Two Little Known Benefits Of Taking Birth Control

If you're at a stage in your life where you're not looking to have any children, taking birth control is a powerful way to help you achieve this aim.  There are so many different types of birth control currently available, with one of the standouts being the pill since it's up to 99.99% effective when taken correctly.  However, aside from preventing unwanted pregnancies, taking birth control also has a number of other benefits that you might not be aware of. Read More 

Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Not Losing Weight

When you've set a goal of losing weight, there are few things more frustrating than feeling as though you're working hard to achieve the goal but not experiencing your desired results. Instead of giving up, it's useful to ask yourself a series of questions that can help you evaluate your progress and see if it's necessary to make some changes. Often, some simple tweaks to your approach can make a big difference and help you feel recharged about trying to lose weight. Read More 

Natural Home Remedies For The Pain Of Arthritis

If you suffer from arthritis then you may be looking for some things you can do at home to ease your pain. While your orthopedist may have you on medications intended to help, you may find that you can still use help to feel better, especially when things happen that can trigger worse pain such as cold and/or rainy days. This article will give you helpful tips and advice regarding things you can try at home to get some relief from the pain and stiffness: Read More 

Shingles Can Be A Painful Problem

If you have had chickenpox, you have a virus in your body that could reactivate and become shingles.  Shingles Herpes zoster is another name for shingles. It comes from the varicella zoster virus, which is what causes chicken pox. After you have had chickenpox, the virus can sit as an inactive virus in your nerve cells. When the virus becomes active again, it migrates out from your nerve cells and onto your skin, causing a rash. Read More 

Tips for Improving Communication With Your Pediatrician

If you have a child, you are likely worried about making sure they stay as healthy as possible. This is critical because it will allow your child to miss fewer days of school and generally have a more enjoyable childhood. One critical ally in your mission to make sure that your child stays healthy is your child's pediatrician. Here are some tips for improving communication with your pediatrician in order to make sure that you are able to wage an effective war on your child's sniffles. Read More