Category: Health

Woman being checked for Hashimoto thyroiditis

Managing Hashimoto in 3 Simple Ways

Hashimoto thyroiditis is perhaps the most common hypothyroid condition that has affected people all around the world. It is an autoimmune disease wherein the immune system targets the thyroid thinking it is a foreign object in the body. This then, causes the thyroid to produce lesser hormones, which results in symptoms like thinning hair, fluctuating

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Natural Teeth vs. Dental Implants: The Difference in Maintenance

You can ask the cost of dental implants from your Croydon dentist, but generally, it varies from one practitioner to another. It is imperative that one takes care of it the best they can. The common misconception about dental implants is that you can care for them for the way they do their natural teeth.

Woman having a dental check up

What is Gingivitis and How Can You Prevent It?

In physiology, the gums are known as gingivae (singular: gingiva), hence the term gingivitis to refer to the inflammation of the gums. Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease that is non-destructive, but untreated gingivitis may become worse and become periodontitis. This is a more serious condition that is responsible for many cases of tooth loss. What

Optometrist performing visual field test

Four Things You Can Do To Boost Your Eye Health

The eyes are important as it allows us to see things clearly and gives us a sensory experience that enables us to appreciate color, art, and life. However, did you know that almost half of the US population lack 20/20 vision? Whether you are near sighted, far sighted or have perfect vision, caring for your

Dentist Showing the Result of Dental Implant

Why Dental Implants are the Best Solution for Missing Teeth

Life can be challenging, but you don’t need to worry about your dental health. If you follow proper oral hygiene and listen to your dentist’s advice, you can live a life relatively free of dental problems. If you have any oral health concerns, you know that your dentist will handle any issues with modern dental

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Loose Wires and Braces: What to Do When You Can’t Get to Your Dentist ASAP

Traditional (wire and bracket) braces are very effective at correcting crooked and misaligned teeth. They are also considerably more affordable than other dental treatments. This is why orthodontists continue to offer them even though there are new options like ceramic braces and Invisalign clear aligners available. The downside is that traditional braces are not very

A nurse assisting an elderly woman

Why Living in Assisted Living Facilities is a Rising Trend

Caring for an ill loved one is not an easy task. It is a full-time job that requires time and attention, and no matter how much someone wants to care for their relative, they also have other responsibilities and their own family. Many families take the services of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in

A happy and healthy family

Tips for Finding Your Baby’s First Pediatrician

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a new baby adds to the country’s population every 8 seconds. This also means that every 8 seconds, new sets of parents need pediatric doctors, or looking for one if they have not already. Finding the right pediatrician for your baby is very important. Like any other primary care doctor,

A person about to brush their teeth

Know the Repercussions of Brushing Aggressively

While daily brushing is important for a healthy mouth, too much of it can do more harm than good. You may have good intentions for doing so, but you have to remember that over brushing can wear down your teeth’s enamel, contributing to receding gums and sensitive teeth. Many believe that vigorous brushing can remove

Ways to Beat Loneliness Among Seniors

For most people, loneliness can become a serious problem especially among the elderly. Loneliness can affect a person’s health and overall well-being. The good news is that there are simple yet effective ways how you can help the older people in your life combat loneliness and make them happier. 1. Consider the benefits of a