More seniors are opting to stay put and age in place. That means they're forgoing assisted living facilities and retiring to their own homes. If you've decided to age in place, there are some steps you can take to make your home a safe place in which to age gracefully. One of the most important changes you can make involves the bathroom. You're going to need a safe place to bathe yourself.
6 July 2016
Patients that wake up in recovery after having a tumor removed from their brain may face several challenges during the weeks of recovery. You may have to deal with a loss of mobility in certain parts of your body. Mobility issues and more can be dealt with with the help of a professional physical therapist. You may also have trouble with your speech. Some people experience problems with their memory or critical thinking skills.
1 July 2016
Sugar gliders can suffer from dental disease, just like people can. Here are three things sugar glider owners need to know about dental disease. Why do sugar gliders get dental disease? Despite their rodent-like appearance, sugar gliders are actually marsupials, not rodents, and they don't have constantly-growing teeth. This means that their oral health requires more maintenance than the mice, rats or guinea pigs you might be used to. While rodent teeth grow too quickly for cavities to develop, sugar gliders do not have this advantage.
28 June 2016
Sore throats are a common complaint among the young and old alike. While you may think you become less susceptible to certain infections as you age, the three infections listed below are just as common in adults and may be the cause of your sore throat. 1. Common Cold If it started with a nagging tickle and lasted only a few days, the likeliest cause of your sore throat is the common cold.
27 June 2016
If you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, your chiropractor may have suggested using active release technique to treat it. If you are wondering how this targeted massage could help, consider the three benefits below. Releases Pressure On The Nerves Active release technique helps release the pressure on your hands' nerves, helping to relieve any pain and numbing sensations you may experience during a flare-up. The massage technique works by targeting specific muscles that are in direct contact with the nerve.
27 June 2016
If losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to a parent, then watching a child struggle with heroin addiction may be a close second. Heroin is a powerful drug that holds a strong grip on its addicts. Many people who become addicted struggle with that addiction for the rest of their lives. The addiction often completely changes them as a person. Their priorities, dreams, and goals disappear. Their appearance may change dramatically.
20 June 2016
If you have never purchased joint pain relief cream, then you may be in for a surprise. Many of these creams have some sort of odor to them. Some people like the odor, others do not. There are some valid reasons as to why the manufacturers have odorous creams, but if you do not like the smells then you can always try an odorless version. Besides not having a smell, there are some other differences between odorless and odorous pain relief creams, and it may matter to you in the long run.
26 May 2016
When you are at home, you know exactly what causes you to have an allergic reaction. However, traveling is another matter altogether. Plants you have never been exposed to before may now threaten the fun you have, or exotic animals may create a new allergic reaction in you. How do you deal with that? Do you simply suffer through it because you are on vacation? That is no way to travel and have fun, but if you talk with your allergy specialist before you leave you can prevent these things from happening.
26 May 2016
A tummy tuck is a great way to remove excess fat and skin from your abdomen to get the midsection that you always wanted. If you are going to have a tummy tuck or are just thinking about one, you should know what to expect after the procedure. Recovery from a tummy tuck is, after all, recovery from a major surgery. There are a few things that you should keep in mind when you are recovering from your surgery for the best results possible.
9 April 2016
If your dentist has told you that you need a root canal and you are terrified, you don't have to be. You will be surprised to learn that even though you will feel some pain, the pain will not be as bad as you think. Your dentist has great medicine and modern equipment at their disposal to make this procedure as painless as they can. Below is some information about root canals that should help make you feel better.
29 March 2016