The statistics for 2012 indicates that there were approximately 9.6 million Americans, above the age of 18, who had suffered from a serious mental illness within that year. In addition to that there was 18.6 percent or almost 48 million people, in this same demographic group, who experienced some form of mental illness within that same year. The signs exhibited by these persons usually included a combination of physical, mental and emotional symptoms, thereby strengthening the association between mental illness and physical illness.
One of the more difficult tasks in every parent's life is the day that they have to take their child to the dentist. Your child, if they are like most children, will fight tooth and nail to get out of going to the dentist's office. This is due in large part to the unfounded fear that going to the dentist inspires. However, if you find the right pediatric dentist for your child, they will be well-versed in pediatric dentistry techniques that can help your child overcome their unfounded dental anxiety.
If you have a respiratory disease that makes you feel short of breath most of the time, your doctor may prescribe home oxygen for you to use. You can buy or rent a home oxygen machine as well as a small portable unit to take with you whenever you leave your home. The supplemental oxygen may help you breathe easier, so your quality of life improves and you can stay active and mobile.
More than 600,000 people lose their lives to heart disease each year in the United States. You may be wondering if there is any way to avoid becoming a part of this statistic. While some heart conditions are genetic or otherwise unavoidable, there are a few steps that you can take on your own to gain some control over your cardiovascular health. Even the simplest of lifestyle changes can pack a punch when it comes to improving your heart health.
When you get a splinter in your dominate hand, it can be very difficult to remove it. Handling a needle or a pair of tweezers with your non-dominant hand to remove the splinter will be very tedious and potentially dangerous because you will not have the control you need to remove the splinter easily. Fortunately, you can remove the splinter from your dominate hand without using tweezers or needles, if you use the guide that follows.