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Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Kevin Cleary May 30, 2018

Everyone has at one time or another felt sad, blue, or anxious over some event in their life. While these emotions are valid, Generalized Anxiety Disorders (GAD) is a completely different animal. These are emotions that can negatively affect our everyday functioning as well as our quality of life.

Does Bed Elevation Help in Controlling Acid Reflux?

Kevin Cleary May 30, 2018

We all know someone who may suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, but when it interferes with a great night sleep it now has the potential to start affecting us during the daytime which can lead to poor performances at work and even drowsiness behind the wheel of a car. With research into medications for acid reflux pointing to negative effects of long-term use.

Learning to Use the Kimberly-Clark Gastrostomy Feeding Tube

Kevin Cleary May 25, 2018

Healthy living has become synonymous with healthy eating. The social media, print media, health journals are all full of the super foods we should eat for maintaining good health. It is all doable as long as we have the ability to orally ingest, chew and digest all those nutritious foods. What happens if we can't do that?

Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Kevin Cleary May 18, 2018

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue but is not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Bedsores - Prevention and Treatment

Hunaid Germanwala May 12, 2018

Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are injuries that affect the skin as well as the layers underneath. Bedsores occur in patients who are bedridden for a long period or suffer a prolonged pressure over an area of skin for a stretch of time. When the body doesn’t get any movement, it can hinder adequate blood flow to the skin, depriving it of nutrients and oxygen.

How the Armedica AM-SX 1060 Hi-Lo Changing Table Benefits You?

Kevin Cleary May 01, 2018

Patient transfers from mobility aids such as a wheelchair hide potential dangers to patient and clinician alike. Transfers can put a strain on the lower back and potentially lead to dangerous patient falls.Understanding how Armedica AM-SX 1060 works will make transfers easier.

How to Stop Snoring - 8 Proven Snoring Remedies

Hunaid Germanwala May 01, 2018

Snoring occurs when air flows through the throat while we breathe in our sleep. It causes the relaxed tissues in our throat to vibrate and cause harsh, irritating snoring sounds. Everyone snores occasionally, and it’s usually not something to worry about.