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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Grocery Shopping During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Hopefully, you had an opportunity to stock up on essentials before the COVID-19 pandemic brought along closures, social distancing, and shortages of some items. Regardless of how much you need to buy for your home during this time, here are some ways to be safe and smart about your shopping. 1. Don’t Hoard With the Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Common Myths About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

In a time when seemingly everyone is discussing the COVID-19 virus, it’s easy to get mixed up with common (and true sounding) myths. You may have heard some information falsely portrayed as true while talking with loved ones or coworkers or while browsing online. Here are some of the more common myths about the coronavirus Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Health Maintenance for Adults

Many healthy adults aren’t really sure what they need to do to safeguard their health. The tradition of getting an annual physical exam was debunked decades ago; there is simply no evidence that getting a routine physical does anything to improve a healthy individual’s health. However, there are a few things that adults need to Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Understanding Hemorrhoid Removal Surgery

Hemorrhoids are caused by veins in the area getting swollen, irritated, and itchy. They may also get very painful for some people. Hemorrhoids that become swollen are sometimes referred to as piles. This is when the walls of blood vessels in the anus and rectum stretch too thin and the veins begin to get irritated Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

What Causes Bowel Control Problems?

Bowel incontinence is an inability to control bowel movements. Also known as fecal incontinence, the condition is similar to urinary incontinence (UI) in that the severity of the problem can vary. Some individuals may have slight stool leakage when passing gas, while others may have a complete loss of the ability to control their bowel Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Recovering from Minimally-Invasive Back Surgery

For patients undergoing back surgery, it is normal to be curious about the process of recovery and what you should expect. Immediately after surgery, patients are usually observed for a short time after in a recovery area. If the surgery was performed in a hospital, the patient may need to stay for one to two Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Following a Soft Food Diet After Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, you might think that you can eat the same foods that you did before the procedure but in smaller amounts. While some foods that you enjoyed can be consumed on a smaller scale if they provide the essential nutrients that your body needs, there are many foods that you should try Read More

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2 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

An Option for Varicose Veins

The appearance and health of your legs greatly impact your confidence and ability to carry out your daily routine. When your legs are plagued with spider and varicose veins, you may not be eager to wear clothing like shorts or skirts. You also may experience symptoms that make regular activities like walking and climbing stairs Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

When Bunion Surgery is Needed

When you have a bunion on your foot, trying to walk around comfortably can be a huge challenge. This is a common hereditary foot problem that occurs because of varying degrees of strength and weaknesses found in the feet and legs. Wearing shoes that are too tight can aggravate the condition or create it in Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

The Basics of Stem Cell Therapy

The field of medicine is rapidly changing, and new treatment methods are always being developed. A stem cell is a cell that can divide and become differentiated into another type of cell. Blood, muscle, bone, and nerves all have stem cells. In the past, only embryonic stem cells were used in research. Today, adult stem Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Three Types of Urological Reconstruction

The purpose of a reconstructive surgical procedure is to restore the appearance and primary functions of any aspect of the structures and organs within the urinary system. The results that you should expect to see from this surgery depend on a variety of factors, which mainly include overall health, the type of procedure that’s being Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Understanding Neurogenic Bladder

Being able to use the bathroom normally may be a physical capability that some people take for granted. However, people who suffer from neurogenic bladder often cannot control this bodily function. They must seek out medical treatment to ease or eliminate the symptoms and complications that can come with having a neurogenic bladder. What is Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Have You Considered Breast Reduction Surgery?

Some women with naturally large breasts may find that it keeps them from being able to do some of the things they love such as sports and dancing. Others might find the weight of their breasts to be painful. No matter what the reasons may be, below are some of the top reasons to consider Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

4 Tips For Minimizing Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injuries are one of the most common types of injuries that people sustain at home and while working. With much of the world turning to computer-based work, repetitive injuries are on the rise. Even though these types of injuries are occurring more often, there are proactive steps people can take in order to Read More

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3 years ago Posted in: Be Healthy

Medication After Your Surgery

It is common to experience pain after surgery. Part of preparing for surgery is knowing what to expect after the procedure. To manage pain and provide comfort, there are a few options your doctor might suggest. Pain Relievers For some patients, medications, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen are enough to make them comfortable. However, for Read More

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