Doctors, Dentists, Optometrists — and Beyond

How Allergens Affect Your Skin

11 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Allergens can affect you in many ways, including through your skin. Allergic skin reactions aren't always easy to diagnose, especially if you don't also have traditional reactions such as breathing problems. You may even think that your skin problem is because of a product issue rather than a personal allergy. Here is more information about skin allergies and how to tell if you are having an allergic reaction. What Are Common Skin Allergy Reactions? Read More …

2 Kinds Of Allergy Skin Testing

10 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you think that you might have specific allergies, your primary care physician is going to send you for allergy testing. That way you can find out exactly what you are allergic to and how allergic you are to it. There are a number of ways that the allergist may do the testing on you.  Patch Testing One of the things that the allergist might do is patch testing. This kind of testing is done just for contact allergies. Read More …

How To Make Addiction Recovery Work For You This Time

6 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have found yourself in a place in life where you are addicted to a substance and are ready to recover, there are a few things that you need to do. Whether your addiction is to alcohol, prescription pain killers, or illegal street drugs, there is hope and there is the option of full recovery. You simply have to know what to do and where to go. To help make sure that you are starting down the road to recovery the best way possible, you will want to read through the following. Read More …

What Are Pulmonary Function Tests?

6 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Pulmonary is anything that refers to, affects, or occurs in the lungs. The Pulmonary Function Test is used to assess any amount of diseases by measuring what air can be retained in the lungs and how easily air can be transferred into the lungs. If you have signs of lung problems, the doctor can prescribe these tests as part of a routine evaluation to assess the efficacy of continuous therapy and see whether the lungs work effectively before surgery. Read More …

3 Things To Remember When Administering CPR

4 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When an individual goes into cardiac arrest, it is critical that they receive CPR in order to help maintain the flow of blood through the heart in an effort to minimize lasting damage. CPR typically includes both chest compression and artificial breath. It can be easy to overlook some minor but critical tasks when you are in the midst of an emergency. Performing CPR properly is the only way to offer the type of help an individual in cardiac arrest needs. Read More …