Making it Through Menopause

Braces Are No Longer Something For Kids To Hide

When kids resist wearing braces, one way to make it more appealing is to let them choose braces that add to their unique personalities and styles. Kids no longer have to feel awkward wearing metallic braces. What better way to make them feel special than to personalize the look they wear? Changes to standard metal braces that your child's orthodontist may offer include: Novelty brackets in different shapes. With brackets in the shape of hearts, stars, footballs, soccer balls, flowers, or other fun shapes, kids are often eager to show off their braces. Read More 

Could Your Psoriasis Be All In Your Gut?

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the skin, but what many people don't know is that the condition may stem from problems in the gut--specifically leaky gut syndrome. If this is the cause of your psoriasis, changes in your diet can help clear up your skin and bring you relief from the flare-ups that bring on pain, itchiness, soreness, and the embarrassing scaly patches: What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? People who have leaky gut syndrome have intestinal walls that are thin and permeable. Read More 

3 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Might Protect Your Oral Health

A cosmetic dentist typically repairs or restores a person's smile so that they look their best, but he or she can actually protect your overall oral health as well. There are some cosmetic procedures that are done not just for appearances but to keep the inside of the mouth safe and prevent tooth decay and tooth loss. Consider three of those procedures here. 1. Replacing missing teeth A missing tooth can increase the risk of bacteria buildup as germs and bacteria may lodge in the area of the gums where a tooth is missing; this can in turn lead to cavities and even tooth loss. Read More 

Don’t Let These Age-Related Eye Diseases Rob You Of Your Sight

You should be enjoying life as you move into your senior years. Many seniors needlessly struggle with slowing degrading eyesight. Modern surgical techniques can correct the top two eye conditions experienced by seniors. Don't let failing sight spoil your retirement. Learn about these eye diseases and how you can get your healthy eyesight back. Cataracts The lens of your eye works like the lens in a camera to focus light and create a clear image. Read More 

Treating Your Chronic Sinusitis: Know Your Options

The occasional sinus infection is cause enough for frustration, but when you suffer from chronic sinusitis, it is a whole level of suffering. Perpetual pressure, headaches, and constriction of the nasal passages are just a few of the symptoms that sufferers of chronic sinusitis experience on a daily basis. Luckily, as medical technologies advance, new treatments become available to help combat chronic sinusitis. So, if you are among these unfortunate patients dealing with chronic sinusitis, learn the treatment options available to you, and get down to the business of fighting off your sinus problems once and for all: Read More