Frequently Asked Questions About Ledderhose’s Disease

Ledderhose's Disease, also known as planatar fascial fibromatosis, is not a common condition. Still, this disease that causes the deep connective tissue in the foot to thicken can be a nuisance. While minor initially, Ledderhose's Disease can eventually cause the toes to stiffen and walking to become painful. If you have questions about the condition but are not sure if you should call the doctor, refer to this list of questions and answers that may help solve the problem. Read More 

Intense Pulsed Light Therapy: The New Trend In Skin Renewal

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a treatment that addresses may skin issues, ranging from sun damage, to skin pigmentation, to spider veins on various areas of the body. It may also be used for hair removal and to help diminish fine lines, freckles, and age spots. Utilizing high-intensity light sources via a tool known as a flash lamp, IPL treatments typically require several sessions, which may be spaced several weeks apart. Read More 

Should Couples That Abuse Drugs Or Alcohol Together Go Through Treatment Together?

Intimate couples tend to share everything with each other—and that can include addictions. It isn't unusual for both partners in a relationship to struggle with addiction together. If that's the situation that you and your romantic partner are in, you may both find that it's easier to kick your addiction when you kick it together. Here are some of the benefits of going through substance abuse treatment as a couple. 1.) You'll both quit using at the same time. Read More 

Is It Ever a Good Idea to Stretch Before Working Out?

Stretching is a beneficial and important part of staying healthy. Stretching properly increases your flexibility and helps protect you against injury, but you have to do it in the right way and at the right time. For a long time, stretching before exercising was the thing to do, but now stretching after exercising is seen as correct. But are there any times when stretching before is good? Really, there's only one time. Read More 

Stop Whistling: 3 Common Causes Of Hearing Aid Feedback

If you've been fitted with a new hearing aid, you might not be prepared for the unexpected sound effects. People who wear hearing aids often experience an unexplained whistling sound in their ears. This sound, which is referred to as feedback, can be quite annoying, especially when you don't know why it's happening. Luckily, the whistling sound doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with the hearing aids. If you experience a whistling sound when wearing your new hearing aid, use this troubleshooting guide to identify the cause. Read More