blog

About Me
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.

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

4 November 2015
 Categories: , Blog

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 …

Why You Should See A Physical Therapist For Sports Related Knee Injuries

20 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Knee injuries can occur for any number of reasons. When you're active or playing sports, you put all kinds of stresses on your knees. A sports related knee injury can come about quickly or over time. Seeing a physical therapist is essential for those who play sports regularly or seriously. Do You Know Anything about Your Knees? A knee isn't a part of your body to take lightly. It's the largest joint in your body and directly responsible for a lot of your mobility. Read More …

Tips On Staying Active During Pregnancy

7 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

There are many benefits to staying active during your pregnancy. For instance, it can help to alleviate some of the aches that come with body changes during pregnancy. Exercising throughout your pregnancy will also help you to balance your weight and regain your stamina more quickly after the pregnancy.  Many moms-to-be are concerned about how to exercise without putting too much stress on their bodies and their growing babies. Fortunately, exercising while pregnant can be made simpler with these tips. Read More …

Are Compounding Pharmacies Safe?

23 September 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Compound pharmacies produce special medication dosages, blends, and delivery systems for patients who need something different from standard pill manufacturers. If you can benefit from a specialized compound medication, you may wonder if they are safe. Due to increased safeguards, you can feel more confident than ever that these medications are well-regulated and safe to consume.  What's the DQSA? In November of 2013, the Drug Quality and Security Act was enacted to establish additional safeguards concerning compound drugs due to several health scares throughout the nation. Read More …

When To Choose To Have Cataract Surgery

3 September 2015
 Categories: , Blog

Your ophthalmologist tells you during your last eye exam that you have early signs of cataracts. You haven't noticed any changes in your vision, but your doctor says the symptoms will come on very slowly. When should you consider cataract surgery to replace the cloudy lenses with artificial ones? Here is how cataracts affect your vision and when you might consider the surgery. A Slowly Growing Problem Cataracts occur due to the formation of strands of protein in the lens of your eye. Read More …