IV Therapy: Beneficial To Some Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a disease that affects the way your brain responds to pain. Each patient responds to treatments differently and finding the best treatment for you may involve a frustrating time of trial and error. IV therapy can be beneficial to some patients who suffer from this disorder.    Causes and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Researchers aren't certain what causes this disorder, but they believe many factors can contribute to the disease. Read More 

Why You Should Have A Colonoscopy And How It’s Done

If you're approaching your 50th birthday, your doctor may recommend a baseline colonoscopy. The American Cancer Society recommends that everyone should begin colon cancer screening tests at 50 years of age. A colonoscopy is one such test your doctor can order for a baseline and then repeat every ten years thereafter if the tests are negative. If your doctor finds early signs of cancer or polyps, you may need to have more frequent tests to keep an eye on your condition. Read More 

Keeping An Eye On Your Moles? Five Warning Signs That Should Watch Out For

Keeping an eye on your moles, especially if you spend a lot of time in the sun, is wise. Below is a basic explanation of moles and five warning signs that warrant a trip to a dermatologist. What is a Mole? A mole is created by a concentration of melanocytes, cells that have the pigment melanin and that determine skin color. The cells grow in a cluster rather than being distributed evenly throughout the skin. Read More 

How To Deal With A Potential Broken Bone

When you get an injury that's causing severe or lasting pain, it can be difficult to tell whether you have a broken bone, a sprain, or another type of injury. Whenever you suspect a broken bone, there are some steps that you can take to prevent further injury and heal quickly.  Protect the Bone Before you get your injury examined by a doctor, it's important to protect the bone from being bumped and moved further out of place. Read More 

Dress Appropriately To Show Your Respect At Funeral Services

Attending a funeral service is all about showing your sympathy toward the family in mourning. While kind words and offers of assistance are effective ways to convey this message, don't discount the importance of dressing appropriately. Etiquette rules concerning funeral attire have softened in recent decades; in most cultures, you're no longer expected to dress in black from head to foot. However, a funeral service isn't a time to dress in a way that gets you noticed. Read More