Summer with those lovely long, hot days but sometimes it can be just too hot. When the temperature starts to climb. Extreme heat can be dangerous for all children, especially for infants and young children.Heat illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat edema (swelling of the hands, feet and ankles), heat rash (prickly heat) and heat cramps (muscle cramps). They are mainly caused by over-exposure to heat or over-exertion in the heat, and if not prevented, can lead to long-term health problems and even death.
Hydration is an important aspect of nutrition for everyone, and it is key in maintaining good health and overall well being.Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work properly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate your joints. Water is needed for overall good health.Monitor how much water you drink each day but also pay attention to your body for signs of dehydration, such as dark urine color and headaches. Simple physical tests can quickly and easily be performed at home, too, to identify your general hydration status.
The weather gets warmer, the snow begins to melt, and with it the trees and flowers begin to bloom. However with springtime comes the inevitable horror of allergy season, and there’s nothing worse than letting allergies ruin a perfect spring day. This season don’t let allergies get you down-follow our tips to keep your spring day sunny and not runny.
PrivaCare has performed hundreds of physical therapy visits utilizing our highly educated and trained staff of male and female physical therapists. There is a reason why people choose PrivaCare over other home healthcare offerings when it comes to physical therapy. Our team has decades of experience, they are educated from the top physical therapy programs in the country and abroad, and they help our patients recover at a faster rate. Physiotherapy deals with restoring and maintaining functional movement, reducing pain and promoting health in individuals.