Treatment Of Spinal Curvature In Your Child

One day your pediatrician notices a slight curvature in your child's spine. This childhood developmental condition, called scoliosis, occurs in two to four percent of the adolescent population. The doctor suggests careful monitoring of your child's back. Most children do fine with a minor curve in the spine, but ten percent of those children will need some kind of treatment to prevent health problems due to the curve. Here is why your child may be one of the few that require treatment, and the current trends in the treatment of scoliosis. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know About Mold Allergies

Mold is a type of fungus that is found nearly everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Everyone is exposed to mold, and for most people, that isn't a problem. Other people are allergic to mold, and for them, mold's constant presence can be distressing. Here are three things you need to know about mold allergies. How do you know you're allergic to mold? Mold allergies can cause a lot of different symptoms. Read More 

Reduce The Appearance Of Varicose Veins And The Pain That They Have Been Causing

Faulty valves in your legs veins can cause blood to pool in portions of them. This is referred to as varicose veins and can cause unsightly bulges in the back of your legs that are painful. Learn about some tips that will reduce the appearance of the veins and ways to alleviate the pain that you are experiencing with the following tips. Compression Stockings If you put on a pair of compression stockings, they will gently press against your legs and cause the blood in your veins to flow upward. Read More 

Are Dietary Supplements For You?

Although the dietary supplement market has received its share of criticism over the years, the demand for these products is still steadily growing. In 2013, sales reached $34.8 billion and the market was expected to continue its expansion. In recent years, the FDA has banned the use of class 1 drugs in dietary supplements, but manufacturers have frequently ignored this ruling. If you are contemplating taking dietary supplements, you first need to consider their safety and effectiveness. Read More 

4 Tips To Keep Osteoarthritis from Slowing You Down

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis caused by an injury or degeneration after long-term stress on your joints. Finding ways to lessen joint pain and improve mobility can prevent arthritis from becoming disabling. Don't Assume You may falsely assume joint pain and inflammation is caused by osteoarthritis if this is the only type of arthritis you know. If you have any ongoing joint pain, you should have a full examination by your doctor. Read More