Are you beginning to worry about the pain in your feet because it doesn't go away? If it seems as though the pain is only becoming worse, it might be due to you having a foot condition that requires medical attention from a podiatrist. Plantar fasciitis can become severe if your feet are not treated in a timely manner. You will find answers to a few of the questions that you might have about plantar fasciitis in this article. [Read More]
3 Tips For Lipid Management
Managing your lipids (cholesterol) may not be an easy task, especially if you are predisposed to having elevated cholesterol. There are ways you can reduce your cholesterol, especially when you combine lifestyle changes and medical interventions. Maintain A Healthy Weight Maintaining a healthy weight will have different meanings for each person. If you are significantly overweight and have struggled with your weight for many years, it may be time to have a discussion with your doctor about weight loss options. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
Three Tips For Combating Knee Pain As A Runner
Running offers a plethora of health benefits. In fact, scientists have found that running can prevent strokes, heart disease, obesity, and much more. While running can be a great way to get in your allotted amount of exercise per week, once injury could end up sidelining you. One of the biggest injury complaints from runners is runner's knee. This is when the kneecap rests on the hip bone. In return, this can cause a great deal of pain and force you to stop running, or it can be a dull pain that remains annoying. [Read More]