5 Things To Know About Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy To Treat Tendon Injuries

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One way to treat tendon injuries is with PRP therapy.  With PRP therapy, your own venous blood is withdrawn from your body. The blood is then spun in a centrifuge and separated into the different parts. The platelet-rich plasma is separated out and is then injected back into the tendon or injury. #1 Drink Lots of Water Before you go in for platelet procedure, you should drink a lot of water.

27 October 2018

Tests Used To Diagnose Glaucoma

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If you have a history of glaucoma in your family, then it is wise to have your eyes checked often for the disease. Examinations can be completed by your optometrist or you may want to see a more experienced ophthalmologist if more advanced tests are suggested. There are a number of tests that are scheduled, so keep reading to learn about a few of them. Eye Pressure Test Eye pressure tests are the most common of the glaucoma tests and they are completed routinely by optometrists and ophthalmologists.

27 September 2018

Opioid Withdrawal Options Without Narcotics

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If a loved one is currently seeking treatment for an opioid addiction, then it is wise for them to visit a treatment center that is willing to provide a variety of choices when it comes to treating the disorder. While many physicians will try to use a variety of opioids in different strengths to limit withdrawal, this is not ideal for a lot of people. Thankfully, there are a number of treatments available that do not involve the use of opioids.

21 August 2018

3 Things That May Cause Your Hearing Aids To Work Less Effectively

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When you are fitted with hearing aids, you become hopeful for better hearing. While the normal aging process and certain medical conditions can cause your hearing acuity to diminish, there is no reason why people cannot enjoy excellent hearing at any age, especially since high-tech, small hearing aids are so readily available. There are, however, a number of things, that despite hearing aid use, can cause diminished or muffled hearing. Here are three things that may cause your hearing aids to work less effectively and what you can do about them.

23 June 2018

Your Kids Need Regular Eye Exams

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As a parent, it can be tough to stay on top of your kid's health. You have vaccine booster shots, check-ups, school physicals, and regular dental visits. Sometimes, it can be easy to overlook an important aspect of your child's health: their vision. Regular vision screening is important. Here are some of the reasons why kids should have regular eye exams, and why they should be a health priority for your family: 

5 May 2018

How To Reduce Allergens In Your Home

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Your home is your safe haven, but if you have allergies your safe haven may not feel quite so safe to you. Your home holds a lot of allergens that could make your allergies much worse if you don't do something about them. Read below for tips on how to reduce the allergens in your home. Vacuum Often Vacuum your home often with a canister vacuum. A canister vacuum rather than a bag vacuum helps keep allergens down, as the canister can be emptied and even cleaned to remove as much dust as possible.

5 April 2018

3 Methods Of Treatment For Cluster Headaches

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Cluster headaches are a unique type of headache that is often difficult to treat. Most people with cluster headaches will need to rely on a combination of treatment approaches to reduce the number of headaches they experience and decrease the severity of each attack. Preventative Strategies It is important to try and prevent cluster headaches. Even if medications do not allow you to avoid cluster headaches entirely, you might experience headaches that are less severe or have more headache-free days.

16 March 2018