Improving Your Health

Independent Professional Wrestlers: 4 Reasons To Choose Dental Implants Over Dentures

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As an independent wrestler, each time you step into a wrestling ring, you are putting the health of your teeth at risk. With proper care, your teeth will typically stay protected, but in some cases an accident may occur. If you’ve lost any teeth while wrestling, you have multiple options for a replacement. Two of the main choices are dental implants and dentures. As you continue your independent wrestling career, there are many benefits to choosing an implant over the dentures. Read More»

How To Choose The Right Foley Catheter

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Foley catheters are indwelling urinary catheters. They have a tiny, thin balloon at one end that when filled with sterile water helps to comfortably hold them in place. If a Foley catheter has been recommended by your physician, you might feel confused about what to look for. In order to assist you in taking an active role in your health care, here are the main differences between Foley catheters regarding materials and size so you can select the perfect one for your needs. Read More»

Natural Remedies To Help Heal Your Gingivitis And Periodontal Disease

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Nearly 50 percent of adults in the United States have gum disease, or periodontal disease, which, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) can increase your risk of diabetes, heart attack, and lung disease. It is important to take care of the health of your gums and teeth, which can help improve your overall health. Here are some natural remedies you can use to increase your oral health and fight off gum disease. Read More»

Delayed Union: What Is It And How Does It Affect Your Fractured Foot?

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For most people, their bone fractures heal quickly and without problems. But if you have a fractured bone in your foot that won’t heal as expected, speak to an orthopedist right away. You may have a problem called “delayed union.” A delayed union describes a bone fracture that takes longer to heal properly than a doctor expects. The bones may develop an infection or problem that prevents them from mending. Here’s more information about a delayed union fracture and what you can do to treat it. Read More»

Age Is Just A Number? Understanding And Treating Age Spots

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A healthy diet, regular exercise, and periodic visits to your doctor for checkups are smart tasks that can benefit your physical and emotional well-being. However, certain conditions that affect your appearance may still arise as you age. You may already understand possibility of growing gray hair and developing fine lines and wrinkles, but you may be surprised by the development of age spots. While these spots do not develop as a result of an underlying medical condition, they can affect your appearance and self-esteem. Read More»