Many parts of the country are facing frigid temperatures this winter, and with those cold temperatures comes many health hazards. Many cold-weather injuries happen when people slip and fall on the ice. These types of accidents can result in concussions, broken bones, elbow fractures, and sprains. One more cold-weather injury that is very serious is frostbite. In order to help you better understand this type of injury, here are the answers to three frequently asked questions about frostbite.
31 January 2019
If you're looking for an effective and convenient form of birth control, you may want to consider getting an IUD. This method of birth control is so convenient because you don't have to remember to take a pill or insert anything before you are intimate. Once the IUD is in place, it stays there for the long term keeping you protected against an unwanted pregnancy. Here is some information on getting an IUD put in by your gynecologist or doctor.
25 December 2018
Have you recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer? If so, you're likely to be anxious about the various treatment options you have. One of the top ways to reduce this cancer is by taking hormone therapy. However, you'll want to remember there are side effects you should be on the lookout for when making any medication. Being ready for what to expect during prostate cancer hormone therapy can be helpful.
19 November 2018
If you have a medical condition, then you should know that custom orthotics services can be used to help resolve the pain and soreness that you feel. And, this is true even if the condition has nothing to do with your feet. Keep reading to learn about a few conditions unrelated to the feet that can be assisted with custom orthotics. Shin Splints If you are a runner or an individual who places a great deal of pressure on the legs through physical activity, then you may develop a condition called shin splints.
5 October 2018
If you have hemorrhoids, you may have days when going to the bathroom causes you a great deal of discomfort. If so, try using one or more of the tips below to make having a bowel movement easier when you live with hemorrhoids. Drink Plenty of Water One of the simplest things you can do to help yourself have easier bowel movements is to make sure you drink plenty of water.
11 September 2018
Rhinoplasty is a surgery that changes the shape of the nose for both medical and cosmetic reasons. No matter why a person opted for rhinoplasty, it is important to know that there is a recovery period after the surgery. Luckily, there are several things that you can do to promote healing and make your recovery from rhinoplasty as pleasant as possible. If you have a rhinoplasty surgery scheduled, use the following tips to help with your recovery:
29 June 2018
If your doctor recently recommended that you obtain some orthotic insoles, it is helpful to understand what exactly they are and how they benefit you. Orthotic insoles are a medical device that doctors recommend to individuals who are suffering from a variety of different conditions. They are recommended for individuals who have pain in their feet or discomfort when walking. Orthotic insoles can provide a wide variety of benefits for you though.
21 May 2018