Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Language Development in Children with Autism

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Every child is unique, along with their language development. Children with autism often mature differently than children without it. Just like all kids, autistic children are unique as well. It is important to remember that every child’s needs and abilities are different and pin pointing those individual needs is what will allow your child to [...]

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Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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For those with high blood pressure, medication is usually the answer. But there are some helpful ways to keep hypertension under control without turning solely to a prescription. Just relax: By learning to manage the stresses in your life, you may find that you also manage your blood pressure. You may not be able to [...]

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New Sleep Apnea Treatment: Pillar Procedure

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can lead to apnea or hypopnea episodes that hinder a person’s ability to breathe in their sleep. It is common for a person’s muscles to relax during sleep, but for some people, this relaxation of the muscles that help keep the airways open can cause an obstruction in the throat. This [...]

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How to Not Get Sick This Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season for sharing gifts, laughter and the sniffles. With heightened stress levels, people spending more time in close proximity indoors, and dropping temperatures, it is easier to get sick. As the seasons change, keep these tips in mind to make your holidays happy and healthy! Hydrate for your health: When you deprive your [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Heighten Risk of Certain Cancers

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The most common form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), affects over 1.3 million Americans. The symptoms range but generally include swelling or stiffness in the joints. Now, studies have shown that those afflicted with the disease are at higher risk for certain cancers. Lung cancer: RA and lung cancer are linked in both directions, meaning [...]

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Healthy Apple Pie Recipe

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We have made our way into fall and are rediscovering all the great apple recipes that come along with it! But sometimes the ones that make our taste buds sing also make our waste lines whimper. Fear not! There is still time left in the apple season to try a recipe that will allow those [...]

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13 Ways to Save Money on Presciptions

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When you or your loved one is facing health challenges, the last thing on your mind should have to be money. But, unfortunately for many American’s, financing necessary prescriptions is a discouraging roadblock on the path to a healthier life. When it may seem impossible to get the care you need, turn to these 13 [...]

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Best Ways to Fight Dementia

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Many of us who have seen a loved one experience dementia or another form of memory loss fear the same fate for ourselves. Throughout the years, this has been believed to be a logical concern, but now studies say that people may have some control over the future of their minds. Exercise is overlooked when [...]