When it comes to planning a funeral when funds are limited, you may feel as though you aren't able to give your loved one the tribute he or she deserves. However, there are many ways to provide a respectful and loving funeral without incurring a significant amount of debt. Here are some things you can do to help ensure your loved one gets a proper funeral while still sticking to a budget.
16 May 2019
Allergy-induced asthma is a frustrating condition because you have the combined symptoms of allergies and asthma. The allergic reaction affects your lungs and airways, causing you to wheeze and feel short of breath. Asthma can be a frightening and serious medical condition, so seeking treatment and management from an asthma doctor helps reduce the severity and frequency of your attacks. Here are some important things to know about allergy-induced asthma.
10 April 2019
When the summer rolls around, children are often itching to play outside and be with their friends. Children who are allergic to insects may be itching for yet another reason. If your children are allergic to insects, you will need to make sure that they are properly protected from stings and bites during the summer months. Keeping children inside is not a plan that will work if your children enjoy summer activities.
12 February 2019
As a parent, one of the more important things you can do for your child is finding them a quality family doctor. There may be many physicians to choose from in your area but to ensure you make the right selection, remember these tips. 1. Ensure Your Health Plan Is Accepted One of the more important things you can do from a financial standpoint when choosing a family doctor is seeing what types of health insurance plans they accept.
5 December 2018
Type I diabetes is a serious medical condition that comes without the relief of a cure. Yet, a child diagnosed with this medical condition can lead a long and productive life. However, early diagnosis is critical. It's essential that the parents of toddlers and young children be able to recognize some of the signs that might indicate the presence of Type I diabetes. Here are some alarming signs not to overlook.
5 December 2018
There are several medications available by prescription used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Although your doctor might simply prescribe you one to try, you should consider which ED treatment drugs might be the best choice for your needs. 1. Cost Cost can be a major factor in treating ED and which medication you choose. These medications are considered to be more expensive because the price per pill is usually higher. Medications that have been on the market longer and are available in generic form, such as sildenafil, are generally less expensive.
22 October 2018
If you and your ophthalmologist have decided a cornea transplant is the best option for you to restore your vision or relieve pain due to a damaged cornea, you may be anxious about the procedure and recovery period. It is a good idea to read up on the procedure and discuss it with your doctor before your transplant to ensure you understand what will happen. It is also important to have a recovery plan in place before your procedure.
20 September 2018
Vision loss is among the top 10 disabilities in the United States, with an estimated 3 percent of Americans reporting legal blindness or other visual acuity problems. But while vision loss is common enough that just about everyone knows someone affected by it, certain conditions that require enucleation—the surgical removal of the eye itself—are far rarer. Read on to learn more about the enucleation process, your prosthetic options, and some questions you'll want to ask before undergoing this procedure.
25 July 2018
When you suffer an injury, you may be tempted to delay or skip a visit your orthopedist. But this will affect your chances of attaining full recovery. In the long run it will cost you more. Here's what to do in case of an injury. Apply the RICE Method This is an acronym for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation; some kind of first aid technique. Stop the activity and apply an ice pack on the area.
30 May 2018
It can be difficult to suspect that a friend has a health issue, as you may feel conflicted about how to proceed. On the one hand, you want to respect your friend's privacy — but on the other hand, you want to offer assistance if you're able. This situation can be uncomfortable if you believe that your friend has an eating disorder such as bulimia. However, to be a good friend, it's ideal if you can gently raise the issue in a non-judgmental manner and encourage your friend to get help.
30 April 2018