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  • Managing Your Anxiety Without Medication

    5 May 2016

    Anxiety affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. While some variations of anxiety are more severe than others, patients who have been officially diagnosed are often prescribed a variety of different medications designed to help relieve stress and calm nerves. In some cases, medicine can create more problems including potentially dangerous side effects and possible problems with addiction. If you want to learn how to calm your anxiety without prescriptions, follow these helpful tips to keep yourself calmer so you can live a more relaxed life.

  • How To Help Your Plantar Fasciitis Caused By Cycling

    5 May 2016

    Cycling is a fun, competitive sport, and it helps keep you in great physical shape. However, it can be hard on your feet, especially if you don't take great care in picking out the socks and shoes you wear. Plantar fasciitis is a condition you can develop due to the repetitive motion of cycling. It makes cycling painful, but even worse, the pain stays with you during the day and night, making it difficult to go about your usual activities.

  • What You Need To Know About Having A Baby In The Posterior Position

    3 May 2016

    If you are pregnant you might be wondering what you should expect from the delivery. The position of your baby will determine a lot about your labor and delivery. The ideal position for the baby is the anterior position, meaning that the back of the baby is facing you and their face is toward your spine. However, in some situations the baby will be posterior, this means that the child's back is sitting against your back.

  • 5 Habits You Should Drop To Decrease Your Colon Cancer Risk

    21 March 2016

    Your behaviors and habits have a huge impact over whether or not you develop colon cancer. Unfortunately, many people have bad habits regarding their diet and lifestyle that increase their risk for developing this very deadly form of cancer. Get rid of the following five bad habits now to ensure that your chances of dying from colon cancer are minimized.  Eating processed meats There's a lot of evidence out there by now that shows that processed meats, like ham, bacon, sausage, and pepperoni, leave the body more susceptible to colon cancer and other types of cancer.

  • Dentures: Keeping Them In Your Mouth Where They Belong

    21 March 2016

    Teeth are a necessary part of life. Teeth define your smile. Teeth make eating possible and enjoyable. If you are a denture wearer, then you know how uncomfortable it is to go through the day without teeth. Dentures have to stay in your mouth or they don't do much good. What methods are available to make sure that your dentures stay where they should? Denture Adhesive The least intrusive method for attaching dentures is denture adhesive.

  • 3 Answers To Common Questions About Glaucoma

    21 March 2016

    If your optometrist has just diagnosed you with glaucoma, you may have been shocked with this diagnosis.  When this happens, it can be difficult to think of the questions you should ask your eye doctor. Below are two common questions people have when they are first diagnosed with glaucoma, as well as the answers to these questions. Why did you get glaucoma? You likely did not do anything at all that caused your glaucoma.

  • Diagnosed With Aggressive Prostate Cancer? What Are Your Best Treatment Options?

    3 March 2016

    If you've recently been diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer, you may be trying to quickly gather as much information about treatment options as possible to help you make a swift but informed decision. Fortunately, over the last several decades, there have been major advances in healthcare technology and targeted tumor treatment that can successfully battle even the most rapidly spreading types of cancer. Read on to learn more about some of the best treatment options for aggressive prostate cancer.