Improving Your Health To Improve Your Life

Eyeing Solo: A Single Senior’s Guide to Cataract Surgery Recovery

If you're at the age when health issues tend to arise more frequently than back in your younger days, it can require great effort on your part to deal with the changes alone. Your vision plays an important role in how you cope. So if you start experiencing blurry sight, night vision problems, and a duller appearance of things that you know are brightly colored, it's time to check with your optometrist about the possibility that you've developed cataracts. Read More 

4 Tips For Managing Epidermoid Cysts

Epidermoid cysts are common, benign growths that occur under the skin and can grow large if left untreated. Most epidermoid cysts are a nuisance problem; however, they can become painful and infected. If you develop a cyst there are ways to manage the problem and reduce the likelihood of infection and recurrence. Leave Them Alone Epidermoid cysts can be easy to confuse with some types of acne, especially when the cyst is small. Read More 

Living With Diabetes And Its Symptoms: What To Know About Your Health And A Stair Glide Lift

If diabetes leaves you tired and exhausted, you may wonder if there's a better way to navigate your multi-story home without the risk of falling. Diabetes causes muscle weakness, nerve damage and poor circulation over time, which can make it difficult to maintain your balance and ability to walk. If you trip and fall when ascending or descending your stairs, you might injure your skin or stub a toe. Because of your diabetic health complications, you might not notice the wounds and develop dangerous infections. Read More 

3 Things Varicose Vein Sufferers Need To Know About Endovenous Laser Therapy

Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that form in your legs and can be seen through your skin. You get varicose veins when blood pools in a section of your vein and makes the vein bulge outwards. Your legs may feel heavy or sore, and they may become swollen. This distressing condition is reported to affect up to 15% of men and up to 25% of women, making it one of the most common medical problems among adults. Read More 

Prevent Running Injuries

If you're getting into running for the first time, it's important that you take special precautions against injury. Even if you are a fit individual in other sports, running causes unique stresses on the muscles and feet that other types of exercises would not have prepared you for. Here are some things you can do to protect your feet, ankles, and knees from getting hurt.  1. Don't give up on other activities. Read More