This New Year, Resolve to Treat Your Feet Better

If your feet are commonly sore at the end of a long day, you're probably not doing all that you can to keep them healthy and strong, or to protect them from the rigors of supporting your weight. During this upcoming new year, make a resolution to treat your feet better. Here's a look at several smaller resolutions that will help you achieve that goal. Resolution #1: Stretch your feet every day. Read More 

How Can Hormone Replacment Therapy Help Women Improve Muscle Function?

As women go through menopause, they experience symptoms that may be less than desirable: hot flashes, vaginal dryness and mood swings top the list. To ward off these problems, some women choose hormone replacement therapy, or HRT. HRT helps bump up these women's decreasing levels of estrogen and progesterone to keep their hormone levels consistent. The problem? Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's chances of getting certain types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer. Read More 

Five Signs It Is Time To Seek In-Home Care For Your Elderly Loved

It is only natural to feel like you should be the responsible party when it comes to caring for an elderly parent. After all, they did dedicate several years to raising you and being there for you throughout your adult life. No matter how much you want to take the matter into your own hands and be in charge of care, caring for an elderly adult can be quite the undertaking. Read More 

Need A Break? Try Using Respite Care To Care For Your Loved One

Taking care of your loved one after they have had some kind of illness or injury that requires a lot of care, or a family member who is elderly, can be stressful and tiring. You may feel like you are trapped in your house. You can't leave your house because your loved one needs you to be there, and needs your care. That isn't good for you. It's not good for your loved one either. Read More 

What To Do If Your Root Canal Fails

A root canal is a dental procedure that helps treat infected tissue of the tooth's roots. This is a common infection that requires a hole to be drilled through the tooth and into the canal, so that the dentist can remove the infected tissue and pulp. After the procedure is complete, a temporary filling material is used and a crown is made about two weeks later. While it has a very high success rate, there are some cases where the procedure fails the first time. Read More