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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 

Five Ways To Volunteer At An Independent Living Community

If you have free time to spare and would like to make a difference for seniors, you should consider volunteering your time at an independent living community. Volunteering allows you to share your talents, creativity and support with seniors who would appreciate your time and companionship. Many independent living communities appreciate volunteers for transporting residents, companion visits, holiday events and other tasks. Volunteers are of all ages, ranging from teenagers to seniors, with some volunteers bringing pets or children to visit the residents. Read More 

Listening To The Music: Do You Have Musical Ear Syndrome?

Nearly everyone can relate to getting a song stuck in their head. This often happens after hearing a catchy tune or a song with memorable lyrics. While it can be annoying, it is a temporary experience that does no harm. For some, the song in their head may not be so benign. Some people, mostly those with some degree of hearing loss, suffer from musical or auditory hallucinations that are not associated with a psychiatric condition. Read More 

Worried Or Nervous About Giving Birth? Consult With A Midwife

Becoming pregnant and knowing that you'll soon have a little one joining your family should be exciting. However, many women feel a lot of anxiety and nervousness about their pregnancies and about giving birth. Most women experience some degree of fear related to childbirth, and 7.5% of women suffer from what can be considered abject terror. Enduring your pregnancy in fear is not good for you or for your baby. In fact, the mere fact that you are afraid of labor could result in your labor lasting longer. Read More