Bloating And Why It Occurs

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If you have been experiencing abdominal bloat, you may be trying to find ways to relieve your discomfort. Abdominal bloat is a common condition, but it can stem from many different factors, such as side effects from medications, high stress levels or a poor diet. Bloating is sometimes even associated with significant health conditions, such as auto immune deficiencies, Candida, allergic reactions and cancer. Here is some information about bloating to help you better understand the condition and why it occurs.

18 August 2017

Benefits Of Developing A Long Relationship With Your Family Doctor

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One of the nice things about having a primary care doctor at a young age is that you don't need to switch this medical professional as you get older. Provided that the doctor hasn't retired or moved away, you can theoretically remain under his or her care for years and decades. This longstanding relationship can be in the best interest of your health. In the years that he or she treats you, your family doctor will develop a clear understanding of not only your health picture and your family health history but also how you act and think.

29 July 2017

3 Ways To Improve Stroke Outcomes

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Stroke remains as significant cause of long-term disability and death. Although there is no guaranteed way to prevent a stroke, area hospitals and medical facilities can do their part of improve patient outcomes in the event a stroke occurs. Do Community Outreach It is important to utilize every opportunity at your disposal to disseminate information to the public about the warning signs of stroke and the importance of seeking emergency care.

14 July 2017

Acupuncture And Diabetes: Get Answers To The Questions You Have

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If you have type 1 diabetes, your condition cannot be cured. However, this does not mean that you should not seek treatment. There are many treatments available that can alleviate your symptoms and possibly reduce the amount of insulin that you have to take, if your body is able to make some insulin on its own. One natural treatment that can help to alleviate the symptoms associated with type 1 diabetes is acupuncture.

24 June 2017

A Few Uncommon Asthma Triggers To Consider

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If your child has recently been diagnosed with an asthma condition, then you should speak with an allergist or an asthma specialist about treatment. Both long term medications will be needed and so will emergency ones. Along with the use of medications, you should do your best to avoid some common asthma triggers. Some triggers may not be as obvious as others. Keep reading to learn about a few triggers that may not be immediately apparent.

28 February 2017

Reasons Why You May Want To Become A Medical Interpreter

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If you have been considering making a career change or if you are simply looking for a job in the medical field, you may be pondering the possibility of becoming a medical interpreter. However, you might not be totally convinced as to whether or not this is the right career choice for you and your future goals. In order to make a decision that will benefit you the most now and in the future, get to know some of the many different reasons that you might want to become a medical interpreter.

26 January 2017

Different Fertility Treatments For Men And Women

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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


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

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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?

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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