Those preventative care appointments throughout the year may seem like an inconvenience to schedule, but they are actually crucial to your well-being in many ways:
It may sound like a no-brainer that if you could avoid getting heart disease or other grave illnesses by visiting a doctor once a year, you would do it. It can be tough to keep your eyes on the prize when you visit the doctor each year and nothing major turns up.
Like most people, you probably were cautioned about the dangers of slouching as you were growing up. However, having a natural stance that is too straight can be an indication that you have a serious condition that could impact your coordination and sense of balance. If you are concerned that your posture is too straight, here is what you need to know.
What Is Flat Back Syndrome?
Your back has natural curves that help to keep your body upright.
Most parents expect their child to outgrow nighttime accidents by mid to late elementary school age. In some cases, older children or even teenagers might have occasional or frequent nighttime accidents. There are ways to address bedwetting incidents and possibly reduce their occurrence.
Think About Their Fluid Intake
Your child may be a deep sleeper, which makes it harder for them to notice the signal when it is time to wake up and go to the bathroom.
You've gotten your children treated for lice and had everyone else in the house examined for potential contamination. Now that the humans are in the process of getting rid of those pesky bugs, it's time to take a look at your home. The initial impulse may be to burn everything in a fire, now, but you don't have to go that far. Decontaminating a house after someone has had lice is annoying, but not that complicated.
Cold and flu season is here. If you've got kids, you're probably prepared for a few sick days. Most seasonal bugs will go through your kids in a day or two, without medical assistance being necessary. However, there are some bugs that will attach themselves to your kids and not let go. It can be tough to tell when it's time to head to the doctor. The last thing you want to do is risk exposing your child to a serious illness by heading to the doctor too soon.