FAQs About Caregiver Burnout

As a caregiver to a parent with Alzheimer's disease, you are responsible for not only overseeing his or her health, but you also have to take care of the home. Unfortunately, taking on the added tasks from your parent can lead to caregiver burnout. If you are suffering from burnout, here is what you need to know.  Is It Burnout? Caregiver burnout often results from failing to take care of your own needs because you are so focused on those of your parent. Read More 

3 Non-Toxic Treatments For Your Acne Scars

Diet, exercise, genetics, and age all play a role in the look and underlying health of your skin. Unfortunately, you still may develop acne even while following a healthy diet and beauty routine. While surprising to hear, an estimated 50 million Americans suffer with the unappealing development of acne each year. In addition, many acne sufferers have to deal with permanent scarring from these unsightly blemishes. If you are dealing with scarring left behind from acne, consider repairing the look and health of your skin with these natural treatment options. Read More 

Coping With That Ringing In Your Ears

An audiologist, like the ones at Hearing Health Clinic, has diagnosed that annoying ringing in your ears as tinnitus. Sometimes it's barely noticeable, but at other times, it makes it hard to concentrate on conversations with other people, your job and projects at home. Unless your tinnitus is caused by a medical condition that can be treated, it likely will not go away. Your doctor will work with you to create a plan containing a number of ways to deal with the ringing in your ears. Read More 

Post–Time Out: 4 Things You Can Do To Help Stop Your Child’s Tantrum

When most people think about visiting the pediatrician, they think about a sick child. However, a pediatrician is there for a number of things, including helping you to become a good parent. If you are having trouble with disciplining your toddler, a pediatrician may be able to provide some valuable insight. In the meantime, though, here are a few tips for you if you have a child that seems to be unable to stop his or her tantrum even after time out is over: Read More 

How Genetics Can Increase Your Likelihood Of Substance Abuse

Although addiction is often discussed as a moral and societal issue, it may be more productive to consider it as a genetic disease. In fact, recent research has found that your genes may account for as much as 60 percent of your vulnerability to drug addiction. Finding the root of addiction, however, will never be as simple as tracking down a single gene. By understanding how your genes can influence your propensity for addiction, you can learn how your body uniquely responds to drugs and adapt your substance abuse treatment to counter those responses. Read More