Relieve Your Pain in the Water

Nov 19, 2014
Relieve Your Pain in the Water

Diabetic Neuropathy is a form of nerve damage.   It occurs in individuals with diabetes when there is primarily poor blood flow along with high blood sugar levels.   Over time people with Diabetic Neuropathy were told they couldn’t exercise. That is not the case any longer.


Caretaker Appreciation

Nov 18, 2014
Caretaker Appreciation

Caregivers play an important role in maintaining the health and well-being of our loved ones. As people age, more family members have assumed the role of caretaker so that they don’t have to resort to placing their loved one in a long-term care facility. When this is possible, it helps to maintain the quality of life of the aging individual or person with a disability.


AVOIDING DIABETES . . . and Adding 6 Years to Your Life!

Nov 17, 2014
AVOIDING DIABETES  . . . and Adding 6 Years to Your Life!

In honor of National Diabetes Month, I would like to share a VERY personal story. My mother was an insulin diabetic for most of her life starting back in the 1950’s until her passing away over two decades ago. Since she was taking insulin several times daily, I’m sure that diabetes was on her mind every waking hour. Point being, I realized if there was any “good news” about my mother’s diabetes, it was that I learned that diabetes should be feared and avoided at all costs.


Staying on the Positive Tip

Nov 14, 2014
Staying on the Positive Tip

The aim of this article is to teach readers on how they can lead a positive life despite the harshness that life comes along with. In this article I intend to highlight some tips on how to be positive during life’s difficult moments.  


Caring for Someone Without Losing Your Own Well-Being

Nov 13, 2014
Caring for Someone Without Losing Your Own Well-Being

 

Mesothelioma is cancer of the mesothelium – a membrane that lines and surrounds the organs. The disease is caused by exposure to asbestos, and it is actually called malignant mesothelioma to differentiate it from the benign version, which is not caused by asbestos.


Consider Regular Blood Tests to Lead a Disease-Free Life

Nov 12, 2014
Consider Regular Blood Tests to Lead a Disease-Free Life

There are number of reasons as to why people undergo blood test. However, one main reason as to why people get blood tests is for health monitoring or for the purpose of annual examination. It is very important to undergo private blood testing as it helps in identifying medical conditions which maybe asymptomatic. Besides this, blood tests in London can also help in determining risk factors associated with numerous diseases.


A Time to say Thanks

Nov 11, 2014
A Time to say Thanks

 

Sometimes a week does not good bye in which I am told “thank you for your service.” At first I know the obvious reason that those statements are made to me. I have a physical disability. But the other reason is that I have a key chain lanyard I wear around my neck that promotes the US Navy.


All You Need to Know About Epilepsy and Seizure

Nov 10, 2014
All You Need to Know About Epilepsy and Seizure

You may be hearing about Epilepsy and Seizures. In this blog I will throw light on how these two terms are related to each other and what is to be done to get rid of it. First of all let’s discuss about Seizures.


Depression: Stigma and Treatments

Nov 07, 2014
Depression: Stigma and Treatments

Like all mental illnesses, depression has always had a certain stigma attached to it; however, in some ways the stigma of depression can be more damaging because it can prevent people from getting the treatment they need.


5 Tips for Spinal Cord Injuries

Nov 05, 2014
5 Tips for Spinal Cord Injuries

Holiday Season evokes mixed feelings in most of us. Some of us, primarily those who believe in fairy tales and Christmas stories, love the snow, the woolen clothing, the boots, the hot chocolate, and the warm fireplace to snuggle by in the night. The more pragmatic among us hate the thought of the snow giving way to slush and storms creating transport issues. Then there are those who don’t like the idea of it being too dark and cold most of the time and their physical activity taking a hit as a result.