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Secondary Risk Factors for Heart Disease

If you were to ask just about anyone in these enlightened times what the primary risks are for developing heart disease they would be able to rattle off the main culprits: high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, family history, gender, and smoking. Most people do not know that there are also secondary risk factors…

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Secondary Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Deep Vein Thrombosis

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deep vein thrombosis affects as many as 600,000 Americans every year. If your loved one has any sort of circulatory system issues, their doctor has probably mentioned being on the lookout for deep vein thrombosis. But what is DVT, and is it something that…

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What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis

Acute Respiratory Distress in Children

Fewer things are as upsetting as finding out your child has a health issue. And when it’s something as serious as respiratory distress, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with worry. But what exactly is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)? What causes it? What are some of the signs that your child may have it, and…

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Acute Respiratory Distress in Children

Epilepsy in Children

Finding out you’re going to be a parent is life changing. Some people panic. Some people experience pure joy when the pregnancy is confirmed. Some do both. But if there’s one common denominator, it’s that everyone wants their child to be born with good health. So when the OB-GYN confirms baby’s development is coming along…

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Epilepsy in Children

What Does “Medically Fragile Child” Mean?

There are certain health ailments most children go through: Ear infections. Chickenpox. The common cold. Strep throat. But what happens when you notice your child has more health issues than others? What if you received a diagnosis that requires long-term observation of your infant’s well-being? This blog’s purpose is to provide you with some of…

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What Does Medically Fragile Child Mean

What Does “Failure to Thrive” Mean in Infants?

Parents love to celebrate milestones in their children’s lives: The first time sitting up. The first steps. The first word. The first birthday. Watching them grow and become little people is a joy. Nothing is too small to overlook. It is because of this constant loving watch that you may have noticed that something may…

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What Does Failure to Thrive Mean

What is Heat Rash?

Hot weather and hot conditions can lead to a variety of uncomfortable and even dangerous situations. As a family caregiver, you should understand that your elderly loved one is at particular risk for such complications and consequences. There are many reasons for this, including the fact that seniors tend to have lower water content than…

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What is Heat Rash

Tips for Cystic Fibrosis Caregivers

As a family caregiver for an elderly adult you likely already know that seniors tend to have immune systems that are lower and less effective than those of younger people. This means that older adults are more vulnerable to contracting infections and illnesses, and have a more difficult time fighting off those issues when they…

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Tips for Cystic Fibrosis Caregivers

High Blood Pressure Symptoms

Home Health Care Jensen Beach FL-May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. During this month, take some time to learn more about your parent’s health and well-being, as well as how high blood pressure can impact them.

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High Blood Pressure Symptoms