Maintaining Good Health Even When You're Busy

  • What Happens During a Routine Eye Exam?

    28 April 2021

    A routine eye exam should be part of your annual health checkup. If you haven't been to the eye doctor in a long time, you may have a lot of questions about what to expect. This is what you can expect to happen during your exam. Test of Eye Strength One of the first portions of the exam may include a test of the muscles in and surrounding your eye. The doctor will watch your eye as it follows an object, looking for weakness and poor control.

  • Physiotherapy Vs. Physical Therapy: What's The Difference And Which Do You Need?

    31 March 2021

    If your physician has recommended physiotherapy to you as a treatment option, you may be wondering whether you just misheard their recommendation of "physical therapy" instead. After all, when researching physiotherapy — or the treatment of physical injuries through exercise, massage, movement, and manipulation — you'll often find that it sounds almost identical to the treatment protocols used in physical therapy. However, there are some key differences between physiotherapy and physical therapy that it's important to understand before beginning a treatment regimen.

  • Can A Psychiatrist Help You With Grief?

    26 February 2021

    No matter what kind of grief you are experiencing, you may wonder what kind of help is available for you. You have access to a variety of treatment options, but you might not think about seeing a psychiatrist. So, can a psychiatrist help you with your loss? Here is how you can get help. Psychiatrists Listen to Your Immediate Concerns After a serious loss, you will have a lot of concerns about your current condition.

  • How To Take Sleep Medications Responsibly

    21 January 2021

    If you suffer from insomnia or other sleep problems, then taking medication can really help. Medications can help you fall asleep and stay asleep. However, sleep medication can sometimes cause side effects, and some medications can lead to dependency. There are, therefore, a few tips you should follow in order to take sleep medications responsibly. Try over-the-counter solutions first. Before you visit the doctor and ask them to prescribe a hard-hitting, prescription-only sleep medication, try an over-the-counter option.