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Demodex Mites (Eyelash Bugs) - Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments
Do you every experience dry, itchy, or crusty eyelashes? How about red or irritated eyes? If your symptoms seem to never go away, it might not be the usual dry eye or pink eye you have always thought. In cases like these, I highly recommend discussing Demodex mites with your eye doctor. In this video, Dr Gabriela Olivares discusses what you need to...
8 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath Throughout the Day
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a constant curse for some people. Even if you skip the garlic and other smelly foods, you might still find yourself struggling with stinky breath. The go-to solution for many is to simply pop in a piece of minty fresh gum. And while that might provide some short-term relief, gum won’t address the...
6 Postpartum Warning Signs For Moms To Look Out For
Giving birth is one of the most physically transforming events most women will go through in their lifetime. Some compare it to running a marathon. While it’s exciting to meet and care for your new baby, it’s important to pay attention to what’s going on with your own health. While most mothers leave the hospital without any problems, here...
Understanding Medicare Coverage For Eyes and Vision
The risk for vision loss or developing optical impairments as you age becomes much greater. To maintain healthy vision and prevent vision problems from occurring later in life, it’s important to be proactive. Having routine eye exams once every couple of years, or as often as your healthcare professional recommends, is key to maintaining the most optimal vision health possible....
Chalazion (Eyelid Bump)- Exactly How To Treat This Annoying Condition
Do you have a hard bump on your eyelid? Has it been there a long time and you find it more annoying than bothersome? If so, you might have a chalazion. In this video, Dr. Jaclyn Garlich will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatments of a chalazion. https://youtu.be/EL7jca8fNTs If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Causes and symptoms...
Recurrent Corneal Erosion (RCE): Causes and Treatment Options
Have you ever woken up with extreme eye pain, where it felt like you scratched your eye? Did the pain gradually subside as the day went on? If so, you may have had a recurrent corneal erosion (or RCE). In this video, Dr. Jaclyn Garlich reviews the main causes, risk factors, and treatment options for a recurrent corneal erosion. https://youtu.be/BGGh7Fqxdrc If you...
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming a occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the longterm reliance upon prescription...
4 Habits To Avoid For a Healthy Mind-Body Union
The association between mind and body can be seen all around us. If you are a professional sports player, you must have an intense mental focus in order to complete the physical actions required of you. If you are having a bad day, with increased stress, your concentration is broken and you have difficulty performing physically. These are basic...
Are you interested in learning about the difference between an ectropion and entropion? Truth be told, both are conditions that almost always affect the lower eyelids, but can at times affect the upper eyelids too. In this article, Dr. Paul Johnson highlights the difference between an ectropion and entropion, including causes, symptoms, and surgical repair. https://youtu.be/pBlJ3Izs0gc Ectropion vs entropion The difference between an...
The Importance of Oral Hygiene During Childhood
You might think there's time to teach your sweet baby about oral hygiene. After all, baby teeth don't matter as much, and surely you don't have to worry about one or two teeth, right? Nope. A baby's first tooth is a milestone for many reasons. Teaching your little one to care about their teeth is your job as a...