3 Things You Need To Know About Getting Liposuction

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Many people have gotten liposuction and are pleased with the results. However, liposuction isn't for everybody. In order to get the best results from liposuction you have to meet a couple requirements. Here are some things you need to know about getting liposuction. 1. Liposuction Is Not A Weight Loss Surgery When many people think of liposuction they think of it as a weight loss surgery. This is simply not true.

31 December 2015

3 Tips To Help You Stick To A Very Low Calorie Diet


As part of a medically supervised diet, you may participate in a low or very low calorie diet (LCD or VLCD) to help you shed pounds rapidly. Sticking to such a low calorie diet can be difficult, but there are tactics you can use to help you stay on track. Use A Multivitamin Although a medically supervised diet is considered nutritionally balanced, everyone has different needs. You want to ensure you are receiving adequate nutrients by including a multivitamin.

16 December 2015

Are You A Bass Fisherman? Better Protect Your Skin

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If you are a bass fisherman and on the lake more than you are off of it, you need to put yourself first and take care of your skin. If not, you could get skin cancer. Follow the tips below so you can go after those fish, and not have to worry about something like this. The Sun The sun has two types of ultraviolet (UV) rays: UVA and UVB. UVA rays are what is responsible for wrinkles, and UVB rays are the rays that can cause skin cancer.

30 November 2015

Genital Warts And The Importance Of Yearly Pap Smears


The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for several kinds of warts, some that can appear on the genitals. Many women, especially those that are sexually active and have more than one partner, can become infected with forms of this virus that have been linked to cervical cancer. Learn more about how having genital warts is a good reason you need to have yearly pap smears. Pap Smears Are The Best Way To Early Detection

12 November 2015

5 Tips For Managing Your Child's Asthma Attacks

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Does your child have asthma? If so, you're likely on the lookout for anything that can reduce the number and severity of your child's attacks. Unfortunately, there's no cure for asthma, although your doctor can prescribe a number of treatments that can make the condition more manageable. Even with an inhaler, medication, and other treatments, though, your child may still suffer attacks from time to time. Fortunately, there are further steps you can take in the home to manage the attacks.

28 October 2015

3 Tips For Choosing The Right Prescription Sunglasses This Winter


If your vision is less than perfect, standard eyeglasses can make it very challenging to enjoy the outdoors. Fortunately, prescription sunglasses provide the visual corrections that you need while also eliminating the squinting and sun glare that clear lenses often cause when used outside. By knowing how to choose the right type of prescription sunglasses, you will be able to see everything you need to, regardless of the weather or where you are.

1 October 2015

What to Expect When You Are Sent for a CT Scan

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If you are not familiar with the process of getting a CT scan, you might be a little concerned, as you do not know what to expect. If your doctor has scheduled you for one, you will want to be as prepared as possible. To help you with that, you might want to take a few minutes to review the following points. You May Be Asked to Fast In most cases, patients are required to refrain from consuming any food or liquids for several hours before the scheduled test.

16 September 2015

Tips For Making Colonoscopy Preparation Easier

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The actual colonoscopy procedure itself isn't bad, but most people dread the idea of this procedure as much as they dread the idea of having a hemorrhoid. This is because the preparation process is long and difficult for many people. The colon needs to be totally clean so the doctor can see if there are any potential polyps or spots that might indicate colon cancer. This typically includes following a liquid diet the day before the procedure, drinking a foul tasting liquid and spending a lot of time on the toilet.

3 September 2015

Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Relieve Back Pain

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Inflammation in the body often occurs when tissues in the body are damaged because of injury. Soon after an injury occurs, the area around the injury swells to protect itself. Although inflammation is beneficial in the beginning, over time it can become chronic and exacerbate the pain. If you suffer from chronic back pain along with inflammation, you may benefit from eating an anti-inflammatory diet.  An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, while minimizing saturate fats.

26 August 2015

Items To Pack In Your Hospital Bag Before Labor


Before going in to have your baby, you should have a bag packed with essential items you'll want to have with you at the hospital. It's best to pack this bag ahead of time and make a list of other items you want to take with you. Packing ahead of time and making a list will help ensure you will have everything you want. Packing it yourself beforehand will save your partner from trying to pack up the items for you while you are in the hospital.

11 August 2015