Laser spine surgery helps seniors find relief

Two recent clinical studies bring good news to the aging population. If you have lower back pain, burning pain or numbness in your legs you are probably one of the many people suffering with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) - a condition affecting a vast majority of the over-60 age group - and this good news applies to you. The condition is most often part of normal deterioration due to aging but can also be caused by osteoarthritis, bone spurs, bulging or herniated discs, or injury or trauma to the spine. It can be hereditary, too. "It's possible to have spinal

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Oral Health Care To Avoid Oral Cancer

Oral health care is indeed essential and any sort of negligence can be detrimental. Regular oral health check up safeguards against any sort of unwanted oral disease, actually studies have revealed that each year about 400,000 people across the glove get suffer from oral cancer. Again, in case of oral cancer there remain chances of developing a second cancer. So, through proper dental and oral care it is necessary to take precautionary steps against the oral cancerous growths. To be specific, smoking and use of tobacco is a major cause being oral cancer, it has been found that use of

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Managing and Living Life with Incontinence

Managing and Living Life with Incontinence Managing, Living, Life, Incontinence, Bladder How can I prevent and manage accidents? A weakened or overactive bladder doesn't have to keep you from living your life. There are steps you can take to prevent accidents or to manage them discreetly when they do happen. Make simple changes Keep the path to the bathroom clear and well lit at night. Wear easy-to-open clothes. Empty your bladder before bed, a big meeting or a trip. Use the right incontinent product. Depend® Brand offers many styles and products designed to fit your needs and lifestyle. We have

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Incontinence 101

Incontinence Questions and Answers (FAQ's) Incontinence, Questions and Answers. FAQ What is urinary incontinence? Urinary Incontinence is the medical term for the "complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine." This definition was standardized by the International Continence Society and is being used more consistently by medical professionals, researchers and industry. Involuntary urine leakage for any reason is more common than the general public is aware of. Symptoms are sometimes related to temporary or reversible conditions and other times related to long term conditions or risk factors. The good news is that with access to good information you can find how

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6 Simple Routines for Healthy Hair and Skin

Whether quick and efficient or long and relaxing, 61 percent of Americans would rather give up brushing their teeth for a week than remove showering from their daily routines, according to a recent survey commissioned by Delta Faucet. While people may recognize the value of a steaming shower, they may not consider the effects water temperature and beauty rituals have on the body and mind. Healthier hair, softer skin and less stress can be achieved by following a few simple steps: Glowing skin. Cold water can cause pores to tighten, making it difficult to thoroughly clean skin. Conversely, hot water

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New Study Lets Doctors See Signs Of Alzheimer's

New Study Lets Doctors See Signs Of Alzheimer's One of the things that makes Alzheimer's disease such a major senior health concern is that it's very difficult to detect early. In fact, according to the Alzheimer's Association, diagnosis depends on a variety of tests, many of which are observation based - meaning that the person in question is likely already experiencing significant symptoms. New Study Lets Doctors See Signs Of Alzheimer's In Healthy Brains Developing a standardized means by which doctors could identify Alzheimer's earlier and more accurately could go a long way in the fight to treat or even

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Skin Tips For Healthy Skin

In the morning, you might cleanse, tone and moisturize. But your nighttime skin care routine requires more than just a quick swipe with a washcloth. In fact, your skin needs additional TLC before bedtime. Skin Tips For Healthy Skin During the day, environmental factors are battling against our skin and breaking down the structural components which keep our skin tight and firm. Elastin, which is one of these components, is primarily composed of cross-linked fibers to form a durable, resilient web. In facial skin, this elastin web helps to keep skin flexible but tight, providing a bounce-back reaction to its

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