Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

  • Skin Testing For Allergies: The Basics

    Allergies can be mild and annoying in some cases and downright debilitating in others. If you have severe allergies, it's probably a good idea to have a skin test performed by your doctor. This is the most common type of allergy test and will identify the specific allergens to which you are sensitive. Identifying these allergens will help your doctor create a treatment plan. Here is a closer look at this procedure.   Types   Your allergist has the choice of three different types of skin tests. One is called a skin prick test, which involves pricking your skin and letting an allergen enter your body.

  • What Are The Different Types Of Dental Implants?

    Dental implants have become a very popular way of replacing damaged teeth so that they look and feel more natural. Implants are permanent and do not have to be removed when brushing. They also allow a person to chew more naturally without the problem of having food get under their teeth, which commonly occurs when wearing dentures. There are different types of dental implants and they differ somewhat in how they are installed.

  • Three Hearing Aid Questions Answered

    Hearing loss is something that affects as many as 37 million adults. Hearing aids are the most common form of hearing improvement, which is why you will need to look into corrective measures that will assist you. This article will help you with some hearing correction tips, so that you understand the signs of potential hearing loss, along with tips to keep in mind as you get hearing aids installed.  What are some of the signs that I might need a hearing aid?

  • 4 Things To Know About Laser Hair Removal

    If you want to look your best, you may want to consider having laser hair removal. This process will leave you skin looking smooth, and this is one way to improve your looks. Reducing hair on the body can also build your level of confidence. However, before proceeding with laser hair removal, there are a few things you should know. The Preparation There are certain things you should avoid prior to getting this treatment done, and these are listed below:

  • Should You Have Reconstructive Surgery After A Single Mastectomy?

    If you've recently undergone mastectomy surgery on a single breast, you may be facing the difficult decision of whether to have reconstructive surgery. While there are now a wide variety of undergarments that can easily give the appearance of a natural breast, you may still feel that something is missing. On the other hand, any type of surgery shortly following major cancer surgery and treatment always poses risks. Read on for some of the factors you'll want to weigh in the very personal decision of having breast reconstruction following a single mastectomy.

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Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

As an adult in my 50s, I find that my body isn't as strong as it used to be. But I don't let that stop me from enjoying life! In fact, I make every effort to get the treatments I need from my doctor to improve my health. I know that I'm not a senior yet, but I do all I can to prevent the health problems that affect that age group. Because of this, I put together a health blog for people over age 50. My blog isn't a review of what you can easily find on the Internet. It's a plethora of unique information designed to help you find the services you need fast. What my blog doesn't do is tell you what to do for your health. Instead, it offers guidance and options. Please, enjoy the blog and happy reading.