Your child has dreamed of joining the military from a young age and plans on using their career as a way to finance their college education. Unfortunately, they have developed early symptoms of glaucoma due to a childhood accident. Seeking ophthalmology services right away is critical for ensuring that they get into the military. Why Injuries To The Eyes May Trigger Glaucoma Glaucoma typically develops in people as they age and occurs when a channel in the eye gets blocked and allows liquid to back up in the eye.
27 October 2018
If you have bipolar disorder, life can often feel like a challenge. And when you also find out you are pregnant, it is understandable if you feel as if your whole world has been turned upside down. Pregnancy is a time of great change and transition for anyone, but it can have a special impact on those women with bipolar disorder. Before you begin to panic and spiral into a mood episode, get to know some of the important facts about managing your bipolar disorder through your pregnancy.
27 September 2018
Different things can trigger asthma symptoms and cause you to wheeze, cough, and feel short of breath. One common trigger is allergens. If this is the case for you, then treating your allergies might lead to a reduction in your asthma attacks. Here are some ways to treat and manage your allergies that might help your asthma. Inhaled Medications Inhaled medications can help prevent asthma attacks and they can help reduce wheezing when an attack is underway.
9 August 2018
The key to having the health you want to have for the rest of your life will largely depend on how well you take care of it. It's essential to do the right things, such as exercise and eat right to help you enjoy good health. However, it's critical to have the proper medical tests and routine physicals to ensure your health is good. You can do this and some other things by visiting a family practice and knowing some of the benefits of doing so may be the motivation you need to go.
23 June 2018
Postural hypotension and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are two conditions that cause blood pressure to drastically drop when changing to an upright position. The symptoms of both include dizziness, lightheadedness, syncope or near syncope, confusion, and nausea. An additional symptom of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a rapid heartbeat. Both of these conditions make getting up in the morning extremely difficult for people who have them and downright scary for people with these conditions who live alone.
6 May 2018
If you already make an effort to protect your vision, you probably know that sunglasses are important to protect yourself from UV rays. This is even truer after you have cataract surgery performed. Learn more about why the eyes become more sensitive to UV radiation following your surgery and what you can do to protect yourself. Post-Surgery Following any kind of surgical procedure, your body will be more sensitive to UV radiation.
5 April 2018
Frying foods can be a surprisingly tricky and even dangerous situation if you get any of the boiling hot oil on your face. If you get burned on the face due to a serious frying oil accident, you should consider cosmetic surgery to help manage any mental health concerns that may develop. Burn Injuries Can Impact A Person's Mental Health Serious burns on the face can leave scar tissue that will last a lifetime.
16 March 2018