Hip And Knee Joint Replacements: The Infection Risks

Available in Cardiovascular Health  

Hip and knee replacement surgeries have become commonplace, and can often help boost both mobility and quality of life. While serious complications are rare, the very nature of the implanted hardware makes an infection following surgery particularly devastating. Both the patient and their caregivers — most commonly family members and other loved ones — suffer […]

All About Excessive Sweating & How To Stop Hyperhidrosis Sweats Ruining Your Life

Available in Cardiovascular Health  

What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating , is a common disorder which produces a lot of unhappiness.  An estimated 2-3% of Americans suffer from excessive sweat irng of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis).  Underarm problems tend to start in late adolescence, while palm and sole […]

Should You Be Worried About Diabetic Retinopathy? Find Out If You Are Developing & How To Prevent It

Available in Cardiovascular Health  

Diabetic retinoptahy is damage to the retina (retinopathy), specifically blood vessels in the retina, caused by complications of diabetes mellitus.  Diabetes retinopathy can eventually lead to blindness if  left untreated. Approximately 80% of all patients who have had diabetes for at least 10 years suffer from some degree of diabetic retinopathy.  The retina is the […]

Must Know Lyme Disease Information – You Might Be Surprised To Find Out…

Available in Bones Joints & Muscle Health, Cardiovascular Health  

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migans.  Though not associated with aging characteristically, the side effects of contracting can aggravate a number of problems we typically face […]

Do You Have Sleep Apnea? Find Out What It Is And How To Treat It

Available in Cardiovascular Health  

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is disrupted during sleep.  The brain will automatically restart the process, often without the subject’s conscious awareness, but there is a physical toll.  At minimum, sleep apnea results in daytime fatigue.  At worst, it is associated with heart attack, high blood pressure, and stroke. Sleep apnea is […]

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