Chronic kidney disease--or CKD--is hard for anyone, but when your child has the disease at a young age, navigating life can be more difficult for everyone in the family. How can you soothe your child and help them manage CKD? Keep Learning After initial diagnosis and some days of following their CKD treatment plan, you may not find much reason to do further investigation into the disease itself or anything other than what you've already discussed with their pediatrician. [Read More]
Time To Get Rid Of That Last Remaining Belly Flab? How To Prepare For Liposuction
There's nothing worse than reaching your weight loss goals and being left with a few problem areas. If you're experiencing that problem right now, it's time to talk to your doctor about liposuction services. Unfortunately, no matter how much effort you put into your weight loss, you might still come up short in areas such as your abdomen, thighs, and hips. Liposuction will take care of those problem areas. If you've never undergone liposuction before, you'll need to prepare yourself for the recovery. [Read More]
3 Symptoms That Can Signal High Blood Pressure
While high blood pressure is often thought of as a "silent disease" because it is frequently asymptomatic, it can actually cause significant symptoms. Long-standing or poorly managed high blood pressure, or hypertension, can heighten your risk for heart attack, stroke, or a blood clot. Here are three symptoms that may signal high blood pressure and what you can do about them. 1. Lightheadedness While an occasional episode of lightheadedness may be benign, frequent bouts with lightheadedness or dizziness may mean that you have high blood pressure. [Read More]
Should You Get A Massage During Pregnancy?
When you are pregnant, it can sometimes feel like every muscle in your body aches. Indeed, it is tough for your body to get used to carrying around all of that extra weight every day! To ease your muscle soreness, you may be thinking of getting a massage. But is massage safe for pregnant women? And if so, how does it help? Read on to learn the answers to these common questions. [Read More]