Archive | August, 2014

4 Signs Your Elderly Loved One Is Suffering From Depression

27 Aug

Depression, while considered common in adults, also affects the elderly population but is much less discussed. This condition can be serious, and can increase the risk of cardiac diseases among the elderly, as well as increasing the risk that illnesses will cause death. If your loved one is suffering from depression, it is crucial to […]

3 Ways To Motivate Your Employees To Take Part In A Corporate Wellness Program

26 Aug

According to the Gallup Business Journal, 85% of companies that employ over 1,000 people have a corporate wellness program in place. Unfortunately though, only around 24% of employees take part in these programs. If you are having trouble with employee participation in your wellness program, here are three things you can do to try to […]

5 Tips To Reduce Common CPAP Machine Annoyances

22 Aug

Many people own a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and they avoid using their machine because it can be awkward or uncomfortable. There are adjustments you can make to increase your compliance with CPAP therapy. Change Your CPAP Mask The standard CPAP mask fits completely over the mouth and nose, which can be intimidating […]

One Step Closer To Parenthood: Safe, Natural Ways To Increase Fertility

19 Aug

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 6.9 million, or roughly 10 percent, of women in America suffer from infertility issues. If you’re currently struggling with infertility, you might be considering a number of invasive and expensive procedures to achieve your dreams of parenthood. However, before you take this next drastic […]

Trapped By Addiction? Break Free With Inpatient Recovery Treatment

13 Aug

Addiction presents one of the most difficult struggles any human can face. It consumes you and the people you love, often with disastrous results if it is left untreated. Surveys show that of the 2 million Americans struggling with addiction, only 3% will actually be able to get the help they need at an inpatient […]

Natural Treatments For Fibromyalgia

12 Aug

Fibromyalgia is a complex medical disorder characterized by extreme fatigue, muscle stiffness, and skeletal pain. Many fibromyalgia patients also suffer from mood and memory disorders. Although doctors are not sure of the exact causes of this disease, genetics, infections, and physical trauma are all thought to play roles in its development. Conventional treatment includes prescription […]

4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Memory Care Facility For Your Loved One

11 Aug

The term ‘memory care facility’ is a fairly new one, but its services have been around for a while. These specialized units or facilities are designated for the care of elderly patients suffering from dementia or Alzheimers Disease. If you have a relative or loved one who has either of these conditions, you know that […]