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Short-Term Nursing Care Facilities: There When You Need Them Most

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If you have recently had a surgery or are suffering from a short-term illness and need help taking care of yourself, a short-term nursing care facility may be just the thing for you. A short-term nursing facility is just what it sounds like: a place for individuals to receive the help they need to recover from a short-term issue they are experiencing. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should go to a short-term care facility, here are a few reasons why you should as for a doctor's referral for one near you.

16 May 2019

A Podiatrist Can Help You Manage Heel Pain While Your Foot Heals

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Heel pain is one of the more frequent foot complaints because it can be caused by plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, which are common foot conditions caused by playing sports, walking more than you're used to, or wearing the wrong type of shoes. However, heel pain has other causes too, so if you have heel pain that doesn't clear up quickly, then you should consider seeing a podiatrist. Here's what a podiatrist might do to help.

10 April 2019

Turn 30 In Style: Preventative Botox

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Turning 30 can be difficult for many women. You may start to notice some worry wrinkles or gray hairs popping up, and it is just not comforting to know that you are as close to being 40 as you are from when you turned 20. It may feel as if time is moving so quickly that you just need to pause or turn back the clock. Luckily for you, there is such a thing as preventative Botox.

13 February 2019

4 Reasons You Should Switch To An Insulin Pump

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If you have diabetes, then frequent blood sugar tests and insulin injections are a regular part of your life. Although you might be used to it by now, there's still nothing pleasant about having to give yourself injections with a needle. Fortunately, there are alternative options available. One great option is an IV infusion pump designed to release insulin into your system. Here are four reasons you should consider switching to an insulin pump:

8 January 2019

A Cheat Sheet For Positive Mental Health

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If you would like to truly get the benefit of sound health, it isn't complete without taking a serious look at your mental health. The more you look at your brain and thought processes, the easier it will be for you to begin taking steps that heal you and sustain you. You're not alone if you haven't given much thought to your mental health. While people are depressed and mentally ill by the millions, many people still don't take the time they need to get properly diagnosed.

5 December 2018

Aging And Belly Fat: Do You Have To Live With Your Flabby Stomach?

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Both men and women can experience an increase in visceral (or belly) fat as they age. Visceral fat describes the fat that shows up in your abdomen or midsection. This type of fat is more dangerous than subcutaneous fat, which often develops in the backs of your arms, thighs, and buttocks. Belly fat can cause significant problems for the internal organs found inside your abdomen, including your heart, lungs, and liver.

23 October 2018

Been In A Care Accident? Why You Should Seek Out Short-Term Physical Rehabilitation

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Getting into a car accident can leave you with some very severe injuries. Not only could you be feeling intense pain but there might also be physical damage that renders you unable to really use your body the way you used to. You may be tempted to merely treat the symptoms by ingesting medicines that will make the discomfort go away. However, this doesn't truly get to the heart of the problem.

20 September 2018

Scheduled For Your First MRI? How To Prepare For The Experience

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If you're scheduled for an MRI, and you've never had one before, you'll need to take some time to prepare yourself. Your doctor will provide you with plenty of information about how the test is performed and why it's required. However, there are still some things that you'll need to do to prepare for the test. Here's some information that will help you avoid problems during your MRI. Talk to Your Doctor About Anxiety

25 July 2018

Three Ways To Avoid Overuse Injuries

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Your job, hobbies, and even the work that you do around the house can potentially lead to muscle pain from overuse injuries. It's easy to get into the habit of repeating movements in the same manner, but this can leave you nursing sore muscles. Initially, the soreness may go away on its own after you rest for a bit. For example, you might feel fine the following morning after a sound night of sleeping.

30 May 2018

3 Snoring Treatments

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When your spouse is snoring, it may keep you up at night. But, snoring isn't just bad for yourself, it can also be a sign that there are more serious problems. That's why you want to do what you can to make sure that the snoring is treated properly. There are a lot of things that you can do to help deal with snoring.  1. Lifestyle Changes One thing you can do is to change your lifestyle.

30 April 2018