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Supporting The Lower Jaw And Neck While You Sleep: The Benefits Of A CPAP Chin Strap

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With all the headgear you have to wear when you have a CPAP machine, you end up feeling like a science fiction alien at night. Eventually, most patients get used to wearing the headgear, but what about a chin strap? When your pulmonologist decides that you should wear a chin strap as well, he or she has some very good reasons for it.  There are some benefits to wearing a CPAP chin strap too. “Mouth Breathers” and the Need for Chin Straps If your pulmonologist thinks that your CPAP is working but you still are not getting...

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Did You Follow Your Orthopedic Surgeon’s Home-Care Instructions Today?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your orthopedic surgeon tells you to follow specific home-care instructions after your procedure, and you don’t do as he or she says, you may endanger your health or compromise your surgical site. It’s essential that you understand why it’s not a good idea to skip the instructions once you get home. Here are two things your surgeon may advise you to do and the consequences you may face if you don’t. Eat a Soft Diet Some surgical procedures, such as hip joint replacement surgery and back surgery, may require you to...

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Botox: 4 Ways To Use These Injectables

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Botox, which is an injectable that can relax the facial muscles, is often believed to only work for cosmetic purposes. While it is definitely amazing at reducing lines and wrinkles, there are other ways the drug can help. Botox uses an ingredient called toxic botulin, which benefits you in a number of ways. Here are four different ways you can use Botox. Eliminate Crow’s Feet One of the more common ways Botox is used is to eliminate crow’s feet. Crow’s feet are the small lines at the corners of the eyes. It comes from years...

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Your First Mammogram: What To Expect Before, During And After

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By the time you turn 40, you may not feel like you have a whole lot of “firsts” left in life. You likely have your first home, first child and first car. You’re probably well past your first job and your first committed relationship. But 40 does bring a “first” for women. Turning 40 means it is time for your first mammogram. And, much like buying your first home or raising your first child, you may not be fully aware of what that first mammogram will entail. But unlike houses and kids, your first mammogram is a...

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Setting Up in Home Care on a Temporary Basis

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have been recently injured and you find that you need some extra help at home, it is possible to hire in home care services on a short term basis. While many people may believe home care is only for those who are near incapacitated, if you are at home rehabilitating and need a little assistance, home health care is a service that will meet all of your needs. Home Care Services Can be Minimal Even if you just need assistance getting dressed in the morning, you can have home care services come to your house to help you get ready for the...

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The Benefits Of Dental Implants

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you lose one or several of your teeth, you will most likely want to cosmetically have replacements put in place where they are missing. Many people enjoy having dental implants because they offer several benefits that can not be obtained by having dental bridges, partials or dentures. Here are some of the reasons you may want to consider having dental implants placed to replace your missing teeth. Virtually Undetectable After your surgical process has been completed and you have had time to heal, dental implants are unnoticeable to...

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Put Your Best Foot Forward: Choosing The Right Shoes For Your Child

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your child is the typical American preschooler or grades schooler, he or she selects shoes based on whether they light up or what favorite character is featured on the side. But shoes do matter for young kids, and getting the right ones can help ensure their feet develop correctly. The Developing Foot About 75 percent of people in the U.S. have foot pain at some point in their lives, and a lot of that is due to ill-fitting shoes that force the toes into unnatural positions. And kids are more active than the average adult — by forcing...

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Deciding What’s More Cost Effective: Burial Or Cremation?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are many reasons why people choose a cremation over a burial or vice versa, but one it comes to cost, the clear choice is a cremation. This article will outline why cremations are cheaper and specifically how the cost of a burial and a cremation stack up against one another. Cost of Burial  First, it’s important to know how much a burial costs and why it costs more. According to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), the median cost of a funeral in the United States was $7,045 in 2012, which includes a...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Cremation

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today, more and more people are opting for cremation over a traditional burial due to certain factors such as increased acceptability of the practice in society, increasing burial costs and technological advancements that have brought about advanced cremation equipment that make the process much more dignified and simple. As much as it is a personal decision to be either cremated or buried traditionally, the trend seems to be shifting more in favor of cremation, and for good reason. Here are the main reasons why cremation could be a better...

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The Secrets To Kicking Heroin Addiction

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Heroin use has been on the rise for some years now, and if you have been ensnared in its grasp, you need to know that it is possible to escape and to live a drug-free life. To do this, you should become aware of what is holding you back, and find the motivation to make changes. For most people, in-patient rehab is a necessary first step. Uncovering the Motivations behind Your Addiction When you first enter rehab, you will receive support to detox which may include medical treatment to handle the symptoms, but that in itself is...

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Running Into Happiness: How Jogging Helps Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients Stay Healthy, Trim, And Confident

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For people who are medically classified as obese, weight loss surgery can be a miracle option. Also known as bariatric surgery, this procedure saves lives and helps once-obese patients live a happier, more self-confident life. Unfortunately, it is not a miracle cure that will keep patients healthy forever. The simple activity of running can help post-operative patients improve their health, keep the weight off, and improve their happiness: Running Improves Health Beyond just weight loss and maintenance, running offers numerous other health...

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