Posts made in October, 2014

The Pros And Cons Of Having A Chemical Peel

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical

A chemical peel is a procedure done to aid in the removal of blemishes. The top layer of skin is removed from your body during the procedure. The removal of this dead skin will reveal more healthy skin underneath. There are a few different peels available. Less harsh alphahydroxy peels use fruit juices to eat away at skin. Phenol peels use stronger chemicals to burn away skin. There are many reasons why someone may want to have a chemical peel done. There are downsides to the procedure, as well. Here are the pros and cons of having a chemical peel done. Positive Points Of Having A Chemical Peel The positive points for having a chemical peel done are all cosmetic reasons. The procedure is done by a dermatologist in an office environment and is considered to be a surgical procedure. Here are some of the reasons why getting a chemical peel may be something you would like to try. The procedure is done fairly quickly. You can get a chemical peel done in under an hour or two depending on the severity of the problems you are trying to remove. It is a non-invasive procedure. There are no knives or scalpels involved. It is an effective method in removing blemishes...

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Types Of Assisted Living Options

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Blog

Independence, which can be defined as the ability to live your life as you see fit, is a beautiful thing. Due to age or injuries, however, people can find themselves in a position where they no longer are able to care for themselves. When this happens, assisted living might be the next best option. You might think that you are giving up independence by choosing assisted living, but it is important to note that there are different types of assisted living options to help match the help you receive to your needs. Independent Living As the name implies, independent living centers enforce as few restrictions as required. For example, a senior who just wants help with laundry and housekeeping can receive help with just those tasks. The basic idea with independent living is to provide minimal care in a non-obtrusive manner. Different independent living centers will offer different levels of care, so you might need to shop around to find one that works for you.  The Nursing Home A nursing home is the right option for someone who has short-term medical needs. Thus, when you check into a nursing home, you are not checking in necessarily for the rest of your life. People will typically stay in a nursing...

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Working At A Call Center: How To Stay Healthy

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical

Now that you have been hired for your first job at a call center, you are probably wondering what you should expect. After all, working in a call center environment is a unique experience. While training will prepare you for the technical aspects of your job (computer systems, phone operations, office policies), it will not teach you the important steps you need to take in order to maintain your health on the job. Here is what you need to know to make your new call center career a long and healthy one. Take Care of Your Eyes When you work in a call center, you will find yourself staring at a computer screen for long periods of time, several days a week. Common side effects of prolonged computer use are eye fatigue and eye strain. If you do not take proper precautions, you will find yourself in the optometrist’s office more often than you would like to update your prescription for corrective lenses. In order to combat the effects of eye fatigue and strains, you simply need to take breaks. Glance away from your screen frequently. This allows your eyes to refocus and stretches your muscles. This can help prevent strain from continued computer use. When you get your...

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4 Avenues For Chiropractors To Increase Their Business

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical

A growing economic opportunity is emerging in the healthcare industry for chiropractors, as aging baby boomers seek to extend the quality of their life, and young demographics are embracing more holistic ways of living. These particular demographics are looking to invest more in their health as the 21st century progresses. This presents a bountiful opportunity for chiropractors looking to expand the appeal of their service and offer a wider range of care. Whether it be in alternative medicine or age reversal treatments, a chiropractor has the potential to profit greatly from these growing market trends in healthcare. Below are just some of the approaches practitioners should consider to boost their business. Wellness A global trend is emerging among patients that are seeking healthcare solutions rooted in holism and wellness. Chiropractic schools have picked up on this by providing education on this approach to emerging practitioners. Established professionals should educated themselves further on these holistic treatments as more (especially young) patients will seek out these methods. Practitioners should be well versed in integrating weight management, exercise, and lifestyle strategies, such as proper diet, into their traditional practice techniques to nurture optimal results in their clientele.  Many people are looking for real-life solutions to their problems, not just drugs and surgery....

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Signs You May Be Going Through Premature Menopause

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog, Health & Medical

Women know once they hit a certain age, hot flashes, mood swings, and other signs of menopause can come upon them at any time. The average age for menopause is 51, and most women are ready for this physical and emotional change (as much as they are going to be) when it first begins to show its symptoms. For some women, however, menopause strikes shockingly early, and leaves women frightened and confused as a result. Learn signs you may be going through premature menopause, why it may be happening to you, and what you can do about it so you can feel like a young and vibrant woman again. What premature menopause is and who is at risk Any woman who enters menopause before age 40 is considered to be entering premature menopause. It can be caused by medical treatments and health issues, or occur naturally in the body. While relatively rare, this affliction still affects 1%-4% of women of ovulation age. Also known as premature ovarian failure (POF), any woman can be affected by premature menopause at any time in her life for a variety of reasons. Causes of premature menopause Premature menopause is diagnosed typically when a woman fails to ovulate regularly anymore. Caused by a variety...

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