Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • Acne Aftermath: 3 Ways To Get Rid Of Ice-Pick Scarring After Years Of Bad Breakouts

    17 July 2015

    Millions of teenagers and even adults today deal with bad acne, and bouts of breakouts often last for years until the right treatment is found or hormones finally regulate themselves naturally. Once acne has diminished, the scars left behind can be just as bothersome, if not more, than the past acne itself. A common type of scarring acne can leave behind is called ice-pick scarring. Read on to find out if this is the type of scarring you may have and what treatments are available

  • Keep Your Cash (Sort Of): 4 Cool Gifts From The Tooth Fairy

    14 July 2015

    Whether it is the first tooth that your child has lost or their 10th, it never gets old getting something from the tooth fairy. While cash is awesome, there are some other alternatives if you want to do something less obvious, yet just as exciting. Here are a few ideas: 1. For Your Little Girl: Girly Accessories For your little girl, you may slip a cute bracelet or trendy necklace under her pillow for her to see in the morning.

  • Healthy Bones And The Connection Between Dental Implants And Bone Loss

    17 June 2015

    Dental implants and bone loss are very closely related. On the one hand, replacing missing teeth with implants can help prevent bone loss in the jaw. On the other hand, existing bone loss in the jaw can affect your jaw's ability to support dental implants. And as you age, it's inevitable that you will experience loss of bone density. So what can you do to ensure that the bone in your jaw stays as dense and healthy as possible?

  • 3 Things To Be Prepared For When Having Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    4 June 2015

    If you have had one of your breasts removed due to a breast cancer diagnosis, you might be looking for ways to return to your original appearance and condition as quickly as possible. It is completely understandable to want to have breast reconstruction surgery, but you should know that there are some challenges that can go along with this procedure. These are a few things that you should be prepared for when having breast reconstruction surgery done.

  • Dehydration In Your Baby Due To Diarrhea: Treatment Options You Can Choose

    25 May 2015

    When your baby has diarrhea, you can feel helpless to make them feel better. Your baby can get diarrhea for many reasons, including drinking too much fruit juice, having an allergy or sensitivity to their formula, or even from a common cold. In most cases, your baby will be just fine within a few days to weeks, but diarrhea starts to cause a concern when dehydration begins to happen. When your baby is dehydrated, it means that most of their fluids and nutrients are being expelled in their frequent bowel movements, and your baby can become dangerously ill.

  • Can Physical Therapy Help With Infertility?

    20 May 2015

    According to the Center for Disease Control, about 10.9 percent of American women aged 15 to 44 suffer from infertility. While there are many treatment options available for improving fecundity, manual pelvic physical therapy has been shown to be effective at treating mechanical infertility caused by scar tissue. Here's more information about this option for increasing your chances of getting pregnant. What is Mechanical Infertility? To fully understand how physical therapy helps alleviate mechanical infertility, it's important to know what this condition is.

  • Three Tips For Getting An Addicted Person Into Treatment

    6 May 2015

    An addiction to drugs or alcohol will impact all aspects of the addicted person's life and their loved ones. If you have a family member or loved one deal with addiction here are three critical tips on how to get them into a rehab program and on the road to recovery. Seek Professional Help Immediately Many people don't think that their loved one's addiction has spiraled out of control or they wait for things to get better on their own without professional help.

  • What You Can Do about Deep Wrinkles

    4 May 2015

    While most people have some type of lines and wrinkles on their face, you might be troubled by your deep wrinkles. These often happen due to the natural aging process. If your favorite night cream isn't doing anything for these wrinkles, it is time to think about other options. Here are some different ways you can help smooth out those deep wrinkles and gain your self-confidence back. Chemical Peel Your first option for helping to get rid of deep wrinkles is by getting a chemical peel.

  • Respite Care Helps Get Your Needs Met

    20 April 2015

    Being the caretaker for a family member who is incapacitated in any way can be very stressful. Trying to make sure that they are safe and have all their needs met may mean that your needs are ignored. It can leave you feeling drained. You may feel like you really need a break, but you don't know how you can get one. One way that you can do that is to use respite care.

  • Preparing For Your Colonoscopy: What You Should Know

    6 April 2015

    When you reach a certain age or if you have a family history of colon cancer, you find yourself in need of a routine colonoscopy. While you know that this procedure is necessary, you likely do not know what you need to do to prepare for that procedure. So, when your doctor lets you know that you should probably think about a colonoscopy, you want to know ahead of time what to do before you head to the office for your first colonoscopy appointment.