Five Steps To Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal depression, properly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, generally affects individuals throughout the winter months. Although there is no conclusive evidence, experts believe that seasonal depression is more likely to occur in those who are exposed to a limited amount of sunlight. The "winter blues" may be successfully treated through professional intervention, as well as dietary and lifestyle changes. Before you attempt to treat your anxiety and depression, it's important to see a professional depression counselor for a proper diagnosis. Read More 

4 Ways To Reduce Lower Back Pain

Low back pain is a common ailment that can be caused by heavy lifting, poor posture or acute injury. There are several treatments approaches that may alleviate your pain if you would rather avoid medications or need additional non-medication options. Soak The Pain Away A hot bath is a common way to alleviate back pain. However, you can add products to your bath water to take the pain-relieving properties to the next level. Read More 

Fractional Laser Resurfacing: What To Expect

In 2013, dermatologists from the American Society for Dermatological Surgery carried out 152,000 laser resurfacing procedures. This volume represents an eight-five percent increase on the previous year and demonstrates how these procedures are becoming more popular across the United States. Fractional resurfacing is one of the newest laser methods on the market and offers patients benefits over more established procedures. Find out how this cosmetic procedure works, and learn more about what to expect if you decide to have this treatment. Read More 

Dealing With Head Lice: What A Dermatologist Will Tell You

Head lice infestations are common in pre-school and elementary school children in the United States. In children aged 3 to 11, the CDC estimates that there are between 6 million and 12 million infestations every year, so this is one of the most common problems that parents are likely to face. In many cases, it's relatively easy to deal with this problem, but an infestation is sometimes more persistent and requires more treatment. Read More 

3 Ideas To Help Your Senior Parent’s Mobility At Home

After your parent has a stroke and is home from the hospital, you may want to consider making some changes around the house to make it easier for him or her to get around independently. The changes you make will help your parent function as normal as possible while he or she recovers and lives with the after-effects of the stroke. Here are three ideas that may help your parent with mobility. Read More