health--medical

Tips For Camping Comfortably With Allergies

If you love camping and hiking but suffer from allergies, you may think you will have to wait until after the spring pollen burst is over. If your allergies are more severe, it may seem like winter is the only safe option. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy camping on your own schedule instead of that of your allergies. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Take a buddy For those with severe anaphylactic reactions to things commonly encountered when camping and hiking, such as bees, it may be a good idea to limit your trips to those that you can take with a buddy. Read More 

Types Of Shoes That Are Best To Avoid When You Have Foot Pain

One of the benefits of visiting a podiatry clinic when you're dealing with foot pain is that in addition to the podiatrist providing you with solutions to your discomfort, he or she will also make some recommendations about whether or not the shoes you're wearing are contributing to the problem. In many cases, you'll even be asked to take some of your shoes with you to the appointment so that they can be assessed. Read More 

Prevent Mild Asthma Attacks That Are Triggered By Pollen And Strenuous Exercise

If you are susceptible to mild asthma attacks, triggered by pollen and strenuous exercise, the following tips will assist with protecting you from an attack while hiking. Consult With Your Doctor And Take Medication  Set up an appointment to consult with your doctor before you leave for the hiking excursion. Let your doctor know your plans and ask them if there are any precautions that you should take beforehand. They may suggest that you use your inhaler right before you leave to go hiking to help ward off an asthma attack. Read More 

Adjusting To The New You After A Facelift

Many people imagine the excitement of revealing a more youthful appearance after a facelift, but the joy becomes dampened by the recovery effort or unhappiness with the final look. This is a natural part of the process and plastic surgeons often counsel their patients about the potential emotional effects. To avoid disappointment people should prepare themselves for what life will be like after they reveal their new look. Any type of change takes time to adjust to, but there are things women can do to make the process easier. Read More 

Dealing With Dad: How To Help An Aging Parent Cope With Limitations When Living Alone

If you have concerns about the health and safety of an aging parent, you are far from alone. In fact, recent statistics show that approximately 30% of adults who have at least one living parent are providing some type of care or support for them. Many of these adults are dealing with a situation where their elderly parent chooses to live alone, yet requires assistance of some kind in order to do so safely. Read More