Dos And Don'ts Of Dealing With Mobility Aid Users
2 April 2015
Do you have a friend who has started using crutches? Do you know how to handle the situation when your relative brings their walker when they come for a visit? Have you met a new co-worker that's in a wheelchair? If you've never been around someone with limited mobility, you may feel awkward or socially inept. Here are some dos and don'ts to help you with the situation:
Do ask permission before touching someone's wheelchair: The wheelchair is the personal space of the user and should be respected as if it's part of their body.
How To Avoid Extra Sodium In Your Diet And Still Enjoy The Benefits Of A Water Softener
23 March 2015
If your doctor asks you to cut back on your salt/sodium intake, the last thing you want is to discover that your softened water is contributing to higher sodium levels. Because most water softener companies use rock salt to soften water, you may be getting extra salt or sodium in your diet than you thought. You do not want to give up the benefits of a water softener, but you want better health.
Family History Of Cancer: Why You Need An Occasional Physical Examination At A Clinic
6 March 2015
Do you come from a family with a history of cancer? The best way to stay on top of your health is by getting a physical examination to make sure you are in good shape. Here's how getting an occasional physical examination a health clinic can help you get treated for cancer early if it develops.
How Can an Occasional Physical Examination Help Fight Cancer?
The main point of a physical examination is for your overall health to get tested.
Alzheimer's: The Quick Guide To Understanding The Disease
25 February 2015
While as many as five million Americans are battling this disease on a daily basis, the disease itself can still seem unknown and frightening. Below is a quick guide to understanding Alzheimer's Disease.
What Is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder that affects the memory and general mental functions. It is progressive, meaning it worsens over time and does not relapse or "get better."
Alzheimer's is not simply age-related memory loss—instead, it's a disease that leads to brain cell death and deterioration in daily functioning.