Archive for September, 2017
Every year, roughly 1 billion Americans will catch a cold. Usually, getting the cold just means taking it easy for a day or two, eating some soup, and watching a movie that you used to love when you were a kid. But if your cold is a little worse than normal, which can still happen, you might have to fight back a little more.
As cold and flu season approaches, here are are some tips to think about that might help combat your cold symptoms and get back to your regular happy and healthy self.
Your body loses water whenever you have a cold, so drinking a lot of water will help you feel much better. In addition to drinking a lot of water, having some juice, tea, and some (warm) lemon water will help you replenish your electrolytes as well. Avoid drinking coffee or
Living a full life is often highly dependent on one’s ability to be mobile, and to have that ability without chronic pain. However with the lifestyles that many people lead, and the activities that many people participate in, whether on the job, around the house, or recreationally, pain is too often an unwelcome visitor. We live in a society that encourages constant motion, and sometimes, the expectations that are present are a bit extreme, especially for those who live very active lives. This is where chiropractor services are a great investment for one’s wellbeing.
We have to deal with a lot of small and frustrating pains throughout the day. An ache in your jaw can be mediated with some Tylenol. A headache can be lessened with a heating pad. Little by little we put forth effort to reduce our pain and keep yourself fighting fit throughout the busy week. But how deep do you look into your own energy and healing process? Simply putting a band-aid on a wound isn’t always enough. Sometimes you have to go deeper to get to the root of the problem.
Migraines And Headaches
An incredibly common and frustrating issue that sees people reaching for over-the-counter painkillers are migraines and headaches.
Physical therapy is one of the most effective treatment methods for a variety of pains. It is most common with knee, hip, and lower back pains. While much of the success of your physical therapy lies on your physical therapist, you can also contribute to the treatment. Patients generally do not do enough when it comes to the treatment of their own bodies. The following activities will help you supplement and get the most out of your physical therapy.
Schedule based on the therapists recommendations
It might seem overwhelming to schedule 3 or 4 physical therapy appointments per week for your knee or hip pain. You have a busy schedule and it just seems like a hassle. However, it is important to remember that if your therapist recomm
Prostate cancer is a condition that manifests when abnormal cells develop and form a malignant tumor on the prostate. If the condition goes untreated, the affected cells can metastasize in an intemperate way spreading to other parts of the body such as bladder, rectum, ureters, bones among others. This is a type of cancer that only affects men and its symptoms are relative unclear during early stages. However, advanced stages of prostate cancer spread faster and are highly fatal.
As with other forms of cancer, prostate cancer has several treatment therapies such as brachytherapy, radical prostatectomy and proton treatment. When diagnosed with this type of cancer, the most fundament
An ankle sprain occurs when a person’s ligaments have been stretched or torn alongside the outside of the ankle. Up to 80% of all ankle sprains are due to an inward rolling of the ankle. Other sprains are caused by outward rolling.
The ligaments and tendons of the ankle become more vulnerable to injury when the toes are placed toward the ground and the heel is pointed upward. Severe pain in the inside of the ankle after a sprain may be a sign of serious damage to the ligaments.
Therefore, it’s important to seek medical attention at your local urgent care locations should you experience excess swelling or if you’re unable to place your weight on your foot.
How to treat a sprained ankle
Whether or not you experience pain when placing weight on your foot or ankle, it’s necessar
The move from a personal home to an assisted living home can be a difficult transition for some. Seniors are giving up their independence and moving to a home where they may have to share their living space. They will also lose housing amenities, including a personal kitchen, bathroom, and personal outdoor space. Despite these differences, there are ways that you can help with the transition. These tips will help you successfully transfer your senior loved one into the assisted living home.
Perhaps the most important aspect you should consider in making the transition easier it comfort. Some seniors find it difficult to find comfort in their new living arrangement. Finding comfort is all about looking for ways to improve their livability. For example, i
One of the most confusing industries in America is that of the medical industry. Think about the fact that many people will take to google to search symptoms and illnesses because they have such a limited knowledge of the medical industry and the procedures involved. Instead of doing this, when you feel sick you should definitely visit an urgent care facility.
Urgent care facilities range from urgent care treatment, walk-in clinics, walk-in urgent care centers, walk-in medical care clinics, and many other types of facilities. Even those facilities are highly functioning and ar
One of the biggest problems in healthcare today is being able to find a doctor who will take on new patients and who will accept the health insurance plan that you have. While that can be difficult now, it is forecast to only get worse. Current data indicates that the U.S. needs more than 50,000 primary physicians by 2025 just to keep up with the current growth. And that doesn’t even take into account specialists. If you have minor medical issues, it can be more convenient and in some cases cheaper to visit and urgent care center.
If you need chemotherapy treatment or chronic pain treatment, you obviously need to see a specialist. But if you just h
Certain illnesses are easy to diagnose and treat. Unfortunately, STDs can be nearly impossible to detect on your own. It’s important that everyone who is active receives anonymous STD testing. It’s understandable to wonder about the reasons to have these tests performed. Unfortunately, there are many hidden dangers associated with living with untreated transmitted diseases. Here are five important reasons to receive anonymous STD testing.
- Detection of Unknown Diseases
It can be nearly impossible to detect the presence of many STDs. Certain STDs can lead to severe health problems if left untreated. You don’t want to live with an undetected illness. In the future, you might find that you’ve unintentionally infected other partners. It’s best to live life knowing abo