7 Tips For Preventing Glaucoma
23 December 2015
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:
High Times Can Lead To Low Times In The Dentist Chair
14 December 2015
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.
Understanding The RICE Theory For Sprains And Strains
9 December 2015
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.
Visual Imagery: A Natural Way To Reduce Chronic Pain
19 November 2015
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.