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After A Loss: Tips For Reducing Anxiety When You're Pregnant Again

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Many women experience pregnancy and infant loss. Enduring miscarriage, infant stillbirth, or SIDS can be traumatizing for any expecting parent. When you discover you are pregnant again, the painful memories of the loss ca cause anxiety and worry. There are some things you can do to help yourself be calm and healthy during this pregnancy, such as: 1. Go to pregnancy counseling. Getting pregnancy counseling can help immensely during this time.

30 October 2017

Testicular Reconstructive Surgery: Yes, It's A Real Thing!

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Whether you were not born with a testicle, a testicle never dropped, or you had testicles removed due to cancer, you do not have to go through life feeling like a neutered male. There is reconstructive surgery for testicles, just as there is reconstructive surgery for breasts. Here is how reconstructive surgeons make new testicles for you. Remove Cryptochordic Testicles If you have a testicle that never dropped, the surgeon will want to remove that testicle.

8 October 2017

Is Your Child Prepared For Surgery?

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In the days leading up to surgery, your child will likely start to express feelings of anxiety and fear. Sometimes, the fear is related to an experience. In some instances, it is the fear of the unknown. Regardless of the reason for your child's fear, you can help to alleviate some of it by preparing him or her for the procedure: Plan Your Conversation Talking to your child is one of the most important steps you can take to prepare your child for surgery.

23 August 2017

Are You Looking To Hire A Private Trainer? Aside From Price, Here Are Three Factors You Should Consider

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If you are looking to achieve your fitness goals, you may be looking to hire a personal trainer to help you. They can put together a fitness plan to help you achieve these goals. As you look to hire a private trainer, you may focus solely on the cost of the trainer. While the price is important, there are many other factors that are equally as important. Here are three factors you should consider as you look to hire a personal trainer.

15 August 2017

4 Important Questions To Ask Before Entering A Drug Detox Program

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Have you decided to go to a drug detox center or do you know someone who has decided that they need to go? Are you having trouble picking one out from the options that are available nearby? Choosing an addiction treatment center is a major life decision. While one program might work for many people, it might not work for others. Before choosing any one program, there are several questions that you should ask.

16 July 2017

Loved One Diagnosed With Alzheimer's? 4 Steps You Can Take To Care For Them At Home

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If your loved one was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's, you're about to enter a whole new world. This world will require you to provide for your loved one, while ensuring that they're kept safe. If you're like most people, you want to keep your loved with you for as long as possible. If your loved one is going to be living with you in the initial stages of Alzheimer's, you'll need to prepare your home for their care.

16 July 2017

3 Tips For Preparing For Ankle Surgery

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Fracturing your tibia or fibula ankle bones is not only incredibly painful, but also makes life much more difficult to navigate until you recover. Having a surgery performed by a qualified orthopaedic surgeon will allow your bone to grow back together in the healthiest and fastest way possible, and is often necessary for complex fractures. You may be nervous about your upcoming ankle surgery, but you can follow these tips to ensure you are completely prepared:

23 June 2017

Investigating A Medicare Advantage Plan

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Getting older means that you must periodically assess the health insurance you receive to ensure you have as much coverage as you need. As a senior, Medicare is an option for you, but it can be confusing to know which one of the plans is the most appropriate choice. The Medicare Advantage option can be a costly one; however, it may be just what you need depending on your answers to the following questions.

12 June 2017

Food Allergy Treatment Steps To Follow When First Getting Diagnosed

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The Food Allergy Resource & Education organization reports that more than 170 foods are known to cause allergic reactions. The institution goes on to list 15 million Americans as having sensitivities to one or more of those foods. If you find you fit into that group, you'll want to begin a food allergy treatment program so that you can experience optimal health.   Step 1: Avoid Your Food Allergens Once you've had food allergy testing done and know which foods you are allergic too, you'll need to remove those items from your home.

7 June 2017

Summer Shorts Revealing Your Red Birth Mark? New Ways Port Wine Stains Can Be Lightened & New Discovery In Why They Occur

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If you are like many people, the return of summer has you thinking about how your body appears in shorts and swimsuits, and you may not be happy with how you feel or look in them. If the cause of your discontent is a red birth mark, then you may have a port wine stain. Port wine stains are a relatively common birth mark, and one in 300 babies are born with at least one.

3 June 2017