Breathe with Your Belly: 3 Yoga Exercises You Should Do If You’re Pregnant

Yoga is a great way to keep healthy that doesn't require any specialized equipment, and since it's low impact, it's a fantastic way for women that are quite pregnant to exercise. However, while there are a million guides to beginner yoga out there, you may have trouble differentiating between those exercises that would be good for you and those that would put undue stress on your body. If you're looking for a few exercises you can do safely while pregnant, then here's what you need to know. Read More 

Two Diet Changes That Can Help With Urge Incontinence

If you are a senior and have urge incontinence, then you probably have sudden urges to urinate on a frequent basis. Medications can be used to help reduce your urge to urinate. You can also take steps to change some of your habits to reduce urge incontinence. Some of these changes may even be fairly easy for you to implement. Keep reading to learn about a few diet change examples.  Drink Enough Water Read More 

3 Tips For Minimizing Your Risk Of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a life-threatening medical condition where blood clots form in the legs. These clots can possibly break free and travel to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism. There are ways to minimize your risk of DVT and its associated complications. Reduce Controllable Risks There are several controllable risk factors for DVT. Keeping your weight at a healthy level and engaging in regular exercise is important. Excess weight places more pressure on your legs and when you are significantly overweight, you are more likely to live a sedentary lifestyle. Read More 

Three Things You Must Bring To Urgent Care

If you have to see a doctor, can't reach your regular doctor, and are looking at an urgent care center as a possible place to go, you know that you'll have to bring your insurance card, a list of the medications you take, and so on. But even when you're prepared with those, you may find that there are other things you need to get through the appointment. Here are three things that you really do need to bring with you when you go to urgent care in order to get treatment that's as quick and appropriate as possible. Read More 

Post-Stroke Recovery: Transitioning Your Loved One To Assisted Living

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, strokes are a leading cause of long-term disability. After a stroke, your loved one may struggle with mobility, cognitive and emotional challenges that make it impossible for them to live on their own. While it is hard to watch your loved one struggle, there are some simple ways to ease your loved one's transition to assisted living so they have the best chances for a strong recovery. Read More