My name is Melinda Johnson and I suffered with foot pain for many years. I went to see a podiatrist and after an examination, I was told that I had heel spur syndrome. I followed the recommendations of my doctor by doing at home treatments along with physical therapy. I was amazed at how much these treatments helped my foot pain. Living with pain can have a big impact on your life and that's why I started this blog. My foot pain kept me from doing many things that I enjoy and I want to help others who are going through the same situation. As you browse through my blog, you'll learn about home treatments, medical procedures and new advancements in medicine that can help reduce pain. It is my hope that by writing this blog, you can live pain free too.
17 June 2016
Chronic pain is a health condition that affects many people. If you are suffering from chronic pain, it is important to have an open and honest relationship with your doctor. After all, communication plays an integral role in managing your pain. Whether you are switching doctors or are new to dealing with chronic pain, these four tips can help both you and your physician: 1. Keep a Health Journal A health journal can be extremely helpful when it comes to managing your pain.
8 June 2016
The teenage years can be rough-- kids have to learn a lot socially while also going through the ups and downs of puberty. Unfortunately, many teens suffer from acne during these tumultuous years, which can be embarrassing and cause low self esteem. If your teenager has acne, use the following tips to help him or her: Help Your Teen Learn More About the Causes of Acne Acne isn't the result of not being clean enough or eating greasy food.
24 May 2016
If you are looking for an effective birth control method that is not permanent, your two main choices will be using birth control pills or getting birth control shots. Before you decide which one to use, you may want to look at the key differences in these two common options. Here are several of the main differences you should consider as you make your choice. Frequency The first difference with these options is the frequency in which you will have to do something.
9 May 2016
Although lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can make daily life difficult, it's not impossible to have a healthy and successful pregnancy. However, your lupus symptoms should be under control before you conceive. In preparing for pregnancy, it's important to discuss your desire to have a baby with your rheumatologist and an obstetrician as there are numerous factors to consider. Limiting the Risks Talking to your doctor before trying to become pregnant gives him or her the opportunity to review your health history and determine if you are healthy enough to carry a baby.
25 April 2016
Now that you've decided to attend rehab, you can expect many positive life changes to take place over the coming months. Thanks to the new skills you'll learn and resources you will gain throughout the process of getting clean in rehab, you will be armed with the tools that you need to make living a happy, sober life a reality. Consider implementing the following preparation methods before your stint at rehab to help ensure your success: