Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Reduce Your Symptoms During This Allergy Season

    23 January 2015

    If your typical way of getting ready for allergy season is to buy a case of tissues and a large box of antihistamines, consider there are a few other options to reduce your allergy symptoms. Put your effort into preventing the symptoms to begin with, rather than fighting sneezing and a runny nose after the fact. From simple to complicated, here are some ways to keep the symptoms from happening, or from being as severe when they do start.

  • 2 Ways To Be Prepared For Pregnancy And Delivery

    19 January 2015

    Pregnancy is really exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially if you are pregnant with your first child. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, then here are two things that can help prepare you for your pregnancy and delivery. Understand the Symptoms First, understand some of the symptoms that occur during pregnancy. For example, did you know that you can get round ligament pain, your hips can hurt, and your legs can hurt while you sit or sleep because everything is loosening?

  • Learning To Walk Again After Achilles Tendon Reattachment: How Your Orthopedic Doctor Can Help

    16 January 2015

    The Achilles tendons are the stretchy bands of tissue which connect your calf muscles to the backs and bottoms of your heels. When these tendons are injured, you will need immediate surgery and lots of followup visits with an orthopedic doctor. The doctor will help you walk again, and your treatment plan will involve one or more of the following. Leg Braces or Inflatable Air Casts In some people, the simplest movement, such as landing on your feet after a jump shot in basketball, can cause these tendons to snap.

  • Signs You Should Visit The Chiropractor

    14 January 2015

    If you do not have a lot of experience with chiropractic treatment, you might not recognize the signs that it's time you made a visit to one. To help put you on the right track, you should take a moment to reflect on the following indications that you need help from a skilled chiropractor. This way, should you find yourself with such troubles, you will know who to call right away so that you can feel better soon.

  • Teens And Hair Loss: Could Your Teen Be Battling With Trichotillomania?

    13 January 2015

    Is your teen complaining of hair loss? Have you noticed bald spots on the scalp, sparse eyebrows, or missing eyelashes on your teen? If so, your child may have a disorder called Trichotillomania. Trichotillomania Trichotillomania is an impulsive disorder that can occur in people of any age. However, it commonly begins in the teen years. Sufferers of the condition have a compelling need to pull out their body hair. It's often their way of coping with stress.

  • Natural Home Remedies For Headaches

    7 January 2015

    Unfortunately, headaches are a common trial in the average American's life. With these natural remedies, a headache sufferer can alleviate some of the intense pain. Continue reading to discover which of the following remedies you may even have in your home already.  Lavender Oil Lavender is a useful home remedy for headache pain and luckily enough, it smells great too! It can either be inhaled or applied topically. The recommended ratio for inhaling lavender is two to four drops for ever two to three cups of boiling water.

  • Handling Your Child's Speech Impediment: What You Should Know

    5 January 2015

    When you become a parent, your first instinct and concern is to protect them from any illness or ailment that will affect or harm them as they grow and make their way through the world. In spite of all of your efforts, some conditions cannot be prevented no matter how hard you try. As your child begins to develop their speech and communication skills, they will fumble through difficult sounds and words.