Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • Two Ways Testosterone Therapy Can Benefit Women

    17 September 2017

    Most people think testosterone therapy is only for men, because this hormone is more prevalent in males and necessary for their growth and development. However, women may also gain some benefits from undergoing this hormone treatment. Here are two health issues testosterone therapy may be helpful in remedying. Improve Sex Drive Sexual dysfunction affects 43 percent of women, and low libido is one of the most common issues they struggle with.

  • I Feel It In My Gut: 4 Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Gut Health

    24 August 2017

    You do everything you can to keep yourself healthy. You watch your weight, and you get plenty of exercise. Unfortunately, with all that effort, you might still be forgetting one vital area of your body; your gut. You see, without proper care, your gut can get sick. Once your gut gets sick, you can experience side effects such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal cramping. Luckily, there are some lifestyle changes you can make that will get your gut feeling better again.

  • Is Your Child Heading To High School? How To Help Them Avoid Staph Infection In The Locker Room

    20 August 2017

    If your kids are going to be heading off to high school, and they'll be dressing out for gym class, it's important that you talk to them about staph infections. Staph infections are a serious health concern, especially when it comes to the locker room atmosphere. Here are some safety precautions your kids can take to prevent staph infections while in school. Keep Their Hands Clean When it comes to the locker room, the most important rule your kids can remember is that they should keep their hands clean.

  • Teenagers And Vulvodynia: Managing This Gynecological Problem

    2 August 2017

    Teenage girls go through a wide variety of personal changes that make their lives difficult. One of the toughest of these is the range of gynecological diseases. One of the most common and confusing of these is vulvodynia. Understanding its causes and treatments can help teen girls manage it and avoid serious pain and suffering. Vulvodynia Can Be Mysterious Vulvodynia is a pain that occurs outside of typical causes. It isn't a singular disease but has many different potential symptoms and influences.

  • Two Reasons Your Front Teeth Are Crowding Together

    18 July 2017

    It's not unusual for previously straight front teeth to become misaligned over time. Here are two reasons why this can occur and your options for fixing the problem. Your Wisdom Teeth Grew In One common reason your front teeth are crowding is because your wisdom teeth came in. In general, the human mouth is designed to fit all of a person's teeth comfortably, including wisdom teeth that typically erupt in the late teens and sometimes later.

  • 3 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Walk-In Tub

    10 January 2017

    If you have mobility issues, a walk-in tub could address safety concerns you have about using a traditional bathtub. The use of the tub can drastically reduce the chances that you could suffer a slip and fall while getting in and out of the tub. If you are in the market for a walk-in tub, here are some questions to ask when evaluating your available options.   What Size Tub Do You Need?

  • Using Medical Cannabis? There Are Alternatives To Lighting Up

    6 January 2017

    Medical cannabis use—just like cannabis use in general—has enjoyed an increasing sense of acceptance throughout the U.S. However, it's still not as socially acceptable to light up a joint as it is to open a beer or sip a glass of wine at dinner. This can be problematic for medical cannabis users who need to use their medication but can't find a discreet spot to light up. Here are some alternative options.

  • Chronic Back Pain: How It Might Be Related To A Compression Fracture

    30 December 2016

    Spinal fractures suffered by the elderly are not often diagnosed as fractures. There is a general feeling that older people may only be suffering from a muscle strain or a soft tissue condition. However, there is a real possibility that your back pain might be caused by a compression fracture in your spine that's related to your osteoporosis condition. Be aware of symptoms that could mean you've suffered a compression fracture.

  • Natural Pain Management Solutions For Chronic Pain Sufferers

    17 December 2016

    Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that makes life less enjoyable for those who suffer from it. Professional pain management solutions run the gamut from physical therapy to prescription medication, but in between those treatments, chronic pain may crop up again. When you don't have immediate access to your pain management physician, here are some natural methods that may help alleviate your pain symptoms. Listen to Music In a study using participants who suffered from chronic pain for at least six months, researchers found that those who listened to relaxing music featuring jazz, harp, and orchestra sounds, pain was reduced by up to 21%.

  • Over 60? 3 Ways You Can Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

    7 December 2016

    If you are over 60, you should do what you can to help prevent prostate cancer. This is because the average age of a man developing this type of cancer is 66, and one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Below are some tips on what you can do to avoid getting this type of cancer. These things will not 100% prevent it but they will help.