Archive for January, 2014
Are you suffering from an illness that has made your immune system weak or susceptible to outside threats? Have you suffered from a brain injury? Perhaps you or a loved one is suffering from Lyme disease, which has become more prevalent in more locations. Or maybe you are dealing with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, in which the person experiences swelling, excessive sweating, overall weakness, changes in temperature and skin color, the atrophy of muscles, a sensitivity to human contact and perhaps depression.
If any of these apply, you may want to consider hyperbaric oxygen therapy, also known as HBO treatment. The reason hyperbaric therapy is used is because of the higher levels of oxygen circulated in the blo
Back pain, and sciatica specifically, can seem to appear out of nowhere. Identifying the real cause of the pain can be so difficult, that you might be tempted to think that the pain must be connected to some bad karma. However, if back pain and sciatica only strike those in need of some cosmic payback, then America may need some serious moral reform, since about 50% of adults in this country, each year, admit that they suffer from back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association, about $50 billion is spent each year to treat a variety of back aches and pains.
Unfortunately, knowing how to help sciatica pain has nothing to do with accruing good karma, and everything to do with finding the cause, and seeking out quality medical care. Your journey starts with trying to pinpoint the exact
Laser resurfacing in the U.S. is used 88% of the time by women. Patients choose this cosmetic treatment to improve yellow, or grey skin tones, eliminate acne scars or sun spots and age spots, or diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles. In the quest for eternal youth (or as close as one can reasonably get to it), procedures like fractional CO2 laser resurfacing have risen in popularity. But what exactly does fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing do? To really understand what C02 laser resurfacing is all about, you need to break down the treatment, and look at what each term tells us about the procedure.
Eye exams are typically easier than both doctor’s and dentist’s visits combined. After all, the most discomfort that you’ll be in is when they do the eye-puff test, and that only lasts for a second or two. However, just because you can sail through an eye exam doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t treat it seriously. The health of your eyes is just as important as the health of your teeth, or the rest of your body. Although it will require a little more effort on your part, here is the secret to getting the best eye exam possible.
Keep the lines of communication open.
Here are just a few of the topics that you might want to raise with your optometrist or ophthalmologist.
- Potential eye infections, and your risks.
If you wear contact lenses, and your eye doctor hasn’t talked to you