Tips For Safe Eye Drop Medication Use

If your optometrist has prescribed a medication for you that you apply to your eyes using an eye dropper bottle, then there are certain things that you should do to avoid contaminating the bottle and potentially giving yourself a harmful eye infection. Follow these tips to safely use your new medication: Handle the Bottle in a Sterile Manner Before you put medication drops into your eyes, you should first wash your hands with soap and water.

IMS - A Physical Therapy Option For Inflammation

Many people suffer chronic pain with the muscles in and around their skeletal system. Sometimes, no obvious sign of injury exists, but inflammation or other disorders can remain hidden from plain sight. Physical therapy seeks to correct and assist with these issues. Therefore, you should know about a unique approach called IMS. IMS, or Intramuscular Stimulation, is a system that is used to diagnose pain syndromes. It is derived from western medicine and was developed by Dr.

Three Precautions Contact Lens Wearers Should Take To Keep Their Eyes Healthy

If you wear contact lenses, there are certain precautions you will want to take when it comes to keeping your eyes healthy. Here are three ways contact lens wearers can keep their eyes looking and feeling good. Wear Sunglasses While Outdoors It might seem obvious that if you wear contact lenses, you should wear sunglasses to help shield your eyes from the sun. Not only will blocking out the sun help you to see better, it will actually help keep your eyes safe from damaging UV rays.

3 Tips To Sleep More Comfortably With Your CPAP Machine

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your doctor might have recommended that you sleep with a CPAP machine, which is designed to help you breathe when you are snoozing. However, you might have found that your machine is uncomfortable and difficult to get used to. Luckily, following a few simple tips can help you become more adjusted to your machine so that you can get a better night's sleep.

Toenail Fungus: What You Need To Know

With summer weather upon us, men and women alike will soon be wearing sandals or enjoying walking barefoot in the sand. But what if you can't because of unsightly nail fungus? Otherwise known as onychomycosis, this common toenail fungus can be caused by several things: Walking barefoot in communal shower rooms at the gym or in the sauna Poor blood circulation Feet not being able to breathe for extended periods from tight, unvented footwear Injury to nail bed Other family members have it Immune system impairment from things like diabetes, cancer, and AIDS The fungus finds its way into the skin through little cracks or cuts.