Choosing the Right Senior Living
Many seniors find that moving to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living community, or other senior living facilities can be a stressful experience. Some seniors may feel abandoned, frustrated, or depressed about leaving their homes. Others may be worried about the level of care they will receive in the long term care facility. When considering an appropriate nursing home, there are many factors to take into account.
Because skilled nursing facilities, assisted living homes, and r Continue Reading
A Few Things You Should Know About Liposuction Surgery
Sadly, the United States has a serious problem when it comes to health and fitness. Nearly two thirds of Americans are overweight, and nearly one third of all U.S. adults are obese. Whether or not this constitutes an “epidemic” is debatable. What is more obvious, however, is that the U.S. has a serious issue with keeping its weight down.
For any weight loss and fitness plan, there is no real substitute for diet and exercise. Without diet and exercise, there is simply no way to loose weight healthily or for the long-term. Even medical weight loss programs such as liposuction and hCG dieting aren’t enough by themselves. Dieting, fitness, and weight loss are all intertwined.
Still, it is difficult for some people to loose the weight they want even with diet and exercise. For some people, fat Continue Reading
Four Tips To Help You Prepare for Your First Fat Freezing Body Sculpting Treatment
Cryolipolysis, also known as fat freezing or CoolScultping, has become pretty popular in recent years and it wouldn’t be surprising if you’ve heard or read about it and decided to try it out.
Here are a few basic things you should know as you’re preparing for your first cryolipolysis body contouring appointment:
- One fat freezing treatment session lasts about 60 minutes, per area, and it’s usually recommended that patients receive a couple treatments on the same targeted area for the best results. One study of cryolipolysis treatments found that 86% of patients reported a noticeable loss in cellulite in the targeted area, and a professional fat freezing body contouring treatment ca Continue Reading
When Should You Go See a Chiropractor?
Many people know that chiropractic therapy can help, but not as many know when a good time to get chiropractic care is. To help give you a better idea, here are a few times when getting chiropractic adjustments made is a wise decision.
After an Auto Accident.
One of the first things the victim of an auto accident should do is get chiropractic therapy. During a collision, the human body is exposed to a number of forces that cause parts of the body to extend further than they should. Consequently, small tears are created, which can cause immense pain. This can even happen after a small fender bender. By getting chiropractic t Continue Reading
Three Easy Ways to Find a Doctor
Finding a doctor isn’t a whole lot of work if you know where to look. Here are a few tips to make your search easier, and help you find a doctor you can count on.
Check With Your Health Insurance Provider.
The first place you should go when you need to find a doctor is your health insurance provider. Most companies have a searchable database that makes it easy to find a doctor who’s in your network, which should be a top priority. If you go to a physician who’s not in your network, you’re going to wind up having to pay out of pocket, which will put a serious dent in your bank account. Without health insurance, a quick trip to the doctor can cost hundreds — if Continue Reading
How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility
For many seniors, the move to assisted living homes is one that requires a lot of thought and planning. Finding the right assisted living community is often the hardest part of the move. There are many different factors to consider in the search for the right assisted living home. From safety and convenience to cost, it is important to look into every aspect of a potential assisted living community.
The first thing to look at when considering assisted living facilities is if they offer the type of care you are looking for. Some seniors, who only need occasional help with bathing or cooking, may do better at an independent living community. Others may need the assistance of a nursing staff to help with medications and other health servic Continue Reading
What You Don’t Know About Telepsychiatry
For many people living with mental illness, seemingly small tasks can be a struggle. Even something as simple as getting out of bed can be difficult, not to mention getting dressed and driving to go out in public for an appointment with a doctor or therapist. Fortunately, many mental health professionals are beginning to offer telemedicine psychiatry services. By connecting with patients via HIPAA compliant video conferencing software, therapists and doctors make mental health treatment more accessible for everyone.
In addition to helping patients overcome barriers based on their symptoms, telemedicine psychiatry helps them receive the type of care they n Continue Reading
What You Should Know About Medicinal Fibroid Treatments
Women who suffer from the symptoms of fibroid cysts can take medicine to help them cope with their issues, but like all things medical, there are pros and cons to such an approach. Here’s what you should about these uterine fibroid treatments.
Medicinal fibroid treatments are an easy way to stymie the awful symptoms of fibroid cysts. In many cases, women find that their menstrual bleeding has become severely abnormal, causing them to soak through their sanitary protection in under an hour. On the worst days, some women may not even be able to leave the house. Such heavy bleeding can even cause anemia. Medicinal fibroid treatments can put such a symptom in check.
5 Questions You Might Have About Getting Chiropractic Adjustments After a Car Accident
If you’ve recently been in a car accident, then you should explore the benefits of seeing a chiropractor; many patients find that seeking chiropractic care after an accident can treat trauma and prevent further complications from common injuries such as whiplash. Some chiropractic clinics even focus on personal injury chiropractic. But if you’ve never gone to a chiropractor before, you’re likely to have some questions about your first treatment. Here are some of the most common questions about chiropractic adjustments, answered:
- Should I Wait Until I’m in Pain?
After a car accident, it’s very difficult for you to assess whether you’ve been Continue Reading
Chronic Pain Disorders What You Need to Know
Unfortunate as it is, millions of people throughout the country experience chronic pain. From post-laminectomy syndrome and lumbar spinal stenosis to radiofrequency ablation and sciatica, chronic pain conditions can seriously damper your day-to-day life and overall health. Even less-severe conditions like mild back and neck pain can be detrimental to one’s health. In terms of numbers, pain is one of the most common ailments in the United States. More Americans suffer from a pain condition than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer put together. Twenty-six million Americans suffer from frequent Continue Reading