health--medical

What To Expect When You Have A Head Injury

As most people go about their daily lives, they are not too concerned about any minor injuries they may sustain. A bruised shin here, a paper cut there, all seem fine and meaningless. However, when you bump your head on a hard surface, whether through a fall, collision, or other incident, even a seemingly minor injury can actually be very serious. When you sustain a head injury, there are important steps that you should take to determine what course of action needs to be taken.

Headaches, Nausea And Hairloss: Do You Have Allergies?

There are many obvious signs when someone has allergies, but there are some less noticeable symptoms you want to be aware of that indicate allergic irritation. You could be having side effects, but aren't sure what the cause is, when you are suffering from allergies. An allergist like one from Allergy Partners of Raleigh is a medical professional that specializes in the treatment of allergies, and they can help you find the culprit causing your health concerns.

"Why Is Your Baby Blue?" Complicated Questions Easily Handled With Proper Cardiology Care

Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare disorder of the heart. The disease is difficult to explain, but it can be even more difficult to explain why your child looks blue. As a parent, you may find that you have to answer several difficult questions about your child when strangers notice something is not right. You may even have to defend yourself against accusations that you abuse your child. Read the following for suggestions on how to handle these situations and answer difficult questions.

The New Coworker On The Assembly Line

For nearly a century, people have been fascinated by the concept of the mechanical man, or the robot. While the state of technology is still far from the science fiction version of a truly autonomous robot, automated workers are now an integral part of many manufacturing processes. The first assembly line robot was installed in 1961 in an automobile manufacturing plant in New Jersey. However, today's robots represent several quantum leaps from that first robotic arm, and the latest manifestation are robots developed to work alongside humans on assembly lines.

Brief Introduction To Three Common Hip Disorders

The hip joint is the largest joint in the human body. As a result, it is prone to a number of different musculoskeletal disorders, many of which share the same symptoms or can be difficult to diagnose. Here are three common hip conditions that often require orthopedic care. Snapping Hip Syndrome "Snapping hip syndrome" is a condition in which a loud popping noise occurs when the hip's tendon snaps across the bone.

Soothe Your Allergy Symptoms With One Of These Herbal Steam Treatments

Allergy symptoms, such as itchy eyes and sneezing, can really put a damper on your life. Sometimes all you feel like doing when allergies flare up is sit on the couch and mope. Don't let allergies get the best of you. Whether or not you're already taking prescription or over-the-counter medications to help manage your symptoms, you can use these herbal steam treatments to experience greater relief and get back to feeling like yourself again.

The Benefits Of Home Infusion Therapy

If you find yourself in severe and chronic pain due to a terminal illness, chemotherapy or surgery then your doctor may suggest that you get infusion therapy. Infusion therapy will allow you to get pain medication directly into your blood stream so that you can prevent pain or stop it as soon as it starts. Infusion therapy has traditionally only been available in hospitals or nursing homes. However, it is now being provided at home by home infusion therapy services.

Obtain All The Nutrients And Benefits From The Placenta Powerhouse....Without Actually Eating One!

Though it may be unappetizing to some parents, eating the placenta, or afterbirth, is becoming the biggest natural, all-purpose health and beauty trend since the great pomegranate craze.  Formally known as placentophagia, the practice is widespread in the animal kingdom; in fact, humans are one of the few mammals who turn up their noses at fresh afterbirth.  However, as science continues to reveal the placenta's nutritional jackpot, many people are reconsidering their aversion to placentophagia--and exploring alternative ways to obtain the organ's benefits without actually eating the same one attached to their own newborn baby.

Oh My Tooth! What To Do In A Dental Emergency

If you received a blow to the mouth that knocked out, broke, or cracked a tooth, or forced it out of its normal position and/or caused gum damage, this is a dental emergency.  You should see your dentist right away to save your tooth. FIRST AID You should call your dentist to arrange an emergency visit, because he or she can accurately assess the damage and begin treatment right away to save the tooth.

Adult Diapers are Sometimes Necessary

Although the thought of adult diapers may make us giggle, or even make us feel a little uncomfortable, they are necessary. There are many reasons why an adult diaper would be necessary for someone to use. Some of these reasons could be, old age, incontinence, dementia, mobility impairment or even terminal illness. These may be some of the more commonly known reasons why someone would need to use adult diapers. Some more uses of adult diapers could be for pilots or watchmen, who are required to stay in their posts for long periods of time.