Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis eight years ago, and I was told that I would likely struggle with flare-ups for the rest of my life. I heard stories of other sufferers who had to eventually have their colons removed, and I became determined to not become part of this statistic. I was prescribed a daily medication that helps manage my condition, and although I don't like taking pills, I realize I need it to keep my colon healthy. I still experienced flares, so I began an elimination diet recommended by my doctor and found my "trigger" foods. I have now been flare-free for two years! I created this blog to help remind others with IBD that there is hope. You can end the constant struggle if you work with your doctor to try different methods of controlling your disease.

4 Reasons Why Pregnancy Care Is Important For Mother And Baby

Pregnancy care is the cornerstone of a safe pregnancy and the eventual delivery of a healthy baby. During pregnancy, it's vital to go for a prenatal checkup so that the doctors can monitor your progress and that of the baby. It creates the opportunity for the doctors to conduct tests and ensure everything is running smoothly. It's also the best time to bond with your OB/GYN or midwife so you are comfortable as you prepare for labor and delivery. Read More 

The Importance Of Maintenance And Service Of Medical Gas Outlets

Every medical facility should conduct routine maintenance to prevent medical gas equipment from malfunctioning. Professional servicing ensures that your medical practice doesn't experience costly leaks and other failures that cause preventable downtime. Consult with a servicing company that offers a certified medical gas equipment maintenance arrangement. Taking the necessary precaution ensures that the present condition of your system meets set standards. Routine assessment of your medical pumping systems also provides a benchmark for future preventative maintenance. Read More 

Physical Examination For Neurological Defects

The symptoms of neurological defects can be either subtle or profound. Neurological defects can develop as a result of traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. If your primary care physician suspects that you have neurological defects, he or she may refer you to a brain specialist who will perform a comprehensive examination that includes the following components.  Visual Examination A comprehensive visual examination can be very revealing. During a visual examination, your brain specialist will carefully examine your eyes to look for signs of neurological damage. Read More 

How You Can Use PRP Stem Cell Therapy For Your Orthopedic Condition

In the recent past, regenerative medicine has gained overwhelming prominence across the globe. Did you know that your own body's tissues can be used to help heal a disease or injury? It's possible through PRP stem cell therapy. If you are scared of surgery, this therapy can be an alternative treatment option for restoring normal orthopedic functions after an injury. About PRP PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. As you know, your blood contains a liquid known as plasma. Read More 

What Can a Dementia Care Agency Do in Your Own Home?

Most people, when they think about dementia care, focus on live-in facilities. Indeed, most dementia patients do eventually benefit from living in a dementia care center where they can receive constant observation and care. But if your loved one is not ready for this around-the-clock care yet, that doesn't mean they don't need dementia care at all. They may really benefit from some in-home care from a dementia care agency at this stage of their disease. Read More