Leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy in today’s fast-paced world. Finding the time to prepare meals and exercise regularly can be a challenge for anyone with professional, personal, and familial obligations that arise unexpectedly.
Instead of trying to navigate a healthy diet on your own, you may find it beneficial to rely on the wisdom a dietary guru can provide.
1. Eliminate the Guesswork
One of the most difficult aspects of transitioning to a healthy lifestyle is creating a meal plan. Read More»
If you suffer severe boils, inflamed hair follicles, and other deep skin abscesses throughout the year, you may use home treatments to get rid of the growths. But if everything you do fails to drain or permanently get rid of the abscesses, you may need general surgical treatment instead. Learn why you have deep skin abscesses and how a general surgeon can treat them below.
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Collagen is a connective tissue found in your skin, hair, nails, and tendons. Lately, there have been a lot of collagen supplements popping up on the market. Most come in the form of hydrolyzed collagen, which is basically collagen that has been partially broken down into its amino acid components so that your body can better absorb and utilize it. So what are some of the signs you could benefit from a hydrolyzed collagen supplement? Read More»
71% of people now working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic have noticed an increase in neck pain associated with the work-from-home environment. But treating this neck pain doesn’t need to be complicated, expensive, or time-consuming. Learn more about why you may be having more neck pain these days and what you can do about it.
Why More Neck Pain?
Workers who left their offices for the last time in March or April 2020 may be dealing with a less-than-optimal workspace more than six months later. Read More»
Alzheimer’s disease causes a slow decline in memory and is more likely to affect older adults. Although there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, there are different treatments that can slow the progression of the disease. Recognizing the signs of this condition can help your family member get treatment sooner.
Here are some common signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
As a person gets older, it is usually not a cause for concern if he or she occasionally forgets an appointment or where the car keys are. Read More»
Having pain in the deep tissues of the ball of the foot is often referred to as having a stone bruise. This condition is called a stone bruise because the pain actually feels like you are stepping on a stone or a pebble each time you stand or walk. However, this type of pain can also occur if you have a condition known as metatarsalgia. Metatarsalgia and having a stone bruise may feel similar, but these are some ways the two conditions differ. Read More»
If you’ve recently injured your shoulder or arm, you could’ve developed adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder. Frozen shoulder is a condition where your shoulder joint becomes limited in its movement. Ideally, the shoulder joint should move smoothly as a ball-and-socket joint; if you have frozen shoulder, however, then you cannot move this joint smoothly because of thick, inflamed connective tissue. Take a look at how to treat this issue and why a physical therapist is vital for your recovery. Read More»
Many patients are referred to physical therapists by their doctors following an accident or surgery. Some patients are sent to physical therapy to deal with chronic pain. Each patient’s physical therapy will be different, depending on the conditions they face. However, there are four things all patients can expect from physical therapy:
1. You will be asked questions about your symptoms
Your physical therapist needs to know why you’ve come to see them. Read More»
With coronavirus becoming a common concern keeping many people at home, you may wonder if you still need to get your regular doctor’s appointments. These appointments are important, but are they something you should still be concerned with?
Breast cancer screenings are important, especially now. Here are a few things you need to know about screenings in the midst of COVID-19.
Breast Cancer Screenings Require Mammograms
There is not a surefire way to screen for breast cancer without a mammogram. Read More»
CPAP machines are widely known as one of the most common treatments for sleep apnea. However, they are not the only option. There are also dental appliances and medications you can rely on. If your doctor has recommended CPAP or you are considering it yourself, it is therefore important to consider the pros and cons of using CPAP for sleep apnea treatment.
Pro: CPAP is common and well-researched.
Some sleep apnea treatments are newer, not as well researched, and therefore more likely to cause side effects you and your doctor may not expect. Read More»