If you live in the Surprise or Goodyear area and need Dialysis treatment, this article may help you. It lists all the dialysis centers within a reasonable driving distance.
The residents in our assisted living homes take a lot of medications. It’s pretty typical for older people who have a variety of chronic conditions. We always think of these medications as substances that are supposed to help us. But the drug-induced nutrient depletion that can result may cause more problems than the medications solve. …
Why is it that Doctors have to have fancy names for any medical condition? A Subungual Hematoma is a perfect example. The term means blood between your fingernail or toenail and the nail bed. Regardless of what you call it, ‘Nail blood’ at the least look ugly and at worst can be pretty painful. Although …
We recently attended a class on hearing loss in elderly adults with Dan Hewson from Ascent Audiology and Hearing. After following up a little with Dan, we learned a ton of information to help our residents. Hopefully this article showcasing some of what we learned will help you.
Recently we had the son of one of our resident’s travel down to Ecuador and participate in an Iowaska Ceremony (also spelled Ayahuasca). He had quite an experience. So we thought we would write a post describing these ceremonies which are growing more and more popular. Some people have had great experiences and some have had very bad experiences. We will let you judge for yourself.
Statins are drugs that reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the body by limiting the production of cholesterol in the liver. Atorvastatin belongs to a group of drugs called HMG-CoA reductase or commonly known as statins. It prevents and treats heart attacks, chest pain, stroke, and intermittent claudication.