Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • 3 Ways To Set Yourself Up For Success After Rehab

    10 December 2018

    For many addicts, a residential addiction treatment center is the best option for recovery. At an inpatient addiction treatment center, you have all of the medical and psychological support and resources you need to detox and begin the road to sobriety and wellness. Once you leave rehab, you may find that maintaining your sobriety is more difficult unless you do a few specific things to help set yourself up for success. Here are three ways to do just that.

  • Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) Cancer Surgery For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    17 November 2018

    Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a procedure that is often referred to as the NanoKnife procedure after the brand name of the equipment used. The treatment involves using a series of small needles to send electronic,non-thermal pulses into an existing tumor in an effort to kill the cancer cells within it. If you have pancreatic cancer in its earlier stages, IRE could be a recommended form of treatment because it is thought to be so effective.

  • Has Your Loved One Suffered A Traumatic Brain Injury? An Occupational Therapist Can Aid In The Recovery

    30 July 2018

    Traumatic brain injuries are among the most difficult injuries to recover from. In fact, even after release from the hospital, there may still be residual difficulties that will need to be addressed. Families acting as advocates can ensure that their loved one receives the care that they need to facilitate their recovery. It's important to note that recovery from a traumatic brain injury requires a full team of medical care providers and support staff.

  • They Need Your Support: How To Help Your Loved One Overcome An Addiction To Alcohol

    30 July 2018

    If your loved one is a recovering alcoholic, they're going to need your support. Alcohol addiction is a serious problem that can have lifelong consequences. It's not something that your loved one will be able to recover from overnight. In fact, they may need to go through several relapses before they finally find the path to total recovery. It's going to be up to you to be there for them as they navigate the difficult path to sobriety.

  • Opiates, The New Epidemic, And Drug Detox: How You Can Help

    15 May 2018

    In an election year, you have senators and representatives talking about how opiates have affected their lives. They attempt to appeal to the people on a human level, but what they have missed is how incredibly massive this new epidemic has become. One representative, who is far past her prime, talks about how her mother was an addict fifty years ago, and then names the statistics for her state.  States like Illinois and Ohio had to legalize the carrying of Nar-Can in ambulance vehicles because of the increase in drug overdoses and the number of deaths from opiates and opioids.

  • Tips For Curing Constipation

    15 May 2018

    When you are constipated, you want fast and effective relief. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to naturally get your body through this time. Getting through a bout of constipation quickly is not just about the medication you take; it's also about what you eat. Here are some tips to help you get over this unpleasant condition quickly. Drink A Lot Of Water Dehydration worsens constipation. One of the most proactive things you can do to get rid of your constipation is to drink a lot of water.

  • 3 Approaches To Treating Prostate Cancer

    3 April 2018

    After a diagnosis of prostate cancer, the next step is determining the stage of cancer so you and your oncologist can decide the best treatment approach for your situation. Fortunately, there are various treatments available, whether your cancer is in the early stages or is metastatic. Radiation Therapy For men with low-grade prostate cancer, radiation therapy may be the first-line treatment since it can eliminate cancer in some cases without the need for surgery.