Diabetics need to take special care and give attention to their bodies, especially their feet. Small cuts and wounds are more vulnerable to infection to those with diabetes because diabetes causes damage to nerves and reduces the circulation of blood to the feet. Small injuries can turn into even larger complications because of this increased risk for diabetics. You can develop a sore or a blister that could lead to an infection and possibly lose a toe, foot, or even your leg as a result.
If you'd do anything to soothe that aching, tender feeling in your feet after a long day on them, you're not alone. Standing on your feet without rest for long periods of time can lead to a wide variety of issues as your feet support your entire body and your movements.
Adjusting your diet and lifestyle to prioritize colon health can help with regularity, constipation, and fatigue. According to the American Cancer Society, one in 22 men and one in 24 women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime. Taking care of your colon is important in an attempt to prevent colon cancer.
As we're deep in the heart of summer, backyard BBQs and outdoor picnics are in full-swing. Barbecuing also means being careful and learning how to avoid food poisoning.
When you hear the word "arthritis," you most likely picture an elderly adult with crippled hands or a hunched-over back. But, arthritis is not a condition that only the elderly suffers from—over 300,000 kids in the U.S. suffer from juvenile arthritis.