3 Treatment Options For Varicose Veins
22 January 2016
Varicose veins, veins that have become enlarged and twisted due to improper blood flood, can be unsightly as well as painful. Varicose veins most often occur in the legs, and if you have noticed the appearance and pain of varicose veins on your legs, you might be wondering what your options are. Varicose veins cannot be cured. However, they can be treated. There are a number of different vein treatments to help lessen the appearance and pain of varicose veins.
Cases Where A Compounding Pharmacy Is Necessary
6 January 2016
The average doses of medication sold by pharmacies will work for many people, but there are cases where a compounding pharmacy is the best choice. Here are some cases where you should visit a compounding pharmacy.
When the Dosage is Incorrect for Your Size
Mass produced medication is designed to meet the needs of most users. If you fall well outside the range of a normal adult, you may need to have the medication made in a smaller or larger dose than usual.
Five Mistakes To Avoid When Caring For Alzheimer's Patients
22 December 2015
Caring for an Alzheimer's patient is a challenging and sometimes heart-wrenching experience. This is especially true if you are caring for a parent or loved one. You'll need to fortify yourself with knowledge and awareness to stand up to the challenge of giving an Alzheimer's patient the best possible care. Being aware of the following commonly made mistakes is a good start to educating yourself regarding Alzheimer's care.
1. Doing everything for the Alzheimer's patient
Dental Care For Alzheimer's Patients: What You Need To Know As A Caregiver
21 December 2015
If you are taking care of a parent or loved one with Alzheimer's, you know how hard it can be to help them with daily hygiene as they lose cognitive function. One area that may be particularly hard to oversee -- but is vital to good oral and overall health -- is tooth brushing and dental care.
Problem Behaviors in Alzheimer's Patients
One of the biggest issues that Alzheimer's patients encounter is the frustrating inability to remember how to perform simple tasks, like brushing teeth or flossing.