Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

  • Urgent Care Interventions For Deep Tissue Lacerations

    If you ever sustain a deep laceration, the urgent care center or emergency room that you visit will have special wound protocols in place to ensure that your injury is effectively treated. These interventions include both immediate care management and interventions to reduce your risk for further complications. Regardless of whether you visit an urgent care center or the hospital, the interventions will be similar: Assess Vital Signs The first thing that the medical staff will do when you arrive after sustaining a deep laceration is assess your vital signs.

  • 3 Ways Cardioprotective Aspirin Therapy Can Harm Your Health

    If you take a daily cardioprotective aspirin to reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke, you may be risking your health. While aspirin may raise your risk for developing certain health problems, you should never abruptly discontinue your regimen without consulting with your physician. Doing so may increase your risk for a blood clot.  Here are three ways that your cardioprotective aspirin therapy regimen may harm your health: Visual Loss

  • Need Help Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer's Disease? 3 Tasks A Home Care Worker Can Assist Your Loved One With

    Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer's can be extremely exhausting, especially if you have a demanding career or other commitments that keep you pretty busy. Individuals with Alzheimer's required approximately 17.7 billion hours of care in 2013 -- and that large figure only includes the unpaid time put in by family members, friends, and other caretakers. Many free caretakers end up declining social invitations and giving up hobbies to focus on caring for a parent with Alzheimer's, which is unfair to the caregiver and may cause feelings of anger, depression, or resentment.

  • VBAC: Is It The Right Choice For You?

    Many women who have had a caesarean section, or c-section for short, wonder whether they can deliver their next baby vaginally. In some circles, a rousing debate can ensue over this topic, and misconceptions abound on both sides. For example, some people insist that VBACs are unsafe and illegal, and others insist that vaginal birth after c-section is safe in all cases. The fact is, whether you can safely have a VBAC depends on individual circumstances.

  • 5 Holistic Ways To Treat ADHD For Kids

    Statistics show that diagnosis and medical treatment of children with ADHD increases steadily each year. While many parents find that their children respond well to medication like Ritalin, some parents are concerned about potential side effects or would simply rather their kids not be medicated. Other parents are interested in natural remedies for ADHD to be used in conjunction with traditional medication. Here are five holistic methods for treating ADHD:

  • About Me

    Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

    I have worked in a supportive role in the medical industry for over 20 years, and I have been amazed at the advances in medicine that have been made. While it is always great to hear about a new medication that helps cure a disease or a new surgical procedure that can help someone live a normal life again after an injury, I have been especially amazed at the research that has shown just how much our physical and mental health are connected. Since I keep on top of all of the amazing medical studies being performed and I know others are too busy to hunt them down themselves, I decided to start a blog to share my favorite health tips for keeping both your mind and body healthy.