Chronic Coughs

Why Do I Have a Chronic Cough? As we are headed into cold and flu season, many people will develop lingering chest congestion, and a cough. Coughing is our body’s way of trying to clear its airways. It is a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything serious.  However, it could be an early warning, or…

Caring for Diabetes

Tips for Diabetes Diabetes is a serious disease and requires a serious commitment from you. But your efforts are worthwhile. Careful diabetes care can reduce your risk of serious — even life-threatening — complications. Here are 4 tips to take an active role in diabetes care and enjoy a healthier future. 1. Commit to managing…

Swimmers Ear

Will My Swimmers’ Ear Clear Up on Its Own? Swimmer’s Ear, also known as an outer ear infection, is the occurrence of water left inside the ear. Many find that they can manage it at home. However, if not properly treated, this type of ear infection has the potential to become serious or chronic if…

Skin Rash

When to Seek Medical Treatment for A Skin Rash While most rashes are annoying some may pose a more complicated matter. Blisters, red itchy skin, dry and flaking skin can easily create confusion and panic in a household where someone is suffering from one. It is often hard to pinpoint the reason for the rash…

Understanding Ear Infection Causes & Symptoms

Understanding Ear Infections An ear infection is one of the most uncomfortable ailments. Whether you are the sufferer, or your child, the ear pain associated with an ear infection can lead to a lot of lost sleep. You may wonder what the cause of an ear infection is, and exactly what goes on during an…

Insect Bites to Avoid This Summer

Avoiding Those Nasty Bug Bites Summer is a time to play outside and enjoy vacation. The last thing you want is to be interrupted by a dangerous bug bite. The best way to stay safe this summer is to be vigilant and know what to do when something does bite you or your child. Mosquitoes…

Ear Pain in Infants and Children

Ear Pain in Infants and Children It is estimated that half of all children will get an ear infection by the time they turn one year old, but the problem is, how can an infant tell you when they are sick? Ear pain, though, can have distinct symptoms that you can look closely for to…

When to Get Help for Burns

When to Get Help for Burns Getting a burn can be both painful and scary, especially if you do not know how to care for a burn or tell if it is serious. Some burns can be cared for at home with no problems, while others need medical attention to make sure infection or other…

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency: How It Affects the Heart, Bones, And Rest of The Body Vitamin D is an important vitamin to the body, its main job is to help the body absorb and properly process calcium. Vitamin D can be found in many foods and drinks such as milk, cheese, eggs, and some fish. It…

Pesky Ringing in The Ears?

Pesky Ringing in The Ears? What You Might Want to Do About It Have you ever heard a constant ringing in your ears, or a sharp sound that no one else seems to notice? This is an annoying condition known as Tinnitus. It affects thousands of people each year and can be an acute problem…