Tips For Saving Money On Eyeglasses

Is your vision less than perfect? Are you in need of glasses to be able to see normally? Although glasses can be necessary, it can be difficult to find vision insurance that will cover their purchase and replacement. As a result, having normal sight can be an expensive dream for too many people. Fortunately, there are ways to save money on eyeglasses so that you don't have to choose between paying bills and being able to see well enough to go to work. Read More 

3 Things You Can Do To Maximize Your Physical Therapy Success In Between Sessions

If you've recently lost some range of motion due to an injury or an illness, it's possible your primary care physician will refer you to physical therapy. While your physical therapist will likely be able to come up with a program that will get you back on track, you don't have to wait for your next session to continue the healing process. There are plenty of things you can do on your own time in between sessions that can help maximize the chances of your physical therapy program being successful. Read More 

Got German Ancestry? Weird Genetic Diseases You May Experience

Each area of the globe contributes to some bizarre medical condition and its origins. Elephantiasis, for example, is a fibromatosis and lymphatic disorder caused by an African parasite. Similar regional fibromatosis disorders occur around the globe and some are even genetically connected to your country of ancestral origin. The following genetic diseases are examples of fibromatoses related to Germanic and Viking or Scandinavian bloodlines. Ledderhose Disease The German word ledderhose means "leather breeches" Read More 

Four Ways Runners Can Prevent and Treat Shin Splints

Running can offer people many benefits like weight loss, diabetes prevention, mental clarity, and much more. Unfortunately, the pressure you put on your legs can often cause shin splints. Many runners complain about sharp pains that occur in between their ankles and knees. Shin pain can be problematic for runners, making them unable to run until they rehabilitate and the pain goes away, . The medical term for shin splints is medial tibial stress syndrome, and the injury typically occurs in beginners. Read More 

When Your Bladder Control Isn’t Quite Up To Par

Are you tired of feeling like you don't quite have control over your bladder? Maybe you experience a little leakage when you laugh or when you cough. Perhaps you've taken to wearing Depends or absorbent underwear to avoid embarrassing situations. It's important to understand that you're not alone, and that your condition is nothing to be ashamed of. Many women experience a loss of bladder control as they age, especially if they have given birth to multiple children. Read More