What To Do About Spider Veins: How To Remove Them From Your Legs


Do you have spider veins on your legs? You may have noticed a few developing when you were younger, only to end up with a bunch of spider veins all over your legs. Spider veins occur when valves of the veins become damaged over time. Some people naturally end up with them because of genetics, while others may get them because they are pregnant, overweight, or standing on their feet for long periods each day.

24 September 2019

Having Heart Concerns And Your Family Doctor Is Stumped? Do These Things Now


If have been having the symptoms of heart complications and you and your family physician can't get to the bottom of the problem, this isn't something that you want to ignore. You want to make appointments with the necessary professionals to see what is happening with your heart, how you can improve it, and how you need to change your life to make sure that it doesn't happen anymore. Here are some of the things that you can look into getting done and doing to move forward with your health.

1 March 2018

3 Options For Preserving Your Pregnancy Ultrasound Pictures


If you are expecting a little one, you are probably incredibly excited about having an ultrasound done so that you can get a sneak peek. Not only are these pictures probably important to you now, they will probably also be something that you will cherish for a long time to come. Once the baby is born, however, it can be easy for your ultrasound photographs to be damaged if you aren't careful.

3 August 2016

Spotting The Signs Of Opiate Addiction In The Elderly


While people generally think of drug addiction as something that happens to young adults, it can happen to people in any age group and the elderly are no exception. Opiates such as Oxycodone and Vicodin are often prescribed when elderly patients have hip or knee replacement surgery or develop pain from other age-related conditions. Some patients may take the pills improperly and enjoy the high they produce, which can easily lead to addiction.

23 June 2016

Cataract Surgery May Be Required If You Are Not Aware Of These Important Preventative Care Points


Were you recently diagnosed with cataracts? If so, you may have concerns about the future health of your eyes. Perhaps you are wondering if surgery is the best approach to correcting the issue before it can worsen. Some cases of cataracts will not get severe enough to ever make surgery necessary but wanting to take proactive measures is understandable. The following points will help you understand circumstances that may make cataract surgery a necessity.

7 June 2016

5 Ways To Reduce Pain In Your Lower Back


Lower back pain is a common issue among adults and can make it difficult to go about your day. Whether your back pain is due to an old injury or medical condition, you do not have to live in pain forever. Making some lifestyle changes can give you the relief you need. Here are five effective ways to reduce pain in your lower back: Work on Your Posture Your posture can have a big effect on back pain.

12 April 2016

Five Reasons To Get A Mammogram


Getting a regular mammogram is one health checkup that eludes many women. However, there are several reasons to get a mammogram at any age. You're Not Too Young Women of all age can get breast cancer. Even though breast cancer is found more often in women over 55, about 1/8 of breast cancer cases are found in women under 45. It benefits you to start getting breast cancer screening early, both for early detection purposes and to get you in the habit of scheduling regular appointments.

10 September 2015

3 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child Sleep Through The Night


As a parent, one momentous milestone that is always worth celebrating is the night your little one starts to sleep through the night. If your baby is under six months old, chances are that he or she is still waking up in the middle of the night. However, by the time your child reaches nine months, he or she is likely to be sleeping through the night. In fact, about 70 percent of nine-month-olds regularly sleep through the night.

25 August 2015

Post-Surgery Tips: A Guide To A Healthy Facelift Recovery


Your doctor has prepared you for your face lift procedure and has provided the steps to take. But, there are a few things that you should consider to help you recover after your surgery. The following guide will help you make sure you have a quick and healthy recovery.  Balance Your Bacteria Your body is full of microorganisms, some of which are good for you and some are not. A face lift requires the use of antibiotics to help keep harmful bacteria from creating an infection.

7 July 2015

Little League Elbow: The Painful Side Of Having A Great Pitching Arm


For many Little League baseball players, there is nothing more rewarding than striking out the opponent. Unfortunately, Little League pitchers between the ages of 10-15, especially those who favor throwing curve balls and/or sliders, are at risk of developing a disorder known as little league elbow. Cause of Little League Elbow Little League elbow is a disorder caused by injuries to a group of soft cartilage cells known as the growth plate.

1 June 2015