Soothing a Fever

Pediatric Asthma - Identifying And Controlling Allergy Triggers

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If you have a young child with asthma, then it is essential that you develop a treatment plan with your son or daughter’s respiratory specialist to make sure that your child does not develop an emergency respiratory episode. The treatment plan should include medications for the asthma as well as humidifiers and other breathing assistance devices. As a parent, you also should do your part to make sure that asthma flare-ups do not occur on a regular basis. Read More»

Can Braces Fix Your TMJ Problems?

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Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a very painful condition to live with, yet it is not always easy to fix. If you are tired of living with TMJ and want an effective way to treat and fix the problem, you might want to consider going to an orthodontist. Getting braces is one way to fix TMJ; although there are numerous other methods used for this. Here are several things you should know about TMJ, the available treatment options, and how braces can solve the problem. Read More»

2 Types of Eye Surgery to Help Repair & Restore Your Vision

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As you age, you may have to deal with eye diseases and problems that can cause vision loss. This is especially true if you have health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, sickle cell anemia, you are severely nearsighted, or have a family history of eye diseases. Here are two types of surgeries to help repair and treat glaucoma and eye floaters. Glaucoma Surgery In most situations, glaucoma occurs in your eye as pressure builds up inside the eye fluid until it damages your optic nerve. Read More»

6 Ailments You Never Knew A Chiropractor Could Treat

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When you think chiropractic care, you probably immediately think ‘back pain’. You might be surprised to learn that chiropractors treat more than just back pain. In fact, there is a wide variety of ailments that can be treated by a chiropractor. Here are some problems that a chiropractor, such as one at Hidden Valley Chiropractic, could assist in treating. Insomnia When your spine isn’t properly aligned, the pain and discomfort that you body feels can send mixed signals to the brain. Read More»

4 Ailments That Should Be Treated In An Urgent Care Clinic, Not The ER

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Urgent care clinics and emergency rooms both serve incredibly important functions. They both can treat you for injuries or illnesses from which you’re suffering. A general rule of thumb has been, “if you’re not going to lose a limb or die, then visit an urgent care clinic.” This rule of thumb is incredibly hyperbolic and has been quite detrimental in the service of many people’s health. The fact of the matter is, the services of a urgent care clinic and an emergency room are quite site specific, and depending on what has happened to you and when it has happened to you, you might have limited options. Read More»