Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Cervical Spine Disorders

Cervical Spine

To understand cervical spine disorders, you must know what area of the body is impacted. The cervical spine is found in the uppermost seven vertebrae surrounding and protecting the spinal cord. There are various symptoms associated with cervical spine problems and disorders. Symptoms may include headaches, chronic pain, muscle spasms, or even numbness and tingling in the extremities. Since the neck is highly mobile, it is vulnerable to traumatic injuries caused by sudden movement. The… Read More »

What Can Abnormalities in Tastes and Smells Tell You About Diseases?

Senses

Sense of smell and taste brings great pleasure. Both help us to enjoy food and the pleasant fragrances around us, such as flowers, coffee, and other fresh scents. But, the sense of taste and smell can also protect us, providing a safety precaution from harmful things like gas leaks or fire. Abnormalities in taste and smell can also indicate the existence of diseases or problematic conditions. The loss of the sense of smell is known… Read More »

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people with heart problems. Rehab programs include exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help you return to an active life. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to provide patients with education and counseling services to help improve and reduce future heart health problems, including heart attack or heart failure. Who Needs A Cardiac Rehabilitation… Read More »

Acne In Your Adult Years

Adult Acne

Adult acne is troublesome. The same treatment used in adolescence is ineffective and over-the-counter medication irritates the skin and worsens the breakout. The lack of response to home treatment is confusing, causing some to wonder if the problem is even acne at all. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne may persist well beyond the teenage years. Adults experience acne in their 30s, 40s, and even 50s. Adults may experience late-onset acne, a condition… Read More »

5 Ways to Avoid the Flu this Season

flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends several actions to fight the flu, especially during cold and flu season. Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, can be deadly. People at high risk for developing complications associated with the flu include small children, older adults, pregnant women, and those with weakened immune systems or chronic diseases and illnesses. Below¬†are five common ways to avoid the flu this season. Though we’ve all heard these… Read More »