When you discover that your constant exhaustion and perpetual pain are the result of a medical disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome, you may wonder what steps you can and should take to overcome your newly diagnosed disorder. While conventional medicine can provide you with certain benefits and assistance, you may also be looking for alternative medicine options to help you regain your happiness and your energy once again. Get to know some of the alternative medicine treatments that are available to you for your chronic fatigue syndrome so that you give them a try and start feeling their benefits as soon as possible.
30 December 2015
While hearing problems are often related to advancing age and long-standing ear infections, some medications or conditions may be to blame for your symptoms. While most of these causes are temporary, some may lead to permanent hearing loss, necessitating the need for listening devices. If you take any of the following medications or have chronic health conditions, see your primary care physician or audiologist if you experience hearing loss: Aspirin
14 December 2015
After every meal, you take an antacid to stop the heartburn. But lately they are helping less and you have started to have abdominal pains. What felt like a simple case of indigestion is now gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It's time for a visit to your physician to get a complete workup of your stomach and esophagus and start treatment before you develop more serious health problems. Here is what you need to know about GERD and why it can be a serious threat to your health.
30 November 2015
If you are having trouble with your first hearing aid, it can be hard to figure out why. Here are a couple of things that may affect your hearing aid's ability to work and some ideas about what you can do. Moisture and Water Water is not good for your hearing aids, just as it is not good for any of the electronics you own. You likely already know that you should avoid wearing your hearing aids in the shower or when you're swimming.
11 November 2015
Even though your cataract surgery will be done as an outpatient, you might feel anxious as the time approaches. Any type of surgery on your body is worth being concerned about. Soon after the surgery, your vision will be much improved, so stay focused on the positive outcome of this procedure. Here is what you can expect during and after the surgery. Before Your Surgery Ask a friend or relative to help you on the day of your surgery.
26 October 2015
If you are dealing with chronic insomnia -- that is, sleep regularly of substandard quality or quantity that negatively affects your waking hours for more than a month -- the edict to just relax until sleep comes can be both unwelcome and frustrating. After all, if sleep was simply mind-over-matter, you would have been playing zen music and covering yourself in a four-inch-thick layer of lavender-scented lotion. But there may be a possible solution you haven't tried yet, and it involves a large fixture within your own home.
13 October 2015
Endometriosis is a health condition that many women suffer from during their child bearing years. It occurs when the tissues that line the uterus are also growing outside the uterus. For some women, this does not cause any health issues at all. While this condition is not considered life threatening, there are some symptoms that many women do suffer from. These are the symptoms that are commonly associated with endometriosis.
28 September 2015
When you are going about your day and you suddenly begin to feel chest pain, no matter how severe or the type, you likely begin to feel panic. After all, if you have ever gone to the doctor with chest pain before or have seen it in others, you know that doctors always immediately check for heart attacks in a rush and flurry of activity. However, in spite of this possible cause of your chest pain, there are many others aside from a heart attack.
10 September 2015
Parents spend a great deal of their time and energy trying to keep their children as healthy and safe as possible. However, sometimes, no matter how zealous a parent is, their child can develop certain health conditions. While not as common as they are in adults, children too can develop ulcers. If this happens to your child, you may not know what to do to help your child overcome their ulcers and to prevent them in the future.
25 August 2015
No one ever wants to go to the dentist and hear that they need a root canal. However, it is an absolutely necessary procedure for many people and is much more helpful than harmful. To help ease your fears, here is an overview of what a root canal is and how it can help you: Procedure The main purpose of a root canal is to remove the infected pulp from a tooth.
11 August 2015