Visit A Knee Care Specialist If You Can'T Perform These Range-Of-Motion Tests

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Knee pain is something that bothers many people by limiting their ability to exercise, walk, and even stand without discomfort. It's important for you to realize that suffering from chronic knee pain isn't necessary. If knee pain is part of your life, you can get help from a knee care specialist. One way to assess whether you need help with your knees is to check your range of motion. There are several simple tests that you can perform on your own, and any challenges that you experience should suggest that it's time to see medical attention.

29 November 2017

Tips For Helping You To Manage Your Anxiety

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Anxiety issues can be a problem that may cause individuals to experience major quality of life problems. When these problems are chronic in nature, it may seem as though you will always struggle with it. However, you may find that you can be better prepared to manage your anxiety problems through taking a few proactive steps for your mental health. Avoid Taking Stimulants While individuals can have different triggers for their anxiety issues, stimulants can be a major contributor to these symptoms.

9 November 2017

3 Tips For Making Your Child More Comfortable When Testing Their Blood Sugar Levels

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If your child was recently diagnosed with diabetes, you and your child may be apprehensive about performing finger pricks to test their blood sugar levels. If so, use the following tips to help make your child more comfortable when obtaining a sample to test their blood sugar levels. Alternate Fingers Used for Testing Depending on the doctor's instructions, you will most likely have to test your child's blood sugar several times a day.

23 October 2017

Occupational Noise Exposure: The Advantages To Having A Hearing Conversation Program In Place

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Occupational noise exposure is a very real concern for a lot of workers. It is one of the main occupational health problems that a person may experience. It comes from exposure to high levels of noise for long periods of time. Over time, the worker may experience hearing loss or other health issues related to the noise exposure. Depending on the length of time, the hearing loss can be temporary or permanent.

3 October 2017

Five Tips For A Smoother Delivery

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If this is your first pregnancy, you are probably terrified of what your delivery day holds. After all, it's difficult to know exactly what to expect when you've never done it before. However, it's still hard even if this is your second, third, or even forth pregnancy. After all, every pregnancy is different, as well as every delivery experience. To help you have a smoother delivery and keep your nerves as calm as possible, consider these five tips:

13 September 2017

Are You Going To Be Given Ketamine? A Few Things You Should Know

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Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and dentists to reduce pain during a medical procedure. If given in a higher dosage, it can be used as an anesthetic for simple surgeries. While it can be an effective drug when properly used and administered, its side effects can be scary and dangerous. Before you go for the appointment where the ketamine will be used, you may want to know a few facts.

8 August 2017

4 Ways You Can Alleviate Bunion-Related Pain

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If you have developed a bunion, then you probably know by now that it comes with things that you don't want: discomfort, pressure, and pain. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do help relieve that pain that you are experiencing: 1. Soak Your Feet. An easy and effective way at soothing your sore and irritated feet is to soak them. If you have a foot spa, you can use that.

27 July 2017

Four Things You Should Absolutely Share With Your Primary Care Physician

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When you visit your primary care physician for a checkup, you, of course, know that you should share any overt medical concerns that you have or symptoms you may be suffering from. However, those are not the only things you should share with your doctor. In order to get a good, thorough picture of your overall health, it's important to share a few more facts about your life and what you're experiencing.

14 July 2017

Here's What Every Parent of Children with Infantile Eczema Needs to Know About the Risk of Asthma

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If your little bundle of joy has developed infantile eczema, it's important for you to know that 50-70% of young children with this condition develop asthma when they get older. Fortunately, researchers believe they have found a connection between the two conditions, which may help you keep your child safe from developing asthma. Here's what you need to know.  The Connection is Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) The tender cheeks of a little one with infantile eczema can weep and ooze.

22 June 2017

Health Risks For Your Eyes If You Are A Smoker

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As a smoker, you probably know that there are a lot of health risks from this habit, but you might not realize that smoking can also have a lot of negative effects on your eyes. If you currently smoke, you should consider quitting. If you cannot quit or choose not to, you should take your eye health seriously by visiting an eye doctor each year. Here are some of the risks smoking places on your eyes, and these are things you should be aware of if you plan on continuing your habit.

27 February 2017