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Suffering From Rheumatoid Arthritis? Get The Buzz On Bee Venom Acupuncture

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system attacks the tissues that line the joints. It’s characterized by inflammation, pain, stiffness, and often deformities of the affected joints. While there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, there is a new symptom treatment method germinating hope for sufferers of this condition. If you have RA, read on to learn how bee venom acupuncture may offer you some relief.…

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What Are Your Knee Replacement Options If You're Under 50?

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If you find yourself dealing with frequent or chronic knee pain caused from an improperly healed meniscal tear, osteoarthritis, or other condition, you may be wondering whether a partial or total knee replacement is the right option for you. However, many orthopedic surgeons are reluctant to perform this operation on younger patients, as these artificial joints will need to be periodically replaced. If you’re under age 50 and aren’t sure your knee will be able to make it to age 60 (the age at which most surgeons are willing to perform a knee replacement), do you have any other options?…

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What Changes Should You Make to Better Accommodate a Disabled Relative in Your Home?

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If you’ve been charged with the physical and personal care of an elderly relative after his or her release from the hospital, you may be wondering what you can do to make your home safer and more comfortable. Because many hospitals and other skilled care facilities have certain rules in place requiring a home to be suitable for a patient’s condition, you may need to begin making these arrangements sooner rather than later.…

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4 Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Equine Chiropractors

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If you currently own a horse or run a stable, you’ve undoubtedly come across a horse with stiff hamstrings or an unevenness when striding. What you may not know, however, is that there are special chiropractors trained to treat these problems, allowing your horse to continue pain-free and with a full range of mobility. For those who may be unfamiliar with this practice, below are four commonly asked questions regarding equine chiropractors:…

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3 Things You Never Knew About Orthodontics

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If you or your kids have been referred to an orthodontist for the first time, you may have all sorts of questions about what this field of medicine involves, who it can help, and what kinds of tooth-straightening options you might have. Here are three not-so-obvious facts about orthodontics that may influence your decision to go ahead and make that appointment. 1. It’s Not Just for Kids It may surprise you to learn that adults are often prime candidates for orthodontic evaluation and treatment.…

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2 Signs Your Small Child Has An Undiagnosed Eye Condition

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When you have young children who can’t communicate effectively, it might seem impossible to detect early medical problems. Since wobbly tots are prone to injuries and tend to eat whatever they find on the ground, strange issues might seem like just another part of your day—only to disappear by the weekend. Unfortunately, if you miss the symptoms of serious eye disorders, it could affect your child’s development, or even put their life at risk.…

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Bone Grafting: How Does It Improve Your Jawbones Before Dental Implant Surgery?

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Your dentist can improve the health and stability of your jawbones with dental implant surgery. But if your jawbones don’t possess enough bone cells or tissue to accept, protect and stabilize the implants after the surgery, the implants can fail. To avoid this problem and address it head on, the dentist will graft bone tissue into your jawbones. Bone grafting is one of the most useful and advanced dental treatments today. It replaces bone tissue lost to missing teeth, gum disease and infections.…

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6 Food That May Lower Your Risk Of Alzheimer's

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Although Alzheimer’s remains among the most mysterious diseases, there is some evidence that certain lifestyle factors can lessen the risks of developing it. Foods that are high in omega-3 acids, for instance, may play a significant role in decreasing the chances that you’ll develop Alzheimer’s. Fortunately, these foods are all delicious, offer substantial nutritional benefits, and exist in abundance in our food supply. Following are six of them. Salmon Fresh salmon can be prepared by grilling, pan-frying, or baking and makes a wonderful dinner when served with a simple spinach salad.…

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How Can You Retrofit Your Home To Accommodate A Disabled Relative?

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If you’re planning to have a disabled relative move in with your family to make the caretaking process more convenient, you may be overwhelmed at the accommodations often deemed necessary for those who have trouble getting around. Just as with baby-proofing your home for the first time, making your home handicap-accessible can seem like a monumental task – and you may not even notice certain dangers or potential problems until after your relative has encountered them.…

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4 Summer Skin Problems And What You Can Do About Them

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Although skin problems occur year-round, most of them seem to take place during the summer months. Summer fashions expose more skin, and allergens are more active in the summer. Following are four skin problems that occur more frequently during the summer and what you can do about them. Heat Rash One of the most common skin conditions that affects people of all ages during the summer is heat rash. Heat rash is characterized by small, itchy bumps on the surface of the skin.…

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