Sara Daniels

  • Add a Personal Spark to Your Electric Wheelchair

    You are one of a kind. Shouldn't your wheelchair be, too? Here are five fun ways to dress up your electric wheelchair so it reflects your personal style.  Custom Cushions One quick and simple way to personalize your wheelchair is to find a fabulous fabric for your seat and back cushions.  You can buy cushions already made or have them made especially for you from fabric you choose. This is a great choice because you can have the cushion made to fit your specific chair. [Read More]

  • Four Ways To Prepare Yourself For An Outdoor Summer Music Festival

    If you're a true music enthusiast, music festivals are probably the hallmark of your summer. Having a number of your favorite artists come together for a weekend to play at a single venue is a profound experience. Plus, nothing in the world can match the energy you experience while standing outside with thousands of other fans while watching great artists perform on a beautiful summer day. However, the summer heat can also be harsh, especially when you're packed into the middle of a dancing crowd. [Read More]

  • Lung Cancer And Palliative Care - Tips To Assist With Breathing Troubles

    If you have lung cancer and experience shortness of breath, then you understand the panic that can ensue when you have a bout of breathlessness. If you are unable to catch your breath, then it is time to invest in palliative care with the help of either a cancer or palliative care specialist. This individual will work with you to ease the stress that develops when you have lung cancer. They will also help with symptom treatment by supplying inhalers, nebulizers, pain relievers, and anti-inflammatory drugs. [Read More]

  • Five Bad Habits That Can Ruin Your Perfect Smile -- And How To Avoid Them

    If you've had cosmetic dental work done and you finally have the straight, white smile of your dreams, it's important to keep it that way. You don't want all of your money and discomfort to go down the drain and your smile to look dull and crooked again in a few years! Here's a look at five bad dental habits that may slowly revert your smile to its past state -- and some strategies to help you avoid those habits. [Read More]

  • 3 Changes You May Have To Make Before Getting A Dental Implant

    Your age, health, and habits are all important to a dentist when determining whether you are a good candidate for dental implants, and this is why he or she will ask you a lot of different questions relating to these things. For a dental implant to be successful, your jawbone must firmly attach to the implant through a process called osseointegration. Unfortunately, there are several things that can prevent this process from working properly. [Read More]

  • 4 Things You Should Know About Radiation Treatment

    If you suffer from leukemia or other forms of cancer, one of the best bets you have toward the road to recovery is to engage in radiation treatment. Radiation treatment can provide you with numerous benefits and can often times place cancer in remission, especially if the cancerous growth is caught early. There are also numerous side effects that radiation treatment can cause to your body. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about 4 specific things you should know about radiation treatment. [Read More]

  • 7 Tips For Preventing Glaucoma

    Glaucoma can eventually lead to blindness and is quite common among Americans. In fact, about 3 million people in the United States have this eye disease, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. Although anyone can develop glaucoma, it is more common in people over the age of 60. The thought of developing this eye disease is scary, but you can do things to lower your risk. Here are seven helpful tips for preventing glaucoma: [Read More]

  • High Times Can Lead To Low Times In The Dentist Chair

    With the relaxing of marijuana laws in the United States, both medicinal and recreational, there's been an expected increase of marijuana use. But with that increase in legal use, comes an ability for patients to talk openly with their healthcare providers. And that includes dental care providers. You can talk with your dentist candidly about your marijuana use and how it may be affecting your oral health.  That's a good thing, because marijuana use does negatively affect your dental health, and your dental health affects your general health. [Read More]

  • Understanding The RICE Theory For Sprains And Strains

    If you've suffered your first ever muscle sprain or strain, the local walk in clinic will most likely recommend that you follow the "RICE" plan. The acronym "RICE" is used to reference the steps in the treatment process, which are rest, ice, compression and elevation. If this process is new to you, you may not understand what the process means. Here's a look at the basics to help you understand what you should do. [Read More]

  • Visual Imagery: A Natural Way To Reduce Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is something that affects 100 million Americans, but pain is not something that affects everyone the same. If you struggle with chronic pain, the way it affects you has a lot to do with how your brain processes and handles the pain in your body. You can turn to a variety of different treatment options for managing the pain, but some options are less common than others. Visual imagery is one of these options you could try. [Read More]