The Advantages Of Inpatient Anorexia Treatment

Enrolling in an inpatient anorexia treatment program may initially seem drastic. With so many outpatient treatment options, why would you instead choose to go live at a treatment center for weeks or months? Well, as it turns out, there are a lot of advantages of seeking inpatient treatment as an anorexia patient. Inpatient treatment allows you to get away from the environment where your eating disorder perpetuates Most people struggling with anorexia have a set of routines that are linked, in some way, to their living environment. Read More 

3 Non-Prescription Treatments For Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Inflammation

If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, then you likely know that controlling joint inflammation is a key aspect of managing your disease. However, you may be unaware of all of the different ways you can help keep this inflammation under control. While you should never skip your prescribed joint inflammation treatments, you can add non-prescription joint inflammation treatments into your daily routine to combat break-through inflammation and pain and/or help reduce your reliance on pain-relieving medications. Read More 

First Aid for Electric Shocks

If you or someone else receives an electrical shock from any source, proper emergency care is important. Many electrical shock injuries require immediate medical attention, and proper first aid prior to professional care can be critical.  Many electrical shock injuries are minor and don't require much care beyond first aid, but electrical shocks can result in burns, seizures, or even death if someone receives a high-voltage shock. Call 911 before administering first aid if someone has been injured by a high-voltage shock. Read More 

Key Developmental Milestones To Watch For During Your Child’s First Year

Every child develops at a somewhat different rate, but at the same time, development does follow a pretty predictable path. Physicians and researchers usually use the term "developmental milestones" to refer to specific skills and behaviors children are expected to achieve by a certain time point. Failure to achieve these milestones can be a sign of a developmental issue or underlying health condition. So what are some of the developmental milestones you can expect your child to reach during their first year? Read More 

Questions About What Will Happen During Your Knee Replacement

A knee replacement is often the best option for treating a severely arthritic or seriously injured knee. In the long run, most patients heal up to have very little to no knee pain and greatly improved mobility. But the procedure itself can be a little daunting, particularly if you do not know what to expect. Take a look at the questions and answers below to get a better idea of what will happen during your knee replacement. Read More