When kids get lice, many parents panic, feel ashamed, or can't shake a feeling of being "dirty." Once they learn about super lice, the relentless outbreaks of head lice all over the U.S. and all of the new treatments available, no parent should feel alone, ashamed, or outgunned.
If lice haven't hit your home, or they have in the past but not this year (yet), plan ahead and create a head lice survival kit.
According to the American Cancer Society, one in seven men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime. There are also 26,120 deaths from this type of cancer each year. You should be checked for prostate cancer by your doctor regularly. Your doctor will decide at what age this should be started and how often this is. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help lower your chances of developing prostate cancer.
Carpal tunnel syndrome, a disorder which was previously only associated with secretaries and machine gun handlers, has been identified with more careers than previously thought. Anyone with repetitive motion careers or jobs that require holding onto vibrating machinery (like a jackhammer) are susceptible as well. The disorder causes intense pain in the wrists when the carpal tunnel compresses on the median nerve, which runs from your neck to the wrists and hands.
If you are a runner, you may have heard (or even experienced) piriformis syndrome. Symptoms of piriformis include pain, tingling, or even numbness in the gluteus maximum, the rear end. This area is so affected because of its role in rotating the hips as you run. This guide will help you deal with piriformis syndrome and get hopefully get back to running as soon as possible.
Symptoms of Piriformis Syndrome
As we get older, we become more susceptible to a variety of medical conditions. The effects of damage and wear accumulated over a lifetime begin to catch up with us, and our bodies begin to slow down. There are many conditions that are directly linked to advancing age, and understanding them will help you to deal with them effectively.
Varicose Veins and Spider Veins
Varicose veins and spider veins are characteristic signs of age.