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Living With Psoriasis? Here’s Why It’s Vital To Get Treated

When skin cells grow faster than they are supposed to, a patient is sometimes diagnosed with psoriasis. Approximately 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, and there are a total of 125 million people around the world who have this common autoimmune disease. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, a provider who offers dermatology services can help you manage this condition effectively. Here are several symptoms and conditions you may experience if you fail to treat your psoriasis. Read More 

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