Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Weight Loss Groups – Supportive and Effective

Weight Loss Group

Research shows that attending a weight loss group provides the most effective environment to learn, succeed, and lose weight. The purpose of a supportive weight loss group is similar to any other support group. It is a gathering of people who are going through the same issues you are going through and desiring a similar goal. In this case – weight loss. Losing weight can be difficult, especially when undergoing the process alone. Sticking to… Read More »

Recovery After Surgery

Recovery After Surgery

With recovery after surgery of any kind you may experience discomfort or even pain. Knowing your activity guidelines and what to expect following surgery ensures the best possible outcome. Being aware of your recovery reduces complications both during and after your hospital stay. No matter what kind of surgery you have, discomfort is probable. You may experience some level of pain and your activities may be restricted. It is critical that you follow the guidelines issued… Read More »

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects five million Americans age 18 and older. Of the large population impacted by this condition, approximately 80-90 percent are women. Although rare, men and children may also develop the condition. Most of those diagnosed with fibromyalgia are middle-aged. The fibromyalgia condition is characterized by pain in the muscles, tendons, and joints throughout the entire body. Primary pain and aching is found along the spine. The condition is not associated… Read More »

Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetic Foot Problems

Foot problems are common in people with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, even the most ordinary foot problems may develop into serious complications, especially if the foot issues are ignored. People with diabetes are at risk for a number of problems associated with the feet. From bunions to dry skin, even a minor problem may result in something serious because of the impact diabetes has on circulation and overall health. Diabetic foot care… Read More »

Living With Asthma: Treatment & Control

Asthma

Asthma is a disease that impacts the lungs. It makes breathing difficult and sleep troublesome. It is one of the most common long-term diseases in children; however, adults can be diagnosed with the condition too. The most common symptoms are chest tightness, coughing at night and in the morning, breathlessness, and the signature wheezing when breathing. Asthma causes two million emergency room visits every year. According to the American Lung Association, once a person has… Read More »