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
There are so many different kinds of assisted living facilities out there that offer different levels of care. These many options make it possible for you to find a facility that can meet all of your elderly parent's needs. If you have a parent that is suffering from dementia, then you can find assisted living facility that specialize in dementia care. There are a lot of reasons why you should consider placing your parent suffering from dementia in this type of facility.
24 January 2018
Employee absenteeism can cost your company a lot of money when it interferes with productivity. When the flu season hits hard, you may have many employees out at the same time. That makes it difficult to fill the vacant spots with qualified workers, so your production level stays constant. While it isn't possible to eliminate sick days entirely, there are some things you can do in the workplace to promote employee health.
6 December 2017
Neurosurgery is going to take some time to recover from. You're not going to be able to bounce right back into your day-to-day activities immediately. It may take weeks or even months before patients are feeling back to normal. The following are five things that you should probably take care of before brain surgery to make your recovery easier and more comfortable: Give your home a good cleaning You know how much more comfortable and relaxing your home feels when it's organized and clean.
15 November 2017
Most parents are great at making sure their children receive all the vaccinations they need, but a lot of adults fail to recognize the importance of getting immunizations for themselves. If you have not kept up on your immunizations, here are several things you should know about the importance of adult immunizations. Why are adult immunizations so important? When you take your child to the doctor for vaccinations, why do you do this?
30 October 2017
Next generation sequencing (NGS) is a faster method of identifying the genetic sequence of cells, microbes, and other genetic material. This technology has numerous benefits in different areas of medicine. Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Among the various types of infections, antibiotic-resistant infections remain some of the most prevalent and difficult to treat. One specific infection, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) can spread quickly, especially in clinical settings, and may be difficult to manage, especially in those with a compromised immune system.
8 October 2017
Is your husband a professional athlete? Perhaps he isn't a professional, but he might absolutely love anything to do with athletics and personal fitness. If that's the case, consider focusing on those interests when you plan your husband's upcoming birthday. From planning a special event to arranging for a full body sports massage, here are some ideas on how to give your athletic husband a birthday he'll always remember. A Great Beginning
19 September 2017
Your scheduled bunion surgery is quickly approaching, so you may be wondering what you can do to make sure that your recovery is comfortable and convenient. Here are a few tips and tricks to consider using that should help make recovery easier on you overall: Pack an Activity Box Because you'll have to stay off your foot while it's in a boot for a few days after bunion surgery, you may feel like you have a lot more time on your hands than usual.
24 August 2017