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5 Reasons To Use An Online Health Practitioner

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Remote medical care has become increasingly popular the past few years. Known broadly as “telehealth,” it offers patients a way of seeking care from physicians using the Internet, wireless technology, and the telephone if needed. There are around 200 networks currently available, and if you’re thinking about giving it a go, here are five situations that can warrant seeking care from an online health practitioner. You’re Out of Town If you’ve never become sick or gotten injured while out of town, consider yourself to be among the lucky minority.…

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CPAP Machines: Frequently Asked Questions

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According to USA Today, approximately 5 to 10 percent of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a common medical condition that causes sufferers to stop breathing for short bursts throughout the night. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your doctor might recommend being fitted with a piece of durable medical equipment called a CPAP. If you’re unfamiliar with this equipment, or apprehensive about using it at night, here are a few questions you might have:…

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3 Common Nasal Spray Medications For Treating Allergic Rhinitis

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Do you suffer from nasal allergies from exposure to pollen, ragweed, dust or animal dander (a condition commonly referred to as allergic rhinitis)? If so, you probably experience nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing. These common symptoms may cause inflammation of the nasal passages and sinuses, making it difficult to breathe through your nose. For those who cannot tolerate oral antihistamines or decongestants due to the associated side effects of drowsiness or increased blood pressure, certain nasal sprays may provide an effective alternative.…

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Not A Bundle Of Joy? Understanding And Treating Depression During Your Pregnancy

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For most people, pregnancy is a wonderful and joyous miracle to celebrate. However, pregnancy can also cause an overwhelming amount of physical and emotional distress for many women. While surprising to hear, an estimated 13 percent of pregnant woman and new mothers suffer with depression. This condition not only affects you and your health, but it also affects the health and wellness of your unborn child. If you think you may be suffering with depression during your pregnancy, use this guide and the help of your obstetrician to properly understand and treat this disorder.…

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How Implanted Fangs Can Take A Bite Out Of Your Oral Health

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Vampires have been mesmerizing humankind since their inception. Although they are a figment of humanity’s collective imagination, many people are so enamored with the idea of these beings that they go to great lengths to emulate them, including springing for implanted fangs. Before you make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist to swap out your canine teeth with fang implants, you need to fully understand how these teeth will affect your oral and physical health.…

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Dental Care 101: Keeping Your Dentures In Water

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The customary glass of water next to the bed is a common sight for denture wearers. If you’ve recently received partial or full dentures, then you’re probably wondering why keeping your dentures in water is so important. You also might be wondering if there are any alternatives to the ubiquitous glass of water. The following offers in-depth information about keeping your dentures in water. Why Keep Your Dentures in Water?…

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Tips To Help You Treat Chronic Pain Naturally To Prevent A Painkiller Addiction

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One of the easiest ways to manage back pain is by taking painkillers. Unfortunately, though, pain killers do not solve the root issue that is causing the pain, and taking painkillers can also pose the risk of addiction. If you suffer from chronic back pain and want to find a way to prevent an addiction to pain pills and avoid reliance on the pills to relieve your pain, you may want to follow the steps listed here.…

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Recovering From A Tummy Tuck: 3 Tips For Patients With Young Children

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While children are a blessing, pregnancy is horrible to a woman’s body. After giving birth, many mothers have a hard time getting back into shape. Most don’t have the time as they handle and juggle the responsibilities of motherhood. Getting your flat stomach back is not impossible. In fact, more and more mothers are turning towards getting a tummy tuck. While it can take up to 6 months for a full recovery, being able to relax and to not move around too much is essential in the first 2 to 3 weeks.…

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Diagnosed With Lung Cancer? 4 Considerations To Aid In Your Treatment Decisions

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A diagnosis of lung cancer is a life-altering moment for you and your loved ones. When it is time to discuss your treatment options, making an informed decision about your treatment plan is important. Having a thorough knowledge of your options for lung cancer treatments can help you make treatment decisions that may improve your survival rates while giving you the best quality of life possible. Consider The Type Of Cancer…

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How You Can Prep Your Grade-Schooler For Their New Bifocals

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Unfortunately, the fear of being bullied is something most kids deal with who find out that they’ve been prescribed bifocals. If the experience is not a good one, wearing glasses can have a negative effect on your child’s self-esteem levels and make them feel poorly about themselves overall. The good news is that with your support and encouragement, your grade-schooler should be able to more easily adjust to wearing glasses and maintain a positive self image.…

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