Here's How To Watch TV When You Have Neck Pain
9 May 2016
Watching TV is a pleasant way to unwind during the evening, whether you're watching a comedy with your significant other or following your favorite professional sports team. If you have neck pain, however, you have to be extremely careful about how you position yourself to avoid worsening the pain. Making your neck sorer in the evening can be majorly problematic; if you're in discomfort, you'll have trouble sleeping and could find yourself tossing and turning — which will only further exacerbate the pain.
Routine Diabetic Foot Care By A Podiatrist Prevents Ulcer Formation That Can Lead To Amputation Of Your Foot
25 April 2016
Who would think that a simple scratch or a cut on your foot can cause you to lose a toe or have your foot amputated in the long run? Well, if you are a diabetic, this can happen to you. When you have diabetic neuropathy, which is nerve injury, an untended wound can become infected. You're not aware of the infection because neuropathy destroys nerve sensation in your feet. Uncontrolled blood sugar and poor blood flow resulting from a lack of oxygen also fuels the infection.
Memory Care Facilities: A Better Choice Than Family Caregiving For Alzheimer's Patients
7 April 2016
If your parent or other older loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, you might have always planned on providing him or her with care yourself. After all, doing so can be more affordable than opting for a nursing home, and you might feel better about providing care yourself rather than trusting your loved one with strangers.
Although some stories like these end up being success stories, the truth is that memory care facilities are often a better choice for Alzheimer's patients than family caregiving.
3 Ways To Minimize The Distastefulness Of Oil Pulling
8 March 2016
Oil pulling, or swishing oil, is one way to clean your teeth. As the oil comes in contact with the different surfaces inside the mouth, it traps oral bacteria. When the oil is released from the mouth, the bacteria are released with it. The longer you swish the oil about your mouth, the more oral bacteria are trapped.
Due to the liquid nature of the oil, it is able to effectively reach crevices and tight spaces that are difficult for a toothbrush or dental floss to access.