Visi Your Parent in the Nursing Home to Prevent Elder Abuse
6 July 2015
Placing your parent in a nursing home may be the smartest decision for your parent's health and safety, but it can also be a worrisome experience for you. Nursing home abuse happens often, but there are ways you can prevent it and reduce the chances of abuse happening to your parent. The best strategy is to frequently visit your parent at the nursing home.
Planning your visits
Research shows that nursing home residents that get frequent visitors are less likely to be abused or neglected during their stay.
Going Through Menopause And Hot All The Time? Things You Can Do To Cool Down
2 July 2015
Going through menopause can lead to hot flashes. When a woman has a hot flash, she feels a quick feeling of heat, sweating, and sometimes gets a flushed, red face. If you are having this problem, you should know there are things you can do to help you feel better.
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be able to help you with your hot flashes. Your doctor may suggest this treatment if your body has low progesterone and estrogen hormone levels due to menopause.
What Not To Do If You Have Varicose Veins
16 June 2015
Varicose veins usually appear on middle-aged or older women. Sometimes men get them, but their appearance is usually more disliked by women. If you're a woman with varicose veins, here is some advice on what not to do to help from making them worse.
Bathe in the Sun
If you have varicose veins or the beginnings of varicose veins, or spider veins, avoid exposure to the sun. Getting too much sun will enlarge spider veins by breaking down the collagen beneath the skin.
Understanding Your Newborn's Sleep Cycle
1 June 2015
Any new parent is all too familiar with the seemingly random sleep cycle of their newborn. Newborns do not know what day and night is, and frequently wake after sleeping for as little as half an hour. By understanding what to expect from your newborn's sleeping habits, you will be better prepared as a new parent juggling newborn care.
Are There Sleep Patterns With Newborns?
Your child's sleep patterns may seem random, but there is some rhyme and reason to them.