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4 Considerations Before Adding Chiropractic Medicine To Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Strategy

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Considerations Before Adding Chiropractic Medicine To Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Strategy

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful and sometimes disabling autoimmune disease that can slowly destroy the synovial joints. You may want to consider adding chiropractic medicine to an overall treatment plan to improve disease progression and maintain physical functioning. There are ways to safely add chiropractic medicine to your treatment plan. Develop Reasonable Expectations Chiropractic medicine is not designed to cure RA. Your chiropractor’s goal is to help improve function, especially in large joints, and give you better range...

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3 Tips for Protecting Your Eyes & Contacts from Eye Makeup

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Protecting Your Eyes & Contacts from Eye Makeup

From an infection to a scratched cornea, you may be surprised by all the ways incorrectly applying makeup can seriously damage your eyes. Luckily, with a few simple changes to your makeup routine, it is possible to continue sporting your favorite look without putting your eyes into danger. Here are a few simple tips that can help you protect your eyes from your eye makeup routine: Keep it Clean When it comes to correctly applying eye makeup, there is one word you should always keep in mind “clean.” Keeping your hands, eye makeup...

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Chiari Decompression 101: Medication & Tips To Keep Track Of Them All

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chiari Decompression 101: Medication & Tips To Keep Track Of Them All

If you are scheduled for Chiari decompression surgery, there’s no doubt you are concerned about how you will handle the recovery. This is a major surgery to go through, and it will take at least one full month for you to feel close to normal, but it could take much longer. Fortunately, there are medications that may help you during your recovery. Here’s what you need to know. Medication You’ll Likely Be Prescribed Here are certain medications that are often prescribed for people when they undergo Chiari decompression...

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Dentistry of the Future: 5 Cutting-Edge Dental Technologies That Sound Like They’re from a Sci-Fi Story

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dentistry of the Future: 5 Cutting-Edge Dental Technologies That Sound Like They’re from a Sci-Fi Story

Dentistry has evolved over the last few decades to the point that some of the technology being developed seems like the stuff of science fiction. Dentists can now use cutting-edge technology such as laser systems, air blasters, and nanotube-infused dental implants to repair your teeth as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Here’s a quick look at some of the technology that could be used in your local dental office.  Laser-Guided Cavity Detection Lasers are one of the staples of science fiction stories, and they’re now...

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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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