Atopic dermatitis, also called hereditary eczema, is a condition that can leave your skin dry, scaly, and itchy. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic condition, but it can be managed by keeping your skin moist. However, there's more to moisturizing than just slathering some lotion on your skin. Here are three moisturizing tips for atopic dermatitis sufferers. Choose a strong moisturizer All moisturizers aren't created equal. There are three types of moisturizers: lotions, creams, and ointments.
28 September 2016
Head lice is a type of very small insect that infests scalps and feeds on human blood. While having lice does not present a danger to a person's health, it can be uncomfortable, and head lice treatment should begin promptly. Head lice is often spread in school, since children tend to be in close contact with each other. If you learn that your child has lice, or there has been an outbreak of head lice among classmates, take the following steps:
12 September 2016
Anyone that rides horses can have back pain, but it can be even worse if you are older. Fortunately, there are things you can do to deal with this pain. For example, you can change the way you ride your horse, as well as get the right treatment for your pain. Keep reading and you will soon be riding your horse pain free. Causes of Back Pain for Horse Riders
25 August 2016
The average age of menopause is 51 years old, but it can happen much earlier than this. No matter when it happens, you will likely have some symptoms that are very hard to avoid, such as night sweats and low libido. There are also some uncommon symptoms you may be having and not realizing they are due to menopause, three of which are listed below. Depression or Anxiety The emotional and physical changes caused by menopause can lead to depression or anxiety.
10 August 2016
Seeing a chiropractor to help alleviate your back pain can help you move from someone who is largely immobile and in constant discomfort to someone who can regain his or her former quality of life. It will often take several adjustments for your chiropractor to turn a sore back into a pain-free one, so it's important that you don't do anything in the meantime that worsens the pain or pushes your back out of alignment.
9 August 2016
Breaking a heroin addiction is not easy to do, but it can be slightly easier if you use methadone as a treatment option. Methadone is a drug that offers similar effects as heroin, but it is not as harmful for your body. Here are a few important things to know about the use of methadone as a treatment plan for breaking a heroin addiction. What is methadone? The drug methadone is commonly used to treat heroin addictions, and it is actually an opioid itself.
28 July 2016
If your child is prone to hurting themselves often, has serious health issues that exasperate problems like asthma, or tends to get infections regularly, you likely visit urgent care more often than is convenient. Packing a bag to keep in the car is a great way to make sure that you're always ready for a trip to urgent care even when it's unexpected. Here are a few things you should pack:
13 July 2016
If you are going in for your first acupuncture treatment, and you want the treatment to be as effective as possible, you need to know what to do before and after you go in for treatment. Before You Go In For Treatment Before you go in for your first treatment, you want to make sure that you are ready to focus all of your energy on your treatment and on the healing process.
4 July 2016
Dealing with substance misuse can be a difficult time in life. If you're addicted to any drug that hasn't been prescribed to you, this can be challenging to overcome. It's in your best interest to seek professional assistance and enroll in one of the many substance abuse treatments that can enable you to get your life and your health back. By knowing the various types of ways you can be treated, this can allow you to begin this process.
30 June 2016
Gum disease symptoms include swollen gums and bleeding when you eat or brush your teeth. However, it's possible to have early gum disease and not notice symptoms at all. That's one reason regular dental exams are important. When your dentist examines your mouth and finds evidence of gum disease, he or she will probably advise you to take prompt action so the condition doesn't advance. Here is an overview of how gum disease is treated.
15 June 2016