Tips for Taking Care of Yourself While Undergoing Radiation Therapy
6 October 2016
If you are undergoing radiation therapy, you likely are experiencing some of its negative side effects, including fatigue, hair loss, an increased likelihood of catching colds, and other physical problems. These effects can make radiation therapy seem like it's hurting more than helping and decrease your motivation to go. Here are some ways that you can take care of yourself while undergoing the radiation therapy in order to ensure that you are able to stay strong.
Treatment Options For Your Severe Menorrhagia
23 February 2016
When you are a woman who suffers from severe menorrhagia, meaning you have extremely heavy menstrual periods to the point that they affect your daily life and health, you may find yourself wondering if there is anything that you can do to make your situation better. Many women suffer from menorrhagia for a long time before even talking to their doctor about it because they are embarrassed or just assume that heavy menstrual periods are what every woman goes through.
An Introduction To Balance Therapy For Seniors
10 August 2015
Balance issues are common in seniors, especially if you have recently been ill, had an injury, or had a lengthy hospital stay. Fortunately, physical therapy can help you recover your balance so it is easier and safer for you to move around your own home. This guide can help you understand this form of rehabilitation therapy.
There are three main physical therapy treatment options that are made available, but only a couple of them are suitable for senior balance issues.
Midwives Help Women Going Through Menopause
6 July 2015
In addition to providing pregnancy care, assisting with labor and delivery, and offering new mothers advice on breastfeeding, many nurse-midwives help patients manage menopause symptoms. In overseeing a woman's general health, nurse-midwives not only work with women of child-bearing age, but they also help women who are approaching the end of their reproductive years with health-related issues.
What a Midwife Can Do
Certified nurse-midwives are trained and qualified to help keep women healthy as they transition from perimenopause to menopause and then to the post-menopause years.