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Tips For Helping Your Loved One Survive A Stroke

If you lived with a loved one that is getting older, you want to make sure that you know what to do should you notice that he or she is suffering from a stroke. Getting your loved one care immediately after a stroke occurs is one of the most important factors when it comes to your loved one recovering. Here are some tips for helping your loved one get through a stroke and have the best shot at recovery possible. Read More 

What To Expect After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

If you're preparing for pelvic reconstructive surgery, you've probably received a great deal of instruction and done your own fair share of research about the actual procedure. What about the post operation period? Knowing what to expect and being prepared is critical to your recovery. Make certain you know what to expect after your reconstructive surgery. Vaginal Discharge And Hemorrhaging It's not uncommon to experience vaginal discharge and hemorrhaging during the post-surgical period. Read More 

Beyond Diet: Two Other Lifestyle Changes To Help With Candida

If you've recently had problems with candida overgrowth, you've probably been instructed to change your diet. Forgoing sugars, starches, and alcohol and eating more probiotic-rich foods can certainly help curb your candida growth. However, in addition to modifying your diet, there are other lifestyle changes you can make to help keep the yeast at bay. Get more sleep. When you don't get enough sleep, or when you get poor quality sleep, your immunity suffers. Read More 

4 Mobility Aids And Equipment You May Need After Knee Surgery

Regardless of whether you will be having knee replacement surgery or some other form of orthopedic surgery involving your knee joints, one thing is for certain: You are going to find it difficult to get around for a bit. To make sure your recovery after the knee surgery is as easy as possible, it is a good idea to get your home ready for the event beforehand. There are a handful of mobility aids and medical equipment that you should have in place which will make your life a lot easier while you wait for your knee to heal after surgery. Read More 

Pollen: A Common Childhood Allergy Trigger

Pollen and other seasonal allergies that flare in the spring can make your child feel downright miserable. The bad news is, pollen-allergy symptoms don't just occur in early springtime as the leaves come out on the trees. Depending on your child's sensitivity to specific allergens, he or she may continue to suffer into the late spring from grass pollens and again later in the summer from weed pollens. But by keeping certain factors in mind, you can provide your child with effective seasonal-allergy support. Read More