If you want to heal quickly and free from complications after undergoing a facelift, it's important that you follow your surgeon's post-surgical instructions to the letter.
How to Heal After Plastic Surgery
Though plastic surgery procedures are usually elective, it is just as important to follow close guidelines for an easy and prompt recovery. If patients do not follow doctor's orders and take care of themselves following surgery,...
Healing What Chemo Can't.
Working with children facing cancer has been one of the most humbling experiences of my entire life. Cancer is a diagnosis that affects n...
How Does My Fracture or Sprain Heal?
Dr. Connolly tells us how a foot or ankle fracture or sprain heals, and what is required for proper healing. Dr. Connolly is a board-certified podiatrist wit...
Six tips to help you comfort yourself & heal
On April 15, 2009, I suddenly went from active to temporarily disabled as a result of my mastectomy and TRAM flap reconstructive surgery I wasn't used to being benched and, as a wife and mother, I certainly wasn't used to putting my needs before others. But, breast cancer gave me no other choice and I was forced me to stop, breathe and take care of myself first. I was frustrated at times, but came to accept that healing was my job and it…
How Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine Works in Healing Wounds
Hillcrest South’s Advanced Wound Center offers patients in wound management a therapy to help speed healing by delivering 100 percent oxygen under increased pressure to the patient. Some wounds are resistant to healing without hyperbaric oxygen therapy, because they are defined as hypoxic, meaning they do not receive enough oxygen to form necessary collagen to heal.
Alternative Healing Tips » Sensible Asthma Tips
If you’re suffering from asthma, you should know that there are many methods that can help your symptoms and prevent it from controlling your life. In this article, you’ll find many of these simple tips that will not only improve your asthma symptoms, but also allow you to enjoy and live your life If you’re caught without your inhaler when you have an attack, grab a cup of coffee. The caffeine in the beverage will open up your airways and allow you to…
Here's How I Healed After Years Of Emotional Eating And Alcohol Abuse
"I would purposely suppress any emotions my body would try to bring to the surface because I felt it was easier than dealing with reality."
The Healing Powers Of Keeping A Journal (And How To Stick With It)
Hero Images via Getty Images 1.1k By Barbara Stepko Get an injection, down those pills, and follow your M.D.'s advice to the letter: These are all pretty familiar forms of medicine. But if you want to enhance those healing powers, you might also consider something as simple as picking up a pen Studies suggest that expressive writing (as in, the kind that begins "Dear diary...") can offer some very real health benefits -- among them, helping wounds heal faster, reducing stress and fatigue…
How Rural Hospitals Can Ensure Vulnerable Communities Continue to Get Care
From Hospitals and Health Networks: As rural hospitals shoulder increasing regulatory burdens, the demands of consumerism and the consequences of aging populations — among other responsibilities — …
Why Great Wound Healing Matters
Great wound care starts with understanding that the most important thing is providing outstanding patient care. When patient care is made the top priority, the wound care program is set up to thrive. We have all had family members or friends who have received less than great medical care. It is a helpless feeling to watch someone you love not receive the best care.
Why It Can Be Difficult to Heal After a Miscarriage, Even If You're Already a Mom
Losing a pregnancy at any stage can be very emotional — even if you're already a mom, or the pregnancy wasn't planned.
How Long Does It Take For Healing after PRK and LASIK?
First let’s look at PRK, which Dr. Joseph Dello Russo introduced in 1990. During PRK the surface of the cornea is temporarily disrupted by the laser. The recovery after this procedure takes several days. The vision will become clear enough in about five days With LASIK the reshaping of the cornea is performed inside the cornea, leaving the surface intact. Therefore there is a quick return of vision. As soon as the LASIK patient sits up from the treatment, they frequently say “Wow!…
How to Heal Your Gut and Heal Yourself
A properly functioning digestive system (gut) is critical to good health. In fact, 60 -80% of our immune system is located in our gut...
Back to Work After Tummy Tuck? 10 Quick Tips for Speedy Healing
Anxious about heading to work after surgery? Here's some ways to ensure it's pain-free.
100 Years of Faith & Healing!
Remember when we celebrated 100 Years of Faith & Healing?? We do! Watch our employees share what working at White Memorial means to them!
How to Balance Your pH to Heal Your Body
Some health experts believe that our pH balance is extremely important, others say it is essential, there are a few who clearly state that it is a matter of life and death.
How long does it take to heal after osteotomy/nose tip?
How long does it take for the broken bones to knit back together and are they ever as strong as before or is the nose prone to breaking relatively easier...
Why eating healthy helps you heal after plastic surgery
Healthy eating is essential to healing after any plastic surgery or cosmetic treatment. Learn more about eating right to get the best results.
How I'm Healing My Pain and Learning to Love
There’s only one way to survive life. Shut down or get hurt & die. Well, that’s what I once believed. If you're also emotionally closed off, this may help.