Choosing To Live A Healthier Life

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Choosing To Live A Healthier Life

A few years ago, I realized that I needed to get healthy for my kids. I weighed around three hundred pounds, and it was really difficult for me to get around comfortably. I was even having problems with things like sleeping and driving, which is why I shifted my focus to a healthier lifestyle. I started eating right and exercising daily, and I quickly realized that my life was improving day after day. One day, after losing about a hundred pounds, I realized that I could run faster than I had ever been able to before. This blog is all about choosing to live a healthier life and doing it with style.

What Pet Owners Should Understand About Compounding For Their Pet’s Medication

As a pet owner, you know that it's sometimes difficult to give your fur babies medication. Whether you've got a pet that can spit out a pill from any treat or one that just doesn't like to cooperate, it's important that you understand that there are solutions. You don't have to resign yourself to a struggle or a fight every time your pet needs medicine. You should take a few minutes to talk with your veterinarian about the possibility of working with a compounding pharmacy for your pet's medication. Read More 

It’s Time: 4 Questions You Might Have About Your Colonoscopy

If you're nearing your 45th birthday, it's time for you to start planning for your initial colonoscopy. You might have thought that you could wait until your 50th birthday, but that's not necessarily the case anymore. The new recommendation is that you receive your first colonoscopy right around the time you turn 45 years of age. If you're anxious about the procedure, do some research ahead of your appointment. That way, you know what to expect when you arrive. Read More 

Avoiding Elevated Eye Pressure After Cataract Surgery

During your cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist will remove the cataract and insert a clear intraocular implant inside the eye. Cataract surgery is a very common and safe procedure and is performed under local anesthesia. To enhance the healing process, it is essential to keep your eye pressure from rising too high following your surgery. While rises in intraocular pressure are common following cataract surgery, your doctor may recommend the following interventions to keep eye pressure spikes at a minimum. Read More 

4 Things to Discuss With Your Doctor

Seeing a doctor every year for a wellness checkup is important for people of all ages. However, many patients make the mistake of letting their doctor do all the talking. To get the most out of your appointment, do not be afraid to share details about your health and lifestyle. Here are some things you may want to discuss with your doctor.  1. Your Smoking and Drinking Habits Many people are reluctant to tell their doctor how often they smoke or drink because they do not want to be judged. Read More 

The Three Main Factors That Determine What Breast Cancer Treatment You Shoud Follow

Breast cancer is a terrible disease that affects millions of people, both directly and indirectly. It is one of the more common types of cancer in women, which is why regular check-ups are so important, both by yourself and by professionals. If you ever notice any strange lumps or anything out of the ordinary at all in your breasts, then you should book an appointment with your nearest specialist as soon as possible, and if you are over the age of 50, then you should be getting regular mammograms at least every two years. Read More