Posts Tagged“health”

Becoming a new parent is a challenging time in anybody’s life but it is also exciting, and for all the struggles that parents face in the first number of weeks with a newborn, there is peace of mind knowing that with the right advice you will adapt and you and baby will thrive. The first bit of advice new parents should take on board is to be realistic. With a new baby, your life is going to be utterly transformed, and that cliché about things never being the same again is suddenly not a cliché anymore. Being realistic also means…

When was the last time you treated your feet right? The feet of millions of Americans are not as healthy as they should be. Whether that is due to chronic health issues, occupational injuries, or even neglect, their feet pay the price over the long run.   In order for your feet to be healthy , there are many things that can be done to not only make them work correctly, but to dodge huge podiatrist bills in the future. Are you to start treating your feet with respect? Walking to a More Enjoyable Life For starters, finding the best footwear…

It is the reality that long-term smokers try not to think about – smoking cigarettes is a deadly habit which causes harm not only to the smoker but to the people around them.  However, this reality cannot be ignored for long by smokers and when asked, most smokers do say that they would like to quit.  But the truth is that quitting is very difficult, in part due to nicotine addiction, and also because smoking is a habit that many people find to be enjoyable and stress reducing. Thankfully, switching to E-cigarettes, also known as “vaping” may help even heavy…

When it comes to how you lead your life, the importance of doing so in a healthy manor can not be stressed enough, life can be very challenging at times and it is important that your body is in the best shape possible to deal with it. Living a healthy lifestyle can help in so many different aspects of your life and the dangers with not leading a healthy lifestyle extend far beyond the here and now. Starting to live better is the difficult part but after a few weeks you will become accustomed to your new lifestyle and will…

No matter how you look at it, living as healthy a life as possible should never be something you take for granted. Unfortunately, too many individuals do just that. In doing so, they can shorten their lives and accrue sizable medical bills along the way. If you have been undercutting yourself when it comes to monitoring your health over the years, it isn’t too late in many cases to turn things around. In fact, it might very well be a case of changing the way you live or facing the consequences. So, are you ready as a New Year gets…

You’ve studied for years and spent countless thousands of dollars on an education that will allow you to become a doctor. Only one thing stands in your way of getting into a residency program: passing your USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam). You might find the preparation for this exam to be incredibly stressful, but think of it this way: Dr. Lisa Marie Cannon and every other doctor practicing in the United States had to pass their USMLE in order to get where they are today. If you want to join them, you’ll need to make the same sacrifices they…

Medical Advances

20 years ago who would have guessed we all would have phones with High Definition video cameras, lightning fast internet, and the ability to communicate with thousands all in our pockets. If the tech industry has changed our daily lives this much, imagine its effect on medical advances. Here are some predictions for medical advances in the not so distant future. 3D printed Limbs This technology already exists, you can be a 3D printer at your local mall, go home and download schematics and print just about anything. The medical field is taking notice of this technology and already has…

Had a medical check-up recently? If you had, you know how empowering it is to know the true state of your health. You get to see where you’re doing great, and where you need to improve yourself. People should do the same for their mental health, as the state of your mind has a great deal of influence over your day-to-day well-being. Below, we’ll mention a few things you should evaluate with respect to your mental health. Have you been losing interest in things that give you joy? In the past, life had always seemed to be a fun ride…

Nobody expects to have to be tube fed at some point in their lives, but it can happen for a variety of reasons. This is often uncomfortable and difficult, but medical technology is improving to better the quality of life of those who need enteral feeding. Kangaroo feeding pumps have been designed to truly revolutionize how tube feeding is delivered. Their ePump system is the most advanced, and technologically up to date feeding pump. This can be used on medical patients who require tube feeding that is intermittent or continuous, and can be used for feeding and flushing as well.…

More and more people become obese during childhood. However, we are also starting to see more adults who are thing again, and who are getting stronger. That is because they went to clinics such as http://bariatric.stopobesityforlife.com after taking a real look at their problem. Let’s really take a look at obesity, as it is a serious health issue that affects us all. A Candid Look Let’s face the facts: obesity isn’t healthy and it isn’t natural. If we look at the animal kingdom, only fit animals are classed as healthy. There isn’t enough food around to get fat, even though…