5 Common Reasons to Visit a Podiatrist

Your feet work hard to take you where you need to go and support you while standing.  So, if issues on your feet occur from health problems or even hard use, a foot doctor may be able to help ease the discomfort. A foot and ankle doctor, also known as a podiatrist, is a doctor devoted to diagnosing and treating medical conditions that involve the foot and ankle. Problems with your feet or ankles may be an indication of a more serious medical condition, so it is important to address the issue as soon as possible. Read More 

Benefits Of A Medicare Advantage Plan

When you are considering what type of Medicare plan or plans to buy, you need to consider many factors, including the items that Plan A and Plan B do not pay for. Instead of getting both plus a Plan D, and a Medicare supplemental policy, you should consider purchasing a Medicare Advantage Plan. Public and Private A Medicare Advantage plan combines the attributes of a government and private plan. When you purchase a Medicare Advantage plan, the government sends your benefits to the private insurer and then the private insurer charges you the difference between that amount and what their policy would cost. Read More 

Fighting Acne The Natural Way: Three Treatments To Try

Acne is a pesky skin disorder to treat. What works well for one patient may do absolutely nothing for another patient. If you've struggled to find a conventional acne treatment that eases your symptoms without causing a lot of side effects, you may want to consider natural acne treatment options instead. Here are three ones to try: Tea Tree Oil This popular essential oil has antibacterial properties and has helped many patients ease their acne. Read More 

4 Survival Tips For Getting Through The Holidays With An Addiction

Holidays can be very rough on those going through recovery for an addiction. In fact, there have been studies conducted that show an increase in drinking around the holidays. This is a time when addicts are especially susceptible to relapsing. Some of the contributors to this include family stress, holiday parties, and depression. The holidays should be special and a time where you can be with family and friends. In order to continue your recovery and avoid relapses, it is important to protect yourself against factors that could encourage you to lapse. Read More 

Breast Augmentation: Is It Right For You?

Having a cosmetic procedure to enhance or improve the body or face is no longer something mostly enjoyed by celebrities or the rich. In fact, according to information provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, approximately 15.6 million total procedures were performed in 2014, up 3 percent from the number performed in 2013. Breast augmentations accounted for more than 286,000 of these procedures. If you are considering a breast augmentation, the following information will help you determine if it is a good choice for your body and your lifestyle. Read More