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3 Worthwhile Advantages To Working With A Personalized Health Coach

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Struggling to live a healthy life can be taxing mentally and physically. If nothing seems to be working, it may be time to get help from a personalized health coach. Working with one of these specialists on a regular basis gives you access to the following advantages.  Added Motivation  One reason why staying healthy can be so hard is because you have no accountability. You may have good intentions starting out, but after a while, you fall back into old habits.

7 February 2019

Does Post-Op Care For Reconstructive Surgery Differ From That For Cosmetic Surgery?

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Reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery tend to differ in name and insurance coverage only, or so it seems. While basic post-op care applies to any type of surgery, reconstructive post-op care can be more intense in a way. Recovery from cosmetic surgery requires caution, of course, but reconstructive procedures have different desired outcomes, which affects what you do to some extent. Basic Post-op Care Doesn't Change As mentioned, the basic care doesn't change.

3 January 2019

Pushing Through The Holidays With Arthritis Pain

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Are you the one in charge of the holiday party this year? If you're experiencing an arthritis flare up, you may be concerned how you'll get everything done. Swollen joints, extreme pain and mobility issues can make entertaining grueling. Here are a few ways to push through the holiday season while dealing with an arthritis flare-up. What is Arthritis? There are over 100 forms and variations of arthritis, according to Arthritis.org. Three of the most common types are psoriatic, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

4 December 2018

Is It Shin Splints Or A Stress Fracture?

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Any physical activity carries the risk of injury, but sometimes the type of injury isn't always immediately apparent. Case in point, runners often suffer from shin splints—a type of injury along the tibia—but this injury shares several symptoms of stress fractures in the same place, so it can be difficult to tell which one you have. Here are a couple of ways you can tell the difference so you can get the most appropriate treatment fast.

10 October 2018

N95 Masks And Fit Testing

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If you want to work in a hospital, then you should know that there is a wide variety of equipment that you may need to invest in to keep yourself protected while working in the field. The equipment is referred to as personal protective equipment and when it involves airborne illnesses that are serious, like TB, then you may be required to wear a special type of latex free particle mask called an N95 mask.

12 September 2018

Why Dental Implants Are the Best Solution for Your Missing Teeth

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If you have missing teeth you might be having a hard time being truly happy with your smile. Covering your mouth when you laugh and going out of your way to avoid pictures may have become so much a part of your life that you can't remember living any other way. When you become fed up with missing out on opportunities because the missing teeth have started to guide your decision making it's time to do something about it.

19 July 2018

Newborn Baby Care Guidelines For New Parents

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After you bring home your baby for the first time, you might feel like you don't know what to expect or what your baby needs. New parents can sometimes feel overwhelmed with providing care for a newborn. These guidelines can help you feel more confident as you meet the needs of your new baby.  1. You don't have to schedule feeding. Many parenting books and advice-givers will tell you that your baby needs to eat every two or three hours.

27 May 2018

Reasons You Should To Go To Urgent Care

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When many people get sick or injured, they tend to be confused as to what they can and should do about the situation. Some opt to wait until their primary care doctor is available while others take themselves to the emergency room. However, there is a third option that many people tend to overlook in their medical care and treatment. That third option is the urgent care clinic. Get to know some of the health events that can be treated at an urgent care clinic.

24 April 2018

Considering Birth Control? 3 Reasons To Choose An IUD

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If you are considering a birth control method, whether for pregnancy prevention or to help with menstrual problems, an intrauterine device (IUD) might be the answer. In the past, only women who had children could have an IUD; now, more gynecologists are inserting IUDs in women without a prior pregnancy. 1. Set It And Forget It One of the most attractive features of IUD is they can last upwards of a decade, depending on the type, without any maintenance.

25 March 2018

Your First Physical Therapy Appointment: How You Can Prepare

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If you've had surgery, been in an accident, or suffered an injury, part of your recovery might include physical therapy. If you haven't been to physical therapy before, you may not know what to expect. Many people are surprised by how active or inactive their physical therapy treatments can be, and some might dislike it enough to stop coming, even though therapy is important for recovery. Here are some things you can to do to make sure your first appointment is a success and to keep on track for healing.

26 February 2018