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The most common type of embolic stroke, cerebral embolism, is a condition where a blood clot formed in one part of the body travels through the blood to the brain. The clot blocks oxygen and blood flow and eventually, the brain cells affected die in that part of the brain – the cerebrum. If the blood supply is not restored, it can cause permanent brain damage.
5 Best Braces for Tennis Elbow
Wearing a brace for tennis elbow may offer pain relief by moving the point of stress closer to the wrist. An elbow splint keeps the tension from being focused in a single place which can greatly relieve pain and discomfort around the elbow. HPFY has compiled a list of the 5 best braces for tennis elbow treatment.
Psoriasis is a condition that causes rashes and inflammation on the skin. It is an auto-immune disease with patches of discolored skin covered with scales. Although these patches may appear on any body part, they mostly develop on the elbow, knee, and scalp. These thick and scaly areas are called plaques. But is psoriasis genetic? Find at HPFY.
Types of Diets for Weight Loss and Their Impact
Weight loss and diet are two inseparable terms. Anybody focusing on weight loss will consider dieting at some point. With so many different types of diets, it can be very confusing to weigh your options. Some focus on increasing the gap between the meals, while others focus on some specific nutrients and keeping the stomach full. When presented with many choices, choosing which diet is a big question.
5 Best Muscle Stimulators [Top Reviewed]
TENS and EMS units are muscle stimulation machines that help relieve muscle pain. Although TENS and EMS machines are often clubbed together and operate on the same principle, they differ in purpose. EMS units deliver impulses that contract the muscles, whereas the impulses delivered by the TENS unit block the pain signals from the brain. HPFY Carries five best-reviewed devices for muscle stimulation. Learn more about electrotherapy.
6 Types Of Helpful Adaptive Equipment For Ankylosing Spondylitis
Performing routine tasks becomes challenging when your spine is not in good shape. Certain devices can help you perform these chores without putting too much pressure on the joints. HPFY brings you 6 helpful products for ankylosing spondylitis.
Diabetes and Headache : How Are They Related?
Diabetes and headache are closely related. High blood sugar or low blood sugar can trigger headaches in people with diabetes. These can range from moderate to severe and occur frequently. If blood sugar is high, the condition is called hyperglycemia; if blood sugar is low, it is called hypoglycemia.
8 Effective Sleep Hygiene Tips
Positive sleep hygiene translates to maintaining a bedroom (sleep area) environment and routine that promotes restorative sleep. Sticking to a consistent sleep schedule and setting up your bedroom to be a relaxing haven free from disruption all matter. Following a relaxing bedtime routine contributes to a restful pre- and post-slumber experience.
Gallbladder Surgery : The What, Why, and How
A gallbladder surgery called cholecystectomy is a common medical procedure. The gallbladder is removed if someone has painful gallstones. These are small-sized stones that form in the gallbladder due to an imbalance in the substances that make up bile. These stones do not often show any symptoms. Still, they may end up blocking the flow of bile and cause irritation in the gallbladder, known as acute cholecystitis, or in the pancreas, known as acute pancreatitis.
What You Should Know About Pulmonary Fibrosis
Respiratory ailments can diminish our quality of life, and among the many diseases that can make our breathing difficult is pulmonary fibrosis. This rare disorder (fewer than 200,000 cases a year) can make breathing difficult due to lung scarring over time. We can give you all the facts about pulmonary fibrosis, its symptoms, and potential treatments for living with this disorder.
Independent Living – 7 Things to Consider
Independent living residences are designed to make life easier for seniors and have become very popular in recent years. If you have been thinking about independent living for yourself or a loved one, we have everything you need to consider before deciding.
5 Best Gauze Dressings for Wounds
The proper dressing is a crucial step in wound healing. With the appropriate environment, you can avoid longer healing time and the possibility of infection. Take a look at the wound care section of your local CVS, and your head may explode with all the options available. Often, gauze dressings are the best choice.
Take a Hike – 5 Things To Bring Along
One of the best things about warmer weather is that it brings us out of the house. If you live in an area that experiences cold winters like me, the first crocus that pops through the ground is an excuse to be outside. But the great outdoors can bring a whole other series of issues. Read More.
Early Signs of Dementia: A Comprehensive Checklist
While there are many health problems that might arise as we become older, dementia may be the most terrifying one. Not only the individual with dementia, but also their family and loved ones nearby, may find it distressing to consider the possibility of impaired facilities. On them, sometimes, it's worse! Nevertheless, because there is now no treatment for this terrible condition, seeing its early indicators can aid in early intervention and perhaps even slow down its signs and symptoms.
The 5 Best Post-Mastectomy Silicone Breast Forms
After mastectomy surgery, many women may opt for breast forms to regain self-confidence without undergoing cosmetic surgery. As you can imagine, with so many available breast forms, finding the right one can make your head spin. But we're here to help! We have singled out the best five silicone breast forms.