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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.

Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids That Actually Work

Painful itching, burning, and the constant urge to stop by the nearest restroom are all telltale indications that you are dealing with the ever-dreadful problem of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are actually irritated varicose veins surrounding the anus. This sore spot may be one that you don't talk about with your friends, and may never bring up to the doctor, but it is definitely an issue that you will want to find relief from quickly. Read More 

Things You Didn’t Know Your Local Healthcare Clinic Offered

Healthcare clinics are a place where you can go if you are low-income and need healthcare, and they are able to treat a malady of conditions. From broken arms to pregnancy, healthcare clinics have qualified staff who can meet your needs. These clinics also often provide other services that you may not be aware about. Here are 3 examples: Counseling and rehab Many healthcare clinics have branches of service that include mental healthcare or even rehabilitation for substance and alcohol abuse. Read More 

3 Tips To Protect Your Hearing Aid From Water Damage

Since you probably rely on your hearing aid so that you can hear as well as possible, the last thing that you probably want to do is accidentally damage it. One main problem that many people have with their hearing aids is water damage, so follow these tips to help protect your device from this type of issue. 1. Take it Off Some people put on a shower cap or hop in the shower with the intention of keeping their head away from the water. Read More 

3 Excellent Foods To Eat After Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

When you get your wisdom teeth removed, your mouth is going to feel very sore and tender. Because of this, it is important that you only eat certain foods that require very little chewing. You instead need foods allow you to simply swallow them right away, or foods that you can gently chew with the front of your mouth. This article will discuss 3 excellent foods that you can eat with ease after you have had your wisdom teeth removed. Read More 

Can A Nutritionist Help You Find Relief From Meniere’s Disease?

If you have the balance disorder known as Meniere's disease, there's no sure-fire cure. However, changes in your diet and nutrition can help reduce the buildup of fluid in your inner ear and reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. It can also help eliminate some of the "triggers" that set Meniere's in motion. Here's what you should know. Stabilizing Sodium While conventional wisdom once had people on strict low-sodium diets, the current treatment is more about lowering sodium intake from the average 3400mg consumed daily by each individual in the U. Read More