Expect The Unexpected: High Skin Cancer Rates For Hispanic And Asian Women

Ask most people in the US who is most likely to get skin cancer, and you would probably expect to hear an answer that includes some variant on the term, "Caucasians." In fact, the stereotype of the person with skin cancer is a white person in a tanning bed or slathered with oil on a sunny beach, seeking a golden tan. Perhaps an elderly white man playing golf in Florida comes to your mind. Read More 

5 Things You Need To Know About Narcolepsy

Feeling extremely tired or exhausted is very common. About 15% of women and 10% of men report feeling this way nearly everyday. This feeling is common enough that it's often considered a normal part of adult life, but being constantly exhausted isn't actually normal. It can be a sign of serious sleep disorders that need treatment. One of these sleep disorders is narcolepsy. What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a type of sleep disorder that keeps your brain from regulating your sleep cycle. Read More 

4 Questions You Should Ask Your Pain Management Practitioner

Not all forms of pain can be completely eliminated. If you have a painful, incurable condition, you need to focus on managing that pain instead. Pain management is a specialized science, so here are four questions you can ask to help you understand the issues and answers involved. 1. What Are My Pain Management Options? In the minds of many, pain management begins and ends with drugs. But medications are only one tool in the arsenal of a modern pain institute with access to both traditional and alternative treatment methods. Read More 

2-Step Natural Home Remedy For Treating Your Lower Back Muscle Spasms

If you constantly suffer from muscle spasms in your lower back, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do at home to relieve your discomfort. Besides medications and stretching exercises, use the following natural remedy to relax your muscles and alleviate your pain. Step 1:  Soak In A Warm Epsom Salt And Peppermint Oil Bath The first step in this natural home remedy involves soaking in a warm bath solution that includes Epsom salt and peppermint oil. Read More 

Possible Complications And Treatments After A Dental Injury

If you fall or become injured during a sporting event and injure one of your teeth, then you may not think about seeing your dentist right away. This is the case if the tooth does not immediately seem mobile. An immediate appointment with your dentist is necessary so that cracks and chips can be located and treated. The professional will also schedule a follow up appointment so that potentially harmful damage can be evaluated after the soft tissues around the tooth start to heal. Read More