Understanding Gestational Diabetes: An Introduction

Reasons That Your Hearing Aid May Fall Out

When you get a hearing aid, you may notice that it takes some time to adjust to how it feels in your ear — or, you may find that you're hardly aware of its presence just a few days after getting it. One thing that may make you aware of the hearing aid is if it slips out of place. Perhaps you feel it loose inside your ear, or maybe it begins to fall out and you have to grab it.   Read More...

Osteoporosis 101

Most women as they near menopause know they have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, but sadly, many women don't fully understand why and are in desperate need of postmenopausal osteoporosis information. Here is a brief summary of what you need to know to help you make the right lifestyle choices and informed healthcare decisions. What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is essentially porous bone. The reduction in bone mass makes the bones weak and brittle.   Read More...

How Does Weight Lifting Make Bones Stronger?

If you've been diagnosed with osteoporosis or have worried that you could be someday, chances are you've heard that weight-bearing exercises strengthen bones. While this is true, it might seem confusing to think that weak, thin, and brittle bones could be helped by putting more weight on them. If you're curious how this mechanism works, read on to discover why weight lifting is good for bones. Bones are Living Things   Read More...

4 Tips For Working While Undergoing Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatment can feel like a full-time job all on its own. But not everyone can afford to quit their job while they're undergoing cancer treatments. In fact, since so many people use employer-provided health insurance, continuing to work is key to affording treatment for many cancer patients. If you can't afford to take time off of work while you're undergoing cancer treatment (or if you just don't want to stop working) take a look at some tips that will help you manage your professional life while undergoing cancer treatments.   Read More...

Tips for Making Custom Shoe Inserts to Alleviate Ledderhose Disease Symptoms

Ledderhose disease might not have the same notoriety as plantar fasciitis, but those who suffer from it will attest to how it can greatly diminish their quality of life. Ledderhose disease sufferers will experience a series of bumpy nodules on the soles of the feet. Walking and standing, as a result, become highly uncomfortable to the point that you might seldom want to get up from sitting or lying down.   Read More...