Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • Alternatives To Home Teeth Whitening

    26 September 2016

    Home whitening kits are a popular option for dealing with stained or discolored teeth. Unfortunately, they don't always work for everyone. In some cases, they can even lead to increased tooth sensitivity. If you've experienced something like this but still want to improve the appearance of your teeth, talk with a cosmetic dentist today about your options. He or she can help you find a more effective option. Here are a few things you can consider.

  • Can You Still Bring An Aggressive Dog To Doggy Day Care?

    5 August 2016

    Owning a dog is always a challenge, but when you are also dealing with aggression in your pet, it can sometimes be a nightmare. Aggression is a common condition in dogs, a combined result of genetics, environmental factors and the unique personality quirks of your pet. But while it may be easy to understand, this aggression can be anything but easy to deal with, particularly if you need to board your dog or send it to doggy daycare.

  • Tips For Dealing With Your Rosacea

    5 August 2016

    Rosacea appears in different ways. You may have mild redness on your cheeks, or you could have red skin, red eyes, and bumps on your skin. Rosacea can even cause a thickening of the skin on your nose that gradually changes its shape. Since the skin condition affects your appearance, you want to find an effective treatment so you won't be embarrassed by facial discoloration or bumps. Here are a few things that might help.

  • Should You Stop Taking Antidepressants Before And During Pregnancy?

    5 August 2016

    If you are currently taking any type of antidepressant for help with the depression or anxiety you suffer from, you may wonder if you should stop taking the medication if you want to become pregnant. There are risks involved with stopping the medication and risks involved with continuing to take the medication, and you will need to talk to your doctor about what is right for you. Here are a few things you should understand about this.

  • 5 Tips For Preventing Cataracts

    26 July 2016

    Cataracts can lead to permanent vision loss and is more common among the elderly, obese individuals, and those who smoke. That is why it is important to start taking better care of your eyes and avoid things that can harm them. Here are five helpful tips for preventing cataracts: Do not Forget Your Sunglasses The sun's ultraviolet rays can harm more than your complexion; they can also damage your eyesight. If you frequently expose your eyes to sunlight, the cornea can absorb the radiation, increasing the risk of cataracts.

  • Go With An Internist For Your Primary Care Physician

    11 July 2016

    While many people go with a general practitioner for their primary care physician, as an adult, you should at least consider going with an internist. Note that an internist is not the same thing as an intern. While a intern or resident physician is someone who is studying to be a doctor, an internist is a doctor of internal medicine. So what makes an internist a better option than a general practitioner?

  • 3 Steps To Take After Your Child Is Exposed To Lice

    8 July 2016

    Its every parent's worst nightmare-- your child's school calls to inform you that students in your child's class have head lice. Lice is very contagious, and it can spread rapidly in children who are in close contact with each other. Luckily, head lice are not dangerous or harmful to your child, but getting rid of lice can be a frustrating process. If your child has been exposed to lice, use the following tips:

  • How Can You Protect Your Eyes From Melanoma?

    28 June 2016

    Did you know that you can develop melanoma not only on your skin, but also on the tissues in the back of your eye? Known as ocular melanoma, this type of melanoma often goes undiagnosed until it is quite severe, since it does not cause any symptoms in its early stages. While there are treatments, they often end up permanently impeding the patient's vision. For this reason, it's of the utmost importance to do all that you can to protect your eyes from melanoma.

  • 3 Signs That Dental Implants Might Be A Better Choice Than Dentures

    26 May 2016

    If you are thinking about getting dentures, you might be nervous about making the transition. Dentures can make a huge difference in your life if you are missing multiple teeth, but they are not the right choice for everyone. The following are a few signs that you might want to talk to a dental professional about dental implants instead. 1. You're Only Missing a Few Teeth For those who are missing a lot of teeth -- or who have serious issues with a lot of their teeth -- dentures can sometimes be an easier and more cost-effective option.

  • Four Spa Treatments That Help Relieve Back Pain

    26 May 2016

    You might not consider a day spa someplace that you would visit when you're looking for pain therapy. However, day spas offer a variety of different services, some of which could help ease your back pain. Learn what type of spa services may help reduce back pain and why. Massage Having a traditional back massage is a great way to relieve back pain. Massages help alleviate muscle spasms and relieve the tension in your muscles, providing you with immediate pain relief.