health--medical

5 Signs That Your Contact Lenses Are Damaging Your Eyes

If you can't see well and don't like the look of eyeglasses, then contact lenses can seem like a lifesaver. When they fit properly and are properly cared for, contact lenses can allow you to see well without having to wear visible eyeglasses. However, you should know that contact lenses can be very dangerous and can put your eyes at a serious risk, so it's important to be cautious when wearing them. Read More 

2 Mistakes To Avoid When Inserting An IV

Inserting an IV can be one of the most stressful things you will do as a health care professional. Not only can finding a vein be nearly impossible, but many patients bring their bad experiences into the examination room with them, which can further complicate the task of inserting an IV. If you want to put your patients at ease and ensure that you are avoiding sloppy IV insertions, here are 2 mistakes you should try to avoid. Read More 

What Can an Addiction Center Do for You?

It can be hard to admit when you or a loved one is in need of help to overcome addiction. An addiction rehab center is one source of recovery, and it is very useful for those in danger of relapse. An rehab center has several benefits over home-based recovery. Because it is such a personal matter with potential social repercussions, many people hesitate to reach out to a rehab center for help. Read More 

Want To Travel? How To Deal With Common Bladder Control Conditions While Traveling

A nice trip on a charter bus should be an enjoyable, memorable vacation. For many people, though, the idea of traveling makes them feel anxious. While some people worry about automobile accidents and getting lost, others worry about something that should seem insignificant - going to the bathroom. For some, worries are centered on making it to the bathroom in time. Others are unable to go even after waiting in line and getting into the bathroom. Read More 

A Few Of The Most Common Questions Concerning Vaginismus And Treatment

Whether brought on suddenly, or a lifelong problem, vaginismus can be a scary diagnosis to hear from your doctor after an exam or consultation. Related to involuntary muscle spasms inside of the vaginal area, vaginismus can be extremely painful, embarrassing, and could completely hinder your ability to have a normal sex life with a partner. Treatment of vaginismus is all about understanding this problem and how symptoms can be alleviated over time. Read More