Making it Through Menopause

Two Signs That You Should Be Tested For Asthma

Unless you've experienced respiratory problems throughout your life or have a family history of such, it might not have ever occurred to you to get tested for asthma. You might think that asthma has to be accompanied by a drastic inability to breathe, a huge pump, or more dramatic displays of behavior that you've never experienced. However, asthma doesn't have to have as much fanfare as you think. It's possible that some of the physical signs you currently blow off as nothing could actually indicate that you have asthma. Read More 

Changes That You’ll Experience Upon Going Through A Graston Technique Session

Many patients appreciate going through physical therapy because this form of care can encompass a wide range of techniques that can make a difference. Physical therapists will often use not only their hands to assess and treat you, but also various devices that can make a dramatic difference in the issue that is hindering you. Sometimes, your therapist will introduce you to the Graston technique, in which one or more hard instruments are pushed across your body in the affected area. Read More 

3 Reasons To Take Your Child To A Family Doctor

Many people assume that a pediatrician is the best type of doctor to provide health care for their children. Of course, there are benefits to taking your child to a doctor who has specialized training and experience in working with children. However, many parents find that taking their child to a family health practice is a better idea. These are a few reasons why: 1. You Don't Have to Worry About Your Child Outgrowing the Doctor Read More 

What to Do When You Get the Flu

Flu season is about to start, and so every family should learn the symptoms and risks. Proper care and response can help a person get through a flu bug more easily, and for young children or the elderly, early recognition can save lives.  Here's what you should know about the flu. Symptoms For many people, it's easy to mistake the flu for the common cold because some of the symptoms overlap. Read More 

Managing Osteoporosis

A diagnosis of osteoporosis is frightening if you don't know about it. Low bone density and fragile bones are hallmarks of this disease; you need to take extra care not to fall or otherwise risk breaking your bones. Luckily, the disease can be managed with attention to the following adjustments in your life. Get More Vitamin D There are some studies that indicate a deficiency of Vitamin D could contribute to your osteoporosis. Read More