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3 Things To Expect At Your First Prenatal Visit With Your OBGYN

When you go in for your first prenatal visit, some routine things are going to be done. This article will discuss 3 things to expect at your first prenatal visit with your OBGYN.  Complete Blood Work-Up As part of your first prenatal visit, you are going to get a complete blood work-up. One reason for doing this is to ensure that you are in fact pregnant. While you will always get a urine test to test for pregnancy, a blood test can also check for this. Read More 

3 Tips For Using Nasal Spray

If your doctor has prescribed you nasal spray for symptoms related to allergies, such as an itchy, runny, stuffy, or otherwise irritable nose and/or eyes, then this can be a great medication to help relieve these symptoms. However, in order for you to get the most effective use out of the nasal spray, it is crucial that you use it properly. This article will discuss 3 tips for using your nasal spray. Read More 

GERD Not Responding To Drugs? Try These Natural Therapies

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, can wreak havoc on your well-being and lifestyle. After months or years of dealing with heartburn, you may be left feeling exhausted and defeated – especially when prescription medications have not brought you much relief. But it's important not to give up! For many patients who don't respond well to medications, these natural therapies have been extremely helpful in diminishing GERD symptoms. Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care is safe, painless, and in most cases, inexpensive. Read More 

Does Your Cut Need Treatment?

Getting a cut or laceration is certainly common, and most cuts can be taken care of at home with a little antiseptic and a band-aid. When you or a family member gets a more significant cut, you may not know when visiting the doctor or urgent-care center is necessary. Fortunately, there are a few signs that will let you know exactly what to do.  Body Cuts and Lacerations Many cuts initially bleed quite a bit, but when the bleeding does not quickly slow down, you need to visit the emergency room or an urgent-care facility. Read More 

3 Ways High Blood Sugar Can Affect Your Feet

While diabetes and resultant high blood sugar can lead to eye problems, heighten your risk for cardiovascular disease, and promote renal failure, it can also cause problems with your ankles and feet. While many diabetic-related foot problems resolve once tight control over blood glucose levels are regained, some problems may be permanent. Here are three ways your diabetes may warrant a visit to your foot doctor, and what you can do about them: Read More