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Getting an Exam and New Eyeglasses Without Insurance
When you need to have an eye exam and get new glasses, it can be expensive when you don't have insurance. There are a few programs and retailers who may give you some savings.
Problems with a Tongue Piercing
If you are having problems with a new tongue piercing, the best advice is to talk directly to your piercer. They can tell you if it is normal or if you need further medical attention.
Repairing a Dental Bridge
If your bridge is in need of repair, it can be uncomfortable or even painful. Contact a dentist immediately if you are in pain. Cosmetic fixes may still require the help of a dentist but can be done at your convience.
Labeling Purchase Dates on Personal/Beauty Care Items
Cosmetics and other beauty items can expire if not used in time. Mark the date of purchase on the container to help remind yourself how old the item is.
Undressing for a Medical Exam
Medical practices are always evolving. It is nice for patients to know what to expect before arriving for a medical exam. Hospital gowns are sometimes replaced with options that provide modesty while allowing medical professionals to diagnose and treat conditions efficiently.
Getting Rid of Bugs in Hair
If you have bugs infesting the hair of your family, proper identification will help you with treatment. There are several products and home remedies that will work on many types of insects. Medical advice should be sought if the bugs are very resistant to treatment.
Cause of Tiny Red Itchy Spots on Skin
It can be a challenge to determine the cause of skin irritation when you can't see any pests. This is a guide about cause of tiny red itchy spots on skin.
DIY Altered T-Shirt for Shoulder Surgery
It can be difficult to get dressed when healing from shoulder surgery but shirts can be altered to to make this process easier. This page has DIY instructions for an altered T-shirt for shoulder surgery.
Orange Oily Stool from Eating Cashews
If you or your child eats a lot of cashews, there may be evidence in the toilet later, in the form of orange colored and oily stools. This guide is about an orange oily stool from eating cashews.
Goody's Headache Powder Reviews
Many people count on this fast-acting headache powder to cure aches and pains. It is a combination of asprin, acetamenephen and caffiene that quickly absorbs into your bloodstream. This guide contains reviews for Goody's headache powder.
Body Odor Smells Like Skunk
Your diet has a big effect on your body's ability to eliminate toxins. This can make your perspiration have a strong smell. This is a guide about body odor smells like skunk.
Removing Stamp Pad Ink from Skin
Permanent ink can be a challenge to remove from your skin. Rubbing alcohol or scrubbing with good old soap and water will work. This is a guide about removing stamp pad ink from skin.
Activities for Someone Who Suffered a Stroke
This is a guide about activities for someone who suffered a stroke. Keeping active after a stroke can be difficult. Your body may not allow the strength or range of motion to things you once loved. Here are some suggestions of activities for someone to do, who has had a stroke.
Using My Own Aloe Vera Plant
The juice and pulp from aloe vera plants have a variety of home uses including treating burns and other skin irritations. Check out some of the suggestions found in this page about
using my own aloe vera plant
Remedies for Ulcers on Gums After Teeth Extractions
This is a discussion about dealing with oral sores after teeth being removed. This guide is about remedies for ulcers on gums after teeth extractions.
Using a Binder Clip for Toothpaste
Squeezing a tube of toothpaste in the middle can make it difficult to get all the paste out later. Rolling the tube from the bottom and clipping it in place is a great way to ensure you use all the product with minimal mess. This is a page about using a binder clip for toothpaste.
Using Lip Balm
When your lips are chapped or dry, lip balm can be very soothing. It can also be helpful to moisten finger tips and in other ways. This is a page about using lip balm.
Wearing Magnetic Jewelry for Pain Relief
Some people experience improved circulation and reduced inflammation when they wear magnetic jewelry. This is a page about wearing magnetic jewelry for pain relief.
Identifying Scabies Bites
A scabies rash is caused by a microscopic mite and they often start to bite on the feet. This is a page about identifying scabies bites.
Healthy Weight Gain
Gaining weight can be as big a health concern as losing it and many health conditions can cause this issue. This is a page about healthy weight gain.
Can Homemade Soap Containing Fels-Naptha Cause a Rash?
This is a page about, "Can homemade soap containing Fels-Naptha cause a rash?". Fels Naptha is a cleaning product that is designed for removing laundry stains and other cleaning purposes. It can cause skin irritation. Check with a doctor or substitute another product to see if your skin clears up.
