Why Losing Weight Slowly Is So Important — And It's Not What You Think
14 December 2020
Anyone who's attempted to lose weight knows that the general advice is to lose weight slowly, restricting loss to less than 2 pounds per week — and hopefully even less than that. But a bunch of popular diets tout faster weight loss, at least in the first few weeks, and many people try them and seem to have great success. That might make you wonder if you can do what they did.
Using Acupuncture to Manage Chronic Nerve Pain
13 November 2020
Whether due to HIV, a herniated disc, fibromyalgia, or some other health condition, chronic nerve pain can be incredibly debilitating. And while you can take pain relievers and some herbal remedies to help keep the pain at bay, sometimes these medications have side effects or still leave you dealing with some lingering degree of pain. That's where acupuncture can come in handy. It's an excellent treatment for chronic nerve pain. Here are some guidelines to help you use acupuncture to treat chronic nerve pain.
Why Does the Senior in Your Life Need Home Care Services? 4 Signs to Watch For
28 September 2020
Does your aging parent or family member need home care services? Take a look at the top signs that signal your loved one needs help to age in place.
1. Dirty Dishes and Other At-Home Messes
Your parent's pristine home is suddenly filled with trash and clutter. The dishes are in the sink, no one has swept for weeks, and the dust balls are more like bears than bunnies. A decline in your loved one's ability to care for their home could come from a declined mobility, an illness/medical condition, or undiagnosed memory/cognitive impairment.
5 Foot Care Tips for Diabetics
14 September 2020
When you're a diabetic, you have to take extra good care of your feet. Both types of diabetes can put you at a higher risk of bunions, corns, blisters, and ulcers. Here are a few ways to keep your feet in excellent shape.
Inspect Your Feet Daily
If you have diabetes, then you may have nerve damage, which can make it difficult to feel cuts, sores, and other foot problems. That's why it is crucial to inspect your feet on a daily basis and report any changes to your doctor immediately.