If you suffer from arthritis in your back, the winter weather is going to cause you pain and discomfort. Unfortunately, that's the truth whether you live in a mildly cold region, or a bitter cold region. Once the temperatures dip, your back is going to let you know about it. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to alleviate some of the cold-weather pain you'll experience this winter. In addition to the treatment plan your doctor has you on, here are some simple tricks you can use to protect your back.
If you are taking care of your parent with Alzheimer's disease in your home, you may notice that you have become a little irritable and are experiencing mood swings. If so, these could be the beginning signs of caregiver burnout, and you may want to use one or more of the following tips for reducing stress and preventing caregiver burnout. Do Not Neglect Your Social Life After you moved your parent into your home, you may have started devoting all your time to taking care of them.
You probably already know that eyesight often declines as you age. It is true that a gradual decrease in near vision is considered a normal part of aging, but there are other serious eye conditions that you should not shrug off as simple age-related vision loss. Glaucoma is one of them. Although the symptoms are mild or unnoticeable at first, the condition can lead to permanent vision loss if it is not treated properly.
As the child of an aging parent, one of the most difficult things you can go through is watching your mother or father struggle—especially if they've recently been admitted to a rehabilitation facility. Now that it is almost time to transition your parent from the rehabilitation center to your home, chances are you have several questions. Don't allow the stress of transitioning your parent from the facility to your home ruin this momentous occasion and instead, here are a few tips to help make this move a lot easier:
If your child has ADHD, you may feel all alone. However, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.9 million children between the ages of 3 to 17 have been diagnosed with this disorder. Parenting a child who has trouble concentrating in school or can't sit still can be difficult at times, but it does not have to be a nightmare. Here are seven effective ways to parent a child with ADHD:
A few years ago, my father visited a dermatologist for the first time in his life. During this visit, he was diagnosed with several skin cancers. Thankfully, my dad’s dermatologist expertly removed these cancerous spots. If you’ve haven’t visited a dermatologist before, consider doing so sooner rather than later. Many forms of skin cancer are completely treatable if they’re detected early. Besides seeing a dermatologist, you should inspect your skin for any changes regularly. This is especially important if you have numerous moles on your body. On this blog, I hope you will discover ingenious tips to help you protect your health. Enjoy!