4 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Doctor’s Visit

Seeing your doctor on a routine basis is ideal for having the best possible health. Various tests may need to be performed at varying stages of life. If you're not feeling well or have a specific medical issue that needs to be addressed, you'll want to see your physician. However, going to your medical provider may make you anxious. Knowing the best ways to get the most from your appointment is certain to be helpful. Read More 

Which Type of Birth Control Should You Pick?

There are many different types of birth control available. The method that's right for you will depend on your goals and your individual body chemistry. Some birth control methods can even be used in conjunction with each other for maximum protection. Here are four common types of birth control you may want to consider: 1. Condoms Condoms are a non-hormonal birth control option. Condoms can be made from latex, polyurethane, or sheepskin, and they form a barrier that prevents semen from coming into contact with your vagina. Read More 

Roots Not Branches: A New Way To Treat Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses are afflicting Americans in astounding numbers. In fact, according to one study, half of U.S. adults are afflicted with at least one chronic condition and even more shockingly, 25% of adults in the U.S. have at least two chronic illnesses. Part of the problem is that for years medical practitioners have been treating the symptoms of their patients and not attempting to diagnose the root problem. Just like a good arborist knows that saving a tree may start at the roots, so should your doctor. Read More 

Four Fast Facts About Prostate Cancer That All Men Should Know

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer men can face. Yet many men do not completely understand their risks or what they should do about it. It is a good idea to get familiar with some of the risks and facts associated with prostate cancer. Take a look at four fast facts about prostate cancer every male in the population should know.  You may be at a higher risk if you are African American. Read More 

Visit An Audiologist For Testing As Soon As You Detect Hearing Loss

One of the wisest things to do when you know that you have hearing loss is to begin treatments for your hearing condition right away. You'll become quite aware when the loss begins to get worse. You're not hearing what's being said by others and cannot respond appropriately to questions you're asked while people are looking at you and possibly whispering about you in a guarded way. No, you should not place your hearing loss on a back burner. Read More