Monthly Archive: July 2013

Chronic Pain 0

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Chronic pain is a condition that happens to many people and it is a frustrating thing for sufferers to deal with. If you have really bad chronic pain, there are medications that are available for this kind of pain. Sometimes over-the-counter medicines are effective in treating severe chronic pain while some doctors give chronic pain patients opiates and opiates are designed to act as a pain reliever in the body. Other chronic pain sufferers may receive corticosteroids. Chronic Pain  Chronic Pain Sufferers Also Deal With Depression  People with chronic pain can sometimes suffer from depression and if your loved one has chronic pain and is depressed, you want to show compassion and be there for him during the times when he experiences severe chronic pain. Chronic pain sufferers often get depressed because they are not able to find a permanent solution to the problem and because the pain hinders them from performing daily tasks. Physical Therapy  If you suffer from chronic pain, you can use physical therapy to reduce the pain in your body and the physical therapist often helps you by doing different exercises and he may suggest other relief methods such as applying ice packs or...

Depression in Men 0

Depression in Men

 Depression in Men  Some people are very familiar with depression in women and in teens but there is still some stigma regarding depression in men. It is possible for men to experience mild to severe depression and the severity of the depression depends on the causes of depression since eaxh man experiences it for different reasons and each man responds to depression in his own way.  Men who are depressed should not feel as if they are less masculine or not as strong as other men and it is for this reason that many depressed men stay silent about their problems. Depression in Men  Depression in Men vs Depression in Women  If you are trying to understand depression in men, you need to figure out the differences in the way men and women deal with depression. Men who get depressed often blame others for the problem, get irritable and upset quickly, isolate themselves at time, and they sometimes compensate for the problem with overworking, sexual activity, smoking, drugs and obsession with their favorite hobbies because they shut down emotionally. Women who are depressed sometimes blame themselves, experience anxiety, cannot set boundaries and they may turn to food for comfort. Causes...

About Cosmetic Dentistry 0

About Cosmetic Dentistry

About Cosmetic Dentistry Dentistry that is designed to help patients have a better appearance through cosmetic dental procedures. Cosmetic dentists are the dentists that perform these procedures and each cosmetic dentist performs different kinds of cosmetic dental procedures depending on their areas of training and expertise. One aspect of cosmetic dentistry is the shaping of crooked or chipped teeth and this is done by applying dental crowns, implants and porcelain veneers. Teeth whitening is another aspect of cosmetic dentistry and is also one of the most popular procedures. Braces are designed to correct misaligned teeth. About Cosmetic Dentistry  About Dental Veneers  Dental veneers are thin porcelain shells that the dentist places on patients’ teeth to cover visible problems with the patients’ natural teeth such as heavy stains that cannot be whitened or cracks in the natural teeth. The two kinds of dental veneers in cosmetic dentistry are resin-based veneers and ceramic veneers. Resin-based veneers require the dentist to clean your teeth and mold the veneer according to your teeth’s shape. For ceramic veneers, the dentist reshapes your teeth then makes a mold of the reshaped teeth and then the dental lab assistants creates the veneers. Finally, the dentist applies the...

Foot Care Tips 0

Foot Care Tips

Foot Care Tips Your feet take a lot of pressure from walking and standing and if you want to avoid long-term foot problems as you age, you should take steps to keep your feet healthy with proper foot care. Foot Care Tips  Getting Rid of Foul-Smelling Feet  One of the main causes of foot odor is wearing thick socks or shoes for hours without allowing your feet to breathe. The reason why your feet have a cheesy odor is mainly because of the bacteria that is on your feet due to fungus growth on your feet or bad feet hygiene overall. To stop the foot odor, you need to wash your feet daily in the morning and again before bedtime. Take a break in wearing socks so your feet will be ventilated and you can place crushed herbs or powder inside your shoes before putting them on. What Can I Do If My Feet Are Very Dry and Rough?  Start by scraping off the dead skin off the back of your feet using a pumice stone that you can buy at the drugstore. Another idea is to rub cocoa butter lotion or shea butter lotion on the back of your...