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5 Teen Sports Injuries That Are Best Treated At An Urgent Care Facility

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Teen Sports Injuries That Are Best Treated At An Urgent Care Facility

When your child is injured during a sports event or complains of pain during the off season, it’s tempting to rush them to the emergency room. However, most non-life threatening sports injuries are better handled at an urgent care clinic to get you and your athlete in and out faster. Head to the urgent care clinic for these five common but not critical sports injuries. Head Injuries Concussions are serious, but they don’t immediately develop after a blow to the head. Instead of going to the emergency room and waiting hours every...

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The Pros And Cons Of Psychotherapy For Depression

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Pros And Cons Of Psychotherapy For Depression

If you are depressed, one of the ways that depression may be treated is with psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, involves talking with a mental health professional about your thoughts and feelings. Based on these thoughts and feelings, you and the professional can pinpoint things to change. If you change the way you think, behave or interact with people, you may be able to slowly change the way you feel about yourself, your job, your relationships and your life, helping to prevent you from sliding deeper into depression...

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Excess Skin After Weight Loss: Why It Happens To Some But Not Others, How To Prevent It, And How To Eliminate It

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Excess Skin After Weight Loss: Why It Happens To Some But Not Others, How To Prevent It, And How To Eliminate It

It’s an all-too-common occurrence — you work hard to lose the extra weight that is taking a toll on your health, and when you finally lose the weight, you still don’t feel confident “in your own skin” because you are now left with too much of it. You may be dealing with this problem right now or be currently on your weight-loss journey and worried that you will have this problem in the future. Like many people, you just want answers: Why are some people left with extra skin after weight loss while others have...

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4 Thing to Know About Anxiety & Chest Pain

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Thing to Know About Anxiety & Chest Pain

Experiencing pain in your chest is something that is scary and should not be ignored. Chest pain can be a result of many health problems, and some are very serious problems that must be addressed quickly. There are other things that cause chest pain that are not as serious, and one of these is anxiety. Anxiety can affect your body in many ways and leave you with many symptoms. Here are four things to know about anxiety and how it can cause chest pain. How Anxiety Affects Your Body Anxiety is a feeling that can overwhelm you, and it can cause...

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Why Protein Is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Protein Is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is an increasingly common choice for people in America who need to take drastic action to deal with weight problems. Surgery is a major step to take, and it’s crucial that anyone who undergoes this type of procedure develops the right post-surgical diet and eating habits. Find out why protein is so important following bariatric surgery, and learn more about some of the ways you can boost this vital dietary ingredient. Protein and the human body Proteins are an essential part of any healthy, balanced...

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4 Things Kayakers Need To Know About Pingueculae

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Things Kayakers Need To Know About Pingueculae

Kayaking is an increasingly popular water sport, and nearly eight million Americans get into a kayak every year. While kayaking is a fun way to explore lakes and rivers, it also exposes you to health risks. If you don’t take precautions, you could develop eye conditions such as pingueculae. Here are four things kayakers need to know about pingueculae. What are pingueculae? Pingueculae are growths on your conjunctiva—the white portion of your eye—that are similar to calluses on your skin. These growths tend to have a yellowish color and...

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Glucosamine And Arthritic Joint Pain: What You Need To Know

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Glucosamine And Arthritic Joint Pain: What You Need To Know

Around one in five Americans suffers from one of many forms of arthritis, all of which can cause joint pain, aching, swelling and stiffness. While older people are more likely to suffer these symptoms, different types of arthritis can affect people of all ages. There are lots of ways you can manage the condition, including regular exercise and dietary changes, but studies suggest that some supplements are also beneficial. Learn more about how glucosamine works, and find out how this supplement could improve your symptoms. What is glucosamine?...

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4 Essential Tips To Prepare Your Child For Kindergarten

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Essential Tips To Prepare Your Child For Kindergarten

As a parent, you most likely understand the importance of maintaining your child’s physical and emotional health and wellness. From potty-training and eating a well-balanced diet to learning how to play well with others, teaching your child can be overwhelming at times. Unfortunately, you may not be preparing your child properly for the start of school. Since most states require children to start kindergarten or an approved educational program by the age of 5, you should begin preparing your child early in their life. Using this guide,...

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Have Osteoporosis? 4 Factors That Can Make Or Break Your Dental Implant Prospects

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have Osteoporosis? 4 Factors That Can Make Or Break Your Dental Implant Prospects

As a person with osteoporosis, the decrease in bone density can make it more difficult for dental implants to be a realistic option, should you need them in the future. There are factors you need to consider that can affect your current and future restorative needs. Look At The Big Picture Fortunately, osteoporosis in itself is not a deal breaker to having an implant. You, your doctor, and your dentist need to work together to have a clear and comprehensive picture of your overall health. If you are otherwise in good health, osteoporosis is...

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3 Ways To Make Your Bathroom More Accessible For Elderly Parents

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Make Your Bathroom More Accessible For Elderly Parents

Many elderly people are opting to move in with their children instead of moving into assisted living facilities. This choice helps to keep the family closer together, but if your parents are disabled, you’ll need to make some modifications to your home so that they can live with you safely. Many modifications are necessary in the bathroom. Here are three ways that you can make your bathroom more accessible to your elderly parents. Install a raised toilet The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) recommends that toilets should have a...

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