Is Varicose Vein Treatment Necessary? Swelling May Be Due To Another Reason

With the news media and the popular press so highly focused on varicose veins and varicose vein treatment these days, most adults know that edema in the legs, i.e. swelling of the legs, is a very common symptom of varicose veins. People also know that varicose veins are highly hereditary so if your mom, dad, aunts, and uncles have varicose veins, you are far more likely than the general population to have them too. Continue reading “Is Varicose Vein Treatment Necessary? Swelling May Be Due To Another Reason”

Living with Pet Allergy: 7 Tips to Make Your Life Easier

If you are a dog parent who also happens to have pet allergy, you would know about the struggle of trying to suppress your condition while providing your dog with all the love that you can give. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to alleviate your situation and live a happy and healthy life with your beloved four-legged friend. Here are some helpful tips that you can take into consideration. Continue reading “Living with Pet Allergy: 7 Tips to Make Your Life Easier”

Forget Traveler’s Tummy And Foreigner’s Flu: Stay Healthy While On Holiday

Venturing off on a summer vacation or a winter holiday can be a wonderful idea. Taking a break from the rigmaroles of modern life and foregoing technology and social media for a couple of weeks means that you can return home feeling refreshed and reinvigorated. However, there is just a tiny niggle in the back of your head; it’s definitely not panic, but it’s a little more than a worry. You are concerned that traveling to a far-flung destination could make you unwell or see you get under the weather. After all, you’ll be squashed in on a flight for goodness knows how many hours with people you don’t know who could have all sorts of lurgy. Try not to overthink things. There are plenty of ways you can stay healthy while on your vacation.
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5 Ways to Stay Healthy & Fit With Your Dog

Be happier, live longer, and spend more time outdoors. Those are goals we can all aspire to, so why not get started today? Here are 5 activities you can do with your dog that can transform you–body, mind, and soul, from Rover.com.

Run

There’s no better way to kick-start your running habit than to bring your dog along. Whether you’re a former track star or you avoid sprints at all costs, forming the habit with your pup in tow has endless upsides. Continue reading “5 Ways to Stay Healthy & Fit With Your Dog”

This Is Why You Wear a Light Weight X Ray Apron At the Dentist

You’re at the dentist getting your X-rays of your teeth, and the dental assistant puts a lead apron on you. You have a vague recollection of why it is important, but nothing concrete. Want a better idea of what is going on to satisfy your curiosity?

What role do lightweight xray aprons play in keeping you safe? Here is the full story. Continue reading “This Is Why You Wear a Light Weight X Ray Apron At the Dentist”

Foot Calluses – Causes and Treatment

If you have foot calluses, you know how aggravating and unsightly they can be. Calluses on the feet can make walking extremely painful, and they can also hurt when shoes or socks rub against them. Foot calluses are small patches of rough and discolored skin and although they can develop on the feet, they are common in other parts of the body too; if you use tools or play a musical instrument, you may get calluses on the hands. A callus on the sole of the foot can be especially painful and is known as a plantar callus. A callus is not the same thing as a corn, although people tend to lump them together, and corns can be just as annoying and as painful. Continue reading “Foot Calluses – Causes and Treatment”