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4 Things You Need To Know About Exercise Induced Asthma

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Athletes may encounter many obstacles as they strive to meet their training goals, including health obstacles like exercise-induced asthma. This condition makes it harder for athletes to meet their goals, but fortunately, it doesn’t need to stop your athletic career. Here are four things athletes need to know about exercise-induced asthma. What are the signs of exercise-induced asthma? If you have exercise-induced asthma, you’ll experience respiratory symptoms like shortness of breath or chest tightness shortly after you begin a...

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Addressing Your Dental Implant Questions

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The invention of dental implants has revolutionized the way that dentists treat missing teeth. Prior to the advent of these implants, dentures and bridges were the only way to replace missing teeth. While implants have made it possible for patients with tooth loss to greatly increase the quality of their smile, this procedure is often poorly understood. This can make it exceedingly difficult for patients to choose whether or not to undergo the procedure for getting dental implants, but the following answers to common questions should make it...

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Pay Attention To What Your Eyes Are Telling You

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you made it all the way through school without needing glasses, you were very lucky indeed. However, that does not mean that you are not going to need glasses later in life. Your vision is not set in stone; over time, most people’s vision changes. If you deal with any of the signs below, you need to schedule an appointment with your optometrist and have your vision checked.  Your Eyes Feel Tired Long Before The Rest Of You Does In general, your eyes should not feel tired until your body does. However, according to eye doctors,...

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4 Natural Remedies For Gum Disease

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Gum disease is typically a result of excessive plaque buildup that is not removed. This plaque hardens, making it extremely difficult to remove. Once the gums have become inflamed, it means that they are infected and you are more than likely dealing with gum disease, which can result in tooth loss. For this reason, you want to be sure that you do all that you can to help treat the gum disease. With the help of your dentist and the following natural remedies, you should experience relief right away: Vitamin C: Many studies have found that...

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3 Tips For Making Your Elderly Parent’s Bathroom Safer

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Do you have an elderly parent who lives alone at home? Are you worried about their safety? For many elderly people, even the most basic household tasks can become extremely dangerous. This is especially true if your parent has lost some mobility or even some mental capabilities. The bathroom can be one of the most dangerous areas. Wet floors can lead to slip and falls. Also, the process of sitting and standing in a bath, shower, or even on the toilet can be difficult for some elderly people. Here are three tips to help your parent stay safe...

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Low Vision And You: What You Need To Know

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the scariest things that can happen is losing the quality of your eyesight. That’s why, if you’ve been diagnosed with having low vision, you might find yourself a little stunned with the information you’ve been provided with. If you need a little more help understanding your diagnosis, or that of a family member or friend, this information is for you. What is Low Vision? Low vision is a general term that covers a wide variety of visual problems. No two diagnosis are the same, which can make learning about low vision...

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4 Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have kids, you know how tough it can be to encourage them to brush their teeth. However, as you already know, proper dental hygiene is important for healthy teeth and gums. Luckily, there are things you can do to help encourage your little ones to get excited about brushing. Follow these tips, and you are sure to see changes in your kids’ dental hygiene before you know it. 1. Ask the Dentist to Show Them Sometimes, it can be helpful for kids to be shown how to do something by someone other than their parents. At their next dental...

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Tired Of Sore Feet? These Solutions May Help

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your feet are tired and achy when you get home from work every night, it can make you feel miserable. Nothing puts you in a bad mood quite like sore feet. There could be several causes for your problem, so it’s probably worth a visit to a podiatrist to help get your condition under control. Here are some treatments you can try. Wear Orthotics Orthotics are shoe inserts that support and cushion your feet. If you have a foot abnormality that causes stress on your muscles, the podiatrist may give you custom orthotics to wear. These...

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Repairing Your Glasses With Glue

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s easy to accidentally break your glasses by stepping on them or when you fail to properly catch a baseball. When this happens, try to stay calm and assess the situation. You might be able to repair your glasses. Find Out if You Have a Warranty If you break your eyeglasses, there is little reason to waste time trying to repair them if they are already under warranty. If so, you could have them repaired or replaced for free. Contact your eye doctor to find out if you still have a warranty. Ask If Your Glasses Can Be Repaired...

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Mapping The Surface Of The Human Eye: How Optometrists Measure Your Eyes For Contact Lenses

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you want to avoid wearing glasses, your only other options are contact lenses or laser eye surgery. Not many people have the kind of money needed for laser eye surgery, which is why they opt for contact lenses. Before you ever place a lens over the cornea of your eye, your optometrist has to map its dimensions. Measuring the Diameter of Your Cornea The cornea, the rounded, elevated surface over the iris of your eye, has at least two dimensions. Your optometrist measures the “height” of the corneas, the distance which it rises...

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