What to Know if You Have a Herniated Disc

What to Know if You Have a Herniated Disc

Your spine is made up of several vertebrae separated by rubbery pads known as spinal discs. Spinal discs have a tough exterior with a softer, jelly-like interior. If a spinal disc is damaged or is under too much pressure, its interior can push through the tough...
Facts and Tips for Senior Women’s Health

Facts and Tips for Senior Women’s Health

Reaching your senior years doesn’t mean it’s time for you to get negligent with your health. As a senior, you may have more time to devote to self-care than you did when you were juggling a full-time job, childcare, housekeeping and other responsibilities. Staying...
Managing Medication: 4 Ways Nurses Can Help Fight Opiate Addiction

Managing Medication: 4 Ways Nurses Can Help Fight Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction is becoming more common. Opiates are prescribed by medical doctors and advanced healthcare providers. However, nurses can still do their part to help fight an opiate addiction. Educate Yourself about Opiate Addiction There are a lot of great resources...
How to Find the Right Home Healthcare for Mom and Dad

How to Find the Right Home Healthcare for Mom and Dad

If you have decided that your mom or dad are in need of some kind of home health care, the next step is figuring out what the right level of care is. Obviously, you are looking at this solution because you feel it is better than moving them into a retirement facility....
5 Factors That May Be Contributing to Your Anxiety

5 Factors That May Be Contributing to Your Anxiety

It is normal for you to experience stress once in a while, but people with anxiety disorder experience persistence worry about everyday situations. Anxiety is caused by several factors but triggered by stress and other outside forces. However, you can trigger it with...
Common Gastrointestinal Problems & How to Treat Them

Common Gastrointestinal Problems & How to Treat Them

  A gastrointestinal symptom is often an ordinary reaction you get when you eat something spicy. There is a very high chance that you have previously experienced a symptom: acid reflux, gas, indigestion, heartburn, etc. They are a nuisance, but usually don’t last...

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