4 Ways You Can Alleviate Bunion-Related Pain

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If you have developed a bunion, then you probably know by now that it comes with things that you don't want: discomfort, pressure, and pain. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do help relieve that pain that you are experiencing: 1. Soak Your Feet. An easy and effective way at soothing your sore and irritated feet is to soak them. If you have a foot spa, you can use that.

27 July 2017

Four Things You Should Absolutely Share With Your Primary Care Physician

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When you visit your primary care physician for a checkup, you, of course, know that you should share any overt medical concerns that you have or symptoms you may be suffering from. However, those are not the only things you should share with your doctor. In order to get a good, thorough picture of your overall health, it's important to share a few more facts about your life and what you're experiencing.

14 July 2017

Here's What Every Parent of Children with Infantile Eczema Needs to Know About the Risk of Asthma

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If your little bundle of joy has developed infantile eczema, it's important for you to know that 50-70% of young children with this condition develop asthma when they get older. Fortunately, researchers believe they have found a connection between the two conditions, which may help you keep your child safe from developing asthma. Here's what you need to know.  The Connection is Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) The tender cheeks of a little one with infantile eczema can weep and ooze.

22 June 2017

Health Risks For Your Eyes If You Are A Smoker

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As a smoker, you probably know that there are a lot of health risks from this habit, but you might not realize that smoking can also have a lot of negative effects on your eyes. If you currently smoke, you should consider quitting. If you cannot quit or choose not to, you should take your eye health seriously by visiting an eye doctor each year. Here are some of the risks smoking places on your eyes, and these are things you should be aware of if you plan on continuing your habit.

27 February 2017

Too Young For Varicose Veins? Not If You Get Pregnant

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Many women likely think they are too young for varicose veins, thinking it is a problem of the elderly. This is simply not the case. Many women, no matter what their age, develop these veins during pregnancy. Avoiding this problem helps prevent pain and ugly, throbbing veins on various parts of the body. How Pregnancy Causes Varicose Veins Varicose veins occur when there is heavy strain on the vessels in the body.

22 February 2017

New MRI-Guided And Focused Ultrasound Techniques Prove To Be Effective In Treating Selected Breast Cancer Patient

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Dedicated scientists have pondered over time and visualized in recent times just how beneficial it would be were surgeons to find a way of removing breast cancer tumors and yet leave your body completely intact. That would be a valuable noninvasive therapeutic treatment, which would prevent infections and scar buildup among other benefits. The time has arrived for just that with MRI-guided technology radiotherapy with compact proton beam therapy. There is also the option for your having breast cancer therapy using magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery.

15 February 2017

3 Things You Can Do To Fight A Cold

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Having a cold can be miserable. It can take you away from work, your family duties, and can completely knock you off your feet.  In some cases a cold can last for days, even weeks, without feeling like you are getting any better. This is why it is important as soon as a cold starts to begin caring for your body in a way that encourages healing faster. Here are some things that you should know about caring for your cold.

15 February 2017