Tips to Natural Methods to Promote Breast Health
People in the United States began taking multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements in the 1940s, when they first hit the market. They are incredibly popular around the country and as many as 33% of Americans admit to taking them. In fact, at least one sixth of all dietary supplement purchases are MVMs. They account for at least 40% of all vitamin and mineral sales. The market for dietary supplements was worth about $36.7 billion at the end of 2014. Vitamin and mineral sales amounted to $14.3 billion that year. For women, who are looking to improve their breast health, there are a lot of things they can do. From taking supplements for breast health to eating a better diet, women can take proactive steps to be healthy.
Eat a Healthy Diet
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Staying Mobile in Old Age
As we get older it can become more and more difficult to perform tasks that used to be quite simple. From operating an automobile to getting up the stairs, not everything should be taken for granted. Even walking can prove difficult if not impossible for some senior citizens and disabled people. Fortunately, there are plenty of mobility devices for seniors and others who need help getting around but still want to do it on their own terms.
Walkers and Canes
These two types of mobility devices for seniors have been around for some time. They are relatively cheap, simple in design, and don’t rely on a motor. Walkers and canes make balancing easier when walking. Canes are typically used for people with a single weakened leg Continue Reading
Medical Benefits of Massage Therapy
Improved blood circulation, muscle relaxation, pain relief and stress reduction: these are just a few of the benefits of deep tissue massage. Therapeutic massage therapy has many applications in alternate therapies, for such purposes as muscle / joint stabilization, increased range of motion and myofascial release. Sports massage therapy helps in recovery from sports injuries and and is also as part of a training program that can prevent injuries like sprains and muscle pulls.
Benefits of massage therapy
How Urgent Care Bridges the Continuum
A great deal of the focus in many medical systems and practices is the term “continuum of care.” In some fields, mental health for instance, that means having a tiered system by which patients can receive the treatment level that they need. Hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, therapists and doctors, can provide that continuum of care.
In a broader sense, continuum of care applies to the whole healthcare system, where the two most used routes have long been the personal physician and the hospital. Unfortunately, this poses many problems. A physician takes time and an appointment to see, which makes urgent healthcare needs difficult. A hospital takes on severe cases and may discharge individuals based on that severity.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48% of all Continue Reading