How Can A Sports Medicine Doctor Treat Your Injuries?

If you have been injured in an athletic situation, like during a daily jog or gymnastics performance, you should consider turning to a sports medicine doctor. These doctors treat people with a variety of sports-related injuries, whether you are an athlete or not. These are some of the treatment options sports medicine doctors use to treat injuries like yours. Monitoring Injuries One of the best things you can count on a sports medicine doctor is that they monitor your injuries as they heal. Read More 

How Menopause Makes Weight Loss More Difficult

When you enter menopause, your hormones go through a big transition. For many people, menopause, as well as perimenopause, means weight gain. Chances are that the methods you used to use to keep your weight in check aren't as effective as they used to be. However, you may be able to have some success with a weight loss program or coach to help you through. Here is more to know about how menopause affects your weight, tips to help with the struggle, and what a weight loss program and coach can do for you. Read More 

Medical Experts Strongly Recommend Following Guidelines For Childhood Immunizations

Pediatricians and family doctors strongly encourage parents to take their children in for immunizations according to current medical guidelines. Although catching certain diseases has become unlikely, it's still possible. In addition, although most children don't suffer severe harm from certain illnesses, some experience serious consequences. Youngsters also can pass on so-called childhood illnesses to babies and adults who are both more susceptible to severe symptoms.  Clearing Up Misinformation Physicians want to address the misinformation many people have heard about vaccinations. Read More 

4 Questions Expectant Parents Need To Ask Prospective Pediatricians

When you're expecting your first baby, there are so many things to do and take care of before your baby's arrival. One thing that you'll want to be sure to do well in advance of the baby's birth is to choose a pediatrician, particularly if you've had complications or the baby is expected to come earlier than the due date. That way, you're not scrambling after the birth to find a pediatrician. Read More 

Is Your Child Struggling Academically? What Parents Should Know About ADHD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) causes a person to lack the focus needed to complete tasks and interferes with learning. A child with ADHD is not slow or unintelligent, they just need help to overcome the obstacles this condition creates. If parents suspect a child has ADHD, they can ask their doctor about how to diagnose the child during a school physical exam. Parents must understand the basics of ADHD to seek the right help for their child. Read More