Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

Varicose Veins: Tips for Slowing Development and Minimizing Discomfort

Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic issue. Those who are dealing with this medical condition often experience discomfort that can range from mild to severe and that negatively impact their daily lives. The enlarged, ropy appearance of varicose veins can occur in any vein of the body, but they are most often associated with the lower extremities. Although some people are predisposed to develop varicose veins, the level of severity may be influenced by other factors. Read More 

Why Is An Online Doctor Visit Like And Why Is It More Convenient?

Online doctor visits are the visits of the future. Patients can enjoy the convenience of speaking with their doctor while using a tablet, phone, or even a home computer to discuss the symptoms they have been experiencing and the different changes they have noticed, such as skin issues, weight gain, and other problems that could be related to their health in some way. Rather than going to the traditional office for treatment, patients can now get the help they need at home, bringing the office right to them. Read More 

Will Appetite Stay The Same After Bariatric Surgery?

Many people have had results with bariatric surgery to help reduce the size of their stomachs and, therefore, the amount of food they can consume. It's often a worry, though, that one might have this surgery and still feel just as hungry or compulsive as they ever did. If you're concerned about this possibility, here's the reality of the situation. Capacity When weight loss surgery is performed, whether it's to put a band around the stomach or to reduce its size by removing a portion of it, the capacity of the stomach is vastly changed. Read More 

Tips For Those Suffering From Colds

Colds are a particularly common illness that can have major impacts on a person's quality of life. When a patient is suffering from a cold, they may find that the combination of congestion, body aches, fever, and lack of energy can make meeting their daily demands extremely difficult. In order to help you recover from your cold, there are some simple guidelines that may prove useful to you. Invest In High-Quality Tissues Read More 

A Few Reasons Type 2 Diabetics Should Use CBD Oil

Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions all over the world. Unlike type 1, this disease can often be avoided and does not usually come about until after childhood. Unfortunately, many people do not even know they have the disease until it has progressed and caused other problems. The treatment includes a change in your diet and exercise, and quite possibly some type of medication. If you have type 2 diabetes, you should try using CBD oil. Read More 

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Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

One of the things I learned when I had children was that accidents can happen at any time. Unfortunately, my children's pediatrician was not always available when those accidents did happen. I had to learn what was considered an emergency and what could wait until the doctor's office was open. Knowing the difference and what to do in non-emergency situations can be confusing. That is why I created this blog. I wanted to provide other parents with a guide that helps them to understand when it is time to head for urgent care or the hospital and when injuries could be treated at home.