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3 Ways That a Physical Therapist Can Help You After Your Pelvic Surgery

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One of the most important resources at your disposal when you have undergone any type of pelvic surgery is a physical therapist, mostly because of the many ways in which he or she can help you heal and recover after the surgery. Listed below are three ways that a physical therapist can help you after your pelvic surgery. Help You Safely Regain Strength  One of the biggest ways in which a physical therapist can help you after your pelvic surgery is by allowing you to regain your strength safely.

30 January 2017

4 Tips For Treating Leaky Gut Syndrome

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Leaky gut syndrome (LGS) is a condition that is rarely discussed, primarily because few doctors agree on its existence or know anything about the condition. Increased permeability of the gut can be the underlying culprit for many uncomfortable symptoms or autoimmune diseases. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the impact of LGS if it occurs. Consider Testing There is some debate on whether testing is helpful or not. Since many conditions and symptoms are associated with LGS, it may be difficult to determine if LGS is contributing to health problems.

23 January 2017

Weight Gain, Weight Loss, and Asthma: Understanding This Tricky Balancing Act

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Asthma is a serious disease that impacts the lives of millions of people around the world. Unfortunately, asthma can be exacerbated by other personal-health concerns, such as weight gain. Understanding these problems can make it easier for a person to recover from them. Weight Gain Can Lead to Later Asthma Those who begin gaining weight later in life may develop symptoms of asthma that were not present when they were lighter.

19 January 2017

Why Football Can Be a Spine-Dangerous Sport in Middle Age

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Football is a fun, but physically challenging, sport that many middle aged guys like to play late into life. However they may be putting their spine at risk due to a serious problem known as degenerative disc disease. The Spine Stiffens as it Ages Degenerative disc disease happens when the spine stiffens later in life. This occurs as the spine begins to dry up slightly over time and the weight of the rest of the spine thins individual discs.

6 January 2017

4 Tips For Living With Long-Term Pain

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When it comes to having chronic discomfort on a daily basis, this can simply prove to be extremely challenging.  Not feeling your best and suffering while trying to make a living or raise a family may be more than you can take. The key to enabling you to get through these difficult times is sure to rest in finding effective ways to manage the pain. This can allow you to cope with it better and decrease the amount of discomfort you're having in the process.

29 December 2016

First Pair Of Glasses? 4 Tips To Blend Your Child's Fashion Sense With Your Concerns About Their Vision

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The current fashion trends have made it easier to get kids to wear their glasses. In fact, your child was likely quite excited to hear that they needed corrective lenses. While your child is eager to pick out the coolest frames, you know that their glasses must be safe, comfortable, and durable enough to stand up to your child's active lifestyle. As you consider your options, keep these ideas in mind for finding a pair of lenses that will provide a happy compromise between fashionable and effective.

30 November 2016

Why You Should Invest In A Digital Blood Pressure Monitor

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Medical equipment can seem expensive for at-home use, but if you need to regularly check your blood pressure, a digital monitor is the way to go. While you could always master the manual method, digital monitors provide a myriad of benefits. The Benefits Of Regularly Monitoring Your Blood Pressure While most people won't need to regularly monitor their blood pressure at home, it is beneficial for those who have suffered from heart problems in the past, or who may have diabetes or kidney disease.

30 November 2016

How To Treat A Cut At Home

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Not all cuts require a trip to the doctor's office. If you have a small cut and are not in danger of getting an infection, you can treat it at home. Taking care of a minor cut at home requires just a few steps and can speed up the healing process. Here is some helpful advice on how to treat a cut at home: Stop the Bleeding The first thing you have to do is treat the bleeding.

10 November 2016

Health Screening Tests Your Primary Care Physician May Order

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When you see your primary care physician for a routine physical, even if you are healthy at the time, it's important to give your doctor information about your family's medical history. The more information he or she has about diseases or medical conditions for which you are at risk, the better the preventative health care you can receive. Even if you are asymptomatic at the time of your exam, depending on the risk factors you have, your doctor will determine what types of screening tests you may need.

26 October 2016

No Bee Stings Yet? Here's What You Need To Know If You're Worried About Bee Sting Allergies

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If you are one of the lucky people who has never been stung by a bee, but you're now moving into an area where bee stings are a risk, you might be worried about how you'd react if you end up with a sting. This is a legitimate worry; bee sting allergies can be severe. But you do often get a reprieve on your first sting, which gives you time to take action.

10 October 2016