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Recurrent Vaginal Yeast Infections

A while back, I started suffering from recurrent vaginal yeast infections. Whenever I got a yeast infection, my stomach hurt. I also experienced pain during urination. Tired of feeling bad all of the time, I scheduled an appointment with my trusted physician. This medical professional recommended I make some positive lifestyle changes. For instance, my caring doctor told me to begin wearing cotton underwear, drinking lactose free milk, and eating yogurt. My physician also recommended I take a probiotic every day. On this blog, I hope you will discover some of the most common, effective treatments for chronic medical issues.

Is In-Home Healthcare The Right Choice For Your Parent?

6 August 2017
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Aging comes with many challenges. As the child of an aging parent, it often falls on your shoulders to begin making decisions for their well-being. One decision you may need to make is to hire in home care services to help your parent with daily tasks. The following list can help you decide if this is the right decision for your family. Can your parent still enjoy a partially independent lifestyle? Read More …

Choosing An Assisted Living Facility Suitable To Your Needs: Three Questions To Ask Before Moving In

9 June 2017
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As you get older, you might want to find a place to live where you would be able to get more assistance should you ever need it. In most situations, an assisted living facility will be cheaper than a nursing home. You'll also have more freedom and control over your daily affairs. The average cost of renting a one-bedroom apartment is approximately $3,300 per month. Keep in mind that many additional services are included in that quote. Read More …

Could Your Bladder Problems Be Due To Interstitial Cystitis?

7 January 2016
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Interstitial cystitis not only causes chronic urinary tract problems, the disorder can be quite painful, negatively impacting your emotional well-being and leading to a decreased quality of life. Learning to recognize the symptoms and getting a confirmed diagnosis early on following an appropriate diagnostic workup can help prevent silent suffering and the frustration of not getting a proper diagnosis. Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis Although the condition can cause a number of symptoms – which may be only mildly uncomfortable or put you in debilitating pain – some of the more common symptoms include: Read More …

5 Ways To Protect Your Ears

1 January 2016
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It may be normal to experience a little hearing loss as you get older, but that does not mean you should not start protecting your hearing right now. If you limit noise as much as possible and avoid bad habits, you can keep your hearing in good shape. Here are five effective ways to protect your ears: Protect Your Hearing from Loud Noises Although it is best to stay away from loud noises altogether, it is not always possible. Read More …

The Puff In Your Eye (And Other Common Eye Tests)

4 November 2015
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Whether you wear glasses or not, it's a good idea to see your eye doctor regularly. In addition to screening you for near- or farsightedness, your optometrist conducts several tests to see if you are developing various vision problems. You might wonder why the technician puffs air in your eye, or why those eyedrops make it difficult to read for a few hours. Take a look at some common eye tests that you can expect from your next optometrist visit. Read More …