You may not realize how much you rely on your feet being in healthy condition until you break a bone in your foot. A broken foot can occur due to a fall, something heavy being dropped onto it, or a sports injury. If your foot is swollen, painful, and it's hard or impossible to put weight on it, it's definitely possible that it's broken. Here are three tips for coping with this painful situation:
17 January 2018
Knee pain is something that bothers many people by limiting their ability to exercise, walk, and even stand without discomfort. It's important for you to realize that suffering from chronic knee pain isn't necessary. If knee pain is part of your life, you can get help from a knee care specialist. One way to assess whether you need help with your knees is to check your range of motion. There are several simple tests that you can perform on your own, and any challenges that you experience should suggest that it's time to see medical attention.
29 November 2017
Anxiety issues can be a problem that may cause individuals to experience major quality of life problems. When these problems are chronic in nature, it may seem as though you will always struggle with it. However, you may find that you can be better prepared to manage your anxiety problems through taking a few proactive steps for your mental health. Avoid Taking Stimulants While individuals can have different triggers for their anxiety issues, stimulants can be a major contributor to these symptoms.
9 November 2017
If your child was recently diagnosed with diabetes, you and your child may be apprehensive about performing finger pricks to test their blood sugar levels. If so, use the following tips to help make your child more comfortable when obtaining a sample to test their blood sugar levels. Alternate Fingers Used for Testing Depending on the doctor's instructions, you will most likely have to test your child's blood sugar several times a day.
23 October 2017
Occupational noise exposure is a very real concern for a lot of workers. It is one of the main occupational health problems that a person may experience. It comes from exposure to high levels of noise for long periods of time. Over time, the worker may experience hearing loss or other health issues related to the noise exposure. Depending on the length of time, the hearing loss can be temporary or permanent.
3 October 2017
If this is your first pregnancy, you are probably terrified of what your delivery day holds. After all, it's difficult to know exactly what to expect when you've never done it before. However, it's still hard even if this is your second, third, or even forth pregnancy. After all, every pregnancy is different, as well as every delivery experience. To help you have a smoother delivery and keep your nerves as calm as possible, consider these five tips:
13 September 2017
Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and dentists to reduce pain during a medical procedure. If given in a higher dosage, it can be used as an anesthetic for simple surgeries. While it can be an effective drug when properly used and administered, its side effects can be scary and dangerous. Before you go for the appointment where the ketamine will be used, you may want to know a few facts.
8 August 2017