Despite treatments that include medications, surgery and neurostimulation devices, many people with epilepsy continue to have seizures. And the uncertainty of when a seizure could occur affects their quality of life. But what if these people could anticipate a seizure and take … Continue reading Seizure Forecasting Device with Epilepsy
It’s important to have a well-stocked first aid kit in your home so you can deal with minor accidents and injuries. Your first aid kit should be locked and kept in a cool, dry place out of the reach of children. … Continue reading What Should I Keep in My First Aid Kit?
For families with young children, the holiday season can be a time of great joy — but there are also dangers and health hazards parents need to be aware of. Here are some of the most common reasons children are … Continue reading Preventing Emergency Room (ER) Visits During the Holidays
This commonly occurs when someone is recovering from an injury. Frozen shoulder sometimes occurs when someone is wearing a sling or cast, healing from surgery, suffering from arthritis or experiencing a limited range of motion for another reason, such as a result … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder Symptoms, Natural Treatment and Exercises
Bay leaves grow on a group of evergreen plants that belong to the plant family called Lauraceae. These plants produce aromatic leaves that are used in cooking and for other purposes. They are available whole/fresh, dried or ground into powder. … Continue reading Bay Leaf Benefits, Nutrition, Side Effects and Use
Many patients who require dental orthodontics do so because of an overbite. There are various types of treatment options for overbites that exist. These options range from braces, tooth extraction, and jaw surgery. The least invasive and the most time … Continue reading Braces vs. Surgery: What’s Better for Jaw Correction?
If you’ve just cut your finger off in a table saw, it’s pretty clear that the emergency room should be your next stop. But not all emergencies are quite that clear-cut. Emergency rooms are the most expensive places to receive … Continue reading When Insurers Deny Emergency Department Claims
Psychological trauma is a response to an event that a person finds highly stressful. Examples include being in a war zone, a natural disaster, or an accident. Trauma can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms. Not everyone … Continue reading What is Trauma? Types, Symptoms and Treatments
Tics are irregular, uncontrollable, unwanted, and repetitive movements of muscles that can occur in any part of the body. Movements of the limbs and other body parts are known as motor tics. Involuntary repetitive sounds, such as grunting, sniffing, or … Continue reading Tic Disorders: Causes, Types and Diagnosis
Any doctor will tell you that every guy needs a primary-care provider—a trusted physician who knows you, knows that your dad had a heart attack at age 40, helps you figure out how to tweak your life according to your … Continue reading Urgent Care, Telemedicine – Ways Going to the Doctor Is Changing
Roughly 10 percent of the adult population suffers from the type of heel pain known as plantar fasciitis. (1) Plantar fasciitis is caused by inflammation of the thick fascia tissues of the heels. It’s a common running injury and usually … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis Natural Remedies + 5 Key Stretches
Ever since Prince Philip had his car accident, there’s been a lot of ~chatter~ about the fact that the royal family often don’t wear seat belts. In fact, Queen Elizabeth was seen driving sans seat belt in the wake of … Continue reading Why the Royals Don’t Wear Seat Belts