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What You Should Know About Early Signs of Dementia & Other Supportive Care Needs

As your family members and loved ones age, you may notice them having increasing struggles with daily self-care and household tasks. When their ability to deal with daily tasks declines, you may want to start looking for an independent living facility that offers necessary daily support. This is particularly true if your loved one is showing signs of dementia. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you're evaluating your loved one's care needs. Read More 

3 Ways Your Diet May Be Causing Your Back Pain

Living with lower back pain can negatively affect your life in many ways. In extreme cases, lower back pain can impede your mobility, making even basic daily living tasks difficult or impossible to perform. Even in cases that aren't that severe, lower back pain can reduce your quality of life, preventing you from being able to participate in work or recreational activities as fully as you might like. Unfortunately, lower back pain is also difficult to treat, as the causes for it are often unclear. Read More 

6 Teeth-Whitening Techniques That May Be Harming Your Teeth

Human teeth naturally come in a variety of shades of white. While some people have whiter teeth, most people have teeth that are more of a cream color. While whitening techniques can get your teeth whiter, many techniques can strip your teeth of the enamel that protects you from tooth decay and cavities. If you are concerned about the color of your teeth, you may be tempted to try some at-home whitening techniques. Read More 

Knowing Your Child’s Asthma Type Results In Best Possible Treatment

Are you the parent of an asthmatic child? If so, by now you well know the characteristic wheezing and cough that indicate it's time for the inhaler or a nebulizer treatment. However, the pediatrician may not have told you that there are several types of asthma. If your child's asthma is persistent and/or severe, you should schedule an appointment with an allergy specialist to further clarify your child's diagnosis and create a specific treatment plan. Read More 

3 Ways IV Nutrition Can Improve Your Health

Although intravenous (IV) nutrition therapy is not a new form of treatment, many people are unaware of its benefits as a primary or adjunctive therapy for several medical problems. If you are interested in alternative or complementary treatments, IV nutrition can give you an extra boost. Nutrition After Bariatric Surgery Most forms of bariatric surgery rely on creating a smaller stomach and/or creating a nutrient deficit by bypassing part of the small intestines to help you lose weight. Read More