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  • How To Handle A Perforated Septum

    27 April 2020

    Often, people don’t notice problems that impact their child’s nose. Perforated septums are common, but they often go untreated. If you have ever noticed that your child’s nose constantly whistles when they breathe in and out, this could be the cause. What Is the Purpose of the Septum? The septum is a piece of bone or cartilage that sits in the nose, separating your left and right nostrils. Unfortunately, the septum can occasionally tear or get a hole, which is septal perforation.

  • 5 Tips For Avoiding Sports Injuries

    27 April 2020

    Playing sports is a great way to stay in shape and make new friends. However, if you are not careful on the field, you are more likely to sustain injuries that will cause you to miss time from work or school. While not every injury can be avoided, you can take steps to lower your risk of getting hurt while playing sports. Wear Protective Gear Wearing protective gear is one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of sports injuries.

  • What Options Do You Have When You Have Severe Periods?

    27 April 2020

    Severe periods aren't fun for anyone. They come with heavy bleeding and hard, painful cramps that can make it very hard to get through your day. If you have severe periods and don't know if a doctor can help you or what to expect if you do go in for help, then here's a helpful guide explaining what you can probably expect. Examination The first thing your doctor will do is listen to your complaints and then perform an examination.

  • Have A Rash? When To See Your Doctor

    27 April 2020

    If you have noticed recently that you have a rash somewhere on your body, your first instinct may be to ignore it and see if it goes away on its own. And that can work in some cases. However, there are also times when you should absolutely not ignore your rash and should get to your primary care physician to have it checked out. Get to know some of the signs you need to see a doctor for your rash.

  • 4 Questions To Ask Before Starting Testosterone Therapy

    27 April 2020

    If you've recently been diagnosed with low testosterone, your doctor may recommend testosterone therapy. This form of male hormone replacement therapy can improve your testosterone levels, which in turn can alleviate symptoms commonly associated with low testosterone. This can include fatigue, depression, low sex drive, and even hair loss. Before you begin any kind of hormone replacement therapy, though, there are some questions worth asking your doctor.  How Will You Administer Testosterone?

  • Tips For People Who Have Anxiety About Seeing The Doctor

    27 April 2020

    Does visiting the doctor make you feel anxious? Maybe these feelings have come up after a bad or triggering experience, or perhaps you've always been a bit anxious about doctor's visits. In either case, you don't want to let that anxiety keep you from seeing the doctor. Here are some tips and advice to help manage your anxiety and make doctor's visits a less anxiety-riddled experience. 1. Schedule the appointment first thing in the morning

  • 3 Treatment Approaches For Lateral Epicondylitis

    24 April 2020

    Lateral epicondylitis can be pretty painful and debilitating. Whether you acquired this injury playing tennis as its pet name "tennis elbow" suggests, or you developed it engaging in some other activity like golf or baseball, it's important not to ignore it. If you remain active and keep putting strain on your elbow, it is just going to get worse. Instead, you should see a sports medicine doctor. Depending on the severity of your injury, they will recommend one of the following three treatment approaches.