent care facility, but there are several different services that these healthcare organizations offer that can benefit your company. Different urgent care centers, such as Meadowbrook Urgent Care, offer different services that employers can use, so it's worthwhile to consult a couple such facilities in the area if there are multiple choices.
5 December 2017
It is extremely hard to break a chemical dependency to heroin. This drug is known for its strong hold on its users. Heroin is easy to overdose on because the drug is so potent. It directly affects your central nervous system, which is why heroin is dangerous. The acute pain of withdrawal has heroin addicts hesitant to seek treatment. Read on to find out how holistic rehabilitation can help with overcoming heroin addiction.
15 November 2017
Your vision is important, and routine eye exams can help you preserve it. Identifying vision changes or problems early can help you get treatment that can prevent those issues from worsening. But could a routine eye exam save more than just your vision? You might be surprised to learn that your eye doctor could be the first person to spot certain life-threatening conditions, just by looking in your eyes. Take a look at a few of the ways that a routine eye exam might just save your life:
3 November 2017
Varicose veins are veins in which the valves have become dysfunctional, causing more blood to pool in the veins and damage the vein walls. These bulging veins can be purely a cosmetic issue for some people. So, you might be able to go without having them treated as long as the appearance does not bother you. But in other cases, varicose veins can cause more complex medical issues and should be done away with through surgery or other procedures.
10 October 2017
Surgery to remove cataracts is a fairly uncomplicated procedure that typically takes less than an hour. Although recovering from this type of surgery tends to require less time than other procedures, it is still important to follow a few precautions during the first few days after having cataract eye surgery. As your spouse gets ready for their appointment, make sure to know these tips for helping them enjoy a comfortable recovery:
29 August 2017
If you have developed the symptoms of food allergies, then it is important you work with an allergy doctor to determine exactly what foods you are allergic to. This is vital because your food allergies can worsen if you continually expose your body to the foods that it reacts negatively to. When taken to the extreme, food allergies can become a life-threatening problem. To effectively determine the cause of your food allergies and reduce your symptoms, here are some tips:
2 August 2017
The cardiovascular system is like a complex plumbing system that requires precise control of pressure and water supply. Physiologist David P. Swain, PhD, compared the cardiovascular system to a city's water system. The heart works as a pump to move water to the aorta, which acts as a water tower. The water level in the tower maintains pressure and sends water out through distribution pipes—arteries—to individual homes that dispense water from faucets, which are like the smaller blood vessels.
27 June 2017