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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If you are looking for a procedure that is less invasive than liposuction, then you may consider nonsurgical weight loss methods like a gastric balloon procedure. This procedure involves placing a balloon inside your stomach to take up extra space. This allows you to feel full faster and will prevent you from eating more than you usually do. As you begin to reduce your calorie intake, you will also lose weight.
22 August 2016
As marijuana usage becomes more and more acceptable and even becoming legal in some states, many people are starting to use it for medicinal purposes. As it is not legal everywhere, though, some people are reluctant to use regular marijuana. For this reason, cannabis oil is the better choice as it doesn't get you "high," it is legal in sixteen states and counting, and the other components are highly unlikely to come up in a drug test.
22 August 2016