Monthly Archives: June 2016

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Shaving and waxing are still popular methods of hair removal, as are depilatory creams, but for those who want a more permanent solution, laser hair removal could be the right choice. This procedure is done by beaming light into hair follicles in a very concentrated way. The pigment that is located within those follicles absorbs… Read more »

The Treatment and Prevention of UTIs

Menopause and Hormones

Your family doctor or OB/GYN can treat most urinary tract infections, but if you experience frequent recurrences or have a chronic kidney infection, you’ll probably be referred to a urologist, a doctor who specializes in urinary disorders, for an evaluation. When should I seek treatment for a UTI? If you’ve been diagnosed with a UTI… Read more »

How to Help Adults With Asthma

Helping Adults with Asthma

Are you one of the 16 million adults in the United States that is affected by asthma? If so, this chronic lung disease could be triggered by factors such as allergies or changes in the seasons. Developing a treatment plan can help you control your asthma and improve your quality of life. Shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing… Read more »

8 Qualities to Look for in a Doctor

Neuro: What Causes a Coma?

8 Qualities to Look for in a Doctor If you’re like many people, the need to find a new doctor might be a surprise.  A revelation by Prevention.com is even more surprising.  While more than 90 percent of adults polled said making the right physician choice is important, nearly 50 percent believed they’d made wrong… Read more »

Cosmetic Surgery – The Recovery Process

Recovering from cosmetic surgery

One of the biggest concerns many people have regarding cosmetic surgery is the recovery process. In fact, 54% of women actively considering plastic surgery list recovery issues as a reason they are hesitant about surgery. After all, the procedure may only take a couple of hours, but recovery is something you will be facing for days or… Read more »

UTIs: Fact or Fiction?

Urinary tract infections are painful and frustrating, and because as many as one out of every two women will suffer through a UTI in her lifetime, myths about their causes and treatments abound. We’ll differentiate fact from fiction. 1) Cranberry Juice cures and prevents UTIs False. Only an antibiotic or antimicrobial can cure an established… Read more »

Physical and Emotional Healing After a Miscarriage

Finding the Right Doctor - High Risk-Pregnancy

Approximately 10% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, with thousands more women miscarrying before they ever realize they were pregnant, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Unfortunately, many women do not know about miscarriage until they experience one. Understanding the risk factors for miscarriage can help you through this difficult process. What… Read more »