Preventing Stinky Feet from Crocs
This is a page about preventing stinky feet from Crocs. Keeping your feet from sweating is the best way to help prevent foot odor. Try wearing cotton socks with your Crocs, use foot deodorant, or wash your feet a couple of times during the day on hot days.
Effects of Having Teeth Extracted as a Child
This is a page about the effects of having teeth extracted as a child. Having a tooth or several teeth extracted as a child is done to improve the dental health of the child, usually in cases of decay or damage. The permanent teeth will come in fine, but may need to be straightened.
Remedies for Being Sleepy After Lunch
You may be missing some important nourishment, may need to change you diet a bit or take a short nap. This is a page about remedies for being sleepy after lunch.
Diabetes Glucose Tracker Sites
If you need to check and track your glucose levels, a website might be the perfect way to keep all the information at hand. This page contains diabetes glucose tracker sites.
Finding Free or Low Cost Ostomy Supplies
This is a page about finding source for free ostomy supplies. If you are low income or without insurance, it can be hard to obtain affordable ostomy supplies. Here are some suggestions for finding low cost or free supplies.
Being a Good Patient at the Doctor's Office
Don't waste your time or the doctor's time by being unprepared. This is a page about being a good patient at the doctor's office.
How to Make Crutches More Comfortable
Using crutches is awkward enough without being uncomfortable too. This is a page about how to make crutches more comfortable.
Healthy Living on a Budget
It can be a struggle to live a healthy lifestyle with little money. This is a page about healthy living on a budget.
Make Your Own Saline Solution
Saline solution can be expensive if you need to use it regularly with contact lenses. This is a page about making your own saline solution.
Using Bubble Bath as Soap
Bubble bath is a very gentle soap that can often be purchased cheaply. It makes a great substitute for hand or body soap. This is a page about using bubble bath as soap.
Does Estroven Reduce Hot Flashes?
Some woman get relief from hot flashes with estroven, and some woman use other things. This page addresses does estroven reduce hot flashes?
Shaving the Bone to Fit Dentures
If your dentures to not fit right it can not only be irritating and uncomfortable but painful as well. Getting a proper fit may require
shaving the bone to fit your dentures
by the dentist.
Remedies for Dry Eyes
Keep your eyes moist throughout the night with a thin application of an eye ointment. This is a page about remedies for dry eyes.
Treating Dry, Brittle Nails
There are a variety of suppliments you can take, and different things you can put on your nails to strengthen them. This is a page about treating dry, brittle nails.
Take a Nap at Lunchtime
This is a page about taking a nap at lunchtime. Taking a quick nap during your lunch break is a great way to rejuvenate you for the remainder of the day. Here are a few tips from some of our users.
Eating Wheat Makes My Stomach Feel Bloated
Eating wheat can cause some people to get a bloated feeling in their stomach. This page has advice about why eating wheat can make your stomach feel bloated.
Make a Stress Reliever Tub
Fill a covered plastic container with popcorn kernels, sand, or dried beans. Running your hands through this medium can help reduce stress. Give it a try. This is a page about how to make a stress reliever tub.
Help for Hot Flashes
There are a number of causes for hot flashes, menopause being a common one. Before you use home remedies or over the counter products a visit to your doctor is a good first step. This is a page about help for hot flashes.
Painful Pressure in the Back of the Head
This is a page about painful pressure in the back of the head. While this type of headache is quite common with chronic anxiety, it is best to see a doctor and rule out any other possible causes. Here are some tips for relieving the pain, if you find that it is actually a tension headache.
Nail Fungus and Nail Salons
This is a page about nail fungus and nail salons. The possibility of getting nail fungus at a nail salon can be minimized if they properly sanitize everything. Here is some helpful information that can help you pick a safe salon.
My Husband Has Smelly Feet
This is a page about remedies for your husband's smelly feet. Does your husband have smelly feet and you are in desperate need of a remedy for it? Here are some suggestions to get rid of the smell!
Tips for When Your Arm is in a Sling
This page contains tips for when your arm is in a sling. Having your arm in a sling can make it hard to get dressed, sleep at night, or even just be comfortable throughout the day. Here are a few tips that may help make life a little easier.
Stopping the Itch from Chigger Bites
This is a page about stopping the itch from chigger bites. If you end up with chigger bites from being outdoors, it is important to throughly wash your skin and your clothing with warm water and soap. This will help you get rid of any chiggers that may still be on your skin or clothing. Over the counter ointments are generally very effective in relieving the itching. Here are some other home remedies to try.
How Can I Stop Biting My Nails?
