Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Don't Let Your Pillowcase Be The Reason For Your Acne Breakout

    25 February 2015

    At the end of a long and exhausting day, there are few things more relaxing than crawling into your bed and planting your head on your pillowcase. However, this restful slumber could be responsible for your breakouts. If you're following a balanced diet and cleaning your face regularly, and you're still experiencing breakouts, your pillowcase may be the culprit. Oil and Dirt Haven Although your pillowcase may look clean on the surface, pillowcases are often a haven for oil and dirt collection.

  • How A Compounding Pharmacy Is Your OTC And Prescription Watchdog

    13 February 2015

    Taking any kind of medication is often fraught with difficulty. In many cases, medications need to be carefully monitored for side effects and effectiveness, and most patients (barring serious side effects) are not always able to recognize that their medications are not working to their advantage very well. However, a compounding pharmacist can often help patients determine whether they are responding well to their medications in a number of different ways.

  • Three Areas Of Cardiac Health Affected By Chiropractic Care

    9 February 2015

    While you might be familiar with the fact that a chiropractor can ease your back and neck pain, would you be surprised to find that these medical professionals can contribute to the health of your heart as well? Patients are often uneducated when it comes to understanding the connection between chiropractic care and heart health. Taking the time to learn how an adjustment can influence the following three areas of cardiac health will allow you to more fully take advantage of the health benefits your chiropractor can offer in the future.

  • 4 Questions Answered About What Happens At Fertility Clinics

    5 February 2015

    If you've been trying to get pregnant for a year or longer, and you still haven't conceived, you're not alone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that infertility is a common problem, affecting 11 percent of women ages 15 through 44. While there isn't just one possible cause for problems getting pregnant, you can seek help at an infertility clinic. These medical centers provide hope and may just make your baby dreams a reality.

  • Will Your Parent Benefit From A Behind-The-Ear Hearing Aid?

    30 January 2015

    If you have recently noticed that your mom or dad has recently begun having trouble hearing conversations that would have not been a problem a few years ago, it is important to talk to them about your concern. Unfortunately, many senior citizens experience damage to the small hair cells in their ears as a result of aging, illness or injury. Although the problem is common, there are ways to mitigate the damage and in many instances, a basic hearing aid is sufficient to return their normal hearing ability.

  • Mammography And You: New Technologies You Should Know About

    28 January 2015

    When the time comes for your annual mammogram, you may find yourself filled with dread and anxiety. After all, mammograms are said to be uncomfortable and/or unpleasant. However, this does not have to be the case. In fact, newer technologies in the field of mammography can help to ease your worries and your potential discomfort about your next mammogram appointment. To ensure you are abreast of all of the new advances in this women's health field, get to know some of these new technologies and make sure that you can partake in them at your next appointment.

  • Can Chiropractic Help Infants With Torticollis?

    26 January 2015

    A baby who always seems to tilt his or her head to one side may have a condition called torticollis. Torticollis may be present at birth or can develop in the first months of life. Medical treatment suggested by many pediatricians is often less effective and sometimes riskier than gentle, conservative chiropractic methods. Causes Torticollis may develop before birth when the baby's position in the uterus causes it to be constrained or the blood flow to the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the neck is reduced.