Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

  • How To Use Your Home Oxygen Safely

    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.

  • What The Heart Wants: Simple Steps To Help Protect Your Cardiac Health

    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.

  • Learn How To Easily Remove A Splinter From Your Dominate Hand

    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.

  • 3 Ways To Make Your CPAP Mask More Comfortable

    Authorities estimate that over 18 million Americans suffer from the potentially life-threatening condition known as sleep apnea. Treatment for sleep apnea comes most often in the form of a CPAP machine, which supplies a constant flow of air that helps to keep a sleep apnea patient breathing normally through the night. Despite the fact that these machines provide life-saving benefits, many people find wearing a CPAP mask uncomfortable. If your CPAP mask is keeping you up at night, here are 3 things you can do to increase your comfort level in the future.

  • Does Your Child Have Speach Problems? Hearing, Orthodontics And Development Could Be The Problems

    If your child isn't speaking clearly or properly, and you think it's affecting their ability to progress, you'll want to get them to a pediatrician to see if they need a specialist. There are a couple of different things that could be affecting their ability to talk. You don't want to let a hearing, orthodontic or developmental problem go without treatment because it can get worse and delay their development. Here are a few things you want to talk with your pediatrician about, so you can see the right specialist to help with the problem.

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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.