Category Archives: Health info

Urgent care

urgent care roomsUrgent care facility is a medical care facility that is opened with an aim to provide urgent and immediate care to patient with injuries, ailments, etc. There are licensed doctors in these services who are licensed to perform minor procedures too.

How to Prevent Wrecking Your Back

Do you think that back pain is an unpleasant discomfort that cannot be avoided? The truth is, it’s possible to have more control over it than most people think. If you don’t stretch and don’t pay attention to your moves, you’re very likely to wreck your back. How to avoid things that put our spine at risk before the damage is done? 

What’s Needed for the Smooth Functioning of a Hospital

hospitalHospital is a place that provides medical care and treatment and has specialised staffs and instruments for this purpose. A good hospital is one which has good number of staffs dedicated for each different function so that in case of any emergency the process goes in smoothly.

3 Prominent Differences between Vaping and Smoking

e-cigarettesBy now, you have heard a lot about how vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking and have finally decided to choose vaping. But are you skeptical about e cigarettes? Finding the differences between vaping and smoking can be an interesting topic at this stage.

Want to know more about thyroid eye disease?

thyroid eye diseaseThyroid eye disease is a term used for eye problems associated with over secretion of thyroid hormones.  Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the antibodies secreted by the body tissues start influencing the thyroid gland to produce more hormones.

Sclerotherapy – Things You Should Know

spider-veisclerotherapy treatment specialist midtown nycSclerotherapy is a procedure done to remove spider veins and varicose veins. It involves an injection, usually of a salt solution, which is directly injected in the vein. The solution causes irritation to blood vessel, resulting in swelling and sticking together of the blood vessel and clotting of blood. In due course, the vessel is converted to scar tissue that becomes invisible. Sclerotherapy is a time-tested procedure used since the 1930s.

Getting Rid of Needles and Other Sharps – Choosing the Container

sharps disposal containerMore than 7 billion needles and other sharps get thrown away in US every year. For example, patients with diabetes use sharps to monitor the blood glucose levels and to deliver insulin. In general, the vast majority of that trash has been used to help keep people healthy. Although this is surely a good thing for those people, it’s bad for sanitation workers and other people handling garbage. For that reason, if you’re using needles and other medical sharps at home, make sure you get rid of the waste properly. The first thing you have to do is to find the right disposal container.

Save Your Patients from the Dangerous Consequences of Forgetting Medications

forgetting medicationsCosts of medications are rising everyday and prescription medications especially for seniors are sometimes come under the category of ‘unaffordable’. However, one cannot really know how expensive it can be if the elderly patients miss their medications. Indeed, professional caregivers should pay attention to this point and see to it that their patients take medications properly. Here are some costly consequences of missed doses.

Baba: A Magical Cat with a Message – Use the Magic Inside You to Attain Good Health & Happy Life

Baba - A Magical Cat with a MessageDo you believe in magic? Have you experienced it sometimes in your life? I am sure, you will say, “No”! I request you to recall if sometimes your dream came true, your wish came true, about anything! You wished that your very dear friend should meet you and s/he met you accidentally! You wished that you should have a dress and someone brought it to you and you didn’t even have to pay for it! There is actually something called magic in this world, but we have stopped believing it. This is the magic of our mind and soul. Everyone of us has it inside us but we have stopped to use it. We can use it for healing our pain and living a better life. Don’t you believe it? Read the latest wonderful book “Baba: A Magical Cat with a Message” and you will start believing it.

5 Basic Duties of a Professional Caregiver

duties of professional caregiversThe job of a professional caregiver may seem challenging. But at times, it’s rewarding too. After all, you are a great help for a person who is confined to her/his house or even bed and you are an important person for your patient because you are perhaps the only one who pays full attention to her/him. If you are planning to take up the career of a professional caregiver, you should know what basic duties you will have to perform.