A healthy diet that contains the right portion of vitamins and minerals is important. However, it has been reported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that many adults in America are not getting enough of some of the nutrients that their bodies need. Some of these nutrients include calcium, magnesium, potassium, as well as the vitamins A, C and E. All of these nutrients are important to the body, so how can you make sure that you get more of them?
17 July 2017
You may assume that you will easily be able to tell when you aging loved one needs a hearing aid, but the fact is, this is not always the case. Older adults are often stubborn about admitting that they cannot hear very well simply because they do not want to wear a hearing aid or even because they don't want to admit that their age has affected their hearing. Therefore, your loved one could easily pretend there is nothing wrong and try to keep the problem hidden.
30 January 2017
Most people need help with every day tasks at some point in their lives. If you are a person who is used to living at home independently and you find yourself needing a little help to get basic tasks done, a home healthcare agency can provide you with the help you need. Whether you need someone in the home while you are taking a shower or you can't get out to grocery shop anymore, a home health aide can give you the support necessary so that you can live in your own home and not move on to a higher level of care.
25 January 2017
If you and your wife are finally ready to start your family, you may be wondering where to begin. While most opposite-sex couples who aren't dealing with known fertility issues need to do little more than stop using birth control, conception can be much more complex when both you and your spouse are female. Even if you and your wife agree on which one of you (if either) will physically carry your child and whose genetic material will be used, getting started can be a decision-heavy and potentially overwhelming process.
10 January 2017
Red outbreaks on the face are often severely embarrassing, particularly if they refuse to go away over time. While acne is among the most common of these outbreaks, there is also a chance that guttate psoriasis may be the culprit. Here's how to tell the two apart and how to treat the latter condition. The Causes Are Quite Different While these two outbreaks may look similar, their causes are quite different.
6 January 2017
Millions of young children and teenagers get bullied every year by their peers and the emotional damage it causes can be devastating. Unfortunately an increasing number of these bullied teens are turning to drugs to alleviate their pain. Sadly this is causing a rising rate of addiction that could be dangerous and destructive to the teen population. Bullying Is Connected To Depression Bullying is a major problem in American schools because of the way it causes depression.
29 December 2016
Hearing impairment doesn't necessarily make you a bad driver. However, you do need to be aware of the effect your impaired hearing can have on your safety and the safety of other road users when you get behind the wheel. Here are three precautions to ensure your hearing impairment doesn't interfere with your safety on the road: Turn Down the Stereo Volume Reducing your stereo's volume will help you to focus on external sources of sounds, such as other cars' engines, which is what you need to do whenever you are behind the wheel.
30 November 2016
To help maintain your overall health, you may want to start keeping your cholesterol levels under control. To help you do that, you will want to review the following tips and adhere to any instructions given to you by your health care professional. Lower the Amount of Trans Fat You Consume While it may be difficult to completely ban trans fat from your diet, since it may be in a lot of the foods you enjoy eating, you can certainly at least cut back on how much of it you eat.
30 November 2016
Do the lines to the outside of your eyes have you grimacing every time you look in the mirror? These fine lines, known as crow’s feet, are often one of the first signs of aging to show up in the facial skin. They start to appear as your aging skin loses collagen, which causes it to become less elastic and a bit saggy. Thankfully, there is a treatment than can get rid of those crow’s feet for 6 to 12 months at a time: hyaluronic acid filler injections.
10 November 2016
If you are going to have Lasik or other eye surgery tomorrow, then it is vital that you understand how to safely use your antibiotic eye drops to prevent an infection from forming in your eye's tissue. Since eye infections after surgery can be especially hard to treat and a serious danger to your eyesight, prevention is key. To this end, here are some time-tested tips to help you use your medicated eye drops safely:
11 October 2016