On Blood Thinners? 3 Innocent Mistakes That Could Interfere With Your Medication

If you're on prescription medications to thin your blood, you may have to undergo routine blood testing to monitor your INR level. INR stands for International Normalised Ratio, and it measures your blood's ability to clot. If your level is too high, you can develop significant and serious bleeds. If it is too low, you may have a stroke or pulmonary embolism. If you take your medications as prescribed and get your blood tests without fail, your levels should stay in a therapeutic range. Read More 

Start Your Weight Loss Journey With The Right Mindframe and Gradual Progress

If you are overweight, you should consider losing weight for your health, as well as for other reasons. Losing weight can help you to feel better about yourself and even make it fun to go out shopping for new clothes. If you have decided to lose weight, you should read the article below to find out how to get started on the right track. Approach weight loss with the right mindframe Read More 

Options In Treating Your Child’s Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

As a parent, the last thing you want to hear about your child is that they have a serious illness like cancer. However, if your child has been weak, fatigued, and having trouble with easy and excessive bruising and bleeding, you may come to find that they are suffering from a form of cancer known as acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL for short). If this is the case, you may wonder what you can do to help them get their cancer treated and get back to being a regular kid. Read More 

Heart Disease In Women: Know The Risk Factors

Many women tend to underestimate their chances of developing heart disease and other heart problems. And because of this, they often do not fully understand the risk factors that can lead them to develop heart disease. Some of the risk factors that can raise a woman's chances of developing heart disease are preventable while others may not be. However, awareness is important so that a woman can take the best possible care of her health as well as to keep an eye on her heart health going forward. Read More 

Everything You Need To Know About Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a disease that is the result of an injury or surgery due to another injury. Every single person has a reflex nerve. When you are injured, this nerve does not shut off. This is what allows you to feel pain. After the pain, you feel some burning to indicate the healing process has started. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is a progressive disease that impacts your autonomic nervous system. Read More