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.
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.
9 April 2016
Pregnancy is filled with all of those wonderful moments and is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but with your hormones in full fluctuation mode, pregnancy can be everything from a quick temper you never thought you had to tears at the silliest things. There may be some aspects of pregnancy hormones that just cannot be avoided, but there are things that you can do to help keep your cool and regulate those hormone levels at least a little to make being pregnant not feel so much like an emotional roller coaster.
29 March 2016
Many people who are overweight have considerable difficulty in losing the extra weight and keeping it off. A new treatment, however, known as weight-loss balloon surgery, has shown a lot of promise in helping individuals with serious weight problems. Here are some key questions and answers regarding this innovative procedure. How Does It Work? The process involves a doctor placing a balloon into your stomach using a special tool known as an endoscope. Once the balloon is in your stomach, it's filled with saline and expands. The expanded balloon takes up space in the stomach, which makes you feel full even when you eat less.