Nearly 40 million people deal with sinus infections each year. If you're within this group, you know just how uncomfortable it can be to deal with this condition. Fortunately, most of these infections can be treated with over-the-counter medications, steam treatments and sometimes simply rest. However, for some people, this isn't the case. Being able to distinguish a regular sinus infection from a serious infection is critical to your health.
24 August 2016
One of the biggest problems that many people have with contact lenses is that the lenses can become uncomfortable to wear. In many cases, the discomfort is a result of the wearer's eyes becoming irritated or very dry. Listed below are just a few ways to make wearing your contact lenses a bit more comfortable for you. Take Supplements One of the leading causes for dry eyes is the fact that a person's tears can often evaporate quite quickly when they are wearing contact lenses.
27 July 2016
When you are suffering from a serious disease or injury that makes it difficult for you to live independently, it is important for you to understand your options for treatment. Unfortunately, many patients will have a poor understanding of in-home care services. By dispelling these myths about this type of care, you can make a better decision about whether this is an option you should pursue. Myth: All In-Home Caregivers Provide Medical Care
27 July 2016
A stair lift may not be the first thing you consider when you are starting to have trouble getting around your home, but stair lifts can be very beneficial and can help you stay in your home longer. Here are three ways to know that it's time to get a stair lift for your home. You're Worried About Your Independence When you start to get older, suffer from a disability, or have other physical concerns, you can start to wonder if you can live on your own.
27 July 2016
Whenever you find a lump or bump on your body, you should examine it for signs that it is a problem. However, the human body is a lumpy, bumpy place, and if you panic every time you find something, you will spend your life looking up skin cancer and tumor pics on the internet. If you notice a bump on your head, your neck, your breasts, or other parts of your body, it may well be a cyst.
28 June 2016
Being involved in an auto accident presents some unique challenges that you should be prepared to face. Among these challenges are the physical ramifications of having your body jarred during a collision. If a medical doctor has determined that you don't have any life-threatening injuries, but you still feel some discomfort or pain after your auto accident, then it might be time to visit a chiropractor. Here are three reasons why chiropractic care after an auto accident can be beneficial.
13 June 2016
Some people barely notice their moles and pay them no attention as long as they cause no health problems. Other people wear their moles proudly as beauty marks. Still others find their moles to be unsightly and want to have them all removed immediately. Regardless of how you feel about the aesthetics of your moles, there are some times when moles need to be addressed and removed right away. The following tips will help you identify which moles can be left alone for further observation and which moles need expeditious medical attention.
27 May 2016
Taking care of someone with Alzheimer's disease can be heart-breaking and taxing at the same time, especially when it is someone you care deeply about like your spouse, parent or grandparent. For many families today, taking their loved home instead of placing he or she in a nursing facility is the best option. If you are in charge of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, follow these tips for making it easier on you and your sick loved one.
11 May 2016
A lot of teenage kids have used drugs at least once in the last year, and many of these kids use drugs daily. If your teenager starts acting differently and is now getting into trouble or having problems in school, you may begin wondering if he or she is using drugs. The best way you can find this out is by getting a drug screening, and you can do this by taking your teen to your primary care physician.
27 April 2016
When you think of varicose veins and spider veins, you likely think of the most common place they occur (the legs). However, this is not the only area of your body where spider veins may develop. In fact, spider veins on the face can be quite common and often occur as a person ages. While these facial spider veins may be common, this does not mean that you need to just accept their presence on your face if you do not want to.
11 April 2016