What To Know About Doulas And What They Can Do For You


When you are an expectant parent, you will have many choices and decisions that you will need to make in the process, not the least of which is pregnancy care and a childbirth plan. These two decisions can dramatically alter the course of a pregnancy, making the experience extremely positive or potentially quite negative depending on which route you take. Every expecting couple is different, and therefore, each couple's pregnancy and childbirth care and plans should be unique to them.

2 October 2018

4 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Urgent Care Visit


Dealing with challenging times in life can happen. One of the scariest maybe if you're having any medical problems. If so, you'll want to seek the care you need to get through this time.  It may be necessary to go to an urgent care in your area to do so. Being prepared for your visit may allow you to make it an easier and more productive one. Tip #1: Take your insurance card

6 August 2018

How To Handle An Allergic Reaction To A Bee Sting


A bee sting can be a scary thing especially if you aren't sure if you're allergic to them. It can be equally scary to watch someone have an allergic reaction to a bee sting. If you aren't sure how to handle the situation, then read on for instructions to guide you through so you can handle things calmly in order to get yourself or the other person the help they need.

19 June 2018

What You Need To Do To Get Ready For A Colonoscopy


If you anticipate your doctor will order a colonoscopy at your next checkup, you may be worried about the preparation phase. You've probably heard stories about how cleaning out your colon is worse than going through the actual test. Knowing what to expect in advance may calm your fears, so here is a look at how you prep for a colonoscopy. Eliminate Solid Foods For A Day Or Two One thing to know is that your doctor will provide you with all the information you need to get ready for the colonoscopy, and it is very important that you follow them.

28 February 2017

Veterans, Don't Let Your Prescription Addiction Stay Hidden


Prescription substance abuse has grown into a grey area that still claims lives like any illegal substance. Many veterans are prescribed pain and mental condition-treating medication not as a final answer, but as something to tide them over. It's easy to get addicted when it's legally allotted to you, but that doesn't mean you have to drag yourself out of addiction on your own. Medication clings to the human psyche in a chemical way that takes more than simple willpower, so consider a few ways to get the help you need without getting in trouble or losing the medication you need.

25 January 2017

Cryocare Facials: What To Expect When You Purchase Your Treatments


Cryocare is an abbreviation of cryogenic healthcare. Using cryogenics in healthcare is fairly new, but using it as a beauty treatment is newer still.  A cryocare facial, for example, is the latest trend in literally freezing the march of time on your face. If the idea of fillers and botox in your face makes you queasy, you might want to try a cryocare facial instead (no needles!). You can buy treatments individually, or in odd-numbered packs.

5 January 2017

Some Things You Need to Know about Getting Lasik


If you wear contacts or glasses, you might be considering getting Lasik at some point. There are many people who have gotten Lasik who are pleased with the results and have enjoyed a life free of corrective lenses. If you are thinking about getting Lasik, there are some things you need to know about getting the surgery done. Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions. Do You Need to Prepare Your Eyes Before the Surgery?

5 October 2016