Allergies are more common than many people think. They might assume that because they haven't had an allergic reaction in the past, they will never develop an allergy. Similarly, many parents believe that if they themselves don't have allergies that their children are immune. Both of these assumptions are false. It is not uncommon for people develop allergies, and for children to have allergies even if the parents don't. This is why you should know what you are looking for in yourself and your child to protect them for serious complications of allergies.
4 December 2017
If your elderly loved one begins to ignore you or act out, you might blame it on a decline in mental capacity or health. Although dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other memory-related conditions can affect a person's ability to communicate or behave, they're not always the main cause of it. Here are signs of hearing loss you can look for in your elderly parent and how you can help them overcome it.
11 November 2017
If you are concerned about your overall health, appearance and comfort, protecting the health of your teeth and gums will be essential. However, these are aspects of your health care that you might not give the attention that it deserves due to limited information and awareness. Is A Dental Exam Still Necessary If You Brush And Floss Regularly? Individuals will often be under the belief that brushing and flossing are the only types of care that their teeth and gums will require.
9 October 2017
Achieving the ideal body shape that you want can seem like it will require you to undergo extensive cosmetic surgery. This is particularly true for those that have stubborn pockets of fat. When you are wanting to address these areas without undergoing surgery, coolsculpting can be an excellent option for addressing these unsightly fat deposits. What Does Coolsculpting Involve? Many people are unaware of the fact that fat cells can be destroyed or neutralized with extremely cool temperatures.
9 October 2017
When someone is having a heart attack, they need to know that the people around them are prepared to help. That's where AED training comes in. AED, which stands for Artificial External Defibrillators, are often the first line of defense when someone is having a heart attack. If you operate a business that experiences a steady flow of customers throughout the day, you owe it to them to sign your employees up for CPR and AED training.
21 September 2017
You visit the doctor for an annual check-up. So what about your eye care? Just like the rest of your body, your eyes need to stay healthy and feeling good. Whether you have a problem or your eyes seem fine, preventative healthcare is absolutely important for your vision. Along with seeing the vision pros for regular check-ups, you can also help to keep your eyes healthy at home. What can you do to make sure that your eyes are in top shape?
28 August 2017
Getting dizzy every time you stand up can definitely be a cause for concern. When you also have other symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, and/or heart palpitations, you may have what is called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Here's what you need to know about POTS, what can cause it, how to get diagnosed, and the available treatments. Symptoms Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome literally means changing your posture to an upright position causes an abnormally fast heart rate.
18 July 2017
As a young, healthy person, feeling pain in your chest might be more likely to shock you than to worry you. After all, only old, out-of-shape people have heart attacks, right? Not exactly; heart attacks can strike anyone, including young people. While most of the time, chest pain in young adults is not related to the heart, sometimes it is. The only way to know for sure what's going on is to go to the nearest emergency room to be checked out.
3 July 2017
One of the most important things you need to do in your home if a senior family member or friend is living with you is design your home in order to prevent falls. A single fall can drastically detract from the health of a senior and make him or her significantly less able to live independently. The following are six important home organization tips you should implement to avoid falls around your home and make your home safe for older residents:
26 June 2017
Sexually-transmitted diseases are a difficult problem, particularly those like chlamydia that can be hard to detect. For sexually-active women, chlamydia is often a serious problem. Here is why STD testing and treatment for this disease is such an important task. Not All Women Will Show Symptoms of Chlamydia Chlamydia is often called "the silent" sexually-transmitted disease because of the rarity of symptom development. For example, studies have shown that only a small portion of women with this disease actually develop symptoms.
28 February 2017