I've been a caretaker of an elderly woman with dementia for over two years. I've seen the effects of this mental affliction, and how devastating it can be to loved ones. This is why I am a firm believer in seeking a professional diagnosis, so the patient may receive necessary care and treatment. Once diagnosed at the onset of symptoms, a plan can be devised. Through social interaction and daily care, my charge has achieved a higher quality of life. If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you can make a difference. Love will find a way.
12 September 2017
Although you may be able to successfully treat some cold and flu symptoms using home remedies, your illness may reach the point that you wish to seek medical help. Visiting your local walk-in clinic is the right move in this scenario; a health practitioner will attempt to diagnose your illness, as well as recommend any medication that can help you to get over it. If you're seeking medical care while you're sick, you may be highly contagious — and you won't want to spread germs to other people in the waiting room.
29 August 2017
If you have pain in your back, weakness in your arms and legs, and numb sensations, you may have a herniated disc. Something as serious as trauma from an accident to something innocuous like sneezing can cause a herniated disc, where the soft areas of the spine bulge and press on nerves. While surgery is an option to fix this problem, there are thankfully non-invasive methods you can try first:
9 August 2017
Medicinal cannabis is being lauded as helping consumers with a wide-range of ailments and illnesses, and those suffering from Glaucoma may also find health benefits associated with cannabis products. Glaucoma is a debilitating and progressive disease that affects three-million people in the United States alone, and it is not limited to the older population. Some things to know about Glaucoma and medical cannabis include: Glaucoma creates high eye-pressure. Just like blood-pressure, eye-pressure can cause issues when it gets too high.
26 July 2017
When you have a loved one aging it can be hard to determine if they need additional help and would benefit from assisted living services. There are many people who sell their house, move into an assisted living facility, and do much better. Here are some signs that your loved one needs to consider assisted living. 1. They Can No Longer Make Meals for Themselves Food is an important part of knowing if the person can live on their own.
12 July 2017
As a woman, your chances of developing varicose veins are very high, especially if you have ever been pregnant. Developing these painful, unsightly veins is a common part of life for most women; however, you should make sure you visit a varicose vein doctor regularly to keep an eye on them. While they are typically harmless for most people, there are some risks associated with varicose veins, and it's important to understand what these are.