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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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Three Factors That May Prevent a Wound from Healing Quickly

9 November 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Depending on the type of wound that you suffer, you'll need to decide whether you should seek emergency medical care or treat the wound yourself. Unless the injury is severe, self-care is often the first choice for many people. After you've cleaned the wound, applied anti-bacterial cream, and bandaged it, you'll need to give it some time to heal—you'll keep an eye on its progress, of course, and seek medical care if the wound appears to be infected or is otherwise showing signs of worsening. Read More …

Learning To Care For Your Tracheostomy? 5 Tips To Help You Avoid Complications

9 November 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you've been given a tracheostomy, be careful how you treat it. You now have a surgical incision in your windpipe, which will require special handling. Your tracheostomy will make it easier for you to breathe. Here are five crucial steps you need to take to avoid problems with your new tracheostomy. 1. Practice Good Hygiene When it comes to protecting your tracheostomy, you need to practice good hygiene. Germs and bacteria can get transferred from your hands directly into your tracheostomy through the stoma in your windpipe. Read More …

Why Precision Therapy Is So Important For Cancer Patients

9 November 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have skin cancer, your doctor might have talked to you about precision therapy. Basically, precision therapy involves having various diagnostic tests done to determine exactly which treatments you need and when they should be done. Now that diagnostic tests and medications are improving a lot in the world of cancer treatment, precision therapy is becoming more and more possible. Working with your doctor and focusing on precision therapy is important if you're a cancer patient for these reasons. Read More …

Helping Your Coma Patients’ Pain With Smart IV Pumps

5 October 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Coma patients might not seem like they go through many changes throughout their treatment. However, modern science now believes that these patients suffer from severe pain, just like your conscious patients. If you are struggling to provide your coma patients with the proper pain medication, a smart IV pump can help. Your Coma Patients May Suffer From Pain Though your coma patients may not show symptoms of pain, a growing number of studies are showing that they very likely do experience it. Read More …

Always Having Unexplained Allergic Reactions? A Mast Cell Disorder May Be The Cause

30 August 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Typically, when someone has an allergic reaction, it doesn't take long to find the culprit allergen. They begin by recounting what they came in contact with or ate, and then they get tested to see if they have an allergy to that substance. However, for some people, allergic reactions happen frequently with no definable or recognizable trigger. The problem lies in how their body's mast cells malfunction. For these people, it can take a long time to get a proper diagnosis due to the lack of awareness in the medical community. Read More …