If you're an adult who has suffered a stroke, had cancer surgery that has affected your throat, or have injured your mouth, then you might be at risk for suffering from a swallowing disorder, or dysphagia. You might not even know that you have it. General signs include coughing while you are eating, not being able to keep all of the food and liquid in your mouth, a great deal of chest congestion right after eating, and dehydration because eating is so strenuous that you can't do it fast enough in order to get all of the moisture that you need.
Whether you are trying to lose 100 pounds or just want to drop a few vanity pounds, dieting can be quite time consuming. In addition to finding time to work out, you have to plan your meals and track every calorie you consume. However, if you are a busy person, there are some things you can do to lose weight effortlessly. 1. Eat at a Table If you are trying to lose weight, it is even more important to be mindful of what you eat.
Vision therapy trains a person's visual system to provide its own corrections. Many eye doctors believe that children can benefit from vision therapy, but it is not a simple process. It takes a lot of work to correct some of the major vision issues, even though children offer quite a range of neuroplasticity. Still, you may consider vision therapy, also known as orthoptics, to assist your child in the following ways.
Over the past decade or so, studies have shown that the mind has more power over pain than once thought. While scientists have always known that the mind plays some role in pain and sickness -- think placebo effect -- they are learning more about the link. Fortunately, the news is good. Studies have shown that people who faithfully practice mental pain management techniques have less pain and are better able to deal with the pain they do have.
Have you recently been told that your child will need to have braces to correct an orthodontic problem, but your teen is negative about the treatment? There are a few different options you can consider to make wearing braces more bearable, and less noticeable for your teen. Unfortunately, your teen may be self-conscious about having to wear a mouth full of metal in front of their friends. They also may not want the hassle of braces, or the inconveniences that braces can cause.
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.