One Of The Best Ways To Boost Your Cancer Treatment: Sleep

Health & Medical Blog

As a cancer patient, you're bombarded by nutrition and exercise information — and hopefully by information on sleep as well. Sleep is turning into a missing link in health, influencing not only how you feel in the morning but also how your body reacts to extraordinary circumstances. Sleep, Melatonin, Estrogen, and Cancer When you get a good night's sleep, your body's production of the hormone melatonin should be at a decent level.

29 October 2019

Tips For Choosing A Quality Medical Practice

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Your primary care physician is the person who will treat all the ailments you suffer with throughout your life, from a minor cold to more serious conditions or diseases. As such, you want someone who knows what they're doing and who will serve you well throughout your years on earth. However, there are many medical practices to choose from. There may be so many that narrowing your choice down to one practice can seem overwhelming.

4 October 2019

What Every Parent Of A Newborn Needs To Know About Bilirubin & Jaundice

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Whoever came up with the idiom, "sleep like a baby," must not have had experience with too many babies. Babies do look very peaceful when sleeping, but that doesn't mean they will be peaceful when they wake up! Usually. However, sometimes babies have too much bilirubin in their blood, which can make them sleep a lot longer than they should and, when they awaken, they are still too sleepy and have a high-pitched cry.

1 August 2019

Answering All The Needs Of Nursing Home Residents

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The aging population in America continues to grow, as people are living longer lives. Facilities that serve this population must find ways to invite customers into their facilities. The demand for suitable senior living is enormous. It will be a question of survival of the fittest facilities, if the industry does not become more innovative in design and associated services that appeal to seniors and their supportive family members.. Creative Design

28 June 2019

Why You Should Try Cryotherapy

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Many people, from all walks of life and for all kinds of different reasons, are trying and benefiting from cryotherapy. Just in case you're not familiar with this new trend, cryotherapy is when the body, either in its entirety or one specific part, is exposed to extremely cold temperatures. The belief is that this cold climate creates a number of benefits for the body. And, judging by the many people who have tried and loved cryotherapy, that's definitely true.

26 May 2019

Are You Recovering from a Bad Fall?

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Did you fall while playing sports? No matter the reason that you took a bad fall, maybe your entire body is just plain sore. You likely want to know how to get back on your feet as soon as possible. From taking steps at home to arranging for aquatic therapy services, here are some ideas that might help. Things You Can Do at Home Start with a warm bath. Not just a dip, but a long soak in water that has been infused with Epsom salts.

15 April 2019

Breast Cancer — What You Might Expect Vs. The Reality Of The Situation

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Unfortunately, breast cancer isn't uncommon today. Experts say that close to 300,000 cases will be diagnosed by the end of a single calendar year, and the disease affects 12 percent of women. Because of the severity of this disease and how widespread it is, a lot of misconceptions and misinformation have been spread over the years. If you happen to get diagnosed, the best thing you can do for yourself is root yourself in reality so that you have the right information to get through it.

6 March 2019

Debunking 3 Erectile Dysfunction Myths

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From physical issues to emotional ones, there are many causes or erectile dysfunction, which affects each man in different ways. Although more than 18 million men over the age of 20 in the United States have it, erectile dysfunction is not understood by most people. In addition, most men believe myths surrounding this disorder, which may cause them to feel ashamed while not receiving the treatment they need. This guide will debunk a few common myths regarding erectile dysfunction.

11 January 2019

Many Medical Conditions Treated With The Use Of Medical Marijuana

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Getting policy makers, research scientists and doctors to agree about the merits of medical marijuana is a tall order. Some are not sure whether medical marijuana is safe. Some question whether it has been proven to be effective, and they want to know what conditions benefit from this product. Others think it's a sneaky attempt to fully legalize marijuana, and they question how teenagers can be barred from having access to it.

10 December 2018

Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em | How (And Where) The Tides Are Changing For Marijuana

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The tides are changing in favor of both medical and recreational marijuana. Before you grab a joint and light up, however, it would be best to know where marijuana has been and where it is going in the United States.  Marijuana's History in the United States The United States has always had a lukewarm relationship with Mexican immigrants. They are needed to work in the fields, but are often unfairly villainized.

18 November 2018