Archive | September, 2014

Superhero Suffering: Pain Relief Options For Damaged Defenders

18 Sep

If you spend your days in a quiet newspaper office, but spend your nights fighting crime with both your physical strength and super-human abilities, chances are you’re going to wake up sore in the morning. However, your desk job is your cover, and you can’t risk losing it just because some villain tried to take […]

Three Really Important Questions About Laser Eye Surgery Answered In-Depth

18 Sep

Laser eye surgery is becoming more popular than ever. It’s fast, can correct a number of different eye conditions, and is considered by most patients to be a relatively low-pain procedure. If you’ve had questions about laser eye surgery, or you are considering it for yourself, it’s likely that you have a number of questions. […]

Common Myths And Misconceptions About Impaired Vision And Eye Glasses

17 Sep

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, as estimated 3.6 million Americans over the age of 40 were classified as “visually impaired” in 2008. Chances are, during their lifetime, many of these visually-impaired individuals were introduced to a number of seemingly-believable and sometimes bizarre myths about eyesight health and eye wear. Here are a few […]

Osgood-Schlatter Disease And Teens: Advice For Parents

16 Sep

Osgood-Schlatter disease (named after the two doctors who first diagnosed the condition in 1903) is a painful type of knee injury. The condition is relatively common in teenagers, and can cause problems for months or years. If you think your teen may have Osgood-Schlatter disease, learn more about the cause and symptoms of the disease, […]

The Benefits Of Finding A Senior Community That Allows Pets

12 Sep

Moving an elderly family member into a senior housing community is a difficult time for everyone. The family member is giving up their home and some of their independence. The rest of the family may feel guilty for moving the relative, especially if it is not the elder’s decision. Loosing their pets will only make […]

3 Dietary Supplements That May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

10 Sep

Rheumatoid arthritis is a progressive autoimmune condition which not only causes joint pain and deformity, it also triggers a systemic inflammatory response. Consequently, during a rheumatoid flare, you may experience body-wide aches and pain, fever, malaise, and even blurred vision. While prescription medication can help decrease swelling and pain, they can cause side effects such […]