Category: Healthcare


Elderly Care: What are the Options?

As a family, you’d want the best possible care they can get. Whether it be by another family member, a medical professional, or a caretaking professional, ensuring that your elderly relative gets the right care they need and deserve is one of your top priorities. What are the two categories of elderly care? In the

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What to Expect in a Cataract Surgery

The numbers on this surgical procedure make it one of the most common types of eye procedures along with laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses, or LASIK. According to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, three million Americans get the eye cataract surgery procedure done every year. Globally, Eyewire News estimates that there were approximately

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Dental Implants: A Guide

Missing teeth can be an unfortunate reality for some and can bring on a severe loss of confidence due to the embarrassment involved, typical in a world so focussed on personal image. Also a loose set of dentures can cause discomfort and certainly insecurity for some individuals when it comes to eating certain kinds of

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Looking Your Best Without Going Through an Expensive Makeover

Models and celebrities are expected to look their best almost all day and every day. Now, you don’t need to be a famous movie star to strive for the best. Looks can help you in many ways that some people often mistake as being vain. For example, people who look for a certain job sometimes

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What You Should Know About Metatarsalgia or Pain in the Ball of Your Foot

Metatarsalgia, also known as ball-of-the-foot pain, is pain due to inflammation in the ball of the foot. This is the area located between your foot arch and your toes. Metatarsalgia typically occurs because of overuse injuries during sports that involve jumping and running. But, it could also result from ill-fitting footwear, arthritis, foot abnormalities, and

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Types of Conditions Managed with Comfort Care in End-of-Life Care

Those facing a life-limiting disease will undergo different levels of care. The two main ones are palliative and hospice care. Palliative care begins immediately after the diagnosis and will aim to slow the condition’s spread as much as possible. Hospice care, on the other hand, starts when palliative care has failed, and death is inevitable.

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Debunking The Myths about Stem Cell Therapy

Thousands of people across the world are relying on stem cell therapy to treat an array of medical conditions. The great news about stem cell therapy is that it is an excellent alternative to surgery. The treatment option has evolved in recent years to become viable for individuals struggling with ligament issues, osteoarthritis, joint pain,

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Most Effective Foods for Countering Gum Disease

Oral health and nutrition are closely linked in several ways. If you develop a cavity and fail to treat it, you may be unable to eat certain types of foods. What potentially follows is malnutrition because you are failing to consume essential foods, such as fiber. If you have an underlying condition such as diabetes,

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Your Simple Guide to a Better Smile

A bright smile can influence your life in numerous ways both personally and professionally. Studies upon studies have revealed that people hold a good smile in high esteem, meaning that improving your smile can change your life for the better. That in no way suggests that you should not be thankful for the kind of

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What Triggers Your Asthma? Knowing Them Can Prevent Attacks

Spring is the season for asthma attacks and allergies. Unknown to many, these two often occur together because the same allergens that trigger an allergic reaction also lead to an asthma attack. Connecting these two would also explain why allergies sometimes have the same symptoms as asthma: labored breathing, wheezing and constricted air passages. People

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