Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • 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.

  • Burning, Watery Eyes On Your Way Home From Work? You May Have Dry Eye

    26 June 2017

    If you've recently started experiencing burning and watering eyes, especially when driving home after a long day at the office, you may be wondering what's going on. Could it be something in your car's heating or air conditioning that is causing these symptoms? Could it be the harsh sunlight after being inside under fluorescent lighting all day? More than likely, those things only contribute to the symptoms of dry eye, not cause it.

  • 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.