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3 Great Reasons You Should Consider Professional Laser Hair Removal

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If you have hair on your body that you’re tired of dealing with, you should strongly consider laser hair removal treatments. They can be performed by a licensed dermatologist and come with the following benefits.  1. No Razor Burns   When you shave, you always run the risk of irritating your skin. What might seem like a simple problem can then turn into days of painful razor burn. Then, every time you go to touch your body, it may ache like never before. Read More»

Risk Factors And Treatments For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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If you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air or if you snore loudly, you may have obstructive sleep apnea. This condition may heighten your risk for developing cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and daytime sleepiness. While conservative treatments may help reduce the incidence and severity of your apnea, snoring surgery may be your only option for long-term results. Here are some risk factors and conservative treatment options you can try that may help reduce your symptoms while you are awaiting your appointment with a sleep medicine specialist to discuss the benefits of sleep apnea surgery: Read More»

2 Reasons An Assisted Living Center Can Be The Right Choice For Your Loved One

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Assisted living may be the perfect choice for your family member when they aren’t able to live in their house on their own anymore. That’s because the people who work at an assisted living facility are trained to help and care for senior citizens or for people who some kind of disability or illness. There are a lot of reasons that personal care services can be the best choice for you and your loved one. Read More»

4 Common PCOS Symptoms (And When To See Your OBGYN)

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a relatively common condition among women, yet so many women who have it go undiagnosed. Specifically, PCOS refers to a syndrome where cysts grow on the ovaries; in some cases, the ovaries may be enlarged as well. Even if you see your gynecologist regularly for annual exams and pap smears, PCOS can go undiagnosed if you fail to bring up the symptoms to your doctor. Read More»

Why An Audiologist Can Be Found Sharing Office Space With An ENT

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When you are trying to find either an ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) specialist or an audiologist, it might surprise you to find them sharing office space. It is not uncommon, considering the fact that these two medical professionals have a lot in common. There are some differences in practice of medicine, too, and all of that is as follows. ​The ENT and Audiologist Both Address Ear Problems The ENT looks at malformations of the ear canals, missing anatomical parts of the ears, and diseases of the ear. Read More»

Severe Cramps? You May Have Your Mother To Blame

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Many women experience heavy menstrual bleeding and severe cramps when they’re on their periods. The exact reason why some women sail through their periods and others suffer through them is often unclear, but in one recent study, scientists have shed some light on why some women in particular go through this. Here’s how your mother’s choices might have impacted your cramps for life. Soy Formula Studies More than one recent study have shown that women that were given a soy-enriched baby formula while they were infants are far more likely to experience heavier periods and period pain in adulthood. Read More»

Does Your Loved One Have Alzheimers? How To Help Them Enjoy A Stress-Free Holiday Season

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If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be quite stressful, especially if you’re caring for your loved one at home. You’ll need to take special care to ensure that your loved one has a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Here are just four of the steps you can take to provide stress-free holidays for your loved one. Involve Your Home Health Care Assistant If you have a home health care assistant for your loved one, it’s crucial that you involve them in any holiday parties or get-together’s that you have planned. Read More»

Strange Questions the Funeral Director May Ask You about Cremation and Why He or She Asks Them

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The term “cremation services” makes it sound as though there is a lot that goes into cremation, but is it not just an incineration of the body? Technically, yes, that is true, but it is not so simple as all that. Whether you are planning ahead for your own cremation or you want to discuss cremation for a loved one that has recently passed, there may be a few odd questions you will have to answer. Read More»

Individual Therapy For An Eating Disorder

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Body image is one of the biggest concerns for most people, which is why there are numerous diets to try out. There is nothing wrong with trying to lose weight when it is necessary, but some people go to the extreme of shedding unwanted pounds and end up in an unhealthy condition. Losing an extreme amount of weight can be related to numerous underlying conditions that need to be addressed in a timely manner. Read More»