Doctors, Dentists, Optometrists — and Beyond

Fainting When Having Abdominal Cramps & Diarrhea? It May Not Be The Stomach Flu

25 February 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Abdominal cramps and diarrhea can usually be attributed to viral gastroenteritis, more commonly known as the stomach flu. Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis typically last for 1 to 3 days or longer. However, if you have severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea and find yourself dizzy and fainting, you may have vasovagal syncope, which can be a symptom of several different things. Here's what you need to know and how to determine the root cause of your fainting episode. Read More …

4 Tips For Using Diet And Exercise To Lose Weight And Keep It From Coming Back

25 February 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you start a weight loss program, you probably take up some form of exercise, too, since diet and exercise are the two pillars of weight loss. However, it's common to control your eating and exercise and not see the results you want. Here are four tips for using diet and exercise to help with your weight loss program. 1. Monitor Your Calories In And Out It's common for people to eat more calories than they realize. Read More …

3 Tips For Addressing Loose Upper-Arm Skin

25 February 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

After significant weight loss, it is common to have excess skin on the upper arms. Excess skin can make some people feel uncomfortable or hinder their physical activity. Depending on the extent of excess skin, there are several strategies to reduce the appearance. Give It Time Before you make any decision on how to reduce excess skin, you need to give the process time. If you are still losing weight, you will not know the extent of the problem until you reach your goal weight and are stable at your weight. Read More …

What Birth Mothers Should Know About Prenatal Depression

25 February 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

In the last few years, people have learned more about postpartum depression, and that's a good thing. The issue of women experiencing depression after giving birth was largely ignored until then. But what about issues like prenatal depression, where depression occurs before the baby is born? What Is Prenatal Depression? Prenatal depression is depression that occurs before a woman gives birth. The depression may include symptoms like insomnia, tearfulness, and general sadness. Read More …

Recognizing The Signs Of Pelvic Prolapse

25 February 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition that occurs when one or more organs protrudes through the muscle layer that separates the vaginal canal from the abdominal cavity. This condition is more common than you might think, and it often goes undiagnosed because women are either afraid to speak about it or are unaware that what they are experiencing is an issue. But pelvic organ prolapse can lead to an array of other issues, from infection to incontinence, if left untreated. Read More …