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Dark Circles and Eye Bags: Gone in Two Minutes

Too many sleepless nights can make dark circles or bags appear under your eyes. These can make you look older than you are. It also gives you an exhausted appearance. In fact, your self-confidence may even go down if circles or bags remain under your eyes. For

Questions You Must Ask Before Choosing a Family Dentist

Looking for the right family dentist should be taken seriously. Your oral health plays a great role in determining your family’s overall well-being. You must do a comprehensive research on finding the right professional to provide oral care for you and your entire household. Here are three

Nutrition Update: Top 3 Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a rhizome used as a spice for cooking in different cuisines around the world. It is also an ingredient in modern beverages, such as flavored beer and wine. Tea is of course, a typical vehicle for the distinctive flavor of this popular and flavorful ingredient.

British Dental Association Recommends Eating Chips

The British Dental Association (BDA) advised people, particularly children, that eating chips are less harmful to their teeth than dried fruit such as raisins. BDA spokesperson Ben Atkins said that dried fruit snacks do more damage because of their gluey texture, which is almost similar to sticking

Why Massage Therapy Relieves More than Stress

Most of us think massage treatments only help in relieving stress after a long workweek. For others, it is simply a luxury that you can afford only once in a while. However, massage therapies can serve as substitutes for medication solely intended for abating chronic stress. Have

Ultrasound: Diagnosing Gynecologic Conditions

Ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic tool that plays an important role in gynecologic medicine. It allows the visualization of the female reproductive tract as well as its surrounding structures. Since it only uses sound waves with controlled frequencies, an ultrasound device generates an image of the specific

Deciding When to Get Palliative Care

Long term illnesses like cancer and Alzheimer's disease could impinge on an individual's capacity to function. For some families, caring for their loved ones could put demands on their time and management skills. There comes the point when they want to consider palliative care. In Indiana and many states,

Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Patients who are missing one or more teeth, or are planning to have a tooth extracted, may be eligible candidates for dental implants. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants replace the root of the tooth, becoming part of the jawbone so that they look, feel and

Problems That Require Emergency Dental Treatment

When you experience severe pain in your teeth, jaws, or mouth, you might require emergency dental treatment immediately. If you ignore the symptoms or manage the issue with over-the-counter painkillers, the pain might escalate into something much bigger warranting, more painful and expensive treatment. Here are a

Hashimoto’s Help: Treating & Managing This Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

The thyroid gland is an important part of the body because it regulates the body’s metabolism. Unfortunately, like other parts and organs of the body, it might suffer from abnormalities and diseases. One of the most common diseases that attack the thyroid is Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune