Tips For Preventing Bruising After Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers can give you a tremendous boost of confidence because they reduce the appearance of your wrinkles and make you look a lot younger. However, the injection process itself can result in you having bruises on your face, which can be difficult to cover up with make up and can also be embarrassing. Here are some tips for preventing bruising after having your dermal fillers injected. 1. Be Smart About When You Get the Dermal Fillers and Where You Get Them [Read More]

Flu Season Is Here: 4 Warning Signs If Your Over 65

Flu season is here. If you're over 65, you need to take special precautions. Influenza is particularly dangerous for young children and people over the age of 65. In fact, according to health statistics, about 20,000 people die from influenza each year. About 90 percent of the fatalities are people over the age of 65. The most important step you can take to protect yourself is get a flu shot. In addition to your flu shot, it's important that you know the warning signs associated with the flu. [Read More]

3 Things That May Cause a Temporary Blood-Pressure Spike

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is usually only diagnosed after you have had a number of consecutively high blood-pressure readings. There are times when your blood pressure can spike temporarily, and this does not always warrant a diagnosis of hypertension. While these temporary elevations can cause your pressure to climb to abnormal levels, unless they consistently stay high, your doctor may not be so quick to diagnosis you with hypertension because there are a number of factors that can contribute to temporary blood-pressure spikes. [Read More]

3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Teen Who Has a Substance Abuse Problem

Substance abuse has become progressively prominent nowadays; even young teens sometimes succumb to alcohol and drug abuse. If you are the parent of a teen who has a substance abuse problem, you may be frustrated with the situation. However, there are things that you can do to help. Here are a few of them: Listen to your child. Substance abuse problems often stem from the need to self-medicate due to uncomfortable emotional issues. [Read More]