Discussing Pediatric Medical Care

5 Things You Need After You Break Your Tibia

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Things You Need After You Break Your Tibia

When you break your tibia, you will not only be in a lot of physical pain but you will also be faced with a long recovery time, averaging at least a year until full recovery. During the months when you are on crutches and have limited mobility, you will need to make adjustments to your life in order to make things as easy as possible for yourself. Here are five things you will need when recovering from a broken tibia: A Knee Scooter While you will probably spend a lot of time on crutches, a knee scooter can be a life saver when you have a...

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Is Your Teen A Victim Of Bullying? How You Can Help

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is Your Teen A Victim Of Bullying? How You Can Help

Parents of teenagers can often find themselves dealing with situations that are far more complicated than they dealt with when their children were younger. Bullying is one of those situations. It can be tough to know what to do when you find out your teen is being bullied. Many times teens are reluctant to tell their parents that they’re being bullied out of fear that their parents either won’t take them seriously or will overreact – and the truth is, sometimes, those fears are justified. Take a look at a few tips that can help...

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Pediatric Oral Care Tips – How To Reduce Cavities Naturally

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pediatric Oral Care Tips – How To Reduce Cavities Naturally

If you have a young child in the house, then you probably know that you need to help your son or daughter with oral care to reduce cavity concerns. Cavities in the baby teeth can lead to early baby tooth loss, nutrition problems, and the decay of the adult teeth that are beginning to form in the jaw. If you are the type of parent that likes natural products, then there are definitely some natural things you can do to help keep child cavities at bay. Create A Remineralizing Toothpaste If your child is over the age of three, then your pediatric...

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5 Tips For Dealing With Eyesight Issues During Pregnancy

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Tips For Dealing With Eyesight Issues During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can have many surprising side effects. One that many women are surprised by is a change in their vision. Your changing hormones can change the amount of liquid flow to your eyes, which can slightly change the shape of your eyes and result in blurry vision. Additionally, you may experience dry or itchy eyes throughout your pregnancy. If you are pregnant, there are a few things you should keep in mind about vision issues during pregnancy.  Practice Basic Eye Hygiene  Throughout your pregnancy you should practice good eye...

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Tips To Prevent Tendon Snap After A Hand Flexor Repair

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips To Prevent Tendon Snap After A Hand Flexor Repair

If you have recently gone through a serious injury to your hand, wrist, or forearm, then you may have experienced some tendon damage. If the damage occurred to one of the flexor tendons, then this likely means that you cannot move one of your fingers. Flexor tendons connect to your fingers through the palm and wrist. If one of the tendons is cut or broken in some way, then an orthopedic surgeon can make a repair. Most repairs will occur with non-absorbable braided sutures. Stitches will be placed in an interlocking pattern through...

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Exercise Your Eyes Back To Health: 4 Eye Exercises To Improve Your Vision

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exercise Your Eyes Back To Health: 4 Eye Exercises To Improve Your Vision

Regular visits to your doctor and following a well-balanced diet are essential tasks for a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, certain conditions may still arise that affect your underlying health and emotional wellness. If you are part of the 14 million individuals 12 years of age and older in the United States with a form of vision impairment, you most likely understand the negative effects of poor vision. From struggling to read, watch television, and drive to the challenges of wearing glasses or contacts, living with vision impairment can...

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How Should You Prepare Your Child For A Colonoscopy?

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Should You Prepare Your Child For A Colonoscopy?

If your child is dealing with chronic gastrointestinal distress, from constipation to excess gas to loose stools, his or her pediatrician may have recommended a diagnostic colonoscopy to attempt to narrow down the list of possible diagnoses and rule out any serious ailments. This procedure allows your child’s doctor to use a thin, flexible camera to examine the lower part of his or her colon for any abnormalities and can provide a number of benefits. However, preparing a child for what many adults find to be an intimidating or...

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Grappling With Atypical Depression? 4 Tips To Deal With The Symptoms

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Grappling With Atypical Depression? 4 Tips To Deal With The Symptoms

The term “atypical” depression is often used to specify a collection of symptoms (specifiers) that may be present with major depression or dysthymia. Unlike melancholic depression, you may feel more tired than usual and have a voracious appetite. There are ways you can manage symptoms and possibly make atypical depression less impactful on your life. Fight Weight Gain Emotional eating is an especially difficult symptom that occurs with atypical depression. You may feel hungry more often than usual and even when you eat, you may...

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The 411 On Varicose Veins: Understanding And Treating Varicose Veins

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The 411 On Varicose Veins: Understanding And Treating Varicose Veins

Following a well-balanced diet and enjoying regular exercise are essential elements to living a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, certain conditions may still arise, affecting your mobility, appearance, and self-esteem. Considering an estimated 35 percent of people in the United States have varicose veins, understanding the condition is smart. Using this guide, you will understand how varicose veins develop and learn the best options for treating these unsightly veins.    The Development of Varicose Veins Your veins carry blood...

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Don’t Be A Lump! 4 Surprising Signs Of Breast Cancer That Don’t Involve Lumps

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Be A Lump! 4 Surprising Signs Of Breast Cancer That Don’t Involve Lumps

Self-exams are important for diagnosing breast cancer early, but you should be checking your breasts and surrounding body parts for more than just lumps. Lumps are not always noticeable until they become larger as the cancer progresses. In addition, an estimated 80 to 85 percent of lumps in the breast are non-cancerous, so they are not the only signs to consider. Using this guide and the help of your doctor, you will learn some surprising signs of breast cancer that are not related to lumps in your breast tissue. Pain If you are...

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