health--medical

Lifestyle Changes You Should Make Today To Help Lower Your Cholesterol And Increase Your Overall Health

If you have high cholesterol, you can certainly get on some medication to help keep your cholesterol in the normal range. However, being on medication long term can have negative effects on your body. By making simple changes in your lifestyle, you can sometimes lower your cholesterol without the use of a pill. See below for lifestyle changes you should make now. Eat A Healthier Diet Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry, nuts and whole grains will help with your over-all heart health according to the American Heart Association. Read More 

What Are Your Home Health Care Options For A Parent Dealing With Dementia?

However, there may be any number of reasons you don't yet wish to place your parent into a special memory unit at an assisted living facility or nursing home. If your parent needs medical care you can't provide, you may be at a loss as to how to proceed. Read on to learn more about some ways you may be able to help care for a relative suffering from dementia at home. Read More 

3 Things Parents Should Know About Cleft Palate Surgery

If prenatal ultrasounds have determined that your child will be born with a cleft palate, or if you've recently given birth to a baby with a cleft palate, you probably have a lot of questions about your child's surgery and how to cope with it. Take a look at some important things that parents should know about what to expect with their child's medical treatment. Cleft Palates Are Becoming More Common Read More 

Repairing Sun-Damaged Skin: Medical Procedures That Can Help

As an older, middle-aged person, you probably did not hear about the bad effects of the sun on your skin until you were a teenager or young adult. By then, the lack of prevention and protection to your skin had already set the stage for the future health and appearance of your skin. If you want to turn back the clock and make your skin a little healthier, there are medical procedures that can help. Read More 

Beyond Braces: Two Serious Conditions That Orthodontists Treat

Orthodontists are most commonly known as the dentists who install braces. Yet, crooked teeth are just the beginning of the many issues an orthodontist can help treat. If would like to learn more about the true scope of orthodontic dentistry, read on. This article will introduce you to two little known disorders that orthodontics can solve. Speech Impediments When a case of dental malocclusion--the technical name for crooked teeth--is mild, it is generally considered merely a cosmetic issue. Read More