3 January 2016
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a chronic skin disorder characterized by itchy, cracked skin. While the intense itching is distressing, atopic dermatitis can affect more than just your skin. The condition has been linked to sight-threatening eye conditions like cataracts. Here are four things atopic dermatitis sufferers need to know about cataracts. What are cataracts? Cataracts are responsible for 51% of the blindness in the world, making them the most common cause of blindness.
17 December 2015
If you have recently been diagnosed with macular degeneration, then it is important for you to understand that there are many things you can do to improve your day-to-day life. While living with decreased sight comes with many challenges, you can successfully overcome many of them using the following suggestions: Use Technology Glasses with Your Electronics Reading glasses or bifocals are nice for reading books and newspapers because they are designed for use at the distance that most people hold their reading materials away from their face.
16 December 2015
If you're going through menopause, you may be wondering if hormone replacement therapy is right for you. If you find the symptoms of menopause bothersome, you should make an appointment with your doctor to discuss hormone replacement therapy. Here are six benefits of hormone replacement you can discuss: 1. Pleasurable intercourse Decreased estrogen levels during menopause can cause vaginal dryness, burning, and discomfort. These symptoms make intercourse difficult and painful. You may find your desire for intimacy with your partner to decrease because of these symptoms.
9 December 2015
When you have spent months and years working diligently toward your goal of having the perfect body, you may be disappointed when you find yourself just short of your goals. Whether you have some excess skin, areas where you have small pockets of fat that just will not go away, or other imperfections that you cannot overcome no matter how hard you try with diet and exercise, you may find yourself wondering how you can put these finishing touches on your look.
2 December 2015
Although medication is designed to keep you healthy and help you live longer, taking it incorrectly can lead to dangerous side effects. Whether you take medicine for high blood pressure or arthritis, it is very important to follow the instructions carefully. Here are five helpful tips for taking medication safely: Never Take More Than the Recommended Dosage In some circumstances, you may be tempted to take more medicine than the recommended dosage.
1 December 2015
Hearing loss in children, even a slight one, can lead to significant problems, including speech delays. Those problems can lead to issues in school and in later life. For your child, it can sound like they are hearing everything from the bottom of a pool, speech is muffled and distorted. That's what leads to speech delays and problems. They hear words incorrectly, so that's how your child thinks the word sounds.
13 November 2015
Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures, and adolescents under the age of 18 makeup roughly 1.5% of all breast augmentations. Occasionally, parents decide to offer breast augmentation as a gift to their teenage daughter, usually as a graduation present or for their sixteenth or eighteenth birthday. If you are considering offering to pay for breast enhancement as a gift to your daughter, there are several things you should consider.
29 October 2015
If you have chronic back pain, sitting for hours in the cramped seats of an airplane can cause you enough pain to keep you on the ground. The key to pain relief during long flights is keeping your muscles limber. Do the following exercises periodically during your flight and you'll prevent the tired, stiff, sore back muscles typical of being forced to stay in one position for a long time.
14 October 2015
Did you know that hearing loss is often associated with depression and antisocial behavior, particularly in aging adults? If you are unable to hear the beautiful sounds around you or interact in communication and social gatherings, these negative effects may occur. Luckily, we live in a day and age when such effects can be reduced and you can still live a happy, fulfilling life. Basic Devices Available Analog Hearing Aid:
30 September 2015
You might be thinking about making plans for your own funeral. However, if you're like most people, you may not know what things you should be doing and asking about in order to make things easier on your family and to ensure that your final wishes are followed. Use the following tips to help you plan your funeral. Ask the Right Questions When You Pre-Pay One reason to pre-pay for the casket, plot and other funeral costs yourself is to spare your grieving relatives the responsibility of having to do those things later.