Understanding Possible Sclerotherapy Complications

If you have varicose veins and believe that they are unsightly, then you may want to work with your doctor to treat the veins. Sclerotherapy is one type of treatment that you can invest in and involves the injection of a saline solution into the raised veins. This collapses them so they are no longer visible. If you decide on the treatment, you should know that there are some complications that can develop, as with other medical procedures. [Read More]

3 Tips To Prevent Anal Fissures

An anal fissure can be a very uncomfortable situation to deal with. Plus, some people find themselves dealing with it on their own because they are too embarrassed to talk to their doctor about it, due to the very nature of the problem. Luckily, there are ways that you can help prevent anal fissures from happening in the future. 1. Take Stool Softeners or Anti-Diarrhea Medication Do you find that you experience frequent bouts of constipation? [Read More]

Swelling Reduction Tips After Breast Augmentation Surgery

If you have a breast augmentation scheduled, then your plastic surgeon has likely informed you about the recovery period that must occur after the surgery is over. During your recovery, you will need to deal with some swelling. Swelling should be reduced as much as possible to assist your body with the healing process and also to reduce your own discomfort. There are many things you can do to reduce swelling, like the following. [Read More]

Tips For Caring For Someone With Late-Stage Brain Cancer

As someone caring for a loved one with late-stage brain cancer, it is important that you know there are some simple things you can do to make the process easier for both of you, such as the following tips: Tip: Ask a Friend or Family Member to Come Visit While You Go Grocery Shopping and Run Errands Since it is no longer safe for you to leave your loved one at home alone when their brain cancer is in its last stages, you will need to arrange for respite care. [Read More]