It seems like a very simple thing to do, but you can make life much easier for you and your doctor if you write a short note about your problem before you go to your appointment.
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This article shows you how to enjoy the tastes you love without the extra calories, with tips from chef instructors with The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Charlotte. and at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham.
Addressing hearing loss is one of the best things you can do to improve your quality of life and keep up a youthful pace. Fortunately, for most people with hearing loss, today’s state-of-the art hearing aids can help. In fact, eight out of 10 hearing aid users say they’re satisfied with the changes that have occurred in their lives due to their hearing aids.
Education and screening are critical to early detection – and possible prevention – of kidney disease.
(BPT) – Fun, family, food – the holidays are packed with enjoyable activities. But hectic schedules, holiday stress, and tasty indulgences at every turn can lead to a few extra pounds by the year’s end. Fortunately, with a few smart strategies, joyful eating doesn’t have to result in holiday weight gain.
(BPT) – Flu season is officially here, and it may not be long before you or someone you know starts experiencing muscle aches, chills, fever and other flu-like symptoms. Unfortunately, these symptoms can also be caused by other illnesses, like the common cold, and it can be almost impossible to determine whether you have the flu based on symptoms alone. To get the most timely and effective treatment for your seasonal health needs, it is important know exactly what is causing your illness.
(BPT) – Ready for this year’s flu season? You may think you know a lot about flu prevention and treatment – but being wrong about the flu can make you downright ill. Here are six myths about the flu, and the truth behind them.
(BPT) – The term smooth sailing doesn’t always apply, especially when faced with rough waters and stormy skies. But despite any challenges from Mother Nature, the crew of Oceans of Hope will not let anything get in their way, even multiple sclerosis (MS) – a condition that attacks the central nervous system and in some cases can be debilitating.
(BPT) – Babies are measured and weighed frequently in the first few years of life so parents and pediatricians can be sure they are getting a healthy start. But as kids get older, many parents don’t know exactly how tall or heavy their children are. Knowing your child’s height and weight, and using the right car or booster seat when they travel, could save their life.
If you have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), you are probably familiar with many of these statistics, just as well as you know the pain that occurs in your joints during an RA flare-up. Chances are good that symptoms of your RA have caused you to miss social events or even work. But there is good news. Although RA is not curable, there are multiple ways to effectively manage your condition and improve your quality of life.