According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 52.5 million Americans are living with the pain and discomfort associated with arthritis. If you are experiencing the symptoms of arthritis in your feet, you know how difficult it can be to perform simple, everyday tasks. Don't spend another day living with the pain, swelling and agony associated with arthritis of the feet and instead, here are a few simple tips that will help you find relief:
28 December 2015
Christmas parties, holiday events at the office, and gatherings with friends and family will most likely be on your calendar this season, so ensuring your smile looks the best is smart. Unfortunately, the use of tobacco products can wreak havoc on the look and underlying health of not only your health, but your mouth, teeth, and gums. If you are part of the 40 million adults in the United States who smoke cigarettes, you may already understand the effects this habit has on your oral health.
17 December 2015
If you have lost one of your permanent teeth at some point, then you may decide that a replacement is best for aesthetics and functionality. A permanent and sturdy replacement can be garnered when a dental implant is secured in the jaw. This implant can last your entire life and surgical success rates are above 93% in most cases. However, some complications can occur after the implant is set in the jaw that may require its removal.
10 December 2015
No matter your initial motivations, managing a support group for teen moms in your community is sure to make you feel good about the role you play in the world, and you'll certainly make a positive difference in the lives of many girls who may not otherwise get the help they need to get ahead in life as they age into adulthood. There's no doubt that each teen mom you help will appreciate every resource provided to them.
3 December 2015
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can have an affect on many parts of your body, including your heart. If lupus affects your heart, you may develop myocarditis, a condition characterized by inflammation of the heart muscle. Here are five things you need to know about this serious complication of lupus. How does lupus cause myocarditis? When you have lupus, your body's immune system attacks your healthy tissues, like your heart muscle.
3 November 2015
Soft tissue injury is a common risk associated with many popular sports. Knowing the basics of sports injury recovery can greatly reduce the time it takes you to get back on your feet. Here are four tips that can help you heal faster and experience less pain when you are recovering from a sports injury. Visit a Sports Medicine Center For many people, their first instinct after a sport-related injury is to "
22 October 2015
Osteoporosis is a disease that can diminish bone density, therefore putting the elderly population at risk of broken or fractured bones. Approximately 54 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis. The condition is common in men and women aged 50 and older. The older a person is, the more likely they are to develop osteoporosis. Fortunately, knowing what foods to eat and which to avoid can help reduce injuries related to osteoporosis.
28 September 2015
Gardening is a labor-intensive process, especially when you're harvesting everything for the end of the season. If you suffer from chronic back pain, it can make it even worse. If you love tending your garden but struggle with intense pain for days afterward, you'll want to be proactive about easing the strain on your back during your end-of-year produce harvest. In addition to stretching before you work, here are a few different ways that you can ease the muscle strain on your back while you're gathering your garden's bounty.
17 September 2015
Cancer can be one of the most harrowing experiences that you or a loved one can possibly experience. Cancer can be trying, tiring, and painful. There are many ways in which cancer treatments have come a long way throughout the years, especially throughout the late 20th century and now on into the 21st century. There are numerous forms of cancer treatments, but some are far more common than others. Included throughout the course of this brief article is a list of the 3 most common forms of cancer treatments.
1 September 2015
If your mother or father has varicose veins, you are at an increased risk of developing them, too. However, you do have some level of control over whether or not you develop these bulging, ugly veins as you age. If you follow the preventative tips below, you can reduce (though sadly, not eliminate) your chances of developing varicose veins. Stay active. There are many reasons to stay active and get plenty of exercise throughout your lifetime.
27 August 2015