Do You Have a Healthy Thyroid?

A healthy thyroid is essential for optimal well-being. It’s an important endocrine gland located in your neck just above your collar bone which produces hormones that control many bodily activities, including your heart rate and weight. Thyroid problems can change your body’s metabolism and impact your overall health in a variety of ways. To properly …

3 Things to Consider When Caring for the Elderly

When caring for the elderly there is always a tension between what they say versus what you say. The physical and mental changes that come as one ages are difficult to overcome. One moment they are living their lives and calling the shots and then the next moment they can’t walk as far or remember …

Family Relationships With An Addict

Every person in the family of an addict is equally affected in one way or the other. Addiction impact’s a family’s financial condition, health, and mental well-being. In the recent years, the society has shifted from the typical joint family to the nuclear families. One reason for such a change is the drug addiction of …

Preparing For the MRI Scan

  Before going to your appointment for your MRI, you might be nervous about what the machine will look like and the sounds that you might hear. During most open MRI scans, you will usually be done in less than an hour. It’s not an invasive procedure with the only medications that might be given …