Lifting weights can be a great way to build muscle, boost metabolism, and keep your bones healthy (especially important for pre-menopausal women). However, decades of lifting weights on a regular basis can often lead to unsightly spider and varicose veins for some lifters. What are your best varicose vein treatment options? Should you modify your lifting regimen to reduce the load on your veins? Read on to learn more about the cause and treatment of this condition.
3 September 2015
Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects around 700,000 people in the United States. There's no cure for ulcerative colitis, and people with the disease experience a range of painful and debilitating symptoms. Ulcerative colitis can increase the risk of other health problems, and some of the treatment methods used on IBD patients can also cause unwanted complications. Learn more about the side effects of ulcerative colitis, and find out why the disease can increase your risk of skin cancer.
27 August 2015
Millions of people in the United States have moles and birthmarks, most of which are perfectly harmless. Nonetheless, some of these skin conditions can present unsightly symptoms, and parents may worry that their child's birthmark will develop into something more harmful. Mongolian blue spots are distinctive birthmarks that sometimes appear on newborns. Learn more about this skin condition, and find out if you need to do anything if you spot these symptoms.
12 August 2015
Losing just a few pounds can help you lower your blood pressure, maintain better cholesterol levels, and reduce your risk of having to battle heart disease as time goes on. Getting support from a weight loss clinic is an effective way to jump start a new lifestyle and to maximize your weight loss success. And there are some things you can do all by yourself to compliment the effectiveness of your weight loss plan.
30 July 2015
Porcelain veneers can be a great way to aesthetically repair teeth for those individuals who have suffered deep trauma, great pain and severe cosmetic blemishes to their teeth. Tooth decay and severe discoloration are just two of the many problems porcelain veneers tend to fix with great ease and care. However, due to several myths and blatantly false word of mouth rumors, there have been many misconceptions about porcelain veneers that have spread.
29 July 2015
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the same dental needs as children who don't have the disorder. Many children on the autistic spectrum also have sensory processing issues, which can make everyday activities and events seem overwhelming. Visiting the dentist may be only a mildly stressful incident for you, but for your ASD child, it could be completely overwhelming, inducing a meltdown and making it nearly impossible for your child to get the dental care they need.
7 July 2015
If you notice large pieces of dry skin flaking off the top of your head, then you obviously have a case of dandruff. Dandruff can be caused by eczema, psoriasis, or dry skin. The condition may also be caused by an overgrowth of yeast across the head. Yeast lives on the head naturally and feeds off the skin cells on your scalp. The yeast uses the oils released by the hair follicles to multiply, and an overgrowth can occur when the conditions are just right.
2 July 2015
If you're a senior who can live independently, yet longs for companionship of other seniors in a tight-knit community, you may be considering independent senior housing. You may find this lifestyle will enrich your life, as you make new friends and share common interests and activities. Also, you won't incur the hassle of home repairs and maintenance, and you'll be privileged to many services and amenities that other living options may not include.
19 June 2015
If you are starting to develop varicose veins, you may be wondering if compression stockings are a solution for you. Whether you already show symptoms of varicose veins, or are just concerned about possible development of varicose veins as you age or go through a pregnancy, there are several things you should know about how and why you should wear compression stockings. Compression Stockings Are Considered Safe to Wear During Pregnancy
3 June 2015
Since that long ago moment when you first pulled yourself upright and took a few faltering steps, your feet have been hard at work. They have been continually subjected to the daily stress of bearing the weight of your body and the pain that accompanies occasional stubbed toes, cuts, bruises and other injuries. By the time you become an adult, your feet may be showing this strain through the formation of bunions, callouses, arch support issues and many other painful conditions.
21 May 2015