Deanna Rhodes

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Choosing Better Medical Care

Do you remember the last time you realized that you were having serious health problems? I have never been someone who was completely in-tune with their own health, which is probably why I began focusing more on getting enough exercise and dieting properly. I started working with my doctor to get things on track, and I was really impressed with how many different options there were to help me to improve my health. This blog is all about choosing better medical care and knowing when to take hold of your health. Check out this blog to learn how to manage your own health.

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Signs You Are Ready For Weight Loss Surgery

9 October 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Being overweight is bad for your health. Weight loss surgery is an effective method of weight management for those who qualify. Below are some of the signs that indicate you can benefit from the surgery. You Have a High BMI Your body mass index (BMI) is a ratio of your body's mass to your height. A BMI between 18 and 24.9 is healthy. You qualify for weight loss surgery if your BMI is over 40. Read More …

Intense Facial Pain? Look Into Trigeminal Neuralgia

8 September 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you are experiencing a facial pain from simple activity, like brushing your teeth, talking, or eating, you might have trigeminal neuralgia. The trigeminal nerve is a nerve in your face that is responsible for facial sensation and some motor functions, and trigeminal neuralgia is a condition where this nerve response is impaired. While some people experience mild trigeminal neuralgia, this condition can become more intense and cause more frequent spasms over time, so it's important to get it treated. Read More …

3 Tips For Treating Cold Symptoms

11 December 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Treating cold symptoms can mean days of taking medications and struggling with serious fatigue. Although you cannot cure your cold, making sure you take the right approach to managing symptoms will make you as comfortable as possible until the cold runs its course. Use The Right Fever Reducer If you have a fever, using the right fever reducer will bring relief with little risk of side effects. One fever reducer is acetaminophen, but other retail pain medications also have fever-reducing properties, such as ibuprofen. Read More …

Acetaminophen Vs. NSAIDs For Back Pain

14 October 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Back pain is either acute or chronic. Your physician will develop a back pain treatment plan depending upon the severity and cause of your pain. Whether your back pain is caused by a simple strain or it's related to a degenerative condition of the spine or a herniated disc, your doctor may recommend that you take over-the-counter pain relievers. There are a couple of different classes of non-prescription pain medications, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, also known as NSAIDs, and regular analgesics. Read More …

Assess And Treat A Foot Issue

12 September 2019
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You rely upon your feet to get you where you need to go and if you don't own a car, suffering a foot injury can have dire consequences. How should you go about taking care of a foot injury and when should you seek professional assistance? Assess Your Condition And Seek Relief The manner in which you injured yourself will likely have a bearing on the extent of the discomfort that you are dealing with. Read More …