Choosing To Stay Healthy With Proper Health Care

Child Has Strep Throat? You Need To Know About PANDAS

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Child Has Strep Throat? You Need To Know About PANDAS

As a parent, you’re one of the first people to spot symptoms that something is wrong with your children’s health. But sometimes, symptoms can be dismissed for bad behavior, especially after your child has strep throat. Here’s what you need to know about if your child has strep throat. PANDAS PANDAS is pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections. It happens after a strep infection, like strep throat. It happens because when the strep bacteria invade the body, the bacteria mimic...

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Preparing For Your First Allergen Immunotherapy Treatment

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing For Your First Allergen Immunotherapy Treatment

Are you having an allergen immunotherapy treatment completed for the first time? If so, you might not know what to expect. Fortunately, the process itself is fairly simple. The shots help you build up an immunity to allergens that effect you and could keep you from needing regular medication. However, there are a few things that you need to know before your first appointment. Exercise When you exercise, it boosts the blood flow to various tissues in your body. This may make the allergens spread throughout your body faster. Because of this,...

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Things To Know Before Getting A DOT Physical

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Things To Know Before Getting A DOT Physical

Certain people who drive for a living need to pass a Department of Transportation physical in order to get the necessary medical certificate to do this type of driving legally. Before attempting to get a commercial drivers license and a job that requires a DOT physical, it’s a good idea to understand the requirements. Who Needs a DOT Physical? People who transport hazardous materials, those who drive a vehicle that weighs at least 10,001 pounds for interstate commerce purposes and those who drive between nine and 15 people for more than...

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Does Your Baby Feel Hot? Consider These Four Facts About Fevers Before Calling Your Doctor

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Does Your Baby Feel Hot? Consider These Four Facts About Fevers Before Calling Your Doctor

Fever in any baby is alarming, but it can be especially alarming if you’re a new parent. Fortunately, most fevers are nothing to worry about. However, some do need to be treated with fever-reducing medications and some may require medical attention. Generally speaking, fever associated with symptoms of illness needs to be addressed. If you’re baby is acting fine, however, most low-grade fevers do not require any intervention. Following are four facts you should consider about fevers before calling the pediatrician.  Rectal...

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3 Non-Surgical Treatments For Plantar Hyperhidrosis

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Non-Surgical Treatments For Plantar Hyperhidrosis

Plantar hyperhidrosis is a skin condition characterized by excessively sweaty feet. If you have plantar hyperhidrosis, your socks and shoes will be frequently soaked due to sweat, and worse, your feet will smell bad. Fortunately, you don’t need to resign yourself to a lifetime of frequently changing your socks and shoes. Here are three non-surgical treatments that can be used to treat plantar hyperhidrosis. Botox Injections You may think of Botox injections as just a treatment for wrinkles, but this treatment can be used for many other...

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Has Your Teen Been Diagnosed With ADHD? 4 Tips To Help Them Adjust

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Has Your Teen Been Diagnosed With ADHD? 4 Tips To Help Them Adjust

Being a teenager is hard enough without having the added difficulty of ADHD. If your teenager has been diagnosed with ADHD, they may find it difficult to concentrate on their work. They may also become easily distracted. Your physician may recommend medication and behavioral therapy to help treat the condition. However, it’s important to note that there are steps that you can take at home that will make life easier for your teenager—and for you. Here are four steps that will help your teenager adapt to life with ADHD. Be Consistent...

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Does Cancer Treatment Impact Oral Health?

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Does Cancer Treatment Impact Oral Health?

Cancer treatment can have an affect on every aspect of your overall health, including your teeth. Some problems are more serious than others and all complications should be evaluated by your oncologist and dentist. If you are starting treatment, here are some things to remember about your oral health.  What Complications Can Occur? Oral health complications related to your cancer treatment can be insignificant to severe. There is a possibility that you might not experience any problems, but if you do, your oncologist needs to be aware of...

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Three Things You Need To Know About Gustatory Rhinitis

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Things You Need To Know About Gustatory Rhinitis

If your nose starts to run shortly after eating or drinking something, you may assume that you are having an allergic reaction. This isn’t always the case, and you may be suffering from gustatory rhinitis. Here are three things you need to know about gustatory rhinitis.  What are the signs of gustatory rhinitis? If you have gustatory rhinitis, your nose will start to run within a few minutes of consuming certain foods or drinks. It can affect one or both nostrils and is generally triggered by hot or spicy foods and drinks. For...

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Why Your Active Child Should Take A Sports Physical Every Year

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Your Active Child Should Take A Sports Physical Every Year

Most states now require that students take a sports physical before they are allowed to join any athletic teams, but you may be wondering why one is necessary every year. These repeated physicals may seem redundant, but they are actually an important safety net to ensure that your child has not suffered any injuries or new conditions that could prove dangerous on the field. These are four serious developments that repeat sport physicals are designed to catch and prevent before they become an emergency.  Watching for Signs of Concussion...

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3 Things You Need To Know About Urgent Care

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things You Need To Know About Urgent Care

From a patient’s perspective, there can seem not to be much difference between an urgent care center and an emergency room. Both are available when your primary physician may not be, such as on nights, weekends, or holidays, and on a walk-in basis with no need of an appointment. Both take care of medical problems that need to be treated immediately, and most of the time, both treat a wide variety of different injuries and ailments. But there are some important differences, and knowing what those differences are can influence which you...

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