It can be very difficult to determine if the illness that you're dealing with is something life-threatening or if you just have a really bad cold or flu. Unfortunately, there are a lot of different strains of the flu, and there are bacterial problems like meningitis that would need emergency medical treatment. If your symptoms are to the point where they are unbearable, and you feel that you are getting worse by the minute, it's time to go in to get emergency medical treatment. [Read More]
When You Want To Try The Healthcare Field: Learning To Be A Certified Nurses' Aide
If you are interested in the healthcare field but you aren't ready to go to nursing school, you can become a Certified Nurses' Aide instead. CNA training involves learning how to take care of patients to ensure their health and safety. Depending on the program offered, you'll be able to start working as a CNA during your training or as soon as you complete the CNA training classes. The number of hours required by each facility may differ slightly, but you can expect that you'll have your CNA certificate within a few months of starting. [Read More]
Alleviating Back Pain During Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be really hard on your body. As your stomach grows, you may notice that you're having a hard time getting into a comfortable position and that you're experiencing a lot of back pain. Unfortunately, the back pain is par for the course when you're pregnant. The good news is, you don't have to live in constant pain. If you're experiencing back pain due to pregnancy, talk to your OBGYN to see if one of these remedies will help. [Read More]
Arrhythmia and Sports: Can This Heart Problem Be Resolved?
Sports are a great way to stay in shape and have fun, but heart arrhythmia can make it nearly impossible to continue playing sports. However, it is possible to manage this problem by being aware of possible issues that arrhythmia causes and how to prepare against them: 1. Arrhythmia Pose A Serious Risk For The Athlete Arrhythmia in athletes will cause their heart to misfire or to beat irregularly during the heat of a sporting event. [Read More]