Living Overseas with a Medical Problem? It is Possible

Alternative Ways To Alleviate Aches And Pains

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If you struggle with any chronic aches and pains, you may want to consider some alternative methods of pain relief in conjunction with your medical treatment plan. These options are not recommended as a substitute for medical treatment, but may expedite recovery and healing when you are using them in a collaborative approach with other treatment modalities. Talk with your provider about conditions that can be alleviated with the following holistic options: Read More»

The Types Of Supportive In-Home Care Provided By Visiting Nurses And Health Care Workers

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When you think of “assisted living,” you probably think of nurses helping the elderly. While that is true, and probably the most common type of assisted living, assisted living facilities and nurses help many other groups of people too. If you or a family member requires more care than everyone around you can give, age and/or physical ailment is no barrier. Here are the other patient groups that assisted living nurses and supportive, in-home care can help. Read More»

New Treatment May Help The Body Kill Ovarian Cancer Cells

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Women with ovarian cancer, more than with other gynecological tumors, often are not diagnosed until the cancer is advanced and harder to treat. Symptoms can be minimal or mistaken for other issues.  Traditional forms of treatment like surgical removal of the tumor or ovaries and chemotherapy – which can work well if the cancer is found early – may not eradicate the cancerous cells by the time that they’ve spread outside the ovaries. Read More»

Ear Care: How To Deal With An Earwax Blockage

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Earwax is produced naturally in your ear to help keep out foreign objects that could cause blockages or infections, especially near the eardrum. Knowing how to properly deal with excessive earwax in your ears is crucial to ensuring the well-being of your hearing and to prevent debilitating ear injuries. In this article, you will learn how an earwax blockage can affect your hearing and ways to safely remove it so as to keep your ears healthy. Read More»

Two Painful Foot Injuries That Will Keep You Off Of The Jogging Path

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You look forward to getting out on your favorite route and jogging or running for exercise. There are two foot injuries that runners experience that could keep you from getting out of bed. Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis can both be so painful that you can’t put weight on your foot. Here is how to recognize these foot problems and what to do to get back on your feet. Plantar Fasciitis Read More»