Health Guide (Page 17)

How To Ensure Patient Safety During Ultrasound Procedures

How To Ensure Patient Safety During Ultrasound ProceduresUltrasound imaging is a convenient and affordable method of detecting different conditions. It is also a safe way of producing medical imagery because it uses sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. For more than 20 years, ultrasound has been deemed safe, even for pregnant women. Still, medical practitioners still have to observe measures and protocols to ensure patients are safe while... ❯❯❯

Manage the Front Office Tasks of Your Behavioral Health Practice

As a mental health professional, your primary focus is on providing specialized care to your clients. Managing the front-end operations of your practice can be challenging. Greeting clients, answering phone calls, and accepting payments were probably not included in your formal education. Establish practice policies for the management of these job functions. Here are some ideas to get you... ❯❯❯

How to Stay Healthy and Have a Good BMI

Finding out what your weight should be is always challenging. Our bodies have different traits, and you can never directly compare your physique to someone else’s.  However, there is a simple way to calculate your overall health. It’s called the Body Mass Index.  BMI considers your height, weight, and age and works out a score on a chart from underweight to obese.  Although BMI doesn’t factor... ❯❯❯

Choosing a Strength and Conditioning Coach: Considerations for Parents

If you are a parent to a child athlete, you may have considered working with a strength and conditioning coach. A good coach can work with your child one-on-one to achieve personal sports performance goals, reach new levels of strength, and build confidence. However, it is important to choose the right person to work with your child, both as an athlete and as an individual. Read on to learn... ❯❯❯

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Choosing a personal trainer who can effectively help you accomplish your health and fitness goals requires a lot of consideration. You will want to work with a person who makes you feel safe and secure and who communicates openly with you without making you feel misunderstood or uncomfortable. There are lots of factors to evaluate, like education, experience, and feedback from other clients. Read... ❯❯❯

How to Choose a Dermal Filler Provider

In recent years the number of women engaging the services of a dermal filler provider has increased significantly. However, whilst you might have decided that dermal fillers are something you definitely want to have done, the act of choosing the right provider can be quite a difficult task. So, in this article, to help you decide, we’ll outline some of the factors you should take into account... ❯❯❯

Keys to Success for Your Health Journey

How would you like to lead a healthier lifestyle? Most people would probably say that they want to be healthier in general, giving them a chance at a longer and happier life. There are also many different paths to wellness that you could take. You can pursue physical fitness by exercising more. You could commit to eating a healthier diet of fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains, and non-fat... ❯❯❯

How to Support the Development of Your Children

When you become a parent, everything in your life changes. You are now responsible for the care and well-being of another person, and that person is entirely dependent on you for their survival. This can be the most intimidating aspect of being a parent. How in the world are you supposed to raise this child to be happy, healthy, and eventually independent? It is a question that every parent... ❯❯❯

Can You Sue Your Doctor for a Misdiagnosis?

Can You Sue Your Doctor for a Misdiagnosis?What is a Misdiagnosis? Misdiagnosis is when a doctor prescribes treatment for one thing, but it is another. A misdiagnosis can happen with any ailment, from cancer to heart disease. The problem, in many cases, comes from a lack of knowledge on detecting the disease and incorrect lab tests, which often leads to hazardous treatments. It is common for patients to be prescribed ineffective or... ❯❯❯

9 Ways to Hit a Refresh Button When Dealing with a Burnout

9 Ways to Hit a Refresh Button When Dealing with a BurnoutIt's not uncommon to feel overwhelmed from time to time, but when you're feeling extremely burnt out, you should really pay attention. There are many signs that you might be burnt out: your health and well-being have declined, you've lost interest in some of your hobbies or activities, you no longer enjoy doing things that used to be fun, or you’ve lost motivation for work-related tasks. But... ❯❯❯