health--medical

  • Older And Wiser: 3 Vision Problems Associated With Age

    If you're over 50 years old, you may have begun to notice changes to your vision. Some of those changes may be minor, such as needing additional light when reading, or seeing additional glare from headlights while you're driving. While those vision changes can be bothersome, there are some more serious changes that can affect your vision as you age. Here are three age-related vision problems you should be aware of.
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  • Tips To Help A Child With Dyslexia Build His Or Her Reading Skills

    If you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, chances are good that you have noticed that your child struggles with reading. This could be frustrating and scary for you because you want to be sure that your child has as many chances for success as possible, but you might not know how to help your child through his or her dyslexia. Here are some tips for helping your child with dyslexia build his or her reading skills.
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  • Deciding if a Virtual Colonoscopy Is Right for You

    As you approach the age of 50 and begin to think about your health and well-being, you may find yourself considering the prospect of getting your first colonoscopy. While many people assume that all colonoscopies are the same, this is not necessarily the case. Many physicians do still opt to use the optical (or standard) colonoscopy. However, virtual colonoscopies are also an option for the same colon cancer screening exam you need at age 50.
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  • Reasons You Should Encourage Your Elderly Loved One To Get Hearing Aids

    When you are helping to care for a loved one who is elderly, there are many aspects of care that you need to consider. However, among the most important is helping them to properly deal with hearing that may be impaired by age and other factors. While your elderly loved one may not care for the idea of wearing hearing aids every day, there are many reasons that you should encourage them to do so.
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  • How to Calm Down When You're Anxious Over Your Gynecologist Visit

    One of the more intimidating doctor's appointments to go to is a visit to the gynecologist. If you have been putting off your next trip due to nervousness, you might not be approaching your visit in the right way. There are several ways that you can make your next trip to the gynecologist less nerve-wracking.  Learn About Your Reproductive Organs Educate yourself about how your reproductive organs work before visiting a gynecologist.
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  • 3 Tips For Acne Treatment During Menopause

    If you expected your acne to have been a thing of the past as a teenager, it was probably a very unpleasant surprise to experience its return as you go through menopause. However, the hormonal changes associated with menopause are often sufficient to cause a return of that problem. Fortunately, there are now more options for acne treatment than there were in previous generations, and you do not have to live with the embarrassment of acne at this already-challenging part of your life.
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  • Traveling With A Breast Pump ... And No Baby!

    Nursing mothers can't take their babies with them everywhere, but they have to keep expressing milk or risk drying up. Enter the trusty breast pump! It's the best friend of every road warrior mom, but newbies likely find the prospect of traveling with a breast pump terrifying. Not only do the logistics seem complicated, the news is nearly constantly feeding viewers horror stories of nursing mothers being shamed on airplanes, being forced to check their pump rather than carry it on, or taste their own milk to prove it isn't explosive.
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  • Try A Homemade Anti-Wrinkle Facial Treatment

    Aging is a natural part of life, but that does not mean you have to take the effects without attempting to do something about them. The following is a natural wrinkle treatment that may help reduce some fine lines and why this solution may work for you.  How It Works This solution consists of the following ingredients. Keep in mind that these ingredients are meant to deal with fine to mild wrinkles.
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  • How To Successfully Recover From Rotator Cuff Surgery

    The rotator cuff is a band of tendons primarily responsible for keeping your shoulder together. Injuring it causes pain and instability in your shoulder, including the risk of a dislocation. Surgical repair of this structure is necessary to return it to its normal functionality. Here is what you need to know to recover successfully from rotator cuff repair so you won't have future issues with your shoulder. Recovery is a Lengthy Process
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  • Chemotherapy: How It Affects Your Oral Health & How To Prevent Major Issues

    If you're currently or soon-to-be receiving chemotherapy, you may be concerned about the drug's impact on your dental health. Below is an overview of how chemo can affect your oral health and what can be done to prevent serious issues from occurring. Chemotherapy & Your Mouth Chemotherapy is an aggressive treatment that not only kills the bad cells within your body, but unfortunately, the good cells as well. This can lead to issues in the mouth's tissues, such as the gums, tongue, cheeks, palates, and lips.
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