health--medical

  • Are You Suffering From Allergies?

    As you are probably already aware, people can be allergic to all kinds of things. The things they are allergic to, known as allergens, can cause adverse allergic reactions in people who suffer from allergies. Fortunately, though, being aware that you have an allergy can help you to avoid allergens and, thus, feel much better. Sadly, though, many people suffer from allergies without realizing it, and, if left untreated, their allergies only tend to get worse with time.
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  • How to Treat Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia With Surgery

    If your child is born with a diaphragmatic hernia, then you should be concerned. This condition makes it hard for a baby to breathe after birth. If your baby cannot take in enough oxygen, then it is going to be hard for him or her to stay healthy. Your child is going to have problems with the development of his or her lungs, digestive system and heart. Read on to find out how surgery can improve your child's condition.
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  • 5 Ways To Stay Healthy When You Work With Kids

    If you work with young kids all day in a school or daycare setting, you are going to be exposed directly to more germs than other professions. Young children touch everything and touch you, which can result in the rapid spread of germs. Additionally, working with young children can be highly stressful, which can compromise your immune system. Here are five tips that will help you stay healthy throughout the winter as you work with and around young children.
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  • Arthritis: What's Causing Your Unexplained Toe Pain?

    When your feet ache or feel sore, it's most likely due to standing on your feet all day. But if your toes hurt, you may wonder why and what you can do about it. Toe pain can occur from several things, including wearing tight shoes that pinch your toes. Your toes may also hurt if you have arthritis in their joints. Here's what you should know about arthritic toe pain and what you can do to treat it.
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  • How Annual Eye Exams Find Brain Tumors And Vertigo

    Eye exams are important for the overall health of your eyes and the ability to see well. However, eye exams can find other diseases and disorders in the body too. High blood pressure and diabetes are just two of the well-known diseases/disorders of the body found via the blood vessels in your eyes. Brain tumors and vertigo are also often discovered by eye exams. Here is how. Turning Your Head to Check Peripheral Vision
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  • Tips for Living with AFib

    A diagnosis of AFib (atrial fibrillation) means that you have a form of heart arrhythmia caused by electrical misfires within the atriums of the heart. The result is fluttering sensations and racing heartbeats, which can affect both your peace of mind and your stamina. Fortunately, the condition can be managed so that there is minimal impact on your daily life. The following tips can help. Treat companion conditions AFib symptoms can become more severe if other conditions aren't properly treated.
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  • Teaching Your Child to Care for Hearing Aids

    Getting hearing aids is a big step for a child with hearing impairment, and teaching your child how to care for his or her hearing aids will help to keep them working properly. Use this guide to help your child adjust to daily life with hearing aids and to keep the hearing aids in great working condition. Establish a Routine Remembering to put the hearing aids in every day may be difficult at first.
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  • Overwhelmed with Health Information? A Healthy Living Program Can Help

    Today, many people are concerned about their health. Some people have health issues, and others want to reduce the chances of their getting certain diseases or conditions. There is so much information that many people get overwhelmed, and that is why it is sensible to choose a reliable source and follow recommendations. The following are a few ways that enrollment in a healthy-living program, such as one at Longevity Medical Clinic, can help.
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  • Living With Multiple Sclerosis: Four Ways To Modify Your Home

    Multiple sclerosis can affect your mobility, coordination, balance and your ability to handle daily living functions on your own. While symptoms may be mild at first, they can become more pronounced over time. Adapting your home to make daily living easier can help you to maintain your sense of independence. There are many different things you can do to improve your house or apartment to make it more comfortable for you as you learn to live with MS.
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  • Four Reasons To Go To Your Chiropractor After Even A Minor Car Accident

    It happens to everyone: a minor fender bender occurs, you exchange insurance information with the other person, and then you both drive away with minimal damage to your cars and no injuries (or so you think). You may not stop after this type of incident and think about actually going to your doctor or chiropractor for a checkup. After all, you feel fine, right? But there are still many reasons why you should make an appointment with a healthcare professional after this type of incident.
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