2021

Could You Have An STD And Not Know It?

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Are you aware you could have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and not even know it? Many women think common STDs always come with specific symptoms, such as vaginal discharge and irritation — something that just doesn't feel right — but unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Trichomoniasis is one of those STDs that are usually symptomless. What Is Trichomoniasis?  Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a protozoan parasite.

22 November 2021

Urinary Incontinence After Hysterectomy: What You Need To Know

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If you recently underwent a partial or total hysterectomy procedure to eliminate painful fibroids, endometriosis, or one of many other medical conditions that can affect the uterus, then you should learn all about urinary incontinence after hysterectomy. While not all patiemts suffer incontinence after this relatively common procedure, some begin to experience difficulty holding in their urine immediately after surgery, while others experience incontinence later in life as a result of the procedure.

21 October 2021

3 Common Sleep Disorders

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Sleep gives you time to rest your body and mind so you can recover from the stress of the day. However, when you suffer from a sleep disorder, you don't get the quality of sleep you need, which can lead to many complications during the daytime. If you would like to learn more, check out these three common sleep disorders. 1. Insomnia Insomnia is a condition in which people have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and/or going back to sleep after waking too early.

25 August 2021

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid at Your Doctor's Appointment

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From routine checkups to addressing high blood pressure, people go to the doctor's office for various reasons. Although a doctor's visit isn't the most exciting event, it is necessary. However, it is possible you are unknowingly making mistakes during your visits that are negatively affecting your experience. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid at your next doctor's appointment. Arriving Late to Your Appointment While not all doctors see their patients exactly on time, you should still arrive at the doctor's office with plenty of time to spare.

25 August 2021

3 Types Of Expert Witnesses To Consider For A Domestic Violence Case

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An expert witness is someone who is called upon, in the court, to apply their many years of knowledge and experience in a certain field to the case at hand. A court may call a forensics expert to testify in a murder case, or they may call a welding expert in a personal injury case where a weld failed. But what about a domestic violence case? What types of expert witnesses can help strengthen your case in this type of situation?

27 July 2021

Did You Know Your Physical Therapist Can Help With Vaginismus?

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Most people will never consider physical therapy, but the truth is that it is one of the most versatile fields. A professional can help you understand your health and help you build strength and skills so that you can deal with common issues. One of those common issues is vaginismus, or tightening of the vaginal walls. If you have been diagnosed with vaginismus, you may want to know how physical therapy can help.

24 June 2021

Car Injury Therapy Basics

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Physical therapy is often prescribed following a car accident to help one recover from any injuries they sustained. Generally, you will first be assessed by your doctor or the hospital. If therapy is necessary, you will be referred out to an office that specializes in your specific type of injury or to a general auto injury therapy provider. Trauma Treated Physical therapy can be used to treat various types of injuries and trauma.

24 May 2021

Pros And Cons Of Weight Loss Programs With In-Person Meetings

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Losing weight is often easier when you do so through some type of established program. But there are so many different programs to choose from, and they come in several different formats. One of the most classic types of weight loss programs has participants attend weekly or monthly meetings. This type of weight loss program works well for many people, but not for everyone. In deciding whether to join this type of program yourself, consider the following pros and cons.

26 March 2021

What Your Physician Wants You To Know About Food Poisoning

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Physicians see patients complaining of stomach problems all the time. As such, it is important to know the symptoms of food poisoning so that you have an accurate understanding of the condition and what you need to do. Do you need to see your doctor about food poisoning? Could you be at risk for other health conditions? This is what you need to know. Who Can Get Food Poisoning?  Anybody can get food poisoning, but some people are impacted more than others.

2 March 2021

Buying Scrubs That Will Last

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Scrubs don't just get used; they get abused. You wear them through long shifts, while juggling multiple patients, and while carrying countless medical instruments in your pockets. If you don't want to be buying a new pair of scrubs every month, then you need to look for durable scrubs that will really last. Here are some tips for identifying these hard-wearing, long-lasting scrubs. Feel the thickness of the material. The biggest difference between cheaper scrubs and more expensive scrubs is usually the thickness of the material.

18 February 2021