As a Nurse Practitioner, mom, wife, friend, sister and neighbor, people are always asking me for health advice. I love translating complicated medical information to help people navigate their way toward better health and wellness. I’ll help you find the information you need to make the best decisions for your health and the health of your family.
Here’s to better health,
Nurse Barb Dehn RN MS NP
Foot pain can be a chronic problem that prevents enjoyment of everyday activities. Because feet take a great deal of wear over the years, chances are you will deal with foot pain at some time in your life. Here are a few common remedies that can help care for your feet and keep you free of pain:
1 – Proper Footwear
If you begin to have chronic foot pain, it’s time to examine your everyday footwear to determine the problem. Frequently, people choose fashionable footwear that constricts toes, rubs against areas of the foot or fits too tightly or too loosely. You find that it’s time to consider more comfortable shoes that allow your feet to lie naturally within the shoe, without constriction or abrasion. Finding well-fitting footwear may take a little more time and a little more money, but it will pay off in less pain and healthier feet.
Whether you are heading to the doctor for a routine physical or you need a root canal from your dentist, it can be hard to loose your sense of apprehension and anxiety. Many people have a bit of a medical phobia, and though you are likely not going to run screaming into the streets, you probably could stand to be calmer. Consider these six ways to keep your fear of the medical profession check and to learn to relax
Many frightening things are a lot less fearful if you can bring along someone who is in your corner. Ask a friend to come with [...]