Living With Arthritis: How To Manage Your Pain

If you have arthritis, you are probably already familiar with the level of pain and discomfort experienced on a daily basis. Not only do you have to deal with the pain itself, but it can lead to other symptoms, like giving you extreme fatigue and affecting you on an emotional level. Luckily, there are several ways to manage your pain, helping you to learn to deal with it on a long-term basis. Read More 

Pediatric Speech Problems: What Parents Need To Know

If you have a child three years of age or younger, you may notice problems with his or her speech that worry you. While all children develop different skills at varying ages, there are things parents should know about speech development and problems that commonly affect young children. The sooner you can get help for your child, he or she can begin correcting problems before starting school.   Speech Disorders And Children Read More 

5 Tips For Increasing Circulation Through Your Legs In The Winter

When it starts getting cold outside, it can be hard to keep your legs warm and the blood flowing through them. When your legs get cold due to the decreased blood circulation, your varicose veins will start acting up and causing significant – sometimes, unbearable – pain. Luckily, there are a few ways you can easily get that blood pumping again. Here are five tips to help improve circulation and stay warm: Read More 

Congenital Heart Defects: What Parents Need To Know

Being diagnosed with a heart problem can be scary, but it can be even more devastating when your child is born with a heart condition. A congenital heart defect is one that is present at your child's birth. It is important for parents to understand what these defects may or may not mean and how to deal with the diagnosis. Symptoms Congenital Heart Defects A heart murmur is often the first sign of a heart defect in children. Read More 

Plants To Avoid If Your Child Is Allergy-Prone

Allergies are never fun--especially for children who love to play and tumble outdoors in the summer. Sensitivity to pollen can be a huge obstacle to summer fun if you're allergic. If your child suffers from allergies that seem seasonal in nature, visit a pediatric allergist early on to help you get a handle on what you should and shouldn't be planting in your backyard. Not all plants are created equal--some should just plain be avoided altogether if your child has a tendency toward sensitivity. Read More