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  • Natural Help With Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a painful condition that is caused by weak areas or little holes that form in your bones. Not only does the condition hurt, but it can also lead to fractures in your bones that can happen easily. This condition tends to occur in people when they approach middle age. There are some lifestyle choices that can increase your chances of developing this condition such as inactivity, steroid use, and an improper diet. [Read More]

  • A Look At How Exercise Can Benefit People With Parkinson's

    While exercise won't stop the effects of Parkinson's disease, it can certainly help with mobility. There's also a good possibility that exercise can slow down some of the physical symptoms of Parkinson's as well. Here's a look at how exercise can help with Parkinson's and which exercises may work best for people who suffer from this disease. How Exercise Helps People with Parkinson's Exercise benefits the body in general, no matter the person's health status. [Read More]

  • Potential Advances in Cancer Treatment

    Each year, about 454 out of every 100,000 people develop cancer, and about 171 out of every 100,000 people die from cancer, which means almost 40 percent of people will develop cancer at some time during their lives. This makes it very important to develop new treatments to help limit the mortality rate from cancer. Thankfully, scientists are stepping up to the plate and coming up with newer and better ways to treat cancer, including combining new approaches with older treatments. [Read More]

  • Could Your Infant's Constant Crying Be The Result Of Acid Reflux?

    If you've ever found yourself battling heartburn after a night of too many hot wings and beer, you understand firsthand the pain and discomfort that can be caused by acid reflux. For babies dealing with this condition, without the knowledge of how it's caused or how to fight it, it can be even more debilitating -- and you may find yourself crying right alongside your inconsolable baby in exhaustion. How can you tell whether your baby's constant crying is due to reflux problems or some other issue? [Read More]

  • 7 Natural Ingredients That Help Relieve Pain

    Whether you're in search of mild topical pain relievers to use alone or in tandem with an established pain management, you may be wondering if preparations are available using natural ingredients such as herbs. Fortunately, you're in luck -- a variety of herbs have passed the test of time and are still in use today as pain relievers. Following are seven of them. Slippery Elm Native Americans have been using slippery elm as a pain relief aid for centuries. [Read More]

  • Blurred Vision: Can Vision Therapy Help You Overcome It?

    Most people only experience blurred vision for a short time, such as when they become overly tired or develop a hangover after drinking too much. But for some people, blurred vision is something that happens to them all the time. Nothing relieves the problem, including taking a nap or resting their eyes. If you experience blurred vision that seems to get worse instead of get better, keep reading. Here are things that can cause blurred vision and the steps you can take to treat your condition. [Read More]

  • 3 Things To Know About Spinal Compression

    Your spine contains 33 bones, which are called vertebrae, and in between these bones are small gaps. Over time and with use, these gaps can close, and this can leave you with a condition called spinal compression, or subluxation. If this happens, you are likely to experience a lot of back pain and stiffness. You may also experience other issues, such as headaches. There are a number of ways to treat this problem, and visiting a chiropractor is one option. [Read More]

  • 4 Effective Ways To Minimize Urinary Incontinence After Pregnancy

    If you developed urinary incontinence during pregnancy and still can't get the situation under control now that you have had your baby, there are a few things you can do that should help alleviate the problem. Consider using one or more of the following ideas: Focus on Weight Loss If you have a few pounds left to lose after your recent pregnancy, consider making the task a priority. Research shows that losing some weight can significantly reduce the occurrence of urinary leakage. [Read More]

  • 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]

  • Brides On Wheels: Three Ways To Make Your Wheelchair Wedding Ready

    The thought of going down the aisle can bring mixed emotions for brides in wheelchairs. You've probably been dreaming about your wedding for years, or at least since you became engaged. You want your guests to see your happiness, not focus on your wheelchair. Here are four approaches brides in wheelchairs can take to manage their wheelchairs on that special day.  Dress It Up As a bride in a wheelchair, you are already unique. [Read More]