Your eyes and the areas around them are very sensitive to temperature, chemicals and foreign objects. Knowing what to do in an emergency can make the difference between losing or saving your sight. Here are some of the likely eye emergencies you could encounter and how to take care of your eye until you can see emergency personnel or an ophthalmologist. 1. Small Foreign Objects in Your Eye A speck of dust or an eyelash can feel like a boulder in your eye.
- Probiotics are widely known to aid with constipation and poor digestion, but lesser known is the positive role healthy gut bacteria can play in treating and preventing acne. Only ten years ago, the popular consensus among dermatologists was that diet played only a limited role in the onset of acne. Today, however, popular opinion in the scientific community is beginning to shift, and clinical studies are concluding that probiotic products can have a tremendous positive effect on the skin-- shorter flare-ups, reduction of cysts, smoother complexion, and improved self-esteem.
- Juvenile arthritis is an autoimmune disorder whereby the child's immune system attacks healthy joint and bone tissues causing extreme and even debilitating pain. The treatments typically used to manage this disease in children have some serious physical side effects, including limited bone growth and increased risk for broken and brittle bones. If you would prefer an alternative to managing your child's pain, you can try acupuncture. Your child will undoubtedly need some help and hand-holding to accept the treatments.
- It is not uncommon for children to need professional counseling. Many people mistakenly think that a child's life is carefree and simple. Although some children are able to live an emotionally healthy life, some children need professional counseling to learn how to deal with their complex emotions and life experiences. Here are a couple reasons why a child might need counseling. 1. The Child Has Experienced Some Sort of Trauma
- When you adopt a new dog, it's very important to start socializing them right away. A properly socialized dog is generally a happier dog. Once your dog is socialized, you'll be able to bring it on walks and to public places without worrying that it will be stressed out or aggressive toward other dogs or people. Here are three great ways to socialize your new dog: Dog Play Date at the Park