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
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
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
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
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
Ankle injuries are some of the most common musculoskeletal injuries. It's just so easy to roll or twist your ankle when you're running, jumping, or even just walking on uneven ground. When you injure your ankle, you are often left to wonder just what's wrong. Did you sprain it? Is it broken? Read on for a look at common ankle injuries and how to tell the difference between them. Sprained Ankle
28 March 2018
When you have been diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), one of the many symptoms that you may be dealing with is infertility. Infertility struggles can be extremely frustrating, and when you have a medical condition that causes it like PCOS, you can feel as though your body is betraying you. The good news is that there are treatments that can help you to deal with these infertility issues. Get to know some of these treatment options so you can start addressing your infertility as soon as possible.
3 March 2018
Urinary tract infections can develop in babies, but because they are not able to make their needs known, you may not know that your child is sick. Infections of the urinary tract in babies need to be recognized and treated promptly to avoid complications, such as kidney involvement. Here are three symptoms of urinary tract infections in babies and what you can do about them: Loss of Appetite Sometimes, the only symptom of a urinary tract infection in babies is loss of appetite.
19 January 2018
Seeing a chiropractor during your pregnancy can benefit you beyond easing a sore back or pinched nerves. If you're getting close to your due date and your baby is in the breech position with its feet pointing down, a chiropractor experienced in the care of pregnant women may be able to help your baby turn into the preferable head down position for birth. The Role of Your Pelvis and Ligaments in Pregnancy and Birth
30 November 2017
When you're looking to get the most out of your appearance after an accident, the best thing you can do is find help from a reconstructive surgeon. For instance, if you're ever in a car accident and deal with injuries to your face, you'll need to touch base with cosmetic surgeons that can help you out. To this end, read the points below and use them so that you're getting great professional surgery from a cosmetic surgeon that can help you out:
9 November 2017