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Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

November 29, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Primary teeth are usually called baby teeth or milk teeth and first start to erupt through the gums of your baby between 4 to 6 months of age. Teething lasts until all 20 teeth appear, the children being usually around 2 ½ years of age by this time. Teething is a major milestone in the development of your child but it is also, quite often, a painful one. The eruption of primary teeth, or teething, can cause sore and tender gums that appear red and puffy. To help relieve the pain, you can give the baby a cold teething ring or a damp washcloth to chew on. My mother used to give me a cold carrot stick to suck on.

If you’re bottle-feeding you need to be more aware of tooth decay – most often called baby bottle tooth decay. One reason bottle-fed babies are more prone to tooth decay …

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Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

November 29, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Posterior tibial tendonitis is when this tendon becomes damaged. A common cause of this damage could be an injury. I recently came back from New Orleans and they have this street called Bourbon Street. On this street you can drink alcohol and strangely enough they have all these potholes. All it takes is you looking at something else while you step in a pothole and then twist this tendon, and now you have this problem.

Another way it can get damaged is through wear and tear over time. Perhaps someone is a stuntman who falls on their feet a lot. People who play lots of basketball or tennis could also tear down this tendon over time. Another big risk factor is being overweight, diabetes and high blood pressure.

What do you think the number 1 symptom of this condition is going to be? Yes, it’s going to be pain where …

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Conservation of Hearing

November 28, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Certain types of deafness are determined before birth. Some of these appear in early life, others with advancing years. Most deafness, however, is due to inflammatory conditions of the middle ear, to interference with normal nasal breathing, to foci of infection in sinuses, tonsils, teeth, gall bladder, or other organs of the body, to the toxins of scarlet fever, diphtheria, or syphilis, to accumulations of wax in the external ear canal, or to certain nutritional, glandular, or general diseases.

Inflammatory conditions of the middle ear are produced by infections which reach the middle ear from the throat by Way of the Eustachian tube. In children the Eustachian tube is straighter and larger than in adults; hence, infection can traverse its course most easily in childhood. An acute infection of the middle car, even though the eardrum is ruptured or opened usually produces little or no impairment of hearing, but recurrent …

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CPAP

November 28, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Constant positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an effective method of treating obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. CPAP-therapy was introduced to clinical practice in 1981 by an Australian physician and Professor. Colin Sullivan for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

The mechanism of action of the CPAP device is quite simple. A small compressor is used for creating constant air flow under a certain pressure in the airways during exhalation through a flexible tube and a nose mask. It is also used a humidifier that provides moisturizing and heats the air which enters the airways. This device does not allow the upper airways to be obstructed because of the constant positive air pressure and eliminates the main cause of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

CPAP-therapy for patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is now universally accepted. Before prescribing CPAP-therapy, a Polysomnography is required or in other words a Sleep Study. Polysomnography …

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About Winter Eye Problems

November 28, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Tearing Eyes

Apart from winter weather drying out your eyes, the cold weather can also make your eyes over produce tears which can be very annoying and can make vision blurry. The best thing to help with this is to wear glasses, goggles, or sunglasses when outside to avoid the wind causing watery eyes. Also, if you are wiping your eyes to get rid of the tears make sure you use clean tissues or cloths to avoid infection. Excessive tearing eyes can also be caused by other factors such as infection, blocked tear duct, or surprisingly dry eyes, so if you are concerned make an appointment with your eye clinic or opticians so they can check it out.

Tired Eyes

The winter months are darker and natural light is less which can make certain tasks more difficult, reading and writing for example. Straining your eyes to see in lower light …

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Plantar Fasciitis

November 28, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

If you know people with plantar fasciitis, you likely heard plenty of horror stories of how the pain and discomfort of the condition can put one’s life on hold. Regardless of whether you have it and don’t want to make the condition worse or you’re so scared of getting it, you’re open to ways that won’t trigger it, here are some common causes of this painful, increasingly common foot health condition:

Being overweight. Plantar fasciitis is triggered when pressure is put on the feet. If you’re overweight, you’re putting more pressure on your feet.

Being overly ambitious in your workout. Overdoing yourself by doing too much too fast in your exercising can cause plantar fasciitis. With this foot condition, a tear is formed in the tendon that runs from your heel to the ball of your foot. Doing too rigorous a workout suddenly increase your chance of tearing or straining …

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Great Bedtime Routine

November 27, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0
  • Consistency is often an important contributor to a good sleep routine, where you have a designated time to switch off from work, eat healthily and aim to go to bed and get up at the same time. Training your mind and body as to when to wind down is the key to supporting an effective sleep pattern.
  • Be proactive in dealing with each day’s stresses. Ask yourself if you’ve done all you reasonably can to address a particular area of concern, then aim to let it go until further input from you is required. Being disciplined is important in order to calm your ‘fight or flight’ approach to stress. Commit to good daytime habits and take regular breaks throughout the day, stopping for lunch and aiming to get some fresh air and exercise; all ways to support a positive approach to work/life balance and good sleep.
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Improve Your Sleep

November 25, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Meditate

Meditation has a restorative effect on the brain. There are all sorts of benefits that meditation can have for a person. Many of the benefits of meditation include reduced stress and a better ability to cope with difficult issues in one’s life.

Meditation is also great for insomnia. A Harvard study found that mindful meditation helped combat insomnia. It invokes a relaxation response in those who participate helping them relax enough to fall asleep quickly and stay asleep through the night. If you are not familiar with how to meditate there are many guided meditation audio programs that you can buy or check out from your library.

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is a practice to help you sleep better at night. It has to do with environmental cues. Alaska sleep notes that these environmental cues should be taken into consideration if you aren’t sleeping.

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Bad Teeth Improved

November 23, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0

Cosmetic dentistry is now delivering astonishing life-altering effects with advancements in whitening, repairing, straitening or replacing teeth – and according to LVI Global, the world-renowned school of advanced dental studies, much of it can be achieved without the need for unsightly, uncomfortable, and slow-acting metal braces. Procedures for chipped, broken, worn, discolored, uneven and crooked teeth may be completed in one to three visits.

Now, cosmetic dentists can deliver perfect, straight, beautiful teeth to patients using revolutionary procedures that eliminate the need for clunky braces. Simple, quick fixes can be found with the application of porcelain veneers, dental implants, crowns and dental bonding.

Porcelain veneers are an especially popular and effective method of improving bad teeth quickly. Porcelain veneers can eliminate the time and hassle of actually straightening teeth while still improving the appearance of crooked or gapped teeth. Veneers are ultra-thin slices of porcelain that are custom-fitted to cover …

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Citronella Oil Benefits

November 23, 2018 Billy Kamerskin 0
  1. Mosquito repellent: Citronella works by masking the smells that mosquitoes use to locate humans. Citronella oil has a rather lemony citrus smell that mosquitoes tend to avoid. Citronella mosquito repellents include patches, bands, creams, lotions, gels, candles, diffusers, vaporizers etc. of these the bands and patches are the most efficient ones. Bands and patches are easy to use either slapped on the hand and ankle, stuck on clothes, caps strollers etc. The only drawback with these is the fact that they need frequent re-application. Apart from that these are by far the safest mosquito repellents for kids.
  2. Antiseptic: Citronella has antiseptic properties. It sanitizes wounds and prevents infection. It is Mother Nature’s own antiseptic. However, one should exercise caution about the amount and method of using citronella oil as an antiseptic for the young ones. Citronella while mostly safe can cause allergies, irritation and itching on the skin if not