When a loved one suffers from a stroke, you are most likely scared, worried, and unsure what to do next. One of the best things you can do in the early hours and days after your family member's stroke is to sign them up for telestroke services. Telestroke services allow an experienced neurologist to help diagnose and create a treatment plan for your loved one remotely, using modern technology including webcams and image sharing apps.
4 October 2017
Visiting your doctor for annual exams, eating well, and exercising are important steps to living a healthy lifestyle. However, certain illnesses, diseases, and disorders may still affect you, even when you're following your doctor's recommendations. While common, strokes are one of the most misunderstood issues that can affect you, your physical and emotional health, and your emotional well-being. By debunking these common myths, you will have a better understanding of the causes and signs of a stroke.
14 September 2017
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common infection that can cause fever, headache, sinus pressure and pain, congestion and a sore throat. Unlike some other infections, you probably won't need outside medical care to get back to your normal self. Arming yourself with the facts will help you identify and treat your symptoms quickly and safely. Myth #1: You need antibiotics if you have a sinus infection. Running to your doctor for antibiotics when you have a sinus infection isn't likely to help, and your doctor may even deny you antibiotics if your infection isn't severe.
15 August 2017
If you're starting to look and feel older than you actually are, there may be a reason for it. Your body may be aging faster than it should. Unfortunately, when your biological age starts passing your chronological age, you're going to feel the effects. Luckily, your biological age doesn't need to get away from you. In fact, there are ways that you can slow it down altogether. Here are three changes you can make in your life that will help you slow down the aging process so you can look and feel younger.
28 July 2017
Losing weight and maintaining that loss is no easy task, especially with temptations around every corner. You may have heard that many people praise the benefits of cutting their intake of sugar and carbohydrates in order to lose weight and keep it off, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? Keep reading to learn the three main benefits of cutting your intake of these two nutrients. Insulin Spikes
14 July 2017
If you are struggling with opioid dependence, it is time to start exploring treatment options. When an individual who is addicted to opioids cannot procure pills, it is not uncommon for the individual to turn to other illegal drugs to alleviate the need for opioids. Check out some of the treatment alternatives that may be right for you. For maximum effectiveness, many doctors recommend combining multiple treatment methods to handle all of the facets of addiction.
23 June 2017
Interstitial cystitis, sometimes called painful bladder syndrome, affects up to 1 million people in the U.S., the majority of which are women. Symptoms include abdominal pain, bladder discomfort (especially as it becomes more full), frequent urination, and painful intercourse. In some cases, making dietary changes can help to minimize the symptoms that people with this condition experience. Common Trigger Foods While the foods that tend to trigger interstitial cystitis symptoms can vary greatly between different people, some foods are more likely to be troublesome than others.
28 February 2017