Using Your Asthma Inhaler: Tips For Success

When you have asthma, your inhaler really could save your life. But it's important to make sure you're using it in a way that provides you with the maximum effect. If you feel that your inhaler is not delivering as much relief as it should, try following these tips for success. Remember to shake before every puff. If you do not shake the inhaler, you may just get a lot of air -- and not the right dose of medication. Read More 

Rewind Time: How To Reverse 3 Cosmetic Effects Of Menopause

Menopause is a time of change; as your body gets older and you pass by your childbearing years, your hormones attempt to adjust and can put your body in a state of flux. But did you know that there are other side effects of menopause other than it playing with your ability to regulate temperature and giving you drastic mood swings? If you're interested in how menopause will affect some other areas of your body, then here's what you need to know. Read More 

Aging Parents? Two Reasons Why You Should Place Them In Senior Day Care

If your parents are heading into their golden years, you may be concerned about making sure that they are well cared for.  It can be difficult to provide adequate care for them on your own, especially if you're in the process of raising a family yourself.  That's why you should consider enrolling them a senior day care program.  Adult day care programs cater to the aging population and offer a range of activities and services. Read More 

5 Tips To Prevent Back Pain In Children

While back pain is more common in adults, children can also experience it. Common causes of back in kids include poor posture, obesity, heavy backpacks and competitive sports. There are also certain medical conditions, such as scoliosis and sciatica, that can result in back pain. Making a few lifestyle changes can help relieve your child's discomfort. Here are five helpful tips to prevent back pain in children: Pack Your Child's Backpack Correctly Read More 

New Study Confirms The Benefits Of The One-Sided Exercise Approach For Stroke Victims

After suffering from a stroke, there's a good chance that you lost much of the strength and control of one side of your body. This condition may make you feel helpless, but there is hope in strength training and physical therapy. And a recent study on the effectiveness of one-sided exercise found incredibly positive results. What The Study Found A recent study took 19 different people who had suffered from serious strokes, on average, about 80 months before the study. Read More