If you've been confined to bed rest during your pregnancy, you're probably running out of things to do. Depending on how long you'll be on bed rest, your muscles could start showing signs of weakness by the time you deliver. If your doctor has given you orders to stay in bed unless you need to shower or use the restroom, you're not going to have the opportunity to get in a full exercise routine.
4 October 2017
Whether your breasts have always had a somewhat tubular appearance or have changed shape following the birth of a child (or children), you could find yourself spending hours shopping for supportive undergarments that will essentially squish your breasts into a more aesthetically appealing shape, or even winding up with upper back problems from hunching over due to self-consciousness. You may wonder whether augmentation is a viable option or if you have enough breast tissue to support rounder, more symmetrical breasts.
14 September 2017
One of the most challenging things about being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease is that it often takes a long period of sometimes debilitating symptoms before you get a diagnosis and treatment. If you've recently been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease, you may wonder what you can do to manage the antibodies and their effect on your body. Here's a look at what you need to know: What Do The Antibodies Mean?
15 August 2017
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