Eye Care Dos And Don'ts For People With Seasonal Allergies

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If you have seasonal allergies, you may be tempted to just tough it out and ignore your symptoms rather than treating them. After all, how bad can itchy eyes and some sneezing be? As it turns out, failing to treat your allergy symptoms--especially the eye-related ones--can lead to some issues down the road. Allergies dry out your eyes, which leaves them increasingly prone to infection. And nobody wants to deal with painful, pussy, infected eyes!

25 July 2017

Dealing With Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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It can be very uncomfortable when there is an abnormal amount of pressure in your eyes. However, the most important thing that you should know in regards to the pressure is that it can stem from an eye condition being present. Angle-closure glaucoma is one of the eye conditions that can lead to a lot of pressure, and there are other symptoms that can develop as well. You must get your eyes examined by an optometrist as soon as possible if you suspect that glaucoma is causing the pressure, as it can lead to severe vision problems.

4 July 2017

Medical Office Payment And Billing Tips

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If you are a physician or nurse practitioner and want to branch out to start your own practice, then there are many things that you will need to consider. One important thing you need to figure out is how to implement your medical billing practices. Medical billing can be confusing and it is wise to work with a medical billing service to make sure every patient's insurance company is billed properly.

26 April 2017

What Is The Truth About Sinus Infections?

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Sinus infections are fairly common, and so are the myths about them. The wrong information about these infections could lead to prolonged discomfort from the symptoms. If you suffer from sinus infections, here are some of the myths you should be wary of and the truth about them.   Antibiotics Are Needed to Treat Sinus Infections  Sinus infections are caused by viruses, bacteria, and sometimes fungi. The discomfort that you are feeling could also be the result of an underlying condition that is impacting your sinuses.

18 April 2017

Hand Surgery 101: 4 Basic Tips For Better Healing

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Recovering and healing from hand surgery can be quite the process. Luckily, you can make it easier by being prepared before the surgery. You can also help to speed healing by knowing what to do after the surgery. While you should always follow the advice of your surgeon, you should also implement these four tips: 1. Move Your Fingers Perhaps one of the best tips is to begin moving your fingers soon after your surgery.

21 March 2017

Time To Care For Your Parents? 3 Tips To Help You Prepare For The Transition

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Your parents cared for you for a good portion of your life, now it's time for you to care for them. If it's time to start caring for your parents, you need to make sure that your home is prepared for the transition. Here are three steps you should take to prepare your home for caregiving. Update Safety Devices When it comes to caring for aging parents, it's important that you update your safety devices.

26 January 2017

Acupressure May Play A Role In Treating PTSD-Related Hallucinations

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Distinct and clear sounds may be easy to hear, but they might not be real. Auditory hallucinations do occur. People suffering from varying degrees of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could be suffering from auditory hallucinations, not something to be taken lightly at all. Due to the serious nature of PTSD, taking various steps to address the condition becomes a major priority among those wishing to alleviate the problems. Hallucinations are among those problems, and hallucinations.

26 January 2017