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Got Itchy Hives? 5 Ways You Can Calm Your Angry Skin

If you get stung by an insect that you're allergic to, you should seek medical attention. If you have a mild allergy, this may mean taking an antihistamine. If you have a severe allergy, you may need to go to the emergency room. After the threat of a serious complication passes, however, you may still be left with lingering hives. Hives are red, swollen bumps of skin that itch like crazy. Read More 

If Your Child Has Asthma, Consider Chiropractic Care As A Supplemental Therapy

Asthma is terribly common in school-aged children. Sometimes it only causes mild wheezing that's more a nuisance than anything, and other times it can lead to life-threatening attacks. Steroid medications can help reduce the frequency of asthma attacks or can stop an attack in its tracks, but most children do still suffer periodic attacks when using them. If you want to do more to help fend off asthma in a more permanent, natural way, consider taking your child to the chiropractor. Read More 

Non-Invasive Treatment For Your Child’s Spinal Curvature

If your child has been diagnosed with a curvature of the spine, or scoliosis, it's important to begin treatment early. When detected early, non-invasive treatments will likely be effective in straightening the spine without the need for surgery. Here is why early treatment is critical to your child's development and the most common non-invasive treatments used. Rapid Growth Can Be a Help or Hindrance Prior to puberty, your child's bones grow quickly. Read More 

9 Tips For Puppy Training

Training a puppy takes time and patience. There are no shortcuts, but it can be a rewarding experience for both you and your puppy. To help you and your puppy stay on the right track while training, here are some tips to keep in mind. Be consistent. Giving your puppy different commands can cause confusion. During training, try to use the same words for each behavior you want your puppy to exhibit. Read More 

How Do I Choose a Lens Material?

Prescription glasses come in many formats these days, so it can be challenging for patients to choose the right types for them. Lens material is one area where there is a wide variety of solutions. Here are some factors to consider when choosing the lens material for your prescription glasses.  Thickness The thickness of your lens material will affect many things. First of all, a thicker glass may distort your appearance, as the material magnifies the appearance of your eyes. Read More