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3 Effective Ways To Treat Elbow Pain

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Elbow pain is a painful condition that may likely affect the overall health of your arm. It stems from repeated straining and incorrect movements of the elbow joints, especially when doing daily activities, such as household chores. It can also result from trauma, infection, or autoimmune diseases like arthritis. As such, you must seek appropriate management and treatment for your elbow pain. Ultimately, for most patients, depending on the severity and extent of the elbow pain, pain management can include incorporating home remedy techniques, physical therapy, medications, and surgery to relieve the pain. Read More»

Can You Protect Yourself Against HIV?

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If you worry about getting HIV, you may wonder if you can protect yourself from it. HIV, or the human immunodeficiency virus, affects people all over the world. Although many people take precautions against the disease, the virus may still infect some people. You can protect yourself from HIV with the information below. How Does HIV Affect You? The human immunodeficiency virus spreads through sexual contact with an infected individual. The virus may also transmit to people exposed to infected blood, breast milk, and other bodily fluids. Read More»

Addiction Development And Recovery

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Addiction Development and Recovery  Addiction is a complex brain disorder of uncontrolled and continuous craving for something then using it despite its bad effects on the physical or mental health. Addiction causes long-lasting changes in the brain and causes mental illness. When do you get addicted to something? Addiction does not happen overnight. Addiction develops in stages, the first step being experimenting with the substance or drug for the first time. Read More»

2 Reasons To See A Virtual Behavioral Health Therapist

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If you want to start behavioral therapy, then you don’t have to visit a therapist in their office. You can use virtual therapy instead. For example, you could talk to your therapist via video calls, phone, or text or audio messages. What are the advantages of using virtual therapy? 1. Get Help Faster You might not get a fast office appointment with a therapist. You have to find someone with free slots that also fit your schedule. Read More»

3 Things To Know About Medical Weight Loss

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If you are obese or overweight, losing a few pounds may feel like an uphill battle. While getting rid of extra pounds is challenging, you’ll see many health benefits from shedding excess weight. After losing weight, better mobility and improved self-image are other benefits you may experience. There are many reasons to lose those pounds, but taking the first step towards weight loss is crucial. For many, medical weight loss is their best bet. Read More»

A Guide On Urinary Tract Infection Management

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If you constantly need to urinate, experience pain when urinating, or experience lower back pain, you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). Most UTIs can be prevented, diagnosed, and treated effectively. This post highlights the symptoms, treatment, and prevention options for Urinary Tract Infections.  What is Urinary Tract Infection? A UTI affects the urinary system. The four major parts of the urinary system include the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Read More»

Steps To Take When Buying Surgical Masks For Infection Control

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When treating patients, it’s key to have products that keep infections from developing and spreading. These resources are known as infection control products, and they can be life-saving in some cases. If you plan on buying surgeon masks to keep a surgical environment completely sterile, take these steps. See What Regulatory Standards Are in Place First Before you become set on any one type of surgical mask, it helps to first find out what regulatory standards these masks must comply with. Read More»

4 Signs It's Time To Go For Colon Cancer Testing

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Colon cancer is a major health problem in the United States, and one of the best ways to detect it is through a colonoscopy. This non-invasive test uses a long, flexible tube with a light and camera on the end to examine the colon. If cells are appearing abnormal, they can be tested for colon cancer. When diagnosed early, this cancer is highly treatable. Colon cancer screening can often be lifesaving. Read More»

3 Kinds Of Behavioral Therapy For Children

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The parents of a child with emotional or behavioral problems are often told that behavioral therapy is a good treatment avenue for their son or daughter. Behavioral therapy is a broad term that encompasses many different therapeutic modalities. The more you know about these modalities, the better prepared you will be to pursue the one that will best meet the needs of your child. 1. Behavioral Activation Behavioral activation is a therapeutic modality that is particularly helpful for children who suffer from depression. Read More»

A Look at Photodynamic Therapy as a Skin Cancer Treatment

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If you have skin cancer, your doctor has a variety of treatment options depending on the type of cancer you have, how far it has advanced, and where it is located. The doctor may start with surgery to remove the cancer and then also provide chemotherapy and radiation. Another type of treatment your doctor may recommend is photodynamic therapy. This might be given alone or with other types of cancer treatments. Read More»