When The Holidays Are Too Much: Knowing When To Take Your Child To Urgent Care

21 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When your children get out of school for winter break and you all head off to a big extended family holiday celebration, the last thing any of you are probably thinking about is the possibility that your child will fall ill over the holidays. However, when your child is finally able to relax on their winter break, and you get together with a large group of people, there is a higher than normal probability that they will get sick. Read More 

Early-Onset Alzheimer’s: 4 Signs To Be Aware Of

5 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that robs you of your memory and destroys other important mental functions. In most cases, people develop Alzheimer's disease later in life, usually around 70 years of age. However, people who develop early-onset Alzheimer's may notice the first symptoms in their early 50s – sometimes younger. Early diagnosis is key to slowing down the disease. Here are four signs of early-onset Alzheimer's that you should be aware of. Read More 

Retinal Detachment: 4 Tips For Easing Your Loved One’s Recovery

18 November 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

A detached retina requires prompt treatment for the best prognosis, and your loved one's retina surgery will need to be scheduled soon after the problem is diagnosed. As a caregiver, this means that you only have a short time to prepare for a safe and healthy recovery. According to the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, it could take several weeks or months for your loved one's vision to return, and in some instances, it may never be the same. Read More 

3 Natural Tea Remedies To Relieve Tension Headaches During Pregnancy

3 November 2015
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During pregnancy, your body is experiencing a number of changes and additional hormones. Your body's way of reacting to these changes can lead to tension headaches. Finding pain relief for headaches at this time can be difficult as aspirin is not recommended during pregnancy because it thins your blood.  Tension headaches can last for a long period time. Therefore, waiting out a headache may not be the most comfortable option. Luckily, there are a few tea remedies that you drink in order to get quick relief from your tension headaches during pregnancy. Read More 

Post-Op Care For Your Feline Friend

20 October 2015
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If you're a cat owner, it can sometimes be difficult to tell when they are not feeling well. Dogs tend to indicate if they are in pain or not feeling good much more obviously than cats. If your cat is in need of a surgical procedure and you have to take them in, it's important to know how to care for your cat after surgery. Read on to find out the best ways to help your cat cope. Read More