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Nursing Beyond the Vital Signs

Nursing is so much more than simply popping a thermometer in a patient's mouth or recording a blood pressure. In my time as a nurse, I have participated in life saving efforts when time was critical, I have held a mother's hands when her newborn baby was being prepped for surgery, and I have looked into the terrified eyes of an elderly person in pain. Nurses literally go into battle, serving in military operations all over the world. They also learn and implement the latest in medical technology. This blog is to highlight nurses and prove that they deserve respect and appreciation for all that they do.


4 Tips For Reducing Bloating

One of the things you will want to do is feel your best each day. This may involve not only eating the right foods but doing the best things for your body. One condition you will want to avoid is bloating. This can make you feel uncomfortable and cause you to feel like you've gained weight. Being aware of tips that will enable you to decrease the chances of feeling bloated are certain to be helpful to you. Read More 

Acclimating Your Old Relative To Their New Senior Living Center

Moving an old relative to a senior living center can be a major change for both of you. You might worry about them and they may worry about such a drastic change in their environment. To acclimate them well and ensure they're adjusting in a healthy way, these suggestions could be key. Create a History While the staff at the facility will have your relative's medication record and whatever records their doctor sends over, there may still be information they need to care for your relative. Read More 

Planning Your Next Pregnancy? Four Steps That Will Help You Reduce Your Risk For Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes can be a real game changer during pregnancy. It can take a pregnancy that's progressing normally and turn it into a high-risk pregnancy with just one blood test result. If you had gestational diabetes with your first pregnancy, it doesn't necessarily mean that you'll have with the rest of your pregnancies. However, it does increase your risk for it. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to reduce your chances of developing gestational diabetes in the future. Read More 

How To Overcome Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms With Suboxone Treatment

Opioid addiction is an epidemic that affects people all over the world. It destroys families, your reputation, causes you to commit crimes and rock bottom can mean a financial disaster. Taking opioids can lead to harder drugs like heroin.  For these reasons, it can be hard to overcome this addiction. Read on to find out how to overcome opioid withdrawal symptoms with suboxone treatment. When Your Body Develops A Physical Dependence Read More 

How To Treat Ledderhose Disease With Radiotherapy

If you have ledderhose disease, then it is hard to live a normal life. It is difficult to stand and walk. This disease causes the connective tissue in the sole of your feet to thicken. It is called dupuytren's contracture when this condition occurs in your hand.  When the tissues thicken, it causes lumps to form on the back of your feet. It is like walking on rocks. Ledderhose disease is a permanent and progressive disease. Read More