A Guide To Child's Sport Physicals


When you are getting ready to sign your child or teenager up for sports, one of the best things you can do is take them in to a child health clinic in your area for a sports physical. This physical is beneficial for a number of reasons and will give your child the medical OK that they need before engaging in athletic competition. With this in mind, be sure that you look around at the child health clinics in your local and surrounding area in order to get the help that you need.

16 February 2016

3 Tips To Help Your Teen Benefit From An Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment Center

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As the parent of a teenager, eating disorders are all too common of a problem. Recent estimates are that about 3% of teens have an eating disorder, but many never receive any form of treatment for it. In addition, South Carolina has stated that individuals suffering from eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any group of people with mental illness. Therefore, if your teenaged son or daughter has an eating disorder, it is crucial to immediately assess the need for and prepare for their enrollment in an outpatient eating disorder treatment facility.

3 February 2016

Heartbreak And Heartache: The Truth About Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy


Over the course of your lifetime, you've probably heard plenty of love songs or read romance novels about someone suffering with a broken heart. While broken hearts have been the inspiration for many love stories and song lyrics, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also called broken-heart syndrome, is a real condition that should never be taken lightly. It may even lead to serious complications if the sufferer already has underlying physiological heart conditions. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

21 September 2015

3 Ways To Support Someone Going Through Physical Therapy


Whether recovering from a joint replacement surgery or rehabbing after an automobile accident, someone who's going through physical therapy often faces a long, challenging road. Although the encouragement of the health clinic staff members can help the patient feel uplifted, there are times that he or she could use a helping hand from outside the clinic's walls. If you have a family member or friend facing several months of physical therapy, there are a number of ways you can lend a hand.

18 September 2015

What Causes Diarrhea & A Few Tips To Prevent It


The truth is--no matter how icky diarrhea sounds to you--it is the second most common illness that people face in the United States. You can try to prevent this ailment from attacking you or your family. The following guide--along with your health specialist's advice--will help you prevent diarrhea naturally and help you identify a few triggers. Possible Causes For Diarrhea Bacteria is usually the cause of diarrhea; it normally grows in raw meats, eggs, unpasteurized dairy products, or expired foods.

16 September 2015

Treating Your Paranasal Sinus Cancer: What You Should Know


When you go to the doctor for nosebleeds and headaches, you may be surprised that after several diagnostic tests and maybe even misdiagnoses of other sinus issues to find that you have paranasal sinus cancer. However, once you finally know the culprit for your continued and worsening sinus issues, you focus will need to quickly shift towards treating your newly diagnosed cancer. Get to know some of the treatment options available to you for treating your paranasal sinus cancer so that you can be prepared for the treatment process ahead.

10 September 2015

7 Things You Should Know About Antibiotics


Antibiotics have are wonderful group of drugs that when used carefully and properly, are a very important tool to fight disease and aid in healing injuries. However, there are six things you should know about their use.  1. The improper use of antibiotics  is causing superbugs. Antibiotics will kill most bacteria but there can be some that are resistant to its effects. These drug-resistant bacteria are much harder to treat, and they are multiplying and spreading.

4 September 2015