Debunking 3 Heart Disease Myths

Even though it is one of the most important parts of the body, most people do not place enough time and energy into understanding and maintaining their heart. Heart disease, for example, is one condition that can be incredibly dangerous, but you may not even realize you are at risk of currently have an early form of this disease. This guide will help you learn the truth about a few common heart disease myths, so you can better understand the disorder.

Home Care Solutions for Helping an Aged Parent with Mobility Issues

It can be difficult to deal with an aged parent that has mobility issues. Especially if you're someone who lives far away from your parents, it can be difficult to make sure that they are safe and secure. Elderly parents are sometimes stubborn and might refuse to make any adjustments themselves. They may feel that they are able to handle the challenges themselves. However, that does not mean that you should simply leave them to their own devices.

What You Should Know About Citrus Allergies

Most people do not think much about food allergies and the various issues they can cause. Additionally, many people only know about food allergies to peanuts and milk products (lactose). Very few know about some of the more rare, but still important, food allergies, like citrus allergies. Get to know some of the facts about citrus allergies. Then, you can be sure that you are aware if you have a sensitivity or allergy to citrus fruits.

When It's Time To Move To A Nursing Home For Care

If you have a loved one that you are worried about at home alone, it can feel overwhelming. There are times when they might need care, or they are a fall risk. When you have older parents who insist they are fine at home, there isn't always much you can do. While you can try to set up home care to help your loved one, there will likely come a time when they are no longer safe, even with help.

Opioid Withdrawal: Key Facts For Families

The opioid crisis in this country continues to cause harm to many families across the nation. If you have a family member with an opioid addiction, then you're probably trying to help them the overcome their dependence on whatever form of opioid, such as heroin or morphine, they are using. Unfortunately, when someone tries to try to stop using an opioid to which they have become addicted, the body goes through very strong and discomforting withdrawal  pains.