Making it Through Menopause

Goodbye Fiction, Hello Fact: Busting Myths About Colonoscopies

Colonoscopies are not a thing most people want to talk about. You may consider your need for this test private, and there's a good chance your friends and relatives feel the same way! Perhaps this refusal to talk about colonoscopies is why there are so many myths and misconceptions floating around about the procedure. Whether you want to talk about it or not, you can read about those myths — and discover the actual facts about colonoscopies — in the article below. Read More 

Helpful Recovery Tips For Those With Spinal Injuries

The spine is one of the more serious areas on your body that can get hurt. Spinal injuries can impact your movement in a lot of ways. If you're in this situation and trying to recover, these recovery tips can make this stressful situation much easier to manage for however long it lasts.  Plan Out a Daily Routine Just because you're recovering from a spinal injury, that doesn't mean you have to do nothing. Read More 

What To Expect When You Have Your Appendix Removed

Nobody really plans on having their appendix removed, but every year, thousands of people develop appendicitis, an infection of the appendix, and removing the organ really is the best solution. Since you probably won't be in a state to do research and read a lot about the procedure if you are writhing with the pain of appendicitis in a hospital, it is a good idea to do that research how—just in case. Read More 

Complementary Treatments For Neck Pain To Consider

When you struggle with neck pain, either chronically or from an injury, you may find yourself wondering what you can do to deal with your discomfort. There are many conventional treatment options available including pain medications, physical therapy, and even surgery. However, if you are currently taking medications and/or doing physical therapy, you may looking for additional options. Complementary treatments can help to treat neck pain and can even enhance conventional treatments. Read More 

Be Aware Of Possible Allergy Issues This Fall

The arrival of fall brings with it leaves falling to the ground, football on the TV, and maybe some pumpkin and apple cider in the fridge if you're lucky. But fall can also bring unique circumstances that cause your allergies to act up. If you have especially sensitive skin, you should be cautious as you proceed through the autumn season. Here are some common causes of autumn allergy issues and what you can do about them. Read More