6 Tips For Living With Eczema

Anyone who has developed eczema knows that it is an itchy, uncomfortable condition that can be difficult to live with. Luckily, there are several things that people who suffer from eczema can do to help prevent flare-ups. If you suffer from eczema, use the following tips to keep it under control: Moisturize Regularly One of the easiest ways to keep eczema at bay is by regularly moisturizing your skin. It is important to apply lotion after showering, and throughout the day to prevent skin from drying out.   Read More...

Tips For Managing Bartholin's Cyst Abscess Pain

If you have developed a Bartholin's gland abscess in your vaginal area, then controlling the excruciating pain is your top priority until the abscess drains. Since this type of abscess is extremely painful, knowing how to manage its pain is vital for getting through the tough days before the abscess either drains or you go have your gynecologist surgically drain it for you. To this end, here are some tips for controlling the pain of your Bartholin's gland abscess:   Read More...

Treatment Options For Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are large, purplish, or blue bulges that occur most often in the legs. These bulges are frequently, but not always, painful. They are caused when the blood leaving the heart doesn't get circulated as efficiently as it should, causing a buildup of that blood in the legs (where gravity causes it to collect.) Symptoms of varicose veins, according to the Mayo Clinic, can include burning, throbbing and muscle cramps in the legs; aches or a heavy feeling in the legs; bleeding and itching in the vein area; and color changes and inflammation around the veins.   Read More...

Helpful Advice For Managing Pain

If you have been having a lot of pain, you might find yourself in need of some relief. To help make sure that you are able to get as much relief as possible, you will want to make use of the following suggestions. Endorphins From Exercise Too many people make the mistake of not wanting to do any exercising while they are experiencing pain. The thing is though, if you can find a way to do some light exercising that will not put a lot of direct strain on the part of your body that hurts, you should experience some relief.   Read More...

Buying vs. Renting Medical Equipment: Factors That Decide Which Is Right for You

When you are diagnosed with a medical condition or undergo surgery, you may be in need of medical equipment. Many medical supply stores both sell and rent medical equipment. This leaves you with a decision to make. You have to decide whether to rent or buy the equipment you need. Here are a few factors you should carefully consider when deciding which is the better option. How Long You Will Need the Equipment   Read More...