Given that it has recently been estimated that at least 7% of people in the U.S. suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, at some time in their lives, it only makes sense that effectively treating the issue should be of the utmost importance. However, there is not a one-size-fits-all treatment option available, and both the severity and symptoms of PTSD can vary tremendously from one person to the next. Therefore, it is crucial to remember that if you have recently been diagnosed with PTSD and would prefer to avoid medication or the medication you are taking is not helping you, acupuncture is a viable treatment option that has benefited many PTSD sufferers in recent years.
19 January 2017
If you are currently searching for employment within the healthcare field, here are three tips to utilize that will help you find a job within your desired field. Put Your Resume Up Online One of the first things that you are going to want to do is post your resume online. You can post your resume online on a generic job searching site, such as LinkedIn or CareerBuilder, as well as a more health-care focused job searching site.
9 January 2017
If you've been an avid coffee or caffeinated soda drinker for years, you may be dismayed to find that the drinks you love no longer love you back -- causing heart palpitations, nausea, unpleasant digestive symptoms, or even a rash after consumption. What can you do to isolate these symptoms to one specific ingredient you're consuming, and (short of going cold turkey) is there anything you can do to manage your symptoms?
6 January 2017
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of mysterious heel pain. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that runs across the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel to your toes, supporting the arch of your foot. It can become inflamed through simple trauma (like stepping on a Lego in the dark), overuse (from too much walking or running), or as a result of certain medical conditions (like psoriatic arthritis).
29 December 2016
Being able to receive ongoing medical care is essential when it comes to ensuring the health and wellness of the human body. For many people, physically leaving the home to see a medical doctor might not be feasible. Here are three groups of people who can benefit by relying on mobile healthcare to meet their medical needs. 1. Individuals with dementia. It's estimated that dementia affects more than 3 million people in the United States alone.
16 December 2016
Seniors, especially those who have already retired, may find it difficult to find something else to do with their lives. After having years of feeling like they have a purpose, seniors may later have a difficult time finding ways to keep occupied. Also, the brain needs to be stimulated in order to remain healthy. Fortunately, there are many activities that can not only help keep seniors entertained, but can also help keep their brains engaged and maintain health.
10 November 2016
Stung by a bee? Whether you are allergic to the stings or not, this can feel intensely painful. These common questions may provide you with much-needed answers about dealing with bees as the weather changes. What is a mild bee sting reaction? Mild reactions to bee stings are the most common. Symptoms associated with a mild reaction include intense burning followed by a red welt at the location of the sting.
10 November 2016
Spondylolysis is the term used for a fracture in the supportive posterior portion of the spine that keeps the vertebrae in alignment. Because the fracture is usually located in the pars interarticularis, smalls sections of bone that connect the vertebra to the spine, the injury is often referred to as a pars fracture or defect. This type of injury is most often found in the L-5 vertebra, which is the lowest vertebra in the lumbar (lower) region of the spine and therefore receives the most pressure from strenuous activities.
26 October 2016
If you are in need of your own urological supplies for home, such as catheter bags, you may be interested in how you can save some money. To help make sure that you are able to obtain all of the supplies that you need without breaking the bank, you will want to review the following advice. Look For A Wholesaler A company that sells urological supplies at a wholesale price is going to give you a much better deal.
28 September 2016
The number of opiate addicts has reached alarming proportions. Roughly 2.1 million people abuse opioids in the United States with the overwhelming majority procuring their drugs in the form of prescription pills. Despite taking large doses of pills daily, opioid abusers can become functional addicts. Still, cognitive function is impaired due to effect of drugs on the mind. In the workplace, due to liability concerns, testing those suspected of opioid problems is advised.
23 September 2016