What are the Symptoms of a Broken Bone?
Broken bones may have a lot of causes, ranging from a hard one-time impact, lots of smaller impacts causing a stress fracture (such as what runners can experience), or a rolling or twisting motion that applies more pressure than the bone can take. A weakening of the bones, such as
Wondering What to Ask Your Doctor if You’ve Been Injured at Work?
You should seek medical attention as soon as you sustain any injuries at work. This is especially true if the injury is severe. If you are not seriously injured, you can always ask your employer whether the injury calls for a certain doctor, or if you can choose one on
What is an EKG Test & Other Important Diagnostic Test FAQs
EKG is shorthand for electrocardiogram. Also sometimes referred to as an ECG, this noninvasive procedure provides vital information about your heart’s health. You may need this test if you are feeling any pain in your chest or have previous risk factors such as high blood pressure. A very common test,
Migraines: What They are and How to Stop Them
More than 37 million people in the U.S experience migraines. A migraine is more than just a bad headache. It’s an extreme throbbing pain in the head, along with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and noise. Some doctors feel that migraines are a neurological disease and others believe
The 7 Top New Year’s Health Resolutions
2018 is here and with it comes a host of New Year’s resolutions. Some of these are the standard, like going to the gym, drinking less coffee, and sticking to a budget. Some of these are the unexpected, like beginning to meditate or spending less time on Facebook. While we
What is a Normal Temperature for an Infant?
The normal temperature for an infant is about 97.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures that are slightly higher or lower may also be deemed normal. To be considered as a fever, one has to reach a temperature of at least 100.4 F. How to Tell if Your Child is Above the Normal