Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

  • The Not-So Silent Killer: 3 Problems That Could Signify Ovarian Cancer

    The subtle, vague symptoms associated with ovarian cancer are easy for both women and their doctors to dismiss as other benign problems. Knowing which changes in your body could be cause for alarm can make you more proactive in finding the underlying cause. Chronic Bloating Elastic waistbands and flowing shirts may become your friend because you often feel boated for no reason. It is common to experience bloating around the time of your menstrual period and after eating certain foods that may be especially gassy.

  • Tips For Recovering From Hemorrhoid Banding

    If you have the misfortune to suffer from hemorrhoids, you likely have decided to have them removed through the process of hemorrhoid banding. This process is where the hemorrhoids are tied off using rubber bands until they eventually fall off on their own. This can help greatly reduce the pain that they cause you. However, the procedure is still relatively invasive, so you will need to take steps in order to smooth your recovery at home.

  • 3 Natural Cold Remedies That Are Safe During Pregnancy

    Getting a cold while you're pregnant is a bummer. You may already feel less than your best because of your pregnancy symptoms, so the cold symptoms may feel even worse than normal. And while there are some over-the-counter cold remedies that are safe during pregnancy, you may prefer to avoid them, or to use them only sparingly. Luckily, there are some natural cold remedies that are safe for pregnant women and their babies that will have you feeling better fast.

  • Can't Shake Your Nasal Symptoms? What Are Your Possible Ailments (and Treatments)?

    If you feel as though you're almost always dealing with sinus problems—such as a running nose, red and itchy eyes, or constant congestion—you may be tired of cycling through various over-the-counter products in an effort to find relief. Allergy testing may rule out some potential culprits but can often leave you feeling no closer to finding an answer than before. However, in many cases, your symptoms may stem from microscopic fungus spores or even a fungal infection in your sinuses.

  • Crossed Eyes: Causes And Treatments, Including Vision Therapy

    According to Eyes Apart, approximately two to four percent of America's population is affected by strabismus, or crossed eyes. If your child was recently diagnosed with strabismus, your eye doctor might be discussing various treatment options with you. Some are more invasive than others, and before you consider surgery, realize there are other ways to treat this common issue. Here are a few possible treatments for strabismus, including vision therapy:

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Coping with Chronic Health Conditions: Tips

Ever since I was a young girl, I have had bad asthma and allergies. I had to stay in the hospital several times when I was in elementary school just to help get my asthma under control and it seemed like I was trying medication after medication with little success. I don't remember all of my childhood health details, since I was so young, but my mother has "filled in the blanks" for me. Thanks to modern medicine and a natural remedy, my health conditions are currently under control and have been for a few years now. I am very grateful for my good health, and I want to "pay it back" to others by creating a blog where I will post my health tips. I hope I can help you learn how to achieve good health!