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Time To Care For Your Aging Parents? 3 Tips To Help You Prepare For In-Home Care

If you're going to be providing in-home care for your parents, you're going to need to prepare. You're going to need to have everything ready before you bring your parent's home. This will help ensure a smooth transition to in-home care. Here are four steps you should take when preparing for in-home care. Gather the Medical Supplies If your parents are under a doctor's care, you'll need to be prepared for the services they're going to need on a day-to-day basis. Read More 

4 Factors Doctors Consider To Treat ADHD

It can be hard for a parent to determine if their child has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from everyday behavior. You are probably wondering if their behavior is part of growing up. It starts by talking to your child's pediatrician. If your pediatrician is not experienced with diagnosing ADHD, then he or she will refer your child for an ADHD assessment with a mental health professional. Here are four things doctors use to diagnose attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read More 

Discharged After Surgery: How To Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe At Home

When you have an elderly loved one that has recently been in hospital inpatient care after surgery, their discharge from the hospital can simultaneously be a relief and a worrisome occasion. This is because your loved one is still healing and recovering from their surgery as well as the ailment that prompted their surgery in the first place and you may be worried about their safety and continued recovery at home. Read More 

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Those Varicose Veins And How To Treat Them

Tiny blue veins have just begun to show up on your upper legs. They are barely noticeable and they don't appear to be bothering you otherwise. This is the time to have those veins removed. Once they grow larger, you'll have a number of uncomfortable symptoms and you won't like how they look. If you don't have these veins removed now, here are some of the health problems you may experience and some of the ways a vein specialist treats them. Read More 

Your Dental Hygiene Is Not Complete Until You Include Your Tongue

Besides your teeth and gums, your tongue is one place that bacteria can live and reproduce to create tooth decay and gum disease. Adding your tongue to your daily dental hygiene habit gets rid of more of the bacteria. Here is why you need to remember to include your tongue when you brush and floss everyday. A Natural Hiding Spot for Bacteria Hundreds of small bumps of tissue, called papillae, cover your tongue. Read More