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.
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.
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?
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:
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.
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.
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.