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Four Tips To Get The Most From Aquatic Physical Therapy

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Aquatic therapy can be the perfect treatment option for certain joint disorders, especially if your balance has been affected. The water relieves the weight and pressure on the joints, allowing for fluid motions and less stress as you move through the exercises. The following tips can help you get the most out of your aquatic therapy. Tip #1: Schedule Enough Sessions Your doctor and therapist should work together to come up with a viable treatment plan, and you may be prescribed some exercises to do daily at home between therapy sessions. Read More»

5 Ways to Afford Braces

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When considering getting braces for yourself or someone in your family, you may be wondering about the cost. Braces are sometimes more than people think they can afford. The good news is that braces help you achieve a beautiful, straight, healthy smile and are always worth the investment. Even better is that there are ways to make braces more affordable if cash it tight. Payment Plans This is the first option that almost anyone can consider. Read More»

Improving Health Care: 4 Tips For Speaking With Your General Practitioner

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It is important that you take an active role in your health care so that all of your concerns are addressed in a timely manner. Doctors and general practitioners are busy people, and without proper communication, they can easily miss something that is bothering you. So to help your doctor and your health, you must improve your communication with your general practitioner. If you don’t know where to start, begin by implementing these four tips: Read More»

How To Help Your Child Get Used To Wearing Contacts

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When you purchase contacts for your teen, it’s a huge investment on your part. You are trusting your teen to act with the responsibility needed to make this investment of financial resources worthwhile. One way to help ensure that you did not waste your money is to help your teen get used to wearing contacts and improve his or her overall contact hygiene before he or she develops bad habits. Follow these steps to get your child used to wearing contacts. Read More»

Healthy Treats: Try 3 Dental-Friendly Sweeteners

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Having a sweet tooth is nothing to be ashamed of, and you are not alone. This does make giving up sweets for the sake of your teeth difficult. Thankfully, there are other sweeteners that you can use when you make treats; they are good for you and your teeth. Dark, Thick, And Mineral Rich The first type of sugar that you should consider adding to your diet is black-strap molasses. Molasses is nutrient rich because the roots reach deep within the earth where the soil is healthy. Read More»

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Hailey-Hailey Disease

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There are many different conditions that can cause rashes or blisters on your child’s skin. Some of them are household names, like thrush and eczema, but others don’t get as much attention. Here are five things you need to know about one of these lesser-known skin conditions, Hailey-Hailey Disease. What is Hailey-Hailey disease? Hailey-Hailey disease, also known as familial benign chronic pemphigus, is a type of genetic skin disease. It often develops in early adulthood, but it can develop at any age. Read More»

When You Don't Like It Hot: Tips For Dealing With Hot Flashes

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One of the most common struggles for women who are entering menopause is the frequent hot flashes. They can occur at any time, no matter where you are or what you’re doing. This often leads to anxiety in social situations and public environments. If you’re looking for options to manage and minimize your hot flashes, there are several things you can do. Here’s a look at some of the treatments you can talk to your doctor about in the hopes of keeping your cool. Read More»

Using Wireless Technology To Stream Media Directly To Your Hearing Aids

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Modern hearing aids have a lot of technology stored inside them. Many people don’t even realize what’s available out there and how it can help them. One feature many modern hearing aids can offer you is wireless connectivity. Wireless connection means many different things, here’s how it can work for you and with your hearing aid. What Wireless Technology Offers New hearing aid technology offers various innovative ways for you interact with other electronics. Read More»

Three Ways You Can Have That Mole Removed

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When you hear mole removal, you are probably thinking one of two things. One, someone is trying to get rid of the animal pest, or two, someone is talking about oversized freckles that may or may not be cancerous. In this case, it is the latter. Moles of the dermatological type are often benign and even referred to as “beauty marks”. However, every skin mole has the potential to become cancerous, or malignant, under certain circumstances. Read More»

Three Diagnoses In Kids Requiring Speech Therapy

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There are certain diagnoses in kids where speech therapy can be especially helpful when it comes to developing their language skills. If your child has any one of the following diagnoses, you will want to see how pediatric speech therapy can be of benefit to them. Cerebral Palsy This condition is caused when there is a lack of oxygen to the brain either before, during or after birth. It is more common when babies are born prematurely. Read More»