Archive for August, 2017
First Day of Kindergarten!
Your was beyond excited, despite having a bike accident the day before school started. Those first day of school pictures will be especially memorable because the bike accident gave her a fat upper lip and pushed her top front teeth back into her mouth. You were thankful for a pediatric dentistry office that was able to get you in right away and for a mother who has gone through this Kindergarten stuff before. She was willing to reach out and provide great advice, about the school preparation and the mouth injury. You cannot wait to hear how the first day went. You are even more anxious, however, to find out how much of her soft lunch she was able to gently chew!
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As your parents and loved ones age, you likely want to find the best long-term care for them. With so many senior care options out there, this can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, with the right knowledge and initiative, finding quality care for your loved ones can be simple. Follow these steps to sift through your options and choose the best possible assisted living community for your aging family member.
Step 1: Research your options.
The first step is to learn about the different communities in your area. Do an internet search and make a list based on the results. Read online reviews and eliminate any with negative reputations. Prioritize those with custom care solutions and high
Everyone loses hair from time to time, but women are more susceptible to it than men. In fact, the number of women experiencing hair shedding in the U.S. right now is about 21 million at the average of the ages of 24 and 35. Hair loss is often considered normal, but when it’s in excess, it becomes abnormal. Typically, hair goes through a cycle that involves three stages: Anagen, catagen and telogen phase. The first phase represents the growth period which lasts an average of 3 to 5 years. After which, your hair then enters a short transitional period of about 10 days that mark the end of the active growth stage. Hair then began to shed in the last stage where the cycle starts all over again.
While hair loss may seem reasonable especially when it’s subjected to combing, brushing or bl
Growing older is a part of life, if we’re lucky. There are entire companies and marketing campaigns geared toward the pursuit of escaping this inevitability, though everyone also wants to have a full and long life as well. Society has created the contradiction of impossible standards: live long and don’t show signs of it. But many of those who have had the privilege of living long and living well will usually reach the conclusion that what society attempts to dictate does not actually matter. One survey polling a group of retirees showed that more than 80% of retirees said that good health was the most crucial element to a fulfilling and content retirement. It is not about looking young. It is about feeling as young, free, and happy as your heart will possibly allow!
With everything that goes on during the day, you want to be able put it all out of your mind and get a great rest at night. However, for those with chronic sleep issues, this is not always an easy thing to achieve. For some, it takes any number of different types of sleep related medical equipment to even get close to the hope of a sound sleep. For those suffering from sleep apnea, this equipment could likely be CPAP machine supplies and masks that help the sleeper obtain the needed oxygen while at rest.
Understanding sleep apnea and CPAP machines
Many senior citizens struggle with stability and control. Unfortunately, many problems can occur from this condition, often resulting in falls and other issues that can have a severe impact on you or your loved ones. To prevent falls from occurring, it is important to consider medical walkers as an option to improve stability. However, choosing the right walker can be difficult if you are unsure of what you truly need.
In fact, when shopping around you should consider that about one in ten individuals use more than one mobility device. This indicates that choosing the right medical walkers comes down to more than just preference — it also depends heavily on wha
Have you been trying to lose weight and not having the results you want? Is that late night snack or cheat day just doing you in? Are you tired of feeling hungry all the time? If you’ve been trying various weight loss procedures, but haven’t tried a gastric balloon yet, you may want to talk with your family physician about potentially pursuing that as an option. There are also other weight loss surgery options available and if you’re considering surgical procedures, it’s good to have that chat with your doctor sooner rather than later. If you’re overweight or obese, losing even just 10% of your body weight can have significant health benefits — so if you’re
Are you in the midst of researching retirement homes for family members or friends? It can be a difficult experience that leaves you feeling drained and emotional. At the end of the day, all the effort you put forth will be worth it when your loved one is safely hosued in senior homes or nursing care homes, depending on their needs. It?s important to not get discouraged in this process, as it is up to you to find the best place possible for your loved one to spend their days.
Interested in learning more about how to find the right retirement homes or assisted living care for your loved one? Keep reading to find out some tips for
An average person sweats almost six liters of fluid out of their body on an average day. If that seems like a lot, that’s because six liters would equate to about 13 pounds of water. Of course, it’s easy to see how this happens; your body has somewhere between two and four million sweat glands which help protect you from overheating.
However, for some people, the problem is more severe. Excessive underarm sweating treatment is a booming industry which is supported by the 3% of people who suffer from hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is simply a common disorder which causes almost five times the perspiration as the average person — particularly in the underarm.
For these people, excess
Rehabilitation, or rehab refers to programs designed to help an individual recover from emotional, financial or physical impacts of addiction. While rehabs are known to offer various substance abuse treatment programs, drug rehab programs are the most common kinds of rehab. If you or your loved one is struggling with drug addiction, the best choice will be to enroll in a rehabilitation facility to get expert care and assistance.
Drug rehab centers help abusers change their perception towards drugs and prepares them to fit back into society. Dr