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4 Natural Products Your Midwife Might Recommend

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During your pregnancy, you want to do all that you can to ensure that you are feeling well and that your baby is developing properly. Working with your midwife is a great way to ensure overall health. Your midwife might recommend a few different natural products for you to use during your pregnancy to make it a better experience overall. Ginger One of the most unpleasant facets of being pregnant is the experience of morning sickness.…

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Chemotherapy And Skin Problems - Prevention And Treatment Tips

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If you have cancer and are about to start your first round of chemotherapy, then you are probably well aware that you may experience side effects that include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. While these side effects are the most common, you also may experience some troublesome skin issues. Skin problems can be quite uncomfortable and many issues can last several months after chemotherapy sessions stop. Keep reading to learn about a few of these problems and how they can be prevented and treated.…

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5 Tips For Finding A Couples Counselor When You Are Polyamorous

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If you are in a non-monogamous relationship, or are considering entering one, you may need the same help and professional advice that couples in a monogamous relationship would need regarding setting boundaries, building intimacy, and communicating. However, you may find it difficult to find a counselor who has experience working with polyamorous couples or groups. To make sure that you find a counselor who is prepared to help you, you should follow these five tips.…

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Get The Perfect Wedding Smile In 3 Steps

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Every bride wants to look perfect on her wedding day. From the dress to the shoes to the hairstyle, everything needs to be just right. One detail that you especially want to make sure that you get right is the smile. You’ll pose for dozens of pictures on your wedding day, and you want to flash a beautiful set of pearly whites every time. If your smile is crooked, dull, and not up to your standards now, don’t worry.…

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Micro Stents May Impede The Progression Of Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is an eye disease caused by increased intraocular pressure that damages the optic nerve over time and cause blindness if left untreated. Though it’s often associated with diabetes, the condition can develop independent of this disease or in connection to others such as high blood pressure. While the most common treatment for this condition is the use of eye drops, a few studies have shown that micro stents can also be effective at keeping intraocular pressure at a healthy level.…

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Take Heart: Here Are Three Major Causes Of Chest Pain That Are NOT Cardiac-Related

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If you’ve been experiencing chest pain and your doctor has ruled out heart-related problems as a possible cause, your pain may be because of another non-cardiac related issue. An examination and tests may point to anything from pneumonia to acid reflux. Here are three major causes of chest pain that are not directly connected with heart problems: 1. Pneumonia Pneumonia affects the lungs and respiratory system, causing inflammation, cough and sometimes chest discomfort or pain.…

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5 Challenges To Expect During Recovery From Kyphoplasty

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Kyphoplasty is an advanced procedure that allows a doctor to stabilize a fractured vertebrae in your back, relieving severe back pain and mobility issues commonly associated with osteoporosis. This surgery is handled as an outpatient visit and offers a far faster recovery time than other options for stabilizing a damaged spine. However, you’ll still need to deal with these five challenges as you recover from a kyphoplasty procedure. Short-Term Observation…

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Autistic Children And Pediatric Appointments: 5 Tips For Parents

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Autistic children must often regularly visit a pediatrician, but these kids sometimes struggle to cope with the experience. Children with autism generally struggle with sensory experiences, so the intimacy of a pediatric appointment can create extreme stress that parents may find it hard to deal with. The good news is that there are plenty of steps you can take to help your child cope with the experience. Here are five of them.…

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Dos And Don'ts For Patients Recovering From A Slipped Disk

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A slipped disk occurs when the gelatinous portion of the cushioning tissue between your vertebrae gets pushed out to the side, causing pain, numbness, and sometimes excessive muscle weakness. While patients occasionally require surgery to repair this issue, most recover without surgery as long as they take good care of themselves and closely follow the prescribed treatment protocols. Thus, If you have been diagnosed with a slipped disk (also known as a herniated disk), then it’s important that you know what you should and should not do as you recover from this injury.…

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Helping Autistic Children Cope With Eyeglasses: Advice For Parents

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According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 American children has autism spectrum disorder. Children with autism often struggle to cope with situations and experiences that other kids may find relatively easy, and eyeglasses commonly cause problems for people with ASD. Find out why eyeglasses may cause problems for your autistic child, and find out what you can do to help children cope. How autism affects children…

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