The Future Options for Amputees: What You Should Know

Health & Medical Blog

There are various treatments and options that people who have lost a limb can use to help resume their lives feeling more complete and whole. And, of course, there are new and innovative options in the works to even further help amputees heal and adapt in the future. So get to know more about the future of treatments for amputees so that you know what can possibly help you or someone you love.

31 July 2015

3 Things To Discuss With Your OB-GYN Before Delivery

Health & Medical Blog

As you get closer and closer to delivering your baby, you will likely have a lot of questions about your delivery. Many, if not all, of these questions can be answered by your OB-GYN. You can make a point to ask your doctor all of these questions when you go in for one of your weekly appointments at the end of your pregnancy. If you have some questions but are worried that you may be forgetting others, this article will help you.

10 July 2015

Before You Try Acupuncture: Two Things to Know About

Health & Medical Blog

There are plenty of well known potential acupuncture benefits, including reduction of chronic pain andstress relief. Both of these benefits can be pretty compelling reasons to "get needled," but it is important to know a bit more about acupuncture before you start the treatments. Perhaps the most important thing to know is that there may be a couple of other effects that occur after your first acupuncture treatment. These effects are usually quite short lived, but it helps to be aware of them.

8 July 2015

3 Ways Foot Orthotics Can Benefit Individuals With Diabetes


If you suffer from diabetes, you probably have a number of medical concerns when it comes to proper care and treatment. If you'd like to lessen the number of things you have to worry about on a regular basis, consider purchasing foot orthotics. Below are three ways orthotics can help patients with diabetes and how you can benefit. Reduces the Occurrence of Pressure Sores Pressure sores are a common but serious problem among individuals with diabetes.

16 June 2015

3 Choices Of Stair Lifts You Can Choose From

Health & Medical Blog

Are you in the marketplace for a stair lift, but are not sure which one is the best match for your needs? Then take the time to familiarize yourself with the different types of stair lifts that are out there (such as those offered by All-Star Lifts). By doing so, you can make an informed decision regarding what stair lift is most suitable for you. With that thought in mind, here are 3 of the most common types of stair lifts that you'll come across.

2 June 2015

Eating Right During Pregnancy

Health & Medical Blog

Pregnancy is physically difficult for many women. You want to be as healthy as possible for your growing baby. That means that you need to pay special attention to your diet. Many people will tell you that you are eating for two. However, that does not mean that instead of 2,000 daily calories you should be having 4,000 calories. You only need a little extra each day, and getting the right foods can really help with your health and weight gain during pregnancy.

18 May 2015

Baby Care: Do You Need to Call the Pediatrician?

Health & Medical Blog

When you have a new baby in the house, it can a stressful experience. You want your baby to be healthy and are tempted to call your pediatrician every time anything even slightly abnormal happens. While you don't need to call your baby's doctor every time her temperature spikes by a degree, there are some things you should keep an eye out for. Call Your Pediatrician Right Now The first thing you should know is when you should call your pediatrician immediately.

1 May 2015

Need An Independent Medical Exam? A Few Tips To Being Prepared For It

Health & Medical Blog

When you have been injured in an accident that involves an insurance company, you may have to have an independent medical examination by a doctor the company chooses. This may make you feel uncomfortable. Before you make the appointment, there are a few things you can do to make sure things go to your advantage. The better prepared you are, the better the whole experience will be and your injuries will be better disclosed for your settlement.

17 April 2015

Alternative Treatment Options For Psoriasis

Health & Medical Blog

When you suffer from a chronic skin condition such as psoriasis, you find yourself seeking out any and every possible treatment and solution to the problem. Psoriasis currently has no known cure, so treatment focuses more on treating flare-ups and trying to prevent them. While conventional medicine offers some options including topical steroid creams, and oral medications, there are also a variety of alternative treatment options available for your psoriasis. So, get to know some of these alternative options and give them a try to relieve some of your psoriasis symptoms.

2 April 2015

Diabetes And Oral Care: What You Need To Know

Dentist Blog

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that can affect your entire body. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fact that diabetes can also affect the health of your mouth, teeth and gums. When your diabetes is not being properly managed, it can have devastating effect on your oral health. Knowing how to care for yourself when you have diabetes is essential. Make Gum Health a Priority When you have diabetes, you are at an increased risk for gum disease.

24 March 2015