3 Warning Signs That Your Elderly Parent Is Losing Their Vision

Posted on: 10 February 2015

Are you concerned that your parent's sight is diminishing? Many people think that vision loss or impairment is a natural part of aging, but that's actually not the case. With regular checkups with an ophthalmologist, vision loss can be prevented, or at least managed with prescription eyeglasses. It can sometimes be difficult to know for sure, though, whether your parent needs help. An elderly person may be afraid to admit their vision troubles because they don't want to lose their driving privileges. [Read More]

Ten Tips For Dealing With Anxiety

Posted on: 5 February 2015

If you are experiencing bouts of nervousness or anxiety, there are some ways that you can self-regulate and calm, without taking medications. You should report such incidents to your primary care physician to rule-out any medical conditions that could be causing the dysregulation. Ten things you can do when feeling anxious include the following: 1. Do you smell something? Carry a bottle of essential oil in your pocket or bag in a scent that will induce feelings of relaxation and calm. [Read More]

4 Things You Need To Know About Gout

Posted on: 2 February 2015

Gout is a painful type of arthritis that often affects the big toe joint, but other joints in your body can also be affected. It causes severe pain in the affected joint, as well as swelling and tenderness. Here's what you need to know about this unpleasant condition. What causes this condition? Gout is caused by uric acid, a waste product that your kidneys are supposed to filter out of your blood. [Read More]

How A Weight Loss Consultant Can Help You Lose Weight As A Diabetic

Posted on: 29 January 2015

Being overweight can cause a lot of health problems and make your life more difficult than it has to be. If you suffer from diabetes, losing weight may be more difficult for you than someone that does not have diabetes because you need to monitor your sugar levels to ensure that you are losing weight in a safe manner. Use the following guide to learn how a weight loss consultant can help you lose weight safely. [Read More]