Patient information: Ear wax impaction (The Basics)

What is ear wax impaction? — Ear wax impaction is when ear wax builds up enough to cause symptoms. Normally, ear wax helps to protect the insides of the ears and prevents injury or infection (figure 1). But having too much earwax can cause symptoms such as pain and trouble hearing. The medical term for […]

When ZZZs Spell Trouble (Infographic)

Find out when dozing off is an issue Sleep disorders can wreak havoc on your job, family, social life and waist line, and make driving unsafe. Take the quiz below, based on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, to find out whether you’re suffering from asleep disorder or are just exhausted. We’ll tell you what your score means and share eight tips […]

Water: Do You Need 8 Glasses a Day? (Infographic)

Discover the best way to quench your thirst When it comes to quenching your thirst, water rules. But when it comes to knowing how much water you should drink every day, opinions are all over the map. Should you buy a 2-liter water bottle to get your 8 ounces in every day? Or is drinking […]

Urinary Tract Infections

(Also Called ‘UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)’) The urinary tract makes and stores urine, one of the body’s liquid waste products. The urinary tract includes the following parts: Kidneys, which produce urine by removing waste and water from the blood Ureters, the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder Bladder, the sac-like container […]

What The Color of Your Urine Says About You (Infographic)

Color, density, and smell can reveal health problems Human urine has been a useful tool of diagnosis since the earliest days of medicine. The color, density, and smell of urine can reveal much about the state of our health. Here, for starters, are some of the things you can tell from the hue of your […]

Avoiding Dehydration, Proper Hydration

(Also Called ‘Fluids – Dehydration’, ‘Hydration’, ‘Water – Dehydration’) Warm weather brings with it thoughts of cool ocean breezes, napping in a hammock, and sipping a tall glass of lemonade. Now hold on to the mental image of that lemonade because summer is also a time to be wary of dehydration: the lack of sufficient […]

Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger

Treat your taste buds and replenish your water When heat and humidity soar, keeping your body hydrated matters more than ever. Did you know you can hydrate with what’s on your plate — not just what’s in your cup? The following foods are heavy on the water content, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s nutrient database. In […]

9 Veggies and Fruits to Keep on Your Shopping List (Infographic)

Watercress, Chinese cabbage and Swiss chard dominated favorites like kale, tomatoes and berries in a new study on nutrient density. Eating low-calorie, nutrient-dense veggies raw can help you lose weight if you don’t like vegetables. But for a healthier diet, dietitians recommend a variety of veggies and fruit. Each has different nutrients. When combined, they’ll help you meet 100% […]

6 Do’s and Don’ts for Athletes Losing Weight

Athletes searching for a performance edge often attempt to lose weight with the hope that their new found body composition will improve their strength and speed. Unfortunately, many athletes try to achieve this goal in ways that may jeopardize performance and immune function. Consider the suggestions below for safe and effective ways to achieve weight […]

9 Ways to Tame Your Chronic Pain (Infographic)

Take ownership of your pain with these tips When it comes to chronic pain, there’s usually a limit to how much relief medications and procedures can bring. That’s where changes to your daily life can help bridge the gap. Cleveland Clinic, offers nine “pain wellness” tips to make sure you’re following for maximum pain management.

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