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Family Caregiving: 3 Ways To Help Your Loved One’s Recovery After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

The decision to have surgery to correct pelvic prolapse is personal, yet seeking medical attention for uncomfortable symptoms such as incontinence helps improve your loved one's quality of life. As your loved one's caregiver, it is important to realize that pelvic reconstructive surgery does require special care during the recovery period to ensure that the wound is able to heal completely. Use these tips to help your loved one through those first few weeks so that they have the best possible recovery. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose An Outpatient Care Center For Your Surgical Needs

When it comes to caring for your health, you may find that you need a surgical procedure in order to restore proper function to your body. Surgical procedures can not only create physical discomfort, but financial discomfort as well. Making the choice to have your surgery performed in an outpatient care center could  be beneficial in alleviating some of the stress associated with a surgical procedure. Here are three reasons why you should consider an outpatient care center for your surgical needs in the future. Read More 

Understanding Lactose Intolerance And How It Causes Bloating

Some types of bloating issues are considered serious. However, there are often some pretty common non-serious issues that can explain the problem. For example, bloating may be caused by a lactose intolerance. Keep reading to learn about about lactose intolerance, bloating, and how the issue can be reduced when eating dairy foods. What Is Lactose Intolerance? Many people believe that lactose intolerance is actually an allergy to milk and dairy foods. Some people are allergic to cow's milk. Read More 

Addressing Your Neck Pain From Rheumatoid Arthritis Without Drugs

If you have recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, your first thought might have been swollen, painful wrists and hands that made any movements difficult. However, since rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, as it is also known, is an auto-immune disorder that impacts joints, its symptoms can manifest in many places other than your wrists and hands, such as your neck. That means that if your chronic neck pain doesn't improve with a new pillow or hot bath, it might be attributed to your RA. Read More 

Tips For Helping Your Child Bond With His Or Her Nurse

If you have a child that has a chronic illness, there is a good chance that you have spent the money to have a nurse on hand to take care of him or her at home. This is especially important if you need to go to work and are not able to provide the level of care that your child needs remotely. However, your child might be afraid or resent the intrusion of a stranger in his or her home, especially if he or she is already tired and scared from being sick and in pain a lot of the time. Read More