Doctors, Dentists, Optometrists — and Beyond

Sun Giving Your Eyes Problems? Protect Them Here

29 June 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If your eyes are extra sensitive to sunlight, you might wear sunglasses to keep your eyes safe. But if your eyes still hurt when you wear sunglasses, you might need special sunglasses and eye care to protect your vision. Learn why the sun hurts your eyes and how the right sunglasses and care can keep your vision safe below. Why Does the Sun Still Hurt Your Eyes? If sunlight still bothers your eyes, even with sunglasses on, you could have photophobia. Read More …

Did You Injure Your MCL?

24 June 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Your knee contains a number of different ligaments which function to hold the joint together. One of these ligaments is known as the MCL, or medial cruciate ligament. At the name suggests, this ligament is located medially, or towards the inside of the joint. Like other ligaments, the MCL is prone to strains and tears, particularly in athletes. But how do you know if you've injured your MCL, and what can be done about this injury? Read More …

Drug Classes That Can Help With Chronic Pain

24 June 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Pain management can be a struggle, especially when it comes to chronic conditions. This is one reason why opiate pain killers are used so heavily to control pain. However, you should know that there are some other kinds of medications that can help you manage your discomfort. And, these are often safer and less habit-forming than opioids. Keep reading to learn a little bit about them. Antidepressants Chronic pain and depression go hand in hand. Read More …

Get Healthy: Why You Need To Add Collagen To Your Diet

18 June 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you take vitamin supplements on a daily basis, you're on the right path. If your vitamin routine doesn't include hydrolyzed collagen, make some changes. Hydrolyzed collagen is an important part of your daily healthcare routine. Your body needs collagen to stay strong and healthy. Unfortunately, collagen production starts to slow down at around the time you turn 25. If you're a woman, production slows down even more once you reach menopause. Read More …

Tips For Bringing Your Elderly Loved One In For Medical Care

18 June 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

As your loved ones grow older, they often become less able to bring themselves to medical appointments. And yet, they need the care provided during those appointments more than ever. As a loving friend or family member, it is helpful for you to take them to their medical appointments. This is not always as easy as you'd hope, but the following tips can help. Leave early Elderly adults often take a long time to get into vehicles and get out of vehicles. Read More …