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Getting Rid Of Those Work-Induced Headaches

If you find yourself frequently with a headache at the end of your shift, you may be experiencing a repetitive motion strain in your neck. Tense muscles are the cause. Your local chiropractic care center offers non-invasive treatments on an outpatient basis to give you relief. Here is what is causing your pain and how a chiropractor can help. Repetitive Motion Injuries Holding your head and neck in one position for long periods puts stress on muscles. Read More 

Rare Skin Conditions: Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Many people think of dermatologists as medical professionals who largely take care of people's cosmetic skincare needs, like acne or wrinkles. But when you consider that the skin is the human body's largest organ, it is easy to see that dermatologists are tasked with taking care of way more than just superficial needs.  As the skin serves as the body's coat, protecting the internal organs and skeletal system, it can become susceptible to many ailments over the years. Read More 

Breast Enhancement Questions And Answers

A breast enhancement is a surgical procedure designed to increase the shape and size of one's breast or breasts. This procedure is considered cosmetic, but there can also be medical reasons to have it performed as well. If you're considering getting a breast enhancement, here are some questions and answers to help you make an informed decision about how to proceed. Who Is A Good Candidate For Breast Enhancement? The following people typically want or need this type of surgery for the following reasons: Read More 

3 Things Parents Need To Know About Wheat Allergies

Wheat is one of the eight foods most likely to cause allergic reactions, and your child may be affected by it. Here are three things parents need to know about wheat allergies. What are the signs of wheat allergies? If your child is allergic to wheat, they will develop an allergic reaction shortly after being exposed; this reaction can develop anywhere between minutes and hours after exposure. In mild cases, children develop skin symptoms like hives and itching, gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea and diarrhea, or respiratory symptoms like a stuffy nose. Read More 

Not All Stomach Pain Means You Have An Ulcer: Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia And Its Symptoms

If you are experiencing stomach discomfort or pain, you may be worried that you could have an ulcer. However, not all stomach pain is related to ulcer development. Any stomach pain or discomfort warrants a medical check-up by a medical doctor or a gastroenterologist. What is non-ulcer dyspepsia? Non-ulcer dyspepsia is a condition that mimics an ulcer when no actual ulcer is present. Diagnostic testing rules out the presence of an ulcer, but the patient continues to suffer with troubling stomach discomfort. Read More