A Few Things To Know About Having Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery may be needed if your knee joint is so painful that you find it difficult to walk and continue your normal activities. The surgery is done to repair the knee joint after an injury or from damage caused by arthritis. If you haven't found relief from other forms of treatment, then a knee replacement might end your pain. Here are some things to know about having this procedure done.

Nearing Middle-Age? Actions You Can Take Now To Reduce Your Risk Of Dementia

If you're nearing middle-age, now's the time to start thinking about dementia, and how to prevent yourself from developing the debilitating disease. According to statistics, about 47 million people worldwide, suffer from dementia, with over 9 million new cases diagnosed each year. Dementia destroys your cognitive ability, robbing you of your ability to process language,thoughts, and even your memories. Luckily, just because you're aging, doesn't mean you're destined to suffer from dementia.

Five Non-Back Related Reasons to Consider Chiropractic Care

When people think about a visit to the chiropractor, they typically think about back pain treatment. There are a lot of other reasons to see a chiropractor, though. Some are pain related and some are related to other body and mind functions. Studies are appearing every day that point to chiropractic care being more beneficial that most of us ever knew.  Here are a few reasons to visit a chiropractor that you might not have considered.

High Intraocular Pressure: Should You Be Worried?

When you go to the eye doctor for your annual checkup, they usually administer the air puff test in which a puff of air is propelled towards your eye. The degree to which your eye resists this puff of air tells your eye doctor your intraocular pressure. If you've been told you have high intraocular pressure, you may be a bit concerned. Here's a closer look at what this remark means and how your eye doctor may go about determining the cause of your high intraocular pressure.

3 Ways To Easily Incorporate Organic Whey Protein Powder In Your Diet

Whey protein is considered by many health gurus to be one of the purest forms of protein that you can get. Derived from milk, whey protein is often a byproduct result in the cheese making process, but can also be separated from the casein in milk through a secondary process. If you are looking to incorporate more amino acids and protein into your diet, it is definitely a good idea to invest a good, organic whey protein powder.

Picture This: Your Spouse's Online Photos May--Or May Not--Be Telltale Signs Of Cheating

If your spouse is constantly posting selfies online, does that mean that your spouse is cheating on you? The mere act of posting photos on a social media site is not in and of itself a red flag--after all, social media sites are designed for sharing and staying in touch with others--but certain patterns can, indeed, signify infidelity. Studies show that constantly posting selfies can signify diminished partner intimacy, so even if your spouse is not cheating, the constant posting may be interfering with your marriage.

Gynecologists Offering Primary Care Health Care Services Along With Numerous Other New Services

Gynecologists and their patients are benefiting from new trends in women's health care, which make it so much easier to understand the complexities of various conditions that can affect women's reproductive systems. Back in the day, primary care physicians shouldered the full health care needs of your elderly family members. That included gynecology and obstetrician services. As time passed, physicians branched out into specialty training that gave people the opportunity to choose an obstetrician for their birthing needs and a gynecologist for all other reproductive system needs.

Breathe Easily And Comfortably - Knowing When You Need A CPAP Chin Strap

The development of continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, machines has been a revelation for untold numbers of people who previously suffered through many nights of no sleep. Yet for some people, the machine itself is not sufficient for full comfort. If you've had trouble sleeping in your mask or wearing it snugly, you should consider all possible solutions. Below, you'll find a guide to some signs that a chin strap for your CPAP machine may be the right choice for you.

Daddy Boot Camp

So, your wife or girlfriend is pregnant and you cannot be more excited, but you also cannot be more nervous. This is completely normal and to be expected for a soon-to-be father. You might feel like you need parenting classes or help. Here are a few steps to walk you through how to be the most supportive you can be through the birthing process: The Basics For centuries, the birthing process was left strictly to the women.

What To Expect In Total Hip Replacement Recovery

If your physician recommends a total hip replacement, you may be worried about what your future holds.  What should you expect from recovery? Although the entire rehabilitation process can take up to a year, the first few weeks are critical to your successful hip replacement.   What to Expect in Immediate Recovery For a total hip surgery, you can expect to stay in the hospital 2-4 days.  If you are making repairs to a previous hip replacement, your hospital stay may be longer.