If you had a mastectomy and/or radiation treatment for breast cancer, you may need to abandon your old bras. Finding the right bra can make you feel more confident if you are insecure after surgery and can prevent additional irritation after surgery or radiation.
Choose Cups With Some Stretch
If you have one prosthetic breast and have slight asymmetry between your natural breast and the prosthesis, you will want to choose a bra with cups that have a small amount of stretch.
Dust is found both in the air you breathe and on the surfaces in your home, so when you're allergic to dust mites, the tiny bugs that live in your dust, daily life can be difficult. Here are four things you need to know about dust mite allergies.
What are the symptoms of dust mite allergies?
Dust mite allergies cause respiratory symptoms. These symptoms can be mild and cold-like, so it can be hard to know if you have an allergy or just a cold.
When you are pregnant, you are supposed to take daily prenatal vitamins and drink even more water than before you became pregnant. This is no easy task, given that most women would rather drink the same amount of water or less to avoid running to the bathroom throughout their pregnancies. Then there is morning sickness, which can come at any time of the day and anything can set it off, from the wrong food to a lot of stress.
Booking an appointment with a massage therapist can work wonders for your muscle aches and overall stress. But seeing this healthcare professional also opens the door to a broad spectrum of other benefits. Whether you've never had a massage or are experienced with this form of bodywork but are looking for a change in the type of treatment you receive, ask your registered massage therapist about the results he or she has had in the following three areas, and then get your treatment tailored accordingly.
If you've suffered a heart attack in the last few years, you may have already adopted many of your physician's recommendations -- losing weight, avoiding stress, stopping smoking, or taking a daily aspirin or beta-blocker. However, if you have a family history of heart disease, these preventive efforts may not be enough to stop a subsequent heart attack. What else can you do to reduce your odds of a second, more serious cardiac infarction?