3 Ways To Help A Relative Through Chemotherapy


If one of your close relatives was recently diagnosed with cancer, there is a good chance that he or she may have to go through chemotherapy (chemo) for treatment of this horrible disease. Chemo is one of the most common treatment options used for many types of cancer, and it is recommended by most oncologists. While it can help stop the cancer from spreading, it can also have side-effects. If you want to help your relative through this tough time, you may want to consider doing the following things.

17 July 2015

What Are Your Best Natural Back Pain Treatment Options?


If you suffer from periodic or chronic lower back pain, you may be tired of depending upon heating pads, over-the-counter medication, and even prescription narcotics or muscle relaxers to help you get through the day. Back pain can limit your ability to walk long distances or even sit for extended periods of time, limiting the amount and type of work you're able to do. Fortunately, there are a number of non-surgical treatments that can help relieve your lower back pain with regular use.

7 July 2015

First Pregnancy? What Should You Know About Ultrasounds?


If you're experiencing your first pregnancy, you may have already heard your baby's heartbeat on a fetal monitor or Doppler device. You're likely even more eager to see your child for the first time during a routine ultrasound, and to receive photo prints (or sonograms) of your child's face, feet, and other features. This procedure offers a variety of benefits, but you may still have some questions or concerns. Read on to learn more about what to expect from your first ultrasounds as well as answers to some questions you may have had about this procedure.

30 June 2015