Chemotherapy: How It Affects Your Oral Health & How To Prevent Major Issues
29 September 2015
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.
Preventing Falls And Increasing Safety So Your Elderly Relative Can Keep Living Independently
10 September 2015
Staying independent is very important to many older people; moving into assisted living or into a nursing home seems like giving up on that ideal. But even healthy seniors often find that they have more and more difficulty with the essential tasks of living on their own. If you have an elderly relative and you're worried about their ability to live independently, it's important to know what you can do to help them.
Dealing With The Loss Of A Limb: Information That Will Help You Help Your Child
26 August 2015
If your child has lost a limb and will require a prosthesis, you may not be prepared for the emotional upheaval they may experience. It can be difficult to suddenly find yourself without a vital part of your body. You should expect your child to go through a grieving process as they adapt to life without their limb. You may not know how to help your child. Here is some information that will help you understand what your child is going through.
3 Ways Your Experience Will Differ When You Use A Midwife Rather Than An OGBYN
11 August 2015
If you are considering using a midwife to care for you during your pregnancy and delivery, then it is a good idea to do your research and talk with different midwives. They will be able to give you a good idea of what type of approach midwives take and will answer all of your questions. You will learn that midwives see pregnancy and delivery as more of a natural process of the body, while a doctor views it more as a medical process.