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Getting Botox? How to Make Your Treatment Last Longer

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Botox is a wonderful way to not only slow down but also possibly reverse the effects of aging. However, the body will naturally degrade the Botox, which means the effects will wear off over time. If you are looking for a way to help your treatment last as long as possible, keep reading for a few things to do following your Botox treatment. Avoid Strenuous Exercise and Excessive Heat While it is fine to engage in gentle exercise, you should avoid any kind of excessive heat or strenuous exercise for the first day or two following your Botox treatment.…

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How Can A Sports Medicine Doctor Treat Pain?

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Pain is a signal that something is wrong in your body. When you experience pain, it’s important to stop doing the activity that causes you discomfort. Over-the-counter pain medication can bring temporary relief, and sometimes rest can solve the problem. However, when your pain persists for more than a few days, it’s important to seek medical help. Sports medicine doctors can diagnose and treat injuries that occur through athletic pursuits or simple overuse.…

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Belly Pain? How And Why To Get A Second Opinion

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If you have been suffering from abdominal pain, it can be really exciting to finally receive some sort of diagnosis from your doctor. Whether that diagnosis is Crohn’s disease, IBS, or something else entirely, it’s easy to just run with it because you finally have an answer. But before you jump ahead too far, it’s a good idea to get a second opinion. Here’s why — along with some tips for getting that second opinion.…

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What to Expect from a Hearing Test as an Adult

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Most children are given hearing tests periodically as a part of their regular physicals. However, once you grow up, hearing tests are administered less often, and usually only if you or your doctor have reason to believe you might be suffering from some hearing loss. As such, you may not know what to expect if you have been scheduled for a hearing test as an adult. Take a look at the article that follows to get a better idea.…

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3 Things To Consider When Choosing A Dentist For Your Child

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As a parent, you are focused on providing a healthy life for your child. Taking care of their dental health is one of the most important things you can do. Here are three things to consider when choosing a dentist for your child. Insurance If you have dental insurance, then you will find it more affordable to visit the dentist and have various treatments to protect your oral health. Dental offices will accept a range of dental insurance plans.…

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Understanding Some Basic Information About Nerve Block Interventional Injections

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If you have a chronic pain condition, then it may be extremely difficult for you to manage your discomfort. If this is the case, then your doctor may offer you some relief with the help of injections. These injections are called nerve blocks that actively block the pain signal to the brain to stop you from feeling the uncomfortable sensations. There are a few questions you may have about the process.…

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How A Foot Specialist Can Help You Deal With Heel Pain

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A lot of people have to deal with heel pain. It can be burdensome and seriously hinder your ability to move. If the pain is disabling, it may be necessary to work with a foot specialist. They can help you in the following ways.  Administer Injections If your heel pain is really bad, you probably want to find fast-acting relief right away. You can get it when you see a foot specialist.…

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Too Much Or Not Enough Sex? How To Know What's Right And Healthy For You

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Humans are not born sexual creatures. It is only with the onset of puberty that things change, and a drive to procreate begins. However, some people may have too much sex, which is identified as an addiction. Some people may have too little sex or none at all. You should be able to recognize if you have a healthy approach to sex, and if you realize that you are not approaching it in a healthy way, sexual health therapy can help in all of the following ways.…

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LASIK Or PRK? Evaluating Your Vision-Correction Solutions

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If you’re ready to throw in the towel on glasses and contacts and pursue laser vision correction, you may be wondering about your options. Most ophthalmologists rely on one of two procedures to correct patients’ vision: LASIK or PRK. While these two procedures achieve the same outcome, the process (and recovery time) for each is quite different. Learn more about the similarities and differences between these two procedures and what you should consider when deciding which one is best for you.…

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Some Benefits To Seeking Out Urgent Care Assistance With The Flu

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If you have the flu and are suffering at home, then there are some circumstances where it may be in your best interest to seek out assistance at an urgent care facility. If you are struggling to figure out whether or not you should do this, keep reading to learn about some major advantages to going to urgent care with the flu. You Can Get Medication You probably already know that you cannot take antibiotics or any other medication to cure the flu since it is caused by a virus.…

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