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
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
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
Gymnastics is a fun sport that can help your child become strong and athletic, but it can also lead to injuries. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the many injuries that young gymnasts may experience. Here are three things parents need to know about ACL injuries. What are ACL injuries? The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four ligaments within the knee joint. It connects the distal femur to the tibial plateau, and it helps to stabilize the knee.
2 June 2016
Taking your child to the dentist is often a difficult experience for both you and the child, but a pediatric dentist can take a lot of the stress and fear out of the visit. Listed below are just three of the many reasons to utilize a pediatric dentist for your child. Extensive Training One of the biggest reasons to see a pediatric dentist is to take advantage of their extensive education and training.
16 May 2016
Some people believe that a major disaster is in the near future. Whether this disaster is caused by nature or a crashing economy, people known as preppers are concerned with ensuring they are prepared to withstand the disaster safely. While many preppers take the time to address food, transportation, and safety needs, few take the time to consider how they should make preparations for their vision needs. Here are three things you need to do to ensure that you are prepared to see clearly should a serious disaster strike.
2 May 2016