blog

Different Fertility Treatments For Men And Women

Health & Medical Blog

Infertility is a battle that nobody wants to take on, and yet so many couples are forced to each year. If you are trying to have a baby, you may be considering a variety of options. Whether you are a man or a woman, infertility treatment is available to you. In many cases, those who once struggled with fertility are able to go on and conceive a child. With medical treatment, it may be possible for you to do the same.

19 January 2017

The Benefits Of Choosing A Short Term Rehabilitation Vs. Trying To Rehabilitate At Home

Blog

When you need short term care because of an illness or injury, you might consider trying to receive services at home. While there are a number of benefits to remaining at home while you recuperate, there are also a number of benefits to choosing a short term rehab facility, such as Valley View Retirement Community, in order to get the services you need. If you live alone and you are nervous about your recovery, staying in a facility will ensure that you have help any time that you need it.

6 January 2017

Don't Give Up Hope: 2 Experimental Glaucoma Treatments Showing Promising Results

Health & Medical Blog

If you or someone you love has glaucoma, then you and they likely live in fear that they may one day lose their vision completely. While current glaucoma medications and surgeries are very successful, researchers are determined to continue finding new ways to control glaucoma to keep it from worsening and hopefully even one day find a way to restore vision to those who have already lost it. While still in its early development stages, optic nerve cell regeneration may one day restore vision lost by glaucoma.

29 December 2016

Your Urine Is Pink After Thanksgiving: What Is Happening?

Health & Medical Blog

Thanksgiving is a great time to get together with family and have some delicious food. Unfortunately, you've noticed your urine take on a pink color after your family dinner. What is happening here and is it a serious problem? Beets Can Make Urine Pink There's a good chance that some of the foods you ate might be staining your urine. Beets and other very red foods often cause your urine to take on a unique color.

30 November 2016

Anaerobic Exercise Can Help Busy People Burn Fat

Health & Medical Blog

As we age and become more sedentary, it is really easy to put on a lot of fat weight. That said, there are multiple ways that you can lose weight if you're a busy person. One of the best ways is anaerobic exercise. If you work in an office and are looking to lose fat, consider this approach. The Differences Between Aerobic And Anaerobic Exercise Aerobic exercise is the type that requires the use of regular intake of oxygen.

30 November 2016

Calming Down: Natural Treatments For Anxiety

Health & Medical Blog

Anxiety isn't the niche diagnosis it used to be, nor it is just a term for when you're feeling stressed out – clinical anxiety is a real, present mental illness, with 18.1 percent of the United States' population having been diagnosed with it. But if the medicines and prescriptions your doctor gave you just aren't enough – or if you don't have the time, money, or inclination to visit the doctor – then it's understandable that you'd turn to natural cures and treatments for this pervasive illness.

10 November 2016

The Pain In PMS: Natural Remedies For Period-Caused Back Pain

Health & Medical Blog

In general, when considering the pain that comes with your menstrual period, it's easy to focus in on the cramps and forget everything else exists. However, for many women, the cramps are nothing in comparison to the lower back pain that can hang around before, during, and after your period; if you don't want to pop a bunch of over-the-counter painkillers – or if you have and you've still got pain – then it can be hard to find a pain management remedy for this uncomfortable fact of your period.

26 October 2016

Child Going To Camp? They May Bring Home Head Lice

Health & Medical Blog

Many schools have camps where children can spend time away from home and school in another environment for a few days. If your child is going to camp, they will likely have a great time, but they may bring some things home with them that you do not want to deal with, including head lice. Below are ways you can check for lice, as well as what you can do if you find them on your child's scalp.

14 October 2016

Use Natural Ingredients To Treat Reflux Disease

Health & Medical Blog

Liquid contents back up into your esophagus, and there's an acidic taste to the contents. This condition is known as acid reflux disease and is also referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The backed-up ingredients include pepsins and other acids that are harmful to you. Bile from your bile duct may also be in the mix. All of these ingredients irritate the sensitive lining of your esophagus to create heartburn and other discomforting symptoms.

7 October 2016

Extreme Swings In Blood Glucose Levels May Indicate Brittle Diabetes

Health & Medical Blog

Blood sugar control is essential for staving off the negative effects diabetes can have on the body. Despite a person's best efforts, though, sometimes glucose levels can swing wildly out of control, leading to hyper- or hypoglycemia. If you're doing everything you can to keep your blood sugar in check, but your numbers just won't stabilize, you could have brittle diabetes. Here's more information about this condition. Cause of Brittle Diabetes

23 September 2016