When Breathing Is Hard: Allergic Asthma

Posted on: 24 October 2017

Unless you have been diagnosed with asthma, most people just assume it's some kind of breathing problem but don't really understand much beyond that. If you or someone you love has been recently diagnosed with this potentially life-threatening condition, here is what you should know. Just How Prevalent Is Asthma? According to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, every 1 in 12 Americans has asthma, or a whopping 25,000,000. [Read More]

Make These Changes Yourself To Try To Address A Skin Rash

Posted on: 3 October 2017

When you identify an unexpected skin rash somewhere on your body, it's a good idea to schedule an appointment with your local dermatologist. As a skin-care expert, this health practitioner will be able to determine the exact nature of your rash and its probable cause, as well as give you some suggestions on how to treat it. You can also be proactive upon the discovery of the issue and see if you might be able to determine what could be causing or exacerbating it. [Read More]

Three Ways To Reduce Heel Pain

Posted on: 15 September 2017

Heel pain can be caused by a number of factors, from wearing the wrong shoes to spending too much time on your feet every day. For some, there are medical causes for heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to reduce your discomfort. Use this guide, along with the guidance of your podiatrist, to help relieve your foot pain so you can continue to maintain your current lifestyle and activity level. [Read More]

Is Your Dog Scratching Or Biting Himself More Than Normal? It Could Be Allergies

Posted on: 1 September 2017

Dogs can suffer with allergies the same way a human can. Sometimes the symptoms are like what you experience and sometimes they are not. Sneezing, watering eyes, and a runny nose could indicate an allergy, or it could be a cold – yes dogs can get those too. However, if you notice your pet scratching more than normal, biting at its paws, or pawing at its ears, it could be an allergy too. [Read More]