• Using Benzoyl Peroxide-Based Acne Treatments: Tips For Success

    7 October 2015

    Many over-the-counter acne treatments contain the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide. This substance is excellent for treating acne, since it kills bacteria and also dries out the skin at the same time. However, you need to be very careful how you use it in order to ensure it's as effective as possible and does not just leave your skin overly dry and irritated. Follow these tips for success with any benzoyl peroxide acne treatment.

  • 3 Tips For Buying Clothes After Getting A Breast Reduction

    23 September 2015

    When you have a breast reduction, you might feel that a huge weight has literally been taken off your chest. You will be able to move around more comfortably, exercise more comfortably, and generally go through your day without having to worry as much about whether or not you are showing too much cleavage accidentally. However, a large problem that many women experience after going through a breast reduction is that none of their clothes fit anymore.

  • Adjusting To An Artificial Limb

    30 July 2015

    Everyone reacts to losing a limb differently. It isn't a simple process, and it's normal to experience feelings of shock, anger, and depression. However, with a good support system, planning, and determination, you can adjust to your new artificial limb and continue to live a happy, fulfilled life. Prepare Yourself Emotionally If possible begin preparing yourself emotionally before your amputation surgery. Even though you don't know exactly how you will react once your surgery is complete, trying to cope with your emotions before the surgery can make your post-surgery experience easier.

  • Back Pain After A Car Accident: Stop Taking Pills And Try This

    22 July 2015

    If you were tossed around in an auto accident and you can't find any relief for your pain besides using prescription medications, there are some great alternative options to consider. You can ditch the pain medication, heating pads and other items used for relief if you are able to treat the cause of the back pain. Before trying a new therapy or techniques to get rid of the back pain, you want to first see a chiropractor to make sure you aren't doing more damage than good to your back.

  • Is Your Chest Pain Angina Or A Heart Attack?

    14 July 2015

    Only 27 percent of the people surveyed know the typical heart attack symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you're having chest pain, you may not have time to look up the symptoms before it's too late. Here is what you need to know about heart attacks, chest pain and how to tell when it's time to dial 911.  Anatomy of a Heart Attack A heart attack, or cardiac arrest, is your heart telling you that it's not getting enough blood to the heart muscle.