Embrace Summer Comfort: Managing Bunions in Warm Weather

Embrace Summer Comfort: Managing Bunions in Warm Weather Summer is the season of sunshine, beach days, and outdoor adventures. However, for those with bunions, the warmer months can bring added discomfort. Bunions, those painful bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe, can make wearing sandals and enjoying summer activities a challenge. …

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Effective Strategies for Bunion Pain Relief and Bunion Removal Surgery

Bunions can be a real pain—literally. If you’re struggling with bunion discomfort, fear not. We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you navigate bunion pain, from effective management techniques to essential insights into bunion removal surgery. Alleviate Inflammation with Ice Packs Combat bunion-related inflammation by applying ice packs to the affected area. This natural remedy …

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My Clinical Trial Story

When I retired after working for the school district for the last 45 years, I thought I had it all planned out. I’m on the healthier side of 67, but eventually, I began thinking a lot about the future and what would be left behind once I pass on. While looking for volunteer opportunities, I …

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Kidney-friendly Thanksgiving tips, clinical research, kidney disease,

Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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Fibroscan detecting silent liver diseases

Fibroscan: Detecting Silent Liver Diseases

Fibroscan is one of the most powerful tools in the management of liver disease. The fibroscan works by emitting a small pulse of energy. The waves move quickly through damaged or stiffer tissues in the liver. The speed is then calculated, and your healthcare provider can determine if further action is needed. The fibroscan results …

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Summertime and Kidney Care

Summertime and Kidney Care

Sunblock, towels, water, and sunglasses are some of the things to remember to bring along during those adventurous summertime outings. If you have kidney disease, keeping yourself safe, involves a little more. Your kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from your blood. Kidney disease compromises your ability to perform those essential functions. If you have kidney …

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6 Signs that Point to Low T

6 Signs that Point to Low T

The male sex hormone, testosterone, is a vital component in male sexual health and development. In addition, testosterone aids in the development of masculine features like facial and body hair, a deeper voice, and stronger muscles. Although testosterone levels naturally decrease with age, there is a point where you can have a deficiency, which can …

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Bunion

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a bunion removal.

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Apply to participate in a study after hernia repair surgery.