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I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

Ways To Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain

12 May 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when the joint loses cartilage and the bones on either side of the joint begin to rub together, causing pain and further damage. There are different tactics used to reduce OA pain and it is often a combination of approaches that is the most effective.  Pain Management A consultation with a pain management specialist may be necessary if OA pain is chronic. Pain medication is often part of a multi-dimensional approach to reducing pain. Read More …

Downwinders? Important Information For Those Who May Have Been Affected

11 April 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

The term "downwinders" was originally used in reference to communities or people living in regions where weapons testing or nuclear accidents may have occurred, primarily in sparsely populated areas of some western and southwestern states between 1945 and 1962. Those who lived downwind of these testing sites may have been exposed to serious health risks because of exposure to nuclear fallout or radioactive contaminants. Some individuals who worked in the uranium industry between 1942 and 1971 may also be classified as downwinders due to their potential exposure to harmful radiation during their employment. Read More …

Why Sedation Can Be Beneficial During Kids’ Dental Procedures

16 March 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're an adult who needs to get a filling or a crown, you generally have the work done without sedation. You'll be given anesthesia to numb your mouth, but sedation is really only given if you're someone who deals with serious anxiety related to dental care. With kids, however, things are different. Dentists are often quick to give children a sedative for the minor dental procedures that adults do not receive sedation for. Read More …

3 Gastroenterology Procedures General Surgeons Perform

10 January 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

General surgeons perform procedures on nearly every organ in the human body. In some cases, general surgery is performed so that a surgeon can look inside the body to make an accurate diagnosis. In other cases, general surgery is performed if a biopsy is necessary or if an entire organ needs to be removed. Some kinds of general surgeries are becoming more common than others. This includes gastroenterology procedures, due in part to the increasing numbers of digestive disease in the United States. Read More …

Think You Need Hearing Aids? How To Prepare For Your Hearing Test

10 January 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're scheduled for a hearing test with your audiologist, now's the time to prepare for your appointment. This is especially important if your doctor has recommended hearing aids for you. If the results of your hearing test aren't accurate, you may not receive the right hearing aids. To reduce that risk, make sure you're ready for your appointment. If you're not sure how to ensure the most accurate results on your hearing test, follow the tips provided below. Read More …

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Setting Health Goals Is Only the First Step

I used to tell myself that I would dedicate myself to getting healthy "later," but "later" never came. I ate very unhealthy foods and always told myself I would start eating healthier "tomorrow." I needed to start exercising, but I would tell myself I would join the gym "next month." When I reached a milestone birthday, I realized that I had set so many health goals that had come and gone in the past decade and had to finally get serious about getting healthy. I then began researching health tips online and found quite a few that inspired me to finally start eating healthy and getting into shape. I still have a ways to go, but I am finally now on the way to achieving my goals! I know so many health blogs inspired me, so I decided to create one of my own to share my health tips on!

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