Here is a list of some of the most common questions to ask your anesthesiologist as you prepare for any procedure. It’s always best to consult with your anesthesiologist or physician about your personal situation. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/09/10-questions-anesthesia.html
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Gentle Stretches Help Carpal Tunnel
Surgery can be risky, exercise could aggravate the muscles and tendons you are trying to soothe and strengthen; but these gentle stretches could help bring relief to carpal tunnel sufferers http://www.bottomlinepublications.com/content/article/diet-a-exercise/easy-exercises-relieve-carpal-tunnel#at_pco=tcb-1.0&at_tot=5&at_ab=-&at_pos=0
Boost Your Immune System In The Produce Aisle
Your first line of defense is to choose a healthy lifestyle. Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward keeping your immune system strong and healthy. Even the healthiest of immune systems could use a boost! http://www.doctoroz.com/slideshow/boost-your-immunity-naturally
Mythbusting ObamaCare, Thank You FactCheck.org
Sign ups for new Insurance plans under the Affordable Care Plan will begin Oct. 1. These plans must meet certain standards of quality and must be explained clearly with no fine print. And federal subsidies will be available for those who qualify for financial help. Here’s a ;ittle straight talk from Wendell Potter And FactCheck.org [...]
Collaboration: Making the Most of Your Doctor’s Appt
Important tips and relevant questions to help your doctor help you get the most out of your appointment http://blog.sharecare.com/2013/08/05/make-the-most-of-your-doctors-appointment/
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Most of the symptoms of neuropathy are a tingling, burning, numbness, abnormal sensation and pain in the feet. Over time it can spread to the legs and hands. There are many different causes of neuropathy, however about 30% are of an unknown cause. Now there is a new therapy, The ReBuilder that works by [...]
Consumption of Fatty Fish (Omega 3) May Mitigate RA in Women
Fish oil supplementation (omega 3 fatty acid) is the only source of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids n-3 (PUFAs) consistently associated with a reduced risk of RA, and studies of dietary sources of n-3 PUFAs have yielded inconsistent results. http://www.medpagetoday.com/Rheumatology/Arthritis/41000?xid=nl_mpt_guptaguide_2013-08-14&utm_source=guptaguide&utm_medium=email&utm_content=mpt&utm_campaign=08%7C14%7C2013&userid=421060&eun=g5520391d10r&email=pilates18%40aol.com&mu_id=5520391
An Economists Perspective Of The Affordable Care Act
‘What is most clear is that the current health care system is failing families, businesses and governments. Making room for productive investment in our economy is one of the major potential benefits of the Affordable Care Act. If it works as intended, the health of our economy -as well as our people – will be [...]
Do the Health Claims About Fish Oil Hold Water?
Sorting through some of the claims, the hype and the buzz surrounding fish oil. Like a fish in a pond, some areas are very clear and some are murky http://greatist.com/health/wtf-fish-oil-supplement
Being Aware of These Unexpected Risk Factors Could Prevent Strokes
Researchers are now discovering several risk factors for strokes that are seemingly unrelated to high blood pressure, smoking or bodyweight. Migraines, inflammatory bowel disease and diabetes are a few to be aware of, once you’re aware of these “hidden” risk factors—and take the necessary steps to prevent or control them—you can improve your odds of [...]
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