Going For Pain Therapy At A Day Spa? Here's What You Should Expect

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When most people think of pain management, they envision trips to the doctor or physical therapy center and even prescription medication. However, there is an alternative type of pain therapy that is usually offered at your typical day spa. A day spa offers a relaxing atmosphere where customers can go to rest, rejuvenate, and unwind, but many now focus on greater well being where health is concerned, and pain therapy is part of this idea.

26 September 2016

Preventing Bone Loss In The Jaw

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Your jaw may seem like a solid part of your skull, but it is possible to lose bone mass in your jaw due to a number of circumstances. Losing bone mass is bad not only because it's not normal (it might be common, but that doesn't make it normal), but it can also have side effects that make it difficult for you to function normally. Your jaw could become fragile, making it harder to eat, and your cheeks could sink in.

26 September 2016

3 Things Pregnant Women Should Know About Their Allergies

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Those who chronically suffer from allergies may be on prescription drugs just about all of the time. If you are a woman who takes allergy medications and you become pregnant, you need to take some precautions to ensure the health of your growing baby. A growing fetus could potentially be harmed by either allergy symptoms themselves or medications taken to prevent them. Discussing your allergy prescription with your doctor is important to finding a solution to your allergies that will be healthy while you are pregnant.

6 September 2016

Does Exposure To Common Chemicals Affect Thyroid Function?

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According to a report in 2009, in the United States, approximately 4.6% of children 12 years old or over has a thyroid disorder. It could be because of certain chemical exposures they are in contact with daily. The toxins can be found in many items you don't suspect as being a danger to your family. Flame Retardant Studies have indicated low doses of some flame-retardant chemicals can alter the thyroid hormones.

26 July 2016

3 Tips To Soothe The Pain From A Urinary Tract Infection

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If you suddenly feel a lot of pressure, pain, and burning when you urinate and around your vaginal area, you may be developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). Having a UTI can be very painful and typically requires taking antibiotics to treat; however, there are times when you might get a UTI and not be able to go to the doctor right away. If you are waiting for your doctor's clinic to open and need some relief in the meantime, you may want to try these three things.

26 July 2016

Problems With Sudden Incontinence? 4 Things You Need To Know About Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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If you're a woman, you are at risk for developing a medical condition known as pelvic organ prolapse. This disorder occurs when the pelvic organs – such as your bladder or bowels – drop from their normal position and protrude through the pelvic wall. In most cases, pelvic organ prolapse – or POP – occurs after surgery or child birth, especially when there have been multiple pregnancies. There are four different types of pelvic organ prolapse.

26 July 2016

From The Ground Up -- 5 Tips For Designing An Accessible Home

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When looking for an accessible home, it's often easier to design your own layout rather than try to remodel an existing house. You can control the accessibility features easier and also tailor the home to your preferences and needs. If you're in the position to be planning your own accessible home, here are 5 tips for any homeowner. Learn the ADA standards. The Department of Justice has a number of recommendations (mandatory elements of certain buildings) for accessibility that you can use to help guide you and your contractor in how wide to make traffic areas (such as the 60"

8 July 2016