Healing and Maintaining Good Health: Health Care Blogs

Good health can be an incredible asset -- it makes life easier, and it increases the chances of living a long life. Hello, my name is Harriet, and I am a lifelong advocate of healthy habits. In this blog, I hope to provide you with advice that will help you preserve and safeguard your good health. If you currently struggle with an illness, I also hope to provide ideas and inspiration related to healing. This blog is not devoted to any specific conditions, but I may write about several types of mental and physical illnesses and treatment options. I wish you good health and happy reading.

Healing and Maintaining Good Health: Health Care Blogs

3 Important Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Pediatrician

18 January 2018
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Are you expecting a new baby or already have a young child and are currently looking for a doctor for him or her? Are you feeling confused about how to go about picking a doctor for your child to go see? Whether it's for yourself or for your child, picking out a doctor can sometimes seem like a difficult task. There are often many seemingly identical options to choose from, making choosing one feel like a lottery.
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What To Expect If Your Arthritic Child Has Been Diagnosed With Uveitis

5 November 2017
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If your child has rheumatoid arthritis, you're probably already overwhelmed with the fact that your child has a disease that's causing them pain. Unfortunately, children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis often develop a secondary disease called uveitis. Like rheumatoid arthritis, this disease is an autoimmune disorder where the body's immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues. If your child has been diagnosed with uveitis or you're worried that they could be, read on to learn more about this disease.
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Chemotherapy: A Treatment Option For Autoimmune And Other Inflammatory Diseases

24 July 2017
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Oncologists no longer use chemotherapy as a treatment only for people with cancer. Doctors now administer some of these same drugs to treat several noncancerous medical conditions, including autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. But if chemotherapy is a treatment option your doctor recommends to manage your autoimmune disease, it's important to have a better understanding of the drugs used for non-oncology diseases, their potential side effects, and how they are administered.
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Tips To Help You Manage Your Diabetes Before And During Pregnancy

25 May 2017
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When you are living with type I diabetes and are dependent upon insulin, it can be a constant daily battle to keep your blood sugar regulated and within a healthy level. Too much insulin and you can end up severely hypoglycemic and potentially end up in the hospital for medical treatment. You also don't want to skimp on your insulin because high blood sugars can cause damage to your body's organs and put you at risk for other health complications.
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FAQs About Undergoing An Angioplasty Procedure

22 May 2017
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Following a heart attack, an angioplasty might be necessary to improve your blood circulation. The procedure is commonly performed in an interventional radiology suite. If your doctor has recommended an angioplasty, here is what you need to know.   What Happens During the Angioplasty?  Despite what the name implies, an angioplasty is a relatively non-invasive procedure that is commonly performed to help clear blockage in the arteries and veins. During the procedure, the doctor will use a catheter to open a vessel.
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Healing and Maintaining Good Health: Health Care Blogs

Good health can be an incredible asset -- it makes life easier, and it increases the chances of living a long life. Hello, my name is Harriet, and I am a lifelong advocate of healthy habits. In this blog, I hope to provide you with advice that will help you preserve and safeguard your good health. If you currently struggle with an illness, I also hope to provide ideas and inspiration related to healing. This blog is not devoted to any specific conditions, but I may write about several types of mental and physical illnesses and treatment options. I wish you good health and happy reading.

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