Dealing With Diabetes

How to treat common embarrassing health conditions

Posted by on 4:41 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to treat common embarrassing health conditions

There are certain types of medical problems which can make people feel self-conscious around others and even stop them from participating in social activities that they would normally enjoy. Here is a brief guide to the treatments available for some of the most common, embarrassing health conditions. Plantar hyperhidrosis Plantar hyperhidrosis is a term that medical professionals use to describe acute foot perspiration. The excess moisture resulting from this condition can not only make walking and running more uncomfortable for the sufferer...

read more

Knee Replacement Surgery: Total Replacement Vs Partial Replacement

Posted by on 8:39 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Knee Replacement Surgery: Total Replacement Vs Partial Replacement

If you are suffering from knee pain, either due to disease (e.g. arthritis) or injury, your doctor or surgeon may suggest knee replacement surgery as the best solution for your problem. In general, there are two major types of knee replacement surgeries: total and partial. With a total knee replacement operation, the femur, tibia and knee cap are encased with metal or plastic to reduce wear. With a partial operation, only the worn or damaged parts are encased with a prosthesis. Below, see how these two compare in regards to recuperation and...

read more

Your Vascular Health: Ways to Improve Your Blood Circulation

Posted by on 6:53 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Vascular Health: Ways to Improve Your Blood Circulation

Your body’s vascular system is tasked with the primary function of ensuring that blood is pushed through our circulatory system. As such, the vascular system is made up of an extensive network of arteries and veins that function to ensure your body is getting an adequate supply of both oxygen as well as nutrients. However, lifestyle changes and unhealthy eating habits have led to a rise in vascular diseases. Below are some of the ways that you can improve your blood circulation, which would enhance the functioning of your vascular...

read more

Common Foot Problems Adults May Develop

Posted by on 3:30 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Foot Problems Adults May Develop

Your foot is made up of a significant number of bones, tendons, and joints. The largest of these bones is the heel. If you over exert your heel or injure it, you will inevitably end up suffering from heel pain. Since there are so many bones and tendons that can be affected, heel pain tends to a common ailment that adults will suffer from. The chances of you developing foot problems that can develop into chronic heel pain can be compounded if you are overweight, if you wear ill-fitting shoes or if you engage in strenuous activities. The...

read more

When and Why Should You See an Orthodontist Rather Than a Cosmetic Dentist?

Posted by on 9:54 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When and Why Should You See an Orthodontist Rather Than a Cosmetic Dentist?

A cosmetic dentist can do quite a bit to improve the overall appearance of your teeth and your smile; this can mean filling in small gaps between teeth, making undersized teeth appear larger, and the like. However, an orthodontist is concerned about the actual alignment of your teeth and not just their appearance. If you’re thinking of visiting a dental professional to address problems you have with your teeth and their appearance, note when and why it’s good to see an actual orthodontist rather than a cosmetic dentist. Overbites...

read more

How To Treat Diarrhea At Home

Posted by on 9:40 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Treat Diarrhea At Home

If diseases and medical conditions were to be ranked by their levels of annoyance, diarrhea would certainly be among the top. Diarrhea is annoying because it doesn’t announce its arrival; it just happens. It can make you totally uncomfortable, and it can ruin your day. Almost every human being suffers from diarrhea at some stage in his or her life. When it occurs, you better know how to treat it. What Causes Diarrhea? Diarrhea can be caused by two things. One is bacterial or amoebic illnesses that tamper with the gastrointestinal...

read more

How to ease back pain

Posted by on 3:59 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to ease back pain

Most people experience some form of back pain at one point or another. It can be caused by a number of things, including poor posture, a lack of core strength, old sports injuries or medical conditions such as arthritis and sciatica. If you’re suffering from this issue, it’s important to consult your doctor before attempting any complementary treatments. They will help you to identify and address the root cause of your discomfort. However, if after speaking to your GP, you still find yourself struggling to cope with this problem,...

read more

Common Misconceptions About Physiotherapy

Posted by on 10:55 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Misconceptions About Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy or physical therapy is often prescribed for patients after an injury or surgery, to help him or her learn how to use certain joints or limbs safely and to regain their balance. However, there are some common misconceptions about physiotherapy and its use, which can keep you from utilizing this very important service. Note a few of these misconceptions and then discuss this option with your doctor or a physiotherapist if you need more information about their services. Physiotherapy is only for after an accident or surgery As...

read more

Coping With Cancer: Causes and Management of Fatigue

Posted by on 10:59 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Coping With Cancer: Causes and Management of Fatigue

Cancer sufferers often complain of fatigue as a side-effect of their disease and treatment.  But what causes this debilitating condition and how can it be managed?  Read on for more information. What causes cancer-related fatigue? Fatigue can be caused by many different factors related to your cancer including the following: hormonal changes caused by the cancer itself chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants, and radiotherapy anaemia chronic pain resulting in lack of sleep emotional issues, such as stress and depression poor nutrition...

read more

What to Know About Wisdom Teeth

Posted by on 4:20 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What to Know About Wisdom Teeth

You may choose to have your wisdom teeth removed if they are causing you pain. However, you may want to have them removed even if there is no pain yet. If you pay for dental services regularly, your dentist should be taking X-rays of your mouth and be able to give you advice on what to expect when you are having your wisdom teeth removed. Why Have Removal At this point in human history, people’s mouths are not big enough for wisdom teeth to come through and have room to grow. The wisdom teeth are located under your gums at the back of...

read more