Inner Ear Problems – What You Should Know

By |2022-10-03T09:44:26-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Nursing|

If you suddenly feel unsteady on your feet or dizzy, you may well have inner ear problems. The inner ear contains canals with crystals that control balance. If these are disturbed or inflamed, you may experience a spinning feeling even when sitting still.  What follows is an outline of the main possible causes and symptoms [...]

Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Signs and Treatment

By |2022-09-19T10:26:41-04:00September 19th, 2022|Nursing|

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a long-term issue that affects your lungs and makes breathing difficult. It is commonly caused by long-term exposure to lung irritants, including smoke, dust, chemicals, or air pollution. In most cases, COPD is preventable, though once you’ve contracted it, it can’t be cured. Luckily, there are treatments available for [...]

What Food to Eat and Avoid After Surgery

By |2022-09-06T12:03:05-04:00September 6th, 2022|Nursing|

After surgery, healing and recovery are the most important considerations. One factor that affects this is what you eat. Food after surgery can be beneficial or harmful, depending on the options you choose. Certain foods can negatively affect your health and recovery, while others help you heal faster.At Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation [...]

Strengthen Your Heart – Can It Be Strong Again?

By |2022-08-28T18:29:23-04:00August 28th, 2022|Nursing|

Several issues can weaken your heart, including high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, and narrowed arteries. If left unchecked, such medical conditions can lead to severe results, like a heart attack or other cardiac issues. There are ways to prevent such occurrences by using the best methods to strengthen your heart.Of course, you can’t expect miracles [...]

What Are the Ways You Can Prevent Heat Stroke?

By |2022-08-07T16:25:36-04:00August 7th, 2022|Nursing|

Heat stroke, also called sunstroke, occurs when the body’s temperature rises to 104° Fahrenheit. It is most common during the summer, causing heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, cramps, or fainting. Prolonged exposure to high temperatures can even cause severe damage to the brain, kidneys, heart, and central nervous system. Learning how to prevent heat [...]

What Causes Bed Sores – Are They Curable?

By |2022-06-06T06:58:49-04:00June 6th, 2022|Nursing|

Bed sores go by many names, including pressure ulcers or sores, pressure injuries, or decubitus ulcers. They occur when blood flow is cut off from the skin for more than 2 hours. The result is a warm, red, painful spot that can become an infected, open sore if left untreated. They most commonly occur among [...]

Foods To Avoid and Eat for Pancreatitis

By |2022-05-31T11:25:23-04:00May 31st, 2022|Nursing|

One of the most important organs in our bodies is the pancreas, which produces digestive enzymes and insulin. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, it causes a serious condition called pancreatitis. Those enzymes created by this organ can then cause irritation, injuring the pancreas further. What you can eat can exacerbate this issue, so choosing the [...]

What Does Heart Blockage Feel Like? – Warning Signs

By |2022-05-02T04:02:44-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Nursing|

Heart attacks caused by blocked arteries are a leading cause of death. Heart blockage symptoms may be a warning sign of a heart attack. While there is no cure for heart attacks, it’s useful to recognize the early signs of heart failure.What follows is general guidance on what you might experience if you have a [...]

Can Exercises Help With Swallowing Problems?

By |2022-04-18T11:34:38-04:00April 18th, 2022|Nursing|

One of the main reasons for swallowing issues is due to weakened throat muscles. This makes it more difficult for those muscles to move food or beverages down your throat as they’re supposed to. Luckily, those throat muscles can be strengthened using swallowing exercises. This type of therapy also improves the coordination of the muscles [...]

What Does It Mean When You Can Hear Your Heartbeat In Your Ears?

By |2022-04-11T12:14:25-04:00April 11th, 2022|Nursing|

Tinnitus, or a ringing in the ear, is quite common and tends to affect older people most. The noises people hear could be like a heartbeat in the ear, or a whooshing, clicking, buzzing or humming sound. Tinnitus can disturb concentration, affect your sleep and be frustrating. If you experience symptoms, see a doctor, get [...]

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