Recently Diagnosed With Shingles? What Are Your Pain Management Options?

If you’ve recently suffered an outbreak of shingles and begun your antiviral medication regimen, you may find yourself still waking up at night with nerve pain or itching that prevents you from resting. While narcotics or over-the-counter pain relievers can provide some relief from most of your painful symptoms, you may worry about drug interactions […]

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Different Types Of Available Help When You Leave The Hospital

Just because a doctor says you are ready to leave the hospital and go home does not mean that you are ready to go back to your normal living routine. Before you leave, be sure to ask about having someone come to your home to help you. Here are a few different types of help […]

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Researchers Working With DNA And Medicine Hope To Add Years Of Health To Your Life

If you’re a twin, you’ve got longevity hardwired in your DNA, since you’re statistically destined to live longer than non-twins do. If you’re a singleton, there’s still hope for you when it comes to aging. Researchers continue to unlock the mysteries behind why our bodies break down when they do, and how we can delay […]

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4 Medical Conditions That Can Benefit From Teleneurology Treatment

Teleneurology refers to medical care that takes place between a patient and neurologist remotely. Care is typically provided via email or video conferences, but some medical providers may offer additional options for communication, such as postal mail or phone calls. Patients of all ages can use teleneurology solutions if the doctor and patient agree that […]

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3 Ways To Save Money On Braces

One of the most expensive dental procedures that you or your child can undergo is getting braces. In most cases, braces for children and adults can easily add up to several thousand dollars. Listed below are three ways to help you save money if you or your child need braces. Dental Schools One of the […]

Three Instances Where Rhinoplasty May Be Considered Medically Necessary

Rhinoplasty, or a “nose job,” is generally a cosmetic procedure. However, under certain circumstances, rhinoplasty can actually make your ability to breathe better. The following three examples show how rhinoplasty can improve your ability to breathe and therefore may be deemed medically necessary for insurance purposes. Correcting a Severely Deviated Septum If you have a […]

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Aquatic Therapy Can Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Lead A More Active Life

Although rheumatoid arthritis isn’t often categorized as a serious illness, it does come along with serious implications. If you suffer from this disease, swollen and tender joints, frequent fatigue and stiff joints are just some of the symptoms you face on a regular basis. While there is no cure available, aquatic therapy can help you […]

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3 Tips For Identifying And Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an inflammatory dermatological condition that primarily occurs on areas of the body where skin touches other skin, such as the groin and armpits, but may occur in other areas. Since HS is easily confused with other conditions, it is important to accurately identify the problem and find a treatment regimen. Consider […]

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Four Ways To Deal With Allergies And Contact Lenses

If you have severe allergies, you may be assuming that you can’t wear contact lenses. During an allergic reaction, contact lenses tend to be both uncomfortable and develop a thick film, obscuring your vision. But there are ways to manage allergies and reduce your symptoms, often enough to begin wearing contact lenses comfortably.  1. Get […]

Incidental Finding: Understanding Bicuspid Aortic Valve And What To Do If You Have One

If you’ve recently had chest pain and were evaluated at the hospital, it’s likely you were given a full cardiac work-up including an echocardiogram. You were probably relieved if you were told your chest pain wasn’t related to a heart attack. However, you may have been surprised to hear your echocardiogram revealed the incidental finding […]

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