25 August 2015
You may have heard of glaucoma but never truly understood what it is. After all, your eye doctor tests for it every time you have a routine eye exam. But if your results always come out negative, you may never really think about what glaucoma is. However, it's important to understand the causes, diagnoses, and treatment options for glaucoma because it's a hereditary disease that can cause permanent blindness if left untreated.
29 July 2015
Few things are more disabling than having chronic back pain. Whether you have pain in your lower back or you have pain that affects other parts of the back, it can prevent you from enjoying life and doing the things you need to do. So often people with chronic back pain have no clue what causes it. They simply take pain relieving medication and try to go about their day. However, finding and treating the source of your chronic back pain can provide the most effective relief.
7 July 2015
If your cat goes berserk at certain times of the day, such as late at night or early morning, they are not trying to drive you crazy. They are only acting on their instincts. You see, cats have innate predatory instincts that might cause them to chase imaginary mice, jump off the walls, steal your prized possessions or knock everything off the counter. They are not wild; some cats just have a stronger desire to play and chase, which may be at odds with your sleep schedule.
1 July 2015
If you have missing, cracked or otherwise damaged teeth, dental implant surgery is the perfect way for you to obtain a smile you can be proud of. But, for some people, implant surgery may seem out of reach. The average cost of a single dental implant ranges anywhere from $1000 to $3000 dollars, and, since the procedure is considered cosmetic, many insurance companies will not cover these costs. However, you don't have to settle for a smile that you're ashamed of; use this information to learn more about how you can get dental implant surgery when you're short on cash.
15 June 2015
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness among middle-aged adults and the elderly. There are two types of macular degeneration: dry and wet. Here is what dry and wet macular degeneration is and what you can do to try to minimize the effects of the disease. Dry Macular Degeneration Dry macular degeneration (DMD) occurs when the tissue on the back wall of your eye behind the retina begins to deteriorate.
16 May 2015
Babies begin life with eyes that are not nearly as coordinated and developed as the eyes of an adult. Just like the other parts of their body, newborns are still learning to use their eyes. Their eye muscles are not as strong, and their brains aren't as adept at using those muscles. Up through about four months of age, some eye-crossing is normal. At times, your baby's eyes may look crossed, and at other times, they may seem to be in line.
30 April 2015
The loss of memory that characterizes Alzheimer's disease can often result in the desire to wander. In fact, research shows that three out of every five Alzheimer's care patients will wander at some point. Patients with Alzheimer's could sustain serious injury during an episode of wandering, so taking precautions to keep them safe is important. If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, here are three tactics you can use to keep your loved one safe:
23 April 2015
For many people, the process of aging means struggling with the way your physical appearance changes. While this may sound vain, the truth is that some of those changes can be detrimental to your health. Other people may have their livelihoods affected by those changes. If you're looking to take steps to decrease the effects of aging, it's important that you stay informed. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the advantages of fractional resurfacing laser rejuvenation therapy.
15 April 2015
As a sexually active woman, you may already know that there are sexually transmitted diseases that you are at risk for. However, you may not have any symptoms or you may think that the symptoms will go away. That can be dangerous, because these diseases can serious health problems if they are not treated in a timely manner. Here are just a few sexually transmitted diseases and some of the health conditions that may result if you do not notice and treat them.
13 April 2015
Everyone knows that prenatal care is important, but few people realize that prenatal encompasses more than just taking vitamins and visiting a doctor regularly. Working with a skilled chiropractor throughout your pregnancy can be a great way to ensure that you remain comfortable, and your baby arrives without issue. Here are three reasons you might want to consider investing in chiropractic care during your next pregnancy. 1. Pregnancy can change the curve of your lower back.