Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

  • Tips For Using An Inhaler

    Inhalers can be a lifesaver for those diagnosed with asthma. Using these prescription inhalation aerosols correctly is a must to get the most benefits and to avoid uncomfortable side effects. In fact, improper use can be dangerous, since it means the medication isn't being delivered effectively when it is needed. The following tips can help you master the proper techniques while avoiding some common pitfalls. Tip #1:Posture Matters Poor posture means the medication doesn't have a clear and unobstructed journey into your lungs where it is needed most.

  • 3 Tips For Choosing Non-Medication Pain Relief Treatments

    There are many pain relief products on the market that do not involve medications, which makes them ideal to use in conjunction with medication-based treatments or as a standalone treatment. Although the appropriate strategy will depend on your pain concerns, there are ways to find an effective approach for your needs and type of pain. Consider Your Activities You will likely want to choose different pain relief methods at different times throughout the day.

  • Should Pregnant Women Be Worried About The Zika Virus?

    A mosquito-borne disease called Zika has been in the headlines for its possible links to birth defects. More than 4,000 babies born in Brazil, where the virus has spread rapidly, have been born with microcephaly: smaller than normal heads and brain damage. Doctors and officials are still working to determine how many of the cases are directly related to Zika. Women of child-bearing age and those who are pregnant have concerns and questions about the virus, even if they are not living in Brazil or other areas where mosquitos are a public health problem.

  • Tips For Dealing With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    There are around 29 million people currently suffering from diabetes in the United States. People who are diagnosed with diabetes often are at a higher risk for heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, and more. Unfortunately, about 15% of diabetic patients encounter a diabetic foot ulcer. This type of ulcer can usually be found on the bottom of the foot and many times can end up infected, sending them to the hospital.

  • Skin Cancer Treatments: Know Your Options

    If you go to your dermatologist for a regular skin check and assessment or even for an issue with a mole or other growth on your skin, you likely do not expect to walk away with a diagnosis of skin cancer. However, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in the United States every year. Before you panic and worry about what you should have done to prevent your skin cancer, try to shift your focus to treating and getting rid of the skin cancer cells in your body.

About Me

Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

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.