A Few Important Things To Know Before Scheduling Cataract Surgery

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If you have cataracts in your eyes, then you may have trouble seeing. This is common, since the eye lenses cloud over and prevent light from making its way to the retina. And when you can no longer see well, even with corrective lenses, it may be time to start thinking about having surgery. Surgical procedures are performed to replace the eye lens, and there are a few things you should know before the operation is scheduled.

14 November 2018

3 Reasons Skin Removal Surgery After Major Weight Loss Is More Than Cosmetic

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Many people only think about skin removal surgery after a major weight loss as a cosmetic issue. Unfortunately, even small amounts of loose skin can become a medical issue. There are several medical concerns that might occur with loose skin. 1. Irritation Small amounts of loose skin can easily cause irritation between skin folds, often because these areas are hard to keep dry and prevent friction. Although powders and other retail products can help, they are not always effective and may need to be reapplied throughout the day.

9 November 2018

Facts You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer is an issue that no men want to have in their life. However, many men in the United States will find themselves having to deal with this disease. As a man, there are many things that you should know about prostate cancer. Get to know some of the most important prostate cancer facts. Then, you can be sure that you are doing what you can to protect your prostate health going forward.

4 October 2018

3 Reasons You Need Therapy To Manage Affective Disorders


Most people who struggle with affective disorders will need medication as part of an overall treatment plan. Unfortunately, therapy often falls by the wayside, because it may not seem like it matters with affective disorders. Therapy is just another component in an effective strategy to make affective disorders more manageable. 1. Better Understand Yourself Although many affective disorders are caused by biochemical imbalances within the brain, it does not mean there are not situations from your past or in your current life that can exacerbate the problem.

8 September 2018

How To Use CBD Oil For Health And Wellness

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If you have been looking into some alternative health treatments, then you may have noticed that CBD oil is something that you can try. The oil may help to reduce pain, inflammation, and nausea associated with cancer therapies. Unlike THC, CBD does not have mind-altering or psychoactive effects. So, you can use the oil without having to worry about feeling "high." There are a few ways that CBD can be utilized. Keep reading to learn what they are.

29 June 2018

Troubleshooting The Insertion Of A Tracheostomy Tube

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Breathing is the basis of life. Without the ability to intake oxygen, the cells within the bod would die. For patients whose normal breathing mechanisms are obstructed or have failed, an alternate breathing source must be created. This alternate source typically comes in the form of a tracheostomy. A tracheostomy is a surgically-created hole in the front of the neck into which a tube is inserted for oxygen to pass through. The tracheostomy tube must be changed regularly to prevent possible infection, but changing this tube can sometimes be difficult.

20 May 2018

Commonly Shared Myths About Wellness Retreats

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Caring for your overall wellness is essential for preserving your quality of life. Unfortunately, it can be difficult for individuals to find the time and motivation to meet these needs. While attending wellness retreats can help with this, it is easy to allow misinformation to give you an incorrect understanding of these retreats. Myth: A Wellness Retreat Only Involves Exercise Individuals will often assume that a wellness retreat will primarily be focused on exercise.

11 April 2018

3 Facts To Clear Up Confusion About The Abortion Pill

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Often, the discussion about abortion centers around surgical abortions that are performed in a clinic or hospital. It's easy to forget that there's another option – the medication abortion or medical abortion, which may be more commonly known as "the abortion pill." There's a lot of confusion about this type of abortion and what it does. Take a look at some facts that will help you understand this important medical option.

20 March 2018

3 Tips For Augmenting Your Breasts Without Implants

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Breast implants are a common tactic used to augment your breasts, but having implants is not ideal for every woman. Trying alternative methods to achieve the breasts you want might be equally effective with fewer long-term maintenance concerns. Lift Heavy Many women are concerned about lifting weights in general, especially lifting heavier weights, but this is the best type of exercise to contour your body. If you want your breasts to appear larger or fuller, building your pectoralis major (pecs) can help.

31 January 2018