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  • It's Time For The Talk: Why You Should Discuss Medical Cannabis With Your Aging Parents

    10 June 2020

    If you have aging parents, it's time to talk to them about medical cannabis. Your parents might not realize that medical cannabis is available to them. Medical cannabis can help your parents. That's because it provides relief from many ailments associated with old age. Here are five of the reasons you should talk to your parents about medical cannabis use.  It's Less Expensive If your parents are taking a variety of medications, they may worry about the cost.

  • Tips For Wearing A Waist Trainer

    9 June 2020

    Wearing a waist trainer can help you develop stronger abdominal muscles and a more trim waist. However, there is a bit of a learning curve when you first start using a waist trainer. Here are a few tips to help you adapt and ensure you're using the instrument properly. Buy a trainer that does not roll over your waist. Make sure you try your waist trainer on before buying. You want one that does not roll over at the waist when it is fully fastened.

  • Understanding A Few Different Types Of Physical Therapists

    5 June 2020

    If you have recently had an injury or illness and require physical therapy, then you should know that there are a few different types of professionals that you can see. And, the type of professional will depend on the injury that you have sustained. Keep reading to learn about a few of the more common types of professionals. Orthopedic The term orthopedic refers to the muscles and joints in the body that allow for movement.

  • Easing Chemotherapy Adverse Reactions

    1 June 2020

    If you were diagnosed with breast cancer, then your oncologist will determine the best breast cancer treatment services based upon the stage and type of your tumor. Treatment options for breast cancer may include surgical intervention, radiation therapy, hormonal treatment, and chemotherapy. While chemotherapy can help reduce your risk for recurrence, it can cause significant adverse reactions. Here are some things that may help ease the adverse reactions from chemotherapy. 

  • What To Expect At Your First Prenatal OB Appointment

    29 May 2020

    Your first obstetric appointment is an important milestone in your pregnancy. By this point, you are generally quite confident you are pregnant. However, you may not know much about pregnancy or what is to come. Knowing what to expect at this first ob appointment will help you feel more comfortable. Here's a look at what will happen. Pregnancy Test You've probably taken a home pregnancy test or two, and that's why you're at this appointment in the first place.

  • Treating A Scrape Wound: What You Need To Do

    27 May 2020

    Wounds such as scrapes that occur after falling off of your bike, scooter or skateboard can be painful. These wounds may not seem severe enough to take yourself or your child to the emergency room, but they may need to be looked at by a physician, which is why urgent care can be helpful. You can go into the urgent care clinic to have the wound looked at and treated as needed.

  • What You Can Expect If Your Doctor Recommends A Sleep Study

    26 May 2020

    If you go to your doctor, and they recommend a sleep study, you might be surprised and confused by the recommendation. However, there are numerous complaints and symptoms that you might not realize would be cause to have a sleep study and to see a sleep medicine doctor. Things like daytime fatigue, excessive sleepiness, tossing and turning at night, or snoring are all potentially signs you need a sleep study. Before you worry about your upcoming sleep study, get to know what you can expect from the process and from the sleep medicine specialist who will read the test results.