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Understanding REM Behavior Disorder And How It Can Be Treated

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If you do not sleep well through the night, then you may need to cut down on the naps and the caffeine consumed throughout the day. If your sleep problems involve acting out dreams, punching the bed, kicking wildly, or sleepwalking, then you likely have a sleep disorder. In your case, REM behavior disorder is probably the culprit. If you are unfamiliar with this sleep problem, then it is in your best interest to seek out a sleep disorders specialist or a sleep professional so a positive diagnosis can be made. Read More»

Root Canal Treatment: 5 Reasons Why Dentists Use Rubber Dams

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Before your dentist starts work on a root canal treatment, he or she will normally attach a thin sheet of rubber (a rubber dam) around the tooth. While the dam generally feels strange in your mouth, the sensation is not painful, and your dentist will always reassure you that the dam makes the treatment process easier. Find out why rubber dams make it easier to carry out a root canal treatment, and learn why dentists always recommend these devices to their patients. Read More»

Improving Your Eye Health With Vision Therapy

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There are some vision problems that can be improved without invasive eye surgery. Conditions such as double vision and crossed eyes may be alleviated with non-surgical treatment such as vision therapy. If you or your children suffer from any of these issues, consider talking to an eye care professional about participating in a vision therapy regimen. The following guide provides a primer on the technique and how it can help improve eye health and overall quality of life. Read More»

Gait's Analysis For Serious Runners: 4 Common Pains And The Causes Behind Them

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Fifty percent of Americans who love regularly lacing up their running shoes for a run outdoors on the pavement will suffer from an injury each and every year. The injuries are not a result of training too hard, but rather a result of the way that people run. Depending on a runner’s gait, he or she may have a stride that reaches way too far out or his or her legs may be landing on the pavement at an awkward angle, and causing strain on the tendons and muscles. Read More»

5 Reasons Why People Seek Urgent Care Services In Summer

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Now that summer is almost here, it’s a good time to take stock of your family’s safety and apply as many preventative measures as possible to ensure that everyone enjoys the season while remaining safe and healthy. Following are five reasons why people seek urgent care during the summer months. Food Poisoning Family reunions, picnics, community potlucks, and backyard barbecues are prime breeding grounds for the types of bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses. Read More»