Your teeth play an important role in your physical appearance and your health overall. Many diseases can be affected by having poor dental hygiene. Tooth loss and gum disease can worsen some health conditions and in some cases put your life in immediate danger. If you have loose or missing teeth, don't hesitate to ask your dentist about teeth implants. Here are a few reasons why dental implants can help improve your health right away. [Read More]
An Obstetrician's Role In Prenatal Nutrition
The foods a pregnant woman eats or doesn't eat during pregnancy can have an impact on the health of her unborn baby. Nutritional counseling during pregnancy can help protect the health of a pregnant woman, but it can also start her unborn baby on a path toward good health later in life. Obstetricians can have an influence on their patients' diets when they take the time to talk about the importance of nutrition and by telling pregnant women what they should and should not be eating. [Read More]
2 Things You Can Do To Avoid More Varicose Veins
Varicose veins that can be seen on your legs are not uncommon. If you are overweight, have a history of lifting heavy things regularly or have been pregnant, there is a chance that you have them. Not only can these veins be unsightly, but they can also cause pain in your legs. That's why it's important to do what you can to avoid more varicose veins in the future; here are some things you can do in your day to day life to prevent them. [Read More]
How Can You Minimize The Side Effects Of IV Therapy?
If you've recently been told you will need to seek intravenous (IV) therapy for anemia, sickle cell disease, diabetes, or another ailment, you may be wondering what to expect. Although the infusion of fluids into a vein over an extended period of time can sometimes cause complications in your veins and surrounding tissues, there are fortunately many ways to help minimize or even eliminate some of the more common side effects of long-term IV therapy. [Read More]