Six Inaccurate Assumptions People Sometimes Make About Urinary Incontinence

The better informed you are, the easier it will be to find a successful treatment option for overcoming your urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, there is a lot of inaccurate information out there about the condition. The following are six inaccurate assumptions people sometimes make about urinary incontinence.  There is nothing you can do other than using absorbent pads. Some patients feel discouraged about seeking treatment because they assume that there is nothing their doctor can really do about their incontinence. Read More 

Tips To Prepare For Your Bariatric Surgery

If you're considering bariatric surgery so you can improve your health and your appearance by losing weight, then you may need to go through weeks or months of preparation. You'll need to make drastic lifestyle changes after your surgery, and starting before you have bariatric surgery helps you adapt more easily later. Here are some tips for getting ready to have bariatric surgery. You May Need Counseling And Classes First Read More 

BLS Training For The New Emergency Medical Technician: What To Expect

Getting BLS (Basic Life Support) certified is one important step you must take toward becoming a new emergency medical technician. To become certified, you must go through BLS training and take an official exam. Here are a few things you should expect from the BLS training services you decide to take advantage of: An Online Experience Even if you attend BLS classes in person, you should have access to a variety of online resources that will help you understand your course work and prepare for practice exams and eventually the final exam. Read More 

Did You Get Into A Drunken Argument At A Family Event? 3 Benefits Of Going To Rehab To Preserve Your Relationship

Family events, such as holiday dinners and birthdays, often involve the perfect conditions for a breakdown in communication. Between having the alcohol flowing freely and tension building between you and other family members, you might easily discover that you're caught up in a fight when you promised yourself you'd keep your mouth shut.  At some point, you might have thought you were doing some good by speaking your mind. Yet, you now might be realizing that alcohol misuse led to you saying a bit more than you'd wanted to in the heat of the moment. Read More 

Diet Dos And Don’ts After Weight Loss Surgery

For many Americans, weight loss surgery is the first step on a health and wellness journey. The days and weeks after the surgery are critical because you will need to rest, relax, and adjust your lifestyle to ensure the weight loss surgery is effective and you don't get sick. One of the most important aspects of your life after weight loss surgery is your diet. Here are a few post-weight loss surgery diet dos and don'ts to keep in mind. Read More