If you and some colleagues run a neurological practice in your city, you might not think you need to include more doctors. However, having stroke specialists on a locum tenens ("hold a place" in Latin) basis could be very good business. Why? Making Things Easier on Physicians If your medical office is small, it can feel like no one can ever take a day off. It can seem like you all have to be in the office every day, which can be stressful.
21 May 2021
If you have an elderly loved one, you may have some concerns about Alzheimer's and memory loss. If your loved one would like to age in place, you may have considered home health care services. You are not alone in wondering if it may be time for Alzheimer's related home health care. These are some of the signs to look for. Forgetfulness Many people are forgetful, but those with Alzheimer's may forget more often than usual.
23 March 2021
The use of Botox injections to diminish signs of aging is a common practice. However, if you've never gotten them before, it can be intimidating when wondering where to start or what they will be like. This article covers a bit of how Botox injections work, as well as what to expect when preparing for them, going through the treatment, and recovering. Basics of Botox Treatment Botulinum toxin relaxes muscles and lessens their ability to contract by blocking nerve transmission.
16 February 2021
Bunions are not exactly genetic, but the way your foot is built and the way you walk definitely impacts their development. Stride and foot shape are genetic, so if your parents had bunions, there's a good chance you'll end up with them, too. Actually, though, it can be really helpful to know you're at an increased risk for bunions before they develop. If you notice them and take action early, you may prevent them from becoming so bad that you require bunion treatment or surgery.
2 February 2021
Colorado has created a nice place in the cannabis market, to the tune of $1 billion in sales revenue. The state was one of the most notable to make recreational cannabis legal for adults and has since become one of the biggest states for the industry, and for cannabis enthusiasts and medicinal users. Many people also appreciate the effects of cannabidiol (CBD), which is an active ingredient found in the plant.
7 January 2021
Veins perform an important function in our body, but unlike other systems, it can be difficult to spot a problem with them when they arise. After all, you have so many veins and there are many different conditions, diseases, and environmental factors that can affect them, so how do you know if you need help or not? It is all about making sure you pay attention to the warning signs your body gives you.
4 December 2020
If you dream of helping people determine how their actions have affected their physical or mental health, then a career in behavioral health care may be a good fit for you. Behavioral health care professionals play an essential part in the health and medical industry by looking at how closely a person's behaviors are connected to the overall wellness of their body and mind. These behaviors can encompass a wide variety of actions and choices, including eating habits, exercise, and substance abuse.
3 November 2020
Pediatrics is the field of medicine involving children. It covers a lot of medical services, ranging from cognitive functioning to heart health. If you're taking your child to this specialty doctor, then this advice can ensure the first visit goes smoothly without a lot of stress involved. Prepare Your Child Before taking your child to a pediatric doctor, you want to prepare them well in advance. Then the new facility and new people won't be so alarming to them.
5 October 2020
Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder where your natural breathing continually stops and starts again. Besides causing daytime fatigue, sleep apnea has been linked to cardiovascular problems. If you've been diagnosed with sleep apnea recently, your doctor may have recommended a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and mask. Read on to learn more about this device and why you need a good seal while wearing your mask. How Does a CPAP Machine work?
27 August 2020
If you have recently had a surgery, then you may expect to be given instructions from your doctor that include things such as get plenty of fluid and rest, then start moving around slowly. However, this way of doing things after surgery has changed. Research has shown that there are many benefits to moving around sooner than what used to be the norm after having surgery, and even with getting started with physical therapy.
11 December 2019