Lying in bed for long periods of time, in the same position often leads to pressure ulcers. Most people know them as bedsores. Staying in the same position for too long disrupts the flow of blood to the skin. This causes the skin to gradually die. If one leaves them untreated, bedsores can extend right into the muscles and even to the bone. Many seniors, and particularly those with health conditions are bedridden and therefore at risk of bedsores.
As most in the industry know, high-quality air beds are an excellent way to avoid and relieve bed sores they recommend using pressure relieving alternatives such as air beds. Also called inflatable beds, these are useful in preventing bedsores from developing. In addition to that, air beds can help to treat … Read More
This article is intended to help diabetic senior citizens and their caregivers to help make positive choices when it comes to managing their diabetes through diet and meal planning.
Diabetes is a disease where the body does not function properly in metabolizing glucose. This could leave an individual with either very high or very low blood glucose levels and that can lead to variety of dangerous medical repercussions.
Since their are two different types of diabetes ( type 1 and 2), and diabetic needs will vary from patient to patient. Therefore, it is a great idea to set up a time to meet with a registered dietitian to make a plan that will ensure the diabetic patient is getting the right nutritional intake each day appropriate for his or her … Read More
What is a real fact in a healthy life? How can I accurately assess my own quality of life? These are some of the questions that a growing number of people are asking as they witness the increase in health problems in the country, in the form of allergies, autoimmune diseases, neurological disorders, developmental disorders, and chronic diseases – that is exactly where natural remedies can change your life.
But the answers to these important questions must be experienced to be fully understood, and the only way to experience them is actually experiencing them. Simply as that – you will never have to deal with drugs and expenses ever again. Natural cures are available for everyone.
Here are some spices, food, and home remedies that can help you experience a … Read More
Chinese Medicine is one of several natural remedies in the alternative medicine sphere that is practiced all over the world.
It finds its roots in China where it has existed for thousands of years and is still practiced most of China’s top medical facilities.
In the rest of the world, however, it is considered as an alternate form of medication rather than the primary.
What exactly is it?
Although it has evolved over time, Chinese medicine is a practice that involves not only natural cures using herbal and plant-based medication but also uses physical practices such acupuncture and massages as a remedy for ailments.… Read More
By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the craze over fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids.
With nutritional fads coming and going at the rate of a frenzied game of angry frisbee, it’s natural to feel skeptical.
Separating the wheat from the chaff (haha) in terms of nutritional advice is proving more and more difficult nowadays. It’s healthy to question, because a lot of it is bunk.
The emerging wisdom about essential fatty acids is anything but bunk, however, and should be taken quite seriously.
There are a couple things you might not know about omega fatty acids, and it’s really, really important that you know them.… Read More