If you are pregnant you should be prepared to get an ultrasound. An ultrasound is one of the best and safest ways to determine whether the baby is healthy. If this is your first pregnancy, you are probably wondering what you should expect from an ultrasound. Here are some things you need to know. How Many Ultrasounds Will I Get? There is no set number of ultrasounds each expectant mother will get.
Keeping a food diary is one of the best things allergy sufferers can do to keep their allergic reactions in check. Allergic reactions can be difficult to understand and prevent because there are so many different potential causes. A food diary can help maintain the health, peace of mind, and well being of allergy sufferers in the following five ways: Makes the cause of allergic responses more obvious The biggest and most obvious benefit of keeping a food diary is that it makes it more easy to identify the cause of allergic reactions.
Many people go through their childhood and even through early adulthood without ever experiencing allergies or seasonal hay fever. However, this does not necessarily mean that they will never have any of these issues. In fact, they may even develop adult-onset hay fever and seasonal allergies. If you are a person who recently found yourself suffering from the sniffling, sneezing, itchiness, and general discomfort of hay fever for the first time as an adult, get to know more about what you can do to handle the situation and relieve your symptoms.
Researchers now believe there is a link between the Zika virus and Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), as new cases of GBS are rising in areas with corresponding Zika outbreaks. There are no vaccines or proven cures for either Zika or GBS, but there are immune system and neurological treatments that can help people who contract Zika-related GBS. Here's what you need to know about Zika-caused GBS in the U.S. and the treatments available for it:
If you have been diagnosed with carpal-tunnel syndrome (CTS), but the exercises and brace prescribed by your physician have not effectively addressed your symptoms, your orthopedic surgeon may suggest surgical intervention. You may be surprised to learn that there is more than one type of surgery for this unfortunate health challenge. It is important to note that both of the primary types of surgery for CTS have similar success rates, so you should be aware of the following information when choosing which surgery you should have.
During my first pregnancy, I spent a lot of time pushing pillows behind my back trying to find comfort. As the size of the baby grew, so did my discomfort. By the time she was born, I was more than ready to give birth. When I found out I was pregnant again, I was determined that I would not suffer through the same discomforts. I started researching ways to ease the symptoms of pregnancy, including back pain. I created this blog to help other expectant moms find remedies to deal with those symptoms that can be emotionally and physically draining.