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High Heeled Boots And Foot Care: How To Protect Your Feet

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If you plan to wear boots this cold season, it’s essential that you protect your feet from poor circulation and pain. You can do so by taking better care of your ankles and feet before, during and after you wear your boots. If you don’t, you might end up at your podiatrist for care and treatment. Here’s how you get your feet ready for fall and winter the right way. Read More»

Issues Untreated Speech Problems Can Lead To

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Speech problems are quite common for young kids, and they can often be recognized when children are only a couple years old. While some kids will outgrow their speech impediments, others will not unless they receive proper treatment for them. Speech pathology is a field used to help kids and adults alike with speech difficulties, and it is important to seek help as soon as you recognize a potential issue with your child’s speech. Read More»

Men 50 And Older: Are Your Eyeglasses Causing Your Headaches?

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If you’re 50 years of age or older, wear eyeglasses and experience headaches all the time, check the prescription strength and frame size of your eyeglasses. A number of things can affect how well your eyeglasses function and fit, including the changes you experience from aging, as well as gaining or losing weight. All of these issues can trigger headaches. To help you understand why you experience headaches, here are possible problems you may have and how you can correct them. Read More»

Face Looking Older But You Don't Have Wrinkles? 2 Causes And How To Fix Them

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It can be disheartening to look at yourself in photos or in the mirror and realize that you are beginning to look older. You may look closely at your skin and not really see any wrinkles, leading to you wondering just what has changed in your facial structure that is giving you an older appearance. While facial wrinkles such as crows feet and a smile line are one of the first signs of aging for many people, others begin developing other changes in their facial structure first. Read More»

Treatment Options For Those Who Do Not Tolerate Glaucoma Medications Well

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If you’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma, one of the first things your eye doctor is likely to recommend is taking a medication, such as a prostaglandin or a beta blocker, to reduce the pressure behind your eyes. While these medications work well for many people, there are patients who do not tolerate them well. These patients may experience eye redness and burning, depression, fatigue, shortness of breath, and changes in blood pressure, among other side effects. Read More»

Signs That Your Child May Need Counseling And The Methods Used For Children

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When children go through difficult events and situations in life, they are often left with feelings they cannot work through. These feelings can accumulate and cause emotional problems for the child, and they can cause lifelong effects on the child’s wellbeing, emotions, and actions. Children’s counseling is something that can help children through tough times. If you are not sure if your child needs it or how it works, it’s important for you to know these three things. Read More»

Before You Jump Into Summer, Heed Warnings About The Jump In Skin Cancer Cases

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Ah, summer. Regardless of where you live, it’s the season during which you yearn for activities drenched in sunshine. For many people, it is the season of suntanning. Who doesn’t see the attraction of skin darkened by the sun’s rays, shown off in shorts or pretty dresses? However, a dark shadow lurks over the sun’s beckoning warmth. Skin cancer rates are skyrocketing in this country despite years of public service warnings about the importance of sunscreen protection. Read More»

5 Things You Should Note Before Taking Your Baby To A Dermatologist

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If your baby frequently develops minor rashes or is suffering from a persistent rash that will not go away, you should take him or her to a dermatologist. A dermatologist should be able to prescribe proper medication that will offer your baby immediate relief from their rash and may also be able to determine the root cause of the rash to prevent future outbreaks. However, to make a proper diagnosis, your dermatologist will need thorough information regarding your baby’s habits and exposure to various items. Read More»

Keep Your Broken-Boned Kid Content Without Shattering Your Sanity

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Do you have a child with a broken bone? If so, you have lots of company. About half of all boys and a quarter of girls break a bone during their formative years. In fact, fractures account for 15% of all childhood injuries. Wrists are the most likely area of a child’s body to suffer a fracture. Fractures, usually caused by falls, are the 4th most common type of injury for kids under six. Read More»

Important Tips For Maintain Your Baby's Oral Health And Hygiene

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Your baby’s first tooth is often accompanied by warm feelings, celebration, and bite marks on any low-lying furniture. What most people don’t associate with that milestone is the beginning of oral hygiene and health habits. However, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that you should bring your child in for their first visit when this first tooth appears–or no later than their first birthday. This time also marks the moment when you need to consider the oral health of your child. Read More»