Two ways to treat arthritis symptoms without medication
13 April 2018
If you have just been diagnosed with arthritis (a condition which causes stiffness and inflammation in the body's joints), here are two ways that you can manage the symptoms of this disease without medication.
Make some lifestyle changes
There are several lifestyle changes that you can make which can significantly reduce the severity of your symptoms.
If for example, you are overweight and therefore have a high BMI (Body Mass Index), taking steps to lower it can help to minimise the amount of pain and stiffness you experience on a daily basis.
The 4 Situations Where Removing a Tattoo is Your Best Option
8 January 2018
Nobody expects to change their mind about a tattoo, assuming that they'll be happy for their choice of design to stay on their skin for life. Unfortunately, people and circumstances change, and that ink you got some time ago might not be the source of pride it once was.
The good news is that, nowadays, there are options for dealing with the problem, like laser tattoo removal. But the process shouldn't be taken lightly; although it's effective in most people, it's not a simple case of quickly zapping off a tattoo and being left with bare, smooth skin.
2 Ways to Protect Your Teeth During Water Polo
25 October 2017
As a water polo player, you're probably aware of the risk of injuries. However, many players are unaware that such damage can affect the mouth as well as the rest of the body. As with any sport, it's important to take steps to protect your teeth while playing water polo. Here are 2 of the best ways to do that.
Rinse Your Mouth After Games
One common way teeth can be damaged during swimming is through enamel erosion caused by chlorine.
5 Signs You May Want to Consider Brain Surgery for Your Epilepsy
12 September 2017
If you have epilepsy, you may eventually want to consider brain surgery. This isn't the right option for everyone, but it works in a number of cases. Here are some signs that you may want to consult with a neurologist about surgery:
1. You've Exhausted All Other Treatment Options
Epilepsy can be a scary disease, and unfortunately, it's sometimes resistant to medications or other treatments. If you have tried everything with no results, it may be time to consider more drastic measures such as surgery.