Four Reasons To Choose A Family Doctor For Your Family

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When you start a family, it is important to find the right doctor for everyone. Many families choose a practice that has a family doctor that everyone in the family can see. The guide below walks you through a few of the perks of having one family doctor for the family to see rather than everyone having multiple doctors to go to. Make Appointments All at Once When you have a family doctor that everyone in the family sees, you can save time by making appointments for everyone on the same day.

29 December 2016

Managing Gestational Diabetes

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Gestational diabetes is diabetes that develops during gestation (pregnancy). Like other forms of diabetes it affects the way the cells in your body use sugar, also known as glucose. If it goes untreated, gestational diabetes can result in high blood sugar, which can affect both your and your baby's health. Fortunately, gestational diabetes is fairly simple to control with diet and exercise. If necessary, you OBGYN, someone like Florham Park OB/GYN Dr.

30 November 2016

How Can Scoliosis Be Assisted With Chiropractic Care?

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If you have a child who has recently been diagnosed with a scoliosis problem, then you may be concerned about how the condition can be treated. Scoliosis may not need to be treated, but in many cases, the condition can be treated with chiropractic adjustments. Keep reading to understand how the condition will be evaluated and what type of treatment may be performed. How Is Scoliosis Evaluated? Scoliosis, or the curvature of the spine, is a condition that is commonly seen in children.

30 November 2016

Prescribed Cannabis? 3 Reasons a CBD Vape Pen Could Be Ideal for You

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If you have been prescribed medicinal cannabis, you may have received criticism from some people who do not understand the benefits of your prescription. Perhaps you have found yourself trying to conceal the fact that you use cannabis and may avoid the conversation due to that criticism. Some people in your situation avoid certain social interactions because they cannot use their prescriptions if they need to, and, without it, they may experience pain or other unpleasant symptoms of their conditions or diseases.

10 November 2016

4 Tips To Make A Pelvic Exam More Comfortable

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Whether you are getting your first pelvic exam or you have had several pelvic exams in the past, it is natural to be nervous about receiving a pelvic exam. Depending on the purpose of a pelvic exam, they can sometimes be uncomfortable. Additionally, how well you know and trust your current gynecologist can affect how comfortable you feel during an exam. However, there are some basic things you can do to ensure a more comfortable exam.

26 October 2016

Own A Clinic? Two Reasons Why You Should Implement A Quality Feedback Program

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If you own a clinic, you understand the importance of the opinions that your patients have about your services.  Without new and repeat patients, it may become more and more difficult for you to sustain the clinic because you're not bringing in enough revenue to pay for salaries and overhead expenses.  That's why it's so vital for you to implement a quality feedback program.  A quality feedback program lets the patient be heard, which can be quite advantageous.

12 October 2016

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy In An Outpatient Eating Disorder Facility To Change Destructive Thought Patterns

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Eating disorders are difficult to treat, as the underlying cause of the eating disorder is hard to uncover. Eating disorders can be caused by a range of problems and often occur because of a combination of medical, emotional, and environmental factors that must be addressed in order for the individual to heal. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, offers people suffering from eating disorders a new way to address negative thought patterns.

7 October 2016

Too Young To Worry About Cancer? 3 Things Everyone Under 30 Should Know About Melanoma

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Young people rarely have to worry about cancer since most types occur after the age of 30. However, melanoma is one type of cancer that is rapidly increasing among younger adults. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, melanoma is the second most common type of cancer to occur in females between the ages of 15 to 29. Fortunately, skin cancer is both preventable and treatable when young adults take action early.

30 September 2016

Coping After Treatment: What Families Need To Do After Their Teen Returns Home

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Dealing with drug addiction is tough enough when the person is a friend or non-nuclear family member, but it's even more difficult when the person is your teenager. Getting your teenager into treatment is the first step, but the treatment stage doesn't end when the teenager comes home. Maybe the teen is no longer in a residential treatment setting, but you, your family, and the teen will have to forge a new way of dealing with life in order to help the teen stay sober.

23 September 2016

Eye Allergies: Cause, Prevention And Treatment

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There are two types of eye allergies: perennial and seasonal. If you – or someone you care about – suffers from eye allergies, it is normal to want to know more about what causes them, how you can treat them, and how to prevent them. Causes of Eye Allergies Perennial allergies can affect people all year round and are usually linked to indoor allergens. They could be from dust mites, pet hairs, or even pests and mold in the home.

2 September 2016