23 June 2016
Autism, no matter where your child falls on the spectrum, can be a very challenging and frustrating disorder for your whole family. Parents get burnt out trying to care for their children with autism and still provide adequate care for their children not on the spectrum. If you are a parent of one or more children with autism spectrum disorders, you may have more than one day where you feel as though you could really use a break, but where can you turn?
7 June 2016
If you're going to have hip replacement surgery, you may be heading to a short-term rehab facility before going home. Checking into a short-term rehab facility after surgery will allow you to reduce the amount of time you have to spend in an acute care hospital. The short-term rehab facility will also allow you the opportunity to adjust to life after hip surgery. Here are four tips that will help you receive the maximum benefits from rehabilitation.
1 June 2016
A cancer diagnosis can be detrimental and change your life in many ways. While there is no surefire way to prevent many types of cancer, you have a lot more control in taking action to help prevent skin cancer. Use the following tips to learn more about how you can be proactive in protecting your skin: Wear Sunscreen Year Round While many people apply sunscreen when at the beach or pool, it is essential to wear a broad spectrum sunscreen year round.
23 May 2016
A hearing impairment does not have to interfere with your ability to travel. With the right preparations, you can successfully travel to any location without a problem. If you are planning to travel this summer, here is what you need to know. What Can You Do to Prepare? One of the best ways you can ensure that you are fully prepared is to make all of your traveling arrangements in advance.
17 May 2016
You're tossing and turning at night…again. You've tried all the chamomile tea in the world, along with soothing ocean sounds and lavender compresses, but they don't seem to be doing anything to improve your chances of getting to sleep at a reasonable hour. What's left to try, beyond begging sleeping pills from your doctor? If you're an insomniac dreading the prospect of another sleepless night but don't want prescription drugs, then here's what trying a melatonin supplement can do for you.
2 May 2016
Do you constantly have the feeling that you need to relieve your bowels? If you still feel like you need to relieve your bowels after you have already done it, you might want to find out if colon cancer is possibly the root of the problem. Find out in this article what you should know about colon cancer and getting diagnosed by a specialist. What Is Colon Cancer? Basically, colon cancer means that there are an abnormal number of cells growing in your large intestine.
25 April 2016
If you decided one day on a whim that you wanted a tattoo but now regret that you did it, you can get rid of it. The ink used for tattoos is meant to be permanent, so how successful the tattoo removal is depends on your skin type and the pigments that were used in the ink. The age of the tattoo is also a factor, as the ink is likely deeper into your skin if you have had your tattoo for some time.
25 April 2016
One of the requirements for dental implants is having an adequate amount of jaw bone available to secure the titanium post that holds the crown. When a person doesn't have enough bone or the bone in the area is too weak, the dentist usually recommends getting a bone graft to help increase or strengthen it. If you prefer not to go this route, you can get subperiosteal implants that use a different method to anchor the teeth in place.
25 March 2016
Children with autism or other developmental disorders often exhibit challenging behaviors that can frustrate both parents and children alike. These behaviors can span a range of severity from relatively tame to actually dangerous. Disruption, self-injurious behaviors and aggression are all quite problematic and can pose a serious threat to siblings, classmates, teachers, parents and other caregivers, as well as to the child themselves. All challenging behaviors, regardless of severity, require coordinated interventions in order to maintain discipline and keep everyone safe.
25 March 2016
If you're an adult over the age of 50 who has suddenly developed a pervasive sense of dizziness, there's about a 50% possibility that the problem is a condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Learn more about how this condition happens–and the surprising ability of some simple physical therapy procedures that can help it. What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, is essentially caused by small crystals of calcium carbonate, called otoconia.