Making Decisions About Home Care

  • Exploring The Role Of Psychiatrists In Disaster Mental Health

    16 June 2023

    Nobody knows exactly what kind of disaster may befall them in the future. It is impossible to be fully prepared for the worst, but there are steps that can be taken to mitigate harm and trauma. A psychiatrist plays a critical role in disaster mental health. Psychiatrists are trained professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.  Here's how a psychiatrist may help you if you've experienced a serious disaster or trauma.

  • Understaning Colonoscopy: A Potentially Life-Saving Procedure

    3 May 2023

    Screening for colon cancer is extremely important because when caught early, it is often curable. Screening consists of undergoing a colonoscopy to look for signs of cancer. Most doctors recommend a colonoscopy for middle-aged patients and those with a family history of colorectal cancer. This type of cancer often begins in the inner lining of the rectum or colon. Understanding polyps and the screening process can help patients understand the importance of the screening process.

  • FAQs About Trigger Finger Surgery

    27 March 2023

    Developing trigger finger can be really bothersome. When your finger bends and refuses to straighten, it becomes very difficult to do things like open packages, type, and even hold a pencil. Thankfully, there is a surgical procedure that can be used to correct trigger finger. Many orthopedic surgeons have experience performing it. Here are some questions you might have if you are considering this surgery. Do you have to be put under for the surgery?

  • Internal Hemorrhoids: Treatment Tips To Utilize

    17 February 2023

    Internal hemorrhoids are a particularly uncomfortable condition that can affect the anus. If you have this medical problem, here are some treatment tips to utilize. Take Warm Baths to Deal With Discomfort  If you want to deal with symptoms that are associated with internal hemorrhoids from the comforts of home, then one of the best things you can do is take warm baths. These will help relax the anus and veins that surround it.

  • Enrolling Your Child Into A Day Camp

    13 January 2023

    When you are needing to find activities for your child to do, day camps can be an option that you might want to consider. For parents that are looking into day camps for the first time, there are several things to keep in mind before making a choice.  Day Camps Can Provide Enriching Activities One of the important benefits of day camps is that they will be able to provide your child with a wide range of different enriching activities.

  • Should You Get A Colonoscopy?

    7 December 2022

    A colonoscopy procedure involves using a scope with a camera to go deep inside your colon to look for signs of colon cancer or other damage. Any polyps that are found in the colon can be removed at that time and then tested for cancer so you can be either given a clean bill of colon health or referred to a gastroenterologist for further testing. Many people get a colonoscopy procedure done once they hit their middle-aged years, and it's wise to get one done every couple of years or as instructed by your doctor.

  • Understanding What LASIK Can Correct

    2 November 2022

    Most people end up needing some type of corrective lens for their eyesight at some point in their life. How well you see things depends on where the light rays that enter your eye land. As light rays pass through the cornea, they are refracted, or bent. If the cornea is too long, too short, or too flat, the light will not properly hit the retina and you will have vision problems.