13 October 2015
Whether you are a serious runner or just jog a few times a week to stay in shape, it is common to experience foot and ankle injuries. When your ankles and feet are overworked or not conditioned properly, they can start hurting. Luckily, it is possible to minimize the risk of these injuries. Here are five tips for preventing foot and ankle injuries while running: Replace Your Shoes Frequently Your shoes support your feet while you run, so it is important for them to be in good shape.
28 September 2015
Losing weight is never easy, but when you have a metabolic disorder such as type 2 diabetes, it's even harder. One way to improve your chances of finding an effective diet and sticking to it is to work with your doctor or a weight loss clinic rather than trying to go it alone. Here's why you should consider going to a weight loss clinic when you have type 2 diabetes and you want to lose weight.
10 September 2015
When you are trying to choose between different drug and alcohol treatment centers, there are numerous different options available to you. However, one of the primary decisions you will need to make is to determine whether or not you want an addiction treatment program that is specific to your gender, or one that is co-ed in nature. There are many benefits to treatment programs based upon gender that you should know about before you make your final addiction treatment decision.
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.
10 August 2015
Whether you have perfect vision or not, eye health is extremely important. It includes everything from visiting your optometrist regularly to eating well and protecting your eyes. Here are some easy ways to improve your eye health and avoid more serious eye-related illnesses. Take Eye Breaks During the Day If you work in an office, you likely stare at the computer screen a good portion of the day. When you are busy working, it can be tempting to do this for hours on end without looking away, but this is extremely bad for your eyes.
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.