Understanding Vaginal Atrophy

Menopause is a time of change, somewhat of a milestone. However, this period can also be a time of discomfort. This is particularly the case when it comes to irritating symptoms like vaginal atrophy. Vaginal atrophy is the medical term for the drying, thinning or inflammation of the vaginal walls that is the result of reduced estrogen levels. If you've been experiencing vaginal discomfort and are of age, menopause could be to blame. Read More 

4 Tips For Caregivers Of A Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

Learning that a loved one or family member has Alzheimer's can be heartbreaking. It is incredibly difficult to see someone you love slowly slip away and change. Many families choose to care for an Alzheimer's patient themselves as long as possible. If you're going to be a caregiver for an Alzheimer's patient and have him or her live in your home, use the following tips: Create a Routine Alzheimer's can be very frustrating to both the person afflicted with the disease and a caregiver. Read More 

Preparing for a Pap Smear: Dos and Don’ts for Patients

Pap smears are an important screening for females to have done once they reach adulthood. Specifically, the results of a pap smear can be used to detect potentially abnormal cells that could be the sign of a cervical cancer or another medical problem. If you've never had a pap smear done before but will be having one done in the near future, you may understandably be feeling a little nervous. To help you relax, there are a few preparation tips worth keeping in mind. Read More 

4 Benefits To Physical Therapy

If you've recently suffered a sports injury, have a lot of pain in a specific part of your body, or were injured in an accident, it may make sense to consider physical therapy. Some body issues go beyond regular medical care and require rehabilitation. A physical therapist can help in many ways so that you can get back to a normal life. Take a look at the following information to better understand the benefits to physical therapy. Read More 

4 Tips To Help You Self-Detox From Alcohol

If you are addicted to alcohol and would like to try to self-detox then there are some important steps that you should take to ensure that you have a high chance of success. Self-detox requires a lot of discipline and the temptation to go back to alcohol can be overwhelming. However, if you keep the following tips in mind while attempting to self-detox you are sure to have a better chance at success. Read More