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6 Characteristics of Your Ideal Primary Care Physician

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Have you been searching high and low for a primary care physician that will be best suited for your health care needs? Perhaps you feel like you may have found the right doctor, but you haven't quite ended your search yet. How can you be certain your new primary care physician is a good fit for you? Having the necessary qualifications is just the start, as there is much more to the making of a good doctor.

5 September 2017

3 Ways To Reduce Your Postmenopausal Fracture Risk

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Going through menopause can be challenging for many women. In addition to the mood swings and hormonal changes that occur within the body, some women become more susceptible to bone damage once menopause sets in. Postmenopausal fractures can be a serious problem, but there are some simple things that you can do to reduce your risk of being plagued by these fractures in the future. Here are three ways that you can help to protect yourself against postmenopausal fractures in the future.

18 August 2017

3 Tips for Keeping Your Hamster Healthy

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A hamster can make a great pet; you can often have it in apartment settings or other rental situations in which it might not be ideal to have a dog or cat. It can be more affordable to take care of than other pets, and it can be a cuddly, furry friend. If you have a hamster, it is probably important to you to make sure that it is healthy. Luckily, following these tips can help you keep your hamster as healthy as possible for a long time to come.

25 January 2017

Three Reasons Your Hurt Back Might Require A Visit To The Hospital

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Back pain is something that might be minor, such as a pulled lat muscle from bending over and picking up something incorrectly. However, it can also be something that is much more serious and requires immediate attention from a doctor. So, if it's just a minor ache, and you recently lifted a heavy object, then it's probably a strained muscle. However, if you have any of the following symptoms, you need to take immediate action.

10 January 2017

How to Deal with Nasal-Allergy Symptoms

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Allergic rhinitis is an annoying condition. Your nose is stuffy and runny. You may sneeze a lot and have watery eyes. Your nose, eyes, and throat may itch and annoy you. Your sense of smell and taste can even be affected. And worse, even though the symptoms are caused by allergies, people may avoid you, thinking you harbor cold germs. Here are some treatment options you may want to try so you get relief.

6 January 2017

5 Ways To Prepare For A Prosthetic Limb

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If you have been waiting for a prosthetic limb, you are probably excited for placement. A prosthetic limb can be a life-changing experience, providing you with full range of motion. After some time, your doctor may advise you so that it is time to consider a prosthetic. Once your doctor has removed staples or sutures and declared that you are ready for a prosthetic, you can begin these steps. 1. Stay strong and limber.

16 December 2016

Improve Your Heart Health With Liposuction

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Many people look at liposuction as little more than a cosmetic surgery, but recent studies have shown that liposuction will actually decrease the level of triglycerides in your blood. This will, by extension, increase your heart health in a positive way. Triglycerides Are Dangerous To Your Heart Health Triglycerides are a fat that collect in your blood when your body doesn't convert fat into energy. These fats will then be stored in your body's fat cells for later use.

30 November 2016

A Swing And An Ouch: Natural Remedies For Tennis Elbow

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Many repetitive stress injuries are named after the activity that most frequently causes them – and no malady is more illustrative of this point than the aptly named 'tennis elbow'. But if you've managed to inflict this injury upon yourself, then you're probably looking at a way to fix it without spending countless hours in and out of doctors' offices and pharmacies. So if you're looking for a few natural, at home solutions to your elbow woes, then here's what you need to know.

10 November 2016

Don't Be Blue: Taking Care of Yourself with the Flu

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Along with Halloween, Election Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, flu season is coming around again as the chill in the air starts to condense into cold, fog-blurred mornings and the ever-present threat of snow. Unfortunately, if you don't really have any family members that can take care of you if and when the flu hits you, it can be hard to take care of yourself in a way that ensures a fast recovery time.

26 October 2016

Work With A Senior Care Aide To Decrease A Parent's Risk Of Falling

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Falling can be hugely detrimental to the health and independence of a senior citizen who lives at home. A fall can result in broken bones that do not heal in a timely manner and may ultimately cause the person to need to relocate to a senior care facility. One way to help decrease the risk of falling for an elderly parent is to hire a senior care aide to make regular visits.

12 October 2016