Recovering From an Allergic Reaction and What to Do

An allergic reaction is an abnormal immune response to a foreign substance. These substances can be anything from food and medications to environments. When your skin comes in contact with these substances, it can cause mild symptoms like skin irritation, hives, watery eyes or sneezing. For some, the allergic reaction can be much more severe. … Continued

What Is IV Fluid Hydration and When Do You Need It?

If you’ve ever complained of a headache, a stomach ache, or any other minor discomfort, chances are that someone’s asked if you’re dehydrated. There’s no standard amount of water that everyone should be drinking each day. In fact, it varies based on your weight. But what happens if you don’t drink enough water? Well, in … Continued

How to Treat an Eye Stye: A Guide

An eye stye is an infection of the eyelid caused by a plugged gland. They are typically not very serious but they can cause quite a bit of pain and irritation. A stye can last for a few days or a week or two.  If you’re having an issue with one of your eyes and … Continued

5 Ways of Treating Cold and Flu

When cold and flu season strikes, it’s helpful to be as healthy as possible. Everyone will, at some point in their life, discover how awful these viral infections can be, and do everything to avoid repeating the whole ordeal. So what is your greatest defense? Living an active lifestyle that encourages a healthy immune system … Continued

The Different Types of Eczema and How to Treat Them

An estimated 31.6 million Americans deal with the uncomfortable effects of eczema.  Are you one of them? If you or your child is suffering from itchy, red, and irritated skin, eczema could be the likely culprit.  But, did you know there are different types of eczema? If you don’t realize which type you have, you … Continued

7 Tips About How to Do First Aid for Cuts

If you can remember your ABCs, you can easily remember the first aid basics. The ABCs stand for airways, breathing, and CPR. But what about first aid for cuts?  If someone needs first aid for a cut, how do you treat that cut? What kind of bandage do you use? But understanding how to do first … Continued

Telemedicine 101: A Quick Guide to Better Understanding Telemedicine Services

As telemedicine continues to grow, 91% of healthcare facilities are expected to offer telemedicine services by the end of 2020. Telemedicine is a new, innovative way of seeing and treating patients. Because of its many benefits, telemedicine services are becoming more available. If you’re interested in learning more about telemedicine services, keep reading. We’ll tell … Continued