If you smoke, you’re most likely tired of people trying to convince you that you should quit. What your well-meaning critics probably haven’t told you, however, is that your smoking habit could impact your Medicare. What will your tobacco usage mean for your benefits and eligibility? Here’s what to know as changing policies transform the way Medicare operates.
When women reach their 40s or 50s, big changes start happening. As menopause begins, your hormone levels naturally decrease, leaving Read More
Asthma is a common condition, but it isn’t one that should be ignored or swept under the rug. Its signs and symptoms are similar to other ailments like the common cold, but this is what makes asthma a dangerous medical condition.
Statistics paint a disturbing picture about the ever-escalating costs of health care. The fear of rising costs is complicated by the fear of losing medical deductions under Trump’s tax plan. Middle-class citizens are especially concerned about their ability to deduct medical expenses.
Back pain is a scourge of modern society. In fact, approximately 80 percent of people will experience it sooner or later. Sometimes, a disorder like sciatica or arthritis causes it. Other times, lifestyle issues such as smoking, a lack of exercise, or excessive slouching can be contributing factors. Either way, if you suffer from back pain — which is often debilitating — you should know that effective remedies and treatments are readily available.
Being a caregiver for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease poses many challenges, but it can also be very rewarding to know you’re being helpful and offering comfort. How you handle your role in providing care and support is an important part of making the journey through Alzheimer’s as easy as possible for you and your loved one. Start with the basics of relationship, pain management, and self-care to lay the foundation for a positive experience.
Are you suffering from hip and shoulder pain and finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep? It’s hard Read More