Every parent shudders at the term head lice. In reality, lice infections are common, especially if you have children who attend school or events in close proximity to other kids. Learn how to recognize head lice so that you can begin treatment as soon as possible. When checking for head lice, it is important to check more than just the head. You should also examine the neck and ears for signs of an infestation.
Christmas is a time for family and fun. So don't dampen your holiday activities by hurting your back or neck while setting up and decorating the family Christmas tree. If your spine or neck get out of alignment following certain activities, your chiropractor may suggest practicing common sense when setting up the Christmas tree to avoid injury or a sore back or neck afterward. Be prepared. Know where you are going to put the Christmas tree before you head out to the Christmas tree farm or lot.
There's nothing quite like the misery of severe congestion that a bad cold can bring. There are plenty of suggested ways to ease congestion, like pills and warm compresses on the face, but their benefits are moderate, at best. Thankfully, one option that provides immediate major relief is available at most drug stores and no longer requires a prescription. Read on to learn how steroid nasal sprays can help drastically reduce your congestion and even help to keep you from getting sicker.
Medical and medicinal marijuana is often sold in very small batches so that the person using it does not get arrested "for carrying." Even with a drug card for medicinal marijuana, restrictions have to be followed, and that includes how the marijuana is ingested. If you are a non-smoker, then you may have a very big conundrum because most medicinal forms of this drug have to be smoked. However, there are a few options available to you that can help you get the medicine you need without becoming a smoker.
Blurred vision is typically resolved with corrective lenses, but there are certain things that can cause a transient decline in visual acuity. Certain medications such as aspirin, antihistamines, and beta blockers can cause a temporary decline in vision, as can certain medical disorders and infections. Here are three bacterial and viral infections that may heighten your risk for vision problems and what you can do about them: Sinus Infection Bacterial, viral, and fungal sinus infections can cause a temporary decline in vision.