So many people regularly find problems with their feet. You stand on them all day, and this can cause you to deal with swelling, discomfort and other issues that might get in the way of your everyday quality of life. In fact, some 60,000 foot injuries per year cause people to miss time from work. If you would like to enjoy the benefits of foot health, consider the strategies below.
17 April 2019
Admitting to an addiction is one of the best indications that any addict is really ready to make positive changes in their behavior. While a great first step, much more than the initial admission of a problem will be needed to help an addict successfully put their addiction behind them and begin living a healthier life. Unlike street drugs, an addiction to alcohol can offer unique challenges simply because the substance is one that is legal, readily available, and socially acceptable to use.
3 March 2019
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most frightening and stressful events that you experience in your life. While learning that you have cancer can be incredibly scary, the good news is that many types of cancers can be successfully treated. If you closely follow your doctor's treatment recommendations, there is a chance that your cancer will go into remission when the treatment is completed. While remission is the goal of cancer treatment, the downside is that the different treatments commonly used, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can have a number of negative side effects.
13 January 2019
No, it is absolutely true. If you have ever wondered why all of your past relationships were less than pleasant or "perfect," it does start with you. There are reasons why you are attracting the wrong people, and you may not even be aware of it. If you want the very best long-term intimate relationship, it starts by going to individual therapy. Here is what you will learn in individual therapy sessions.
9 December 2018
Hearing is an important part of life. It is necessary for learning and enjoying life. Unfortunately, hearing loss affects people of all ages including babies, children, teens, adults, and senior citizens. While shocking to learn, about 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children are born with some level of hearing loss. As a parent, you will want to know your child is affected by a hearing impairment to determine the options available to them.
25 October 2018
One of the unfortunate realities of being a woman is that you are more prone to bladder infections and other urinary tract infections than your male counterparts. While women are more probe to bladder infections, most do not know the signs and symptoms to watch out for; as such, they inadvertently allow their infection to get quite severe before they get treatment. Get to know some of the most important signs and symptoms of a bladder infection, and go see your gynecologist or other women's health doctor as soon as possible to get diagnosed and treated.
22 September 2018
One of the things you may suffer with is allergies. Dealing with this medical condition can make you feel less than your best each day, and knowing a way to help decrease your symptoms is ideal. Taking the time to be proactive and doing the right things to allow you to breathe better may be helpful. Tip #1: Visit a specialist Of course, the first thing you'll want to do if you have moderate to severe allergies is to see a specialist in your area with an organization like The Regional Allergy Asthma & Immunology Center, PC.
31 July 2018
After you go through menopause, your bones tend to weaken. Many women are diagnosed with osteoporosis, a condition in which the bones become overly brittle and prone to fracture. And even if you have never been officially diagnosed with this condition, you are at an increased risk for a very specific type of fracture: spinal compression fractures. These tiny fractures happen in the vertebrae that form your spinal column as a result of your weight bearing down on increasingly fragile bones.
23 June 2018
If you've recently had an ostomy, whether a temporary or permanent one, you may still be adjusting to the daily (and sometimes hourly) routine of cleaning and changing your pouch. Performing this ritual in the privacy of your own home's bathroom can be one thing, but when you need to empty your pouch while out and about, you may find yourself embarrassed by the odors it produces. Fortunately, there is a wide range of products you can use to get this odor under control and reduce the stress associated with your ostomy.
4 May 2018
If you or your child have struggled with a speech impediment that sometimes makes it tough for others to understand what you're saying, you may be wondering whether your only option is weeks, months, or even years of speech therapy. While this therapy can often be effective, it requires a tremendous commitment of time and effort that, for children, may interfere with other schoolwork, and for adults, can seriously cut into working time.
3 April 2018