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A 3-Pronged Approach To Rehabilitating A Ligament Tear

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If you play any kind of contact sport, the risk of tearing a ligament in your knee is always present. Although most ligament tears don't require surgery, they do require that you engage in rehabilitation before your knee is capable of handling the workload placed on it during a game or match. Here are three areas to focus on as your ligament begins to heal if you want to reduce your downtime.

16 December 2016

Glaucoma Treatment Options

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Sight is arguably the most important sense the human body has, and for anyone who has been blessed with vision from birth, the thought of losing it is terrifying. Glaucoma is caused by increasing pressure on the optic nerve. It is a progressive disease, and unfortunately, it is not reversible. Because it is the second leading cause of blindness, after macular degeneration, scientists are, of course, busy working on a cure.

30 November 2016

Reasons To Consider Ayurvedic Medicine

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Ayurvedic medicine is an alternative treatment approach based on Indian practices. If you are interested in an alternative or conjunctive approach to western medicine, you may want to consider trying Ayurvedic medicine. Patient-Centered Approach Ayurvedic medicine is more akin to holistic medicine because it is a treatment approach designed around the patient and their needs, without focusing only on the specific medical condition. An Ayurvedic practitioner considers different elements of their patient to form conclusions.

11 November 2016

Chronically Dry Eyes? Consider Punctal Plugs As A Non-Drug Solution

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Dealing with chronically dry eyes can be painful and frustrating. Your vision gets blurry, your eyes get red, and it's hard to keep from scratching. Lubricated eye drops from the drugstore only do so much. You might be avoiding talking to your eye doctor about this problem because you're not willing to try medications, thanks to the side effects they sometimes cause. But you should know that there is another non-drug option for treating dry eyes.

26 October 2016

Helping Your Child With Autism Develop Language Skills: Tips For You

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When you have a child with autism, it is difficult to know what you can expect as they grow and develop. After all, there are many different degrees of autism and every child is different. If your child is having trouble developing speech and language skills as a result of their autism, you may find yourself at a loss as far as what you can do to help them. Not being able to communicate with your child or not knowing what they are trying to communicate to you can be stressful and frustrating, but it is not necessarily a permanent issue.

14 October 2016

What Is Transvaginal Ultrasound?

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While ultrasound is a well-known procedure, transvaginal ultrasound is not as well known. If you're scheduled to have a transvaginal ultrasound, you may have many questions about the procedure and its purpose. The following FAQ will help you understand the purpose of this type of ultrasound, what to expect during the procedure. What is transvaginal ultrasound? A transvaginal ultrasound is a type of ultrasound that doctors use to examine a woman's reproductive organs.

10 October 2016

Identifying The Signs Of A Seizure In A Child

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With seizures in children, there are often no symptoms because a symptom is something that is observed and reported by the patient. However, children and other seizure victims often do not remember the seizure. Instead, it will be up to adults who witnessed the seizure to record the signs that the child exhibited. Ask Your Child About What He Or She Is Feeling Talk to your child frequently about what he or she is feeling, especially if your child is behaving strangely.

26 September 2016

Could A Neurologist Help With Your Carpal Tunnel Symptoms?

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If you find yourself dealing with numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands and wrists whenever you spend too much time working your fingers (or lifting heavy objects), you may wonder what you can do to minimize the impact these carpal tunnel symptoms have on your daily life. Because carpal tunnel is an issue with your nerves, not your bones, an orthopedic surgeon may not be the answer; at the same time, you might be reluctant to commit to taking daily painkillers for the rest of your life in order to function without carpal tunnel pain.

6 September 2016

In Your Forties And Feeling Unenergized? How Regain Your Youthful Appearance And A Sense Of Well-Being

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If you are in your forties and are starting to feel the effects of time and do not have as much energy or charisma as you once did in the past, don't settle for an unfulfilling life and accept the fact that you are growing old. Instead, utilize the following tips to help you regain your youthful appearance and feel better than you have in years. Seek Hormone Therapy Treatments

23 August 2016

Your Opthalmologist Visit: Understanding A Cataract Diagnosis

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The ophthalmologist tells you that you have cataracts. Uh-oh. Before you panic, or even stress, know that in most cases cataracts are treatable. Learning more about this common condition, understanding the facts and knowing what isn't true can help you to feel more comfortable with your upcoming eye care. Okay, so you might already know that a cataract is a cloudy area in the eye that can interfere with your vision.

5 August 2016