Your primary care doctor has many tools at their disposal to help diagnose any conditions you may have and keep you healthy. However, one of the most powerful tools your doctor can use to help diagnose you is under your control: information about you. It's not uncommon for patients to fail to report information to their doctor that could be helpful because they think it's too minor to mention or that it's unrelated to their health.
23 June 2017
Whether you have a relative with a physical disability who is going to be visit with you for a few days or who plans to move in permanently, some changes will need to be made. Many adjustments made to homes for the disabled include building ramps for wheelchairs, the addition of rails, and the inclusion of tools that can be used to reach high shelves. Making your home more accessible for your disabled loved one will help to encourage independence and make staying together under one roof a more enjoyable experience all around.
28 February 2017
From having babies to dealing with hormonal issues, women naturally face more health concerns in a lot of ways than men. While most women solely rely on their gynecologist, obstetrician, or family doctor for the care that they need through the many stages and health concerns of life, there is one other option to quality care. Women's health clinics are designed to specifically cater to a female and her medical needs and can be a great alternative to traditional doctor visits.
22 February 2017
If you have a child who appears to have abnormally large ears, then they likely have an abnormality called protruding ears. While the condition is not life-threatening, it can be problematic for children. If you want to learn more about the problem and how it can be treated, keep reading. What Are Protruding Ears? Protruding or prominent ears are a type of formation that makes the ears look like they are sticking out of the head.
30 January 2017
If you or other members of your family suffer from seasonal allergies every spring, then you will be pleased to know there are many simple things you can do to reduce the allergens present in your home. By reducing the allergens in your house, you will greatly help to reduce your family's allergy symptoms and need to take allergy medications. Follow these tips to reduce the allergen load in your home this spring:
23 January 2017
Varicose veins do not always require treatment of any sort. Generally, your varicose veins will require a procedure if they're giving you problems. Even then, there are many things you can do to mitigate those problems without seeing a professional. Are Your Varicose Veins Giving You Issues? While many view varicose veins as unsightly, they're rarely a major health issue. Varicose and spider veins occur because there's pressure on those particular blood vessels.
17 January 2017
If you deal with neck pain, you understand just how difficult it can make even the simplest of tasks. You may feel strained while working on a computer and also find yourself rubbing your neck in frustration while trying to watch a movie on television. While you may be taking over-the-counter pain medications to avoid feeling the discomfort, there may be other things you can do as well. Use this information to learn more about two techniques you can start employing today so you can find relief for your neck pain.
6 January 2017
There are several benefits that come along with using any ambulance service to transport you, but an air ambulance service can be incredibly beneficial. This article will discuss 3 of these great benefits. Speed When someone gets on an ambulance to be transported to the nearest hospital, time is generally of the essence. Because of this, ambulances turn on their sirens and travel as fast as they can, both to pick up the person and to get them to the hospital.
29 December 2016
Lice is common among school age children, but it can quickly spread to adult family members at home. If your child has lice, it is imperative that you take action to prevent this from occurring. You can opt to purchase a lice kit, but some parents are opting for home remedies. Here are some of the more popular home remedies. Mayonnaise. Your child's scalp and hair has to be completely covered by the mayonnaise.
16 December 2016
Breath-holding spells are a common problem in very young children and they can cause panic in parents. There is an obvious connection between iron deficiencies and these spells, which makes it important to boost your child's level of iron in a safe way. Symptoms Of A Breath Holding Spell Breath-holding spells are frightening situations that occur involuntarily when your child is hurt, frightened, or upset. This isn't the same as when your child holds their breath when they are angry at you because they can't control the problem.
30 November 2016