When you reach a point in your addiction that you can admit you have a problem and need help to recover, the next logical step is to seek treatment. However, this can be a very big step — bigger than anyone who hasn't struggled with addiction can truly understand. So much of the apprehension about seeking treatment comes from the unknown. The more you know, the less you will be caught off guard as you begin pursuing treatment.
23 March 2021
When your child goes to a dentist, there may be a situation that requires them to be sedated. Here are a couple of instances when you would want to consider some form of sedation so that the dental procedure being performed goes more smoothly. Anxious Child If your child doesn't go to the dentist that often, certain procedures can cause them a lot of anxiety. It may be so bad that they throw a fit and then are hard to work with for the dentist trying to treat their dental issue.
25 January 2021
Your emotions mean more to your life than you might know. Physical health has been given credence for a long time, as most people acknowledge or understand that they should go to their physician every year to get a clean bill of health. In recent years, a lot of attention has been paid to mental health as well. With positive mental health, you can have a sound mind as you go through your regular life.
7 January 2021
Many people live with varicose veins for years. They may cringe every time they look down at their legs and figure the itching they are experiencing is due to an allergy or some other problem. However, this approach is not wise. You should get your varicose veins treated—and here is why. You will feel more self-confident. How long has it been since you wore shorts in public and felt good about the way you looked?
3 December 2020
Chronic back pain can be very difficult to live with. Unfortunately, millions of people have to live with chronic back pain on a daily basis. While there are surgical procedures that can be used to help correct conditions that cause back pain, most medical professionals recommend that patients do as much as possible to manage their back pain before opting for surgery. In some cases, non-surgical back pain management methods can help immensely and allow you to complete your day-to-day activities without extreme pain and discomfort.
5 October 2020
If you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), then you might have tried some of the over-the-counter options that are available. There are pills, chewable tablets, and other products on the market that you can use for treating GERD yourself, but it might be time for you to talk to your doctor about other GERD treatment options. These are a few signs that it might be time to go beyond the standard over-the-counter treatment options that you have always depended on.
5 October 2020
If you have a medical condition that limits your mobility, you may be used to struggling to get around in certain places. As such, you might be a little concerned as to what you can expect the first time you visit a dispensary to buy medical marijuana. But here's the thing: dispensaries are used to catering to people with a wide range of medical conditions, and they should be very accommodating to your needs as someone with limited mobility.
27 August 2020
Erectile dysfunction can occur in any man. While it is more of a common occurrence among older men, young men can experience the same problem, and it can lead to a lot of intimacy issues with their partners. If you have a tough time getting erect, even when you want to do so because you are attempting to have intimate moments with your partner, you need to talk to a physician.
6 May 2020
If you've been diagnosed with heart disease, it's time to make some changes. According to studies, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. In fact, more than 600,000 people in the United States die from heart disease each year. Luckily, there are some things you can do to care for your heart and extend your life. Here are four steps to heart disease care that you need to take now that you've been diagnosed with heart disease.
18 October 2019
After years of schooling and completing a residency program and a fellowship in a hospital setting, many doctors want to transition to having their own medical practice. When a physician has a private medical practice, it does not mean that he or she does not have hospital privileges, but with a private medical practice, a majority of patient appointments are done in the doctor's offices. Opening a medical practice takes a lot of effort and hard work, but most physicians find that opening a medical practice is very rewarding.
25 September 2019