Changes To Make For Bariatric Surgery Success

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The actual surgical procedure for bariatric weight loss surgery may have gone well, but it's what you do afterward that ensures success. This means you're going to need to make a lot of changes in your day-to-day life, not just in how you eat, but in your routines and your overall lifestyle. Read on for some of these changes to ensure your surgery (and beyond) is a success. Make Changes Before Surgery

1 October 2018

3 Tips To Reducing Snoring

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Snoring is a common bedtime nuisance for those around you. If you are trying to appease the other people in your home and reduce your snoring, there are several strategies that might help. Change Your Sleeping Behavior The way you sleep can make snoring better or worse. Unfortunately, if you typically sleep on your back, you may find you need to make the effort to sleep on your side. When you lie on your side, try to have several pillows along your back and buttocks, which can encourage you to not roll onto your back, even while you are still asleep.

27 July 2018

Could You Have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

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Nervous system disorders are notoriously hard to diagnose and treat. Often the process involves eliminating possible conditions one at a time, which can be time-consuming and frustrating. If you have been through autonomous nervous system testing for common nervous system diseases like multiple sclerosis and still don't have an answer, here's one possibility: you may have complex regional pain syndrome, or CRPS.  CRPS is a nervous system condition that is usually initiated by a nerve injury.

25 June 2018

3 Important Steps When Dealing With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

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Opiates are some of the most addictive drugs today. They produce an extreme high and leave so many people lost and broken. If want to detox from opiates, you can take these steps to deal with the withdrawal symptoms and live a better life.  Research Your Symptoms So that you're fully prepared for what's ahead, you should make a point to research the various withdrawal symptoms you'll experience. Then, you'll know what's normal and what's not, making it easier to decide if you need medical attention or not.

16 May 2018

Correcting Some Notions About Physical Therapy

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There are many injuries that individuals can experience that may cause extensive damage to their joints and muscles. Overcoming these injuries will require physical rehabilitation services. If you are to have the most productive experience possible with this type of medical care, there are some misconceptions that may need to be refuted. Myth: Physical Therapy Is Only For High-Level Athletes When patients hear the term physical therapy, they may assume that these treatments are specifically designed for high-level athletes.

2 April 2018

Experiencing Sleep Apnea Symptoms? Proactive Tips For Better Health

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Sleep apnea is a growing problem in America. In fact, statistics provided by the National Sleep Foundation show that more than 18 million adults currently have some form of sleep apnea. Even more worrisome is that it is becoming increasingly prevalent in children, as well. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with sleep apnea or are experiencing symptoms that you fear are related to this condition, making proactive changes now could help you restore your health and regain your ability to experience restful sleep.

17 March 2018

3 Benefits Of Taking A CPR And First Aid Course

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If you have a desire to receive your CPR and First Aid Certification, this is an excellent goal. There are CPR and First Aid training courses located all over, making it easy for you to get certified. Here are three excellent benefits to taking a CPR and First Aid course.  You Learn From An Experienced Professional While a CPR and First Aid course doesn't involve you using CPR or applying first aid to an actual victim, it does give you the most real and accurate training possible.

24 January 2018

Deciding Between Urgent Care And The Emergency Room

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Getting sick can be very inconvenient, especially when an appointment with your regular doctor is not a possibility. This is often an issue during nights and weekends when most primary physicians are not available. Whether it's an illness that pops up after office hours or you are unable to get an appointment, urgent care or a visit to the emergency room are both options. However, they are not the same thing.

19 November 2017

Three Situations When You Should Consider Seeing A Podiatrist

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A podiatrist, if you're not familiar with the word, is a foot doctor. They specialize in all things related to the feet and the ankle area. For many people, the idea of a podiatrist is an afterthought—the type of doctor you see for a specific injury or other medical problem that can be treated, and then the problem is behind you. But there are many people who should see a podiatrist as a routine aspect of their health care.

30 October 2017

The Benefits Of Obstetric Ultrasonography And Why Some Women Have More Than One Scan

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While obstetric ultrasonography is still a service where limited uses is best for your baby, you may be surprised at the benefits of use. It is also surprising to hear how some women may see ultrasound pictures of their baby more than once or twice during their pregnancy. Before you begin feeling a little envious, consider the benefits of ulrasounds and learn why other mothers get multiple images. Establishing Living Fetuses

10 October 2017