Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

  • Scheduling A Visit With A New Doctor? Follow These Tips

    Do you have an upcoming appointment with a new primary care physician? If it has been a while since you had this type of visit, it will help to follow these tips so that the visit goes well. Show Up Early It is always a good idea to show up early to your first appointment with your doctor. Chances are that there is going to be more paperwork than unusual that you have to fill out, which may be more than you anticipate.

  • Three Types Of Medications You May Be Prescribed For Angina

    If you've been diagnosed with angina, on one hand, you're probably grateful to have an explanation for your chest pain and other symptoms. On the other hand, you're likely wondering what comes next. Well, treatment comes next — but that looks a little different for everyone. There are three types of medications often prescribed for angina patients, and your doctor will evaluate your needs to determine which medication or combination of medications is best for you.

  • Questions For Your Eye Surgeon During A Laser Eye Surgery Evaluation

    If you are tired of wearing glasses or contacts, you should schedule a consultation with an eye surgeon to see if you're a candidate for any of the laser eye surgery procedures that have become popular in recent years. This consultation is a chance to not only see if it's safe for you to get laser eye surgery, but it's also a chance for you to ask questions about the procedures.

  • Worried About Allergies And Asthma? 3 Reasons To Take Your Baby To The Pediatrician

    When you're a first-time parent, your entire life changes. In fact, your entire life becomes a new learning experience. This is especially true during those first few years. Some of the things you need to learn involve their health. When it comes to medical care, you have a schedule to follow for things like well-baby checkups and vaccinations. But there are other times when your baby will need to see the pediatrician.

  • Questions Patients Often Have Before A Cardiac Stress Test

    A cardiac stress test is a non-invasive procedure that does not cause any overt pain. However, patients still tend to get nervous when they are scheduled to have this test. Perhaps this is because there is a lot of uncertainty as to what a cardiac stress test actually involves and why it is necessary. The more you know, the more comfortable you will feel, so take a look at these questions and answers before the day your stress test arrives.

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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.