Eye drops are an important part of treatment for most glaucoma patients, but eye drops can be surprisingly difficult to administer. It's easy to end up missing your eye or getting too many drops in at once, and if you have neck problems or weakness or pain in your hands, getting into position to administer the drops and squeezing the bottle can be even more difficult. Take a look at some tips that can help ensure that your eyes get the medication they need.
28 July 2017
Children have weaker immune systems than adults, so they are more susceptible to illnesses like the flu. Kids who catch the flu may experience fever, muscle aches, runny nose, and other unpleasant symptoms. That's why you should help your child avoid contracting this illness in the first place. Here are a few ways to keep your child from getting the flu. Teach Your Child to Never Share Food and Drinks
17 July 2017
When you have a family member who is going through a health problem or has just had surgery, you'll often want to make some changes to your home before your loved one returns from the hospital. While you can rent things such as a walker and other assistive devices, there are a number of furniture-style pieces that can make your family member's ability to live at home easier. Your local medical equipment company likely rents these items, and renting them is often more of a cost-effective approach than trying to buy them outright.
24 June 2017
Interpreting is an interesting career path that can lead to jobs in a wide variety of fields. One that should be considered by a new interpreter is working in the medical field. This position can offer a variety of real benefits that shouldn't be ignored. Medical Interpreter Training Isn't Difficult Becoming a medical interpreter isn't difficult for those who have already sought a career in this field. For example, it requires a proficiency in English paired with at least a Bachelor's degree.
28 February 2017
A herniated disc can be an intensely painful injury. Surgical intervention can be a highly successful way to treat herniated discs, but the recovery process can be lengthy and any surgery comes with its own complications. For that reason, doctors usually only consider surgery for severe cases, and most patients prefer to avoid surgery as well. Take a look at some effective ways to relieve herniated disc pain without surgical intervention.
22 February 2017
If you need a special type of medication, then your doctor may advise you to go to a local compounding pharmacy to have your medicine made. This is often a wise choice for individuals who have specific medical needs. However, you may be hesitant about using the service if you believe certain myths about compounding. Keep reading to learn about some of these myths and also what the truth is. Myth - Compounding Medications Are Not Exact
30 January 2017
If you suffer from sciatic nerve pain, it's time to seek out relief. Pain that extends from the lower back and buttock along to the back of the leg is the result of a common ailment known as sciatica. For some, the pain can be debilitating. In others, the pain is an occasional occurrence that is ignored and dismissed as a nuisance pain. Sciatica has the potential to worsen, however. Find out what causes sciatica and how chiropractic care can help to quell your pain.
18 January 2017
If you have small varicose veins in your calves and can't get rid of them with exercise, you might have given up and accepted your fate. You shouldn't give up on your quest to be varicose vein free. There are non-surgical treatments that can remove or prevent varicose veins, including sclerotherapy, weight management, and other methods. Varicose veins describe veins that become twisted and filled with blood. The veins can be very small or extremely large and bulky.
9 January 2017
When you are planning a cremation service for a lost loved one, you may consider who you want to share in the celebration of the person's life. Since they can be held at any point after the person passes away, these are sometimes even held weeks or months after a death. Because of that, it is not customary to place notices of the memorial in newspapers, whereas funerals are often announced in an obituary.
6 January 2017
Just as aging affects the body, it also affects the vision. Some age-related changes can be expected, while other changes may be indicative of a more serious problem. Here is what you need to know about your changing vision. How Often Should You Get An Eye Exam? It's good idea to get an exam when you turn 40. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 40 is a good age for a baseline exam as this around the time age-related vision problems arise.
29 December 2016