This is a page about how to stop biting your nails. Nail biting is a common habit that can be hard to break. Many people begin biting their nails as children and it can continue into adulthood it you don't find an effective method to break the habit.
Remedies For Itching
This is a page about remedy for itching. Many things can cause itchy skin. Here are some remedies to try, that will hopefully relieve the itching.
Getting The Last Bit Out Of Pump Bottles
This is a page about getting the last bit out of pump bottles. There is usually product left in the bottom of bottles, that the pump cant reach. Here are some tips about getting the last bit out, before throwing the bottle away.
How to Fill a Lotion Pump Bottle
This is a page about how to fill a lotion pump bottle. It can be hard to transfer lotion to another bottle, because it is so thick. Here are some tips and tricks to make it easier to fill a lotion pump bottle.
Soaking Your Feet
A warm water soak can help make tired feet feel rejuvenated. This is a page about soaking your feet.
Saving Money on Lip Gloss
If you use lip gloss often, it can get pricey to keep buying more. Try these ideas for saving money on lip gloss.
Dealing With Depression
Depression can be overwhelming at times and make it difficult or impossible to engage in day to day activities. Dealing with depression can be difficult, but with some help you can get through it.
Lowering Blood Sugar Without Medication
A proper diet is the best way keep your blood sugar low without medication. Lowering blood sugar without medication is possible but it takes dedication and close attention to what you eat and when.
Aleve (Naproxen) to Relieve a Toothache
Naproxen is a good general pain killer that can help relieve many types of pain, including a toothache. Using Aleve (Naproxen) to relieve a toothache is common way to reduce pain of a sore tooth.
Finding Dental Care With Bad Credit
Dental care gets expensive very quickly, if you have bad credit it may make it more difficult to get the dental care you need. Finding dental care with bad credit can be difficult, but it's not impossible.
Treating a Bug Bite on Your Eye Lid
Bug bites can be a nuisance anywhere on your body, but the eyelid is a particularly annoying place to have one. Treating a bug bite on your eye lid isn't as easy as on other places, but it should still be kept clean and not irritated by touching or rubbing it.
Relieving Itching From Yellow Jacket Stings
Yellow jacket stings can be itchy and painful. This is a page about relieving itching from yellow jacket stings.
The Tops of My Feet Are Red
A trip to the doctor is probably in order to determine the cause of redness on your feet. It could be the result of many things, and will need to be diagnosed. This is a page about the tops of my feet are red.
Dealing With Someone With a Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is not only a burden to the person suffering from it but it can also be a disputation in the lives of loved ones as well. This is a page about dealing with someone with a bipolar disorder.
Advice About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The cause of this disorder which is characterized by chronic fatigue, not relieved by rest, is not the result of a known underlying medical condition. It can be quite debilitating. This page contains advice about chronic fatigue syndrome.
Orajel for Mosquito Bites
Orajel can be applied to mosquito bitings to slightly numb the area and help prevent itching. This is a page about Orajel for mosquito bites.
Using a Spoon for Tongue Cleaning
Cleaning your tongue regularly can help with overall oral hygiene and bad breath. A spoon can be an effective tool for cleaning your tongue. This is a page about spoon for tongue cleaning.
Wearing Birkenstock Sandals for Heel Spurs
Many consumers have found noticeable relief from heel spurs by wearing Birkenstock sandals. This is a page about wearing Birkenstock sandals for heel spurs.
What Type of Doctor to Consult for Muscle Spasms?
When you have a pain in your muscles, it can be hard to know what is causing it. Certain conditions require different typesof specialists. This is a page about what type of doctor to consult for muscle spasms?
Mystery Itchy Bumps on Face
Small itchy bumps can be caused by such things as stress resulting in hives, allergies, or from bug bites. This is a page about mystery itchy bumps on face.
Removing Hair Dye Stains on Nails
The best way to prevent getting hair dye on your nails or skin is to wear latex gloves when applying hair dye. However, if you get some dye on your nails there are ways to get the color out. This is a page about removing hair dye stains on nails.
Can Your Water Make You Itch?
Clean water should not make you itch. If you suspect your water is making you itch, you should definitely have the water tested to see if that is the source of your itching. This is a guide about can your water make you itch?
Using Raw Honey as a Laxative
There are a number of health benefits that can be enjoyed with the regular consumption of raw honey. This is a page about using raw honey as a laxative.
Remedies for Psoriasis on the Scalp
Psoriasis can be irritating anywhere but having it on your scalp can be particularly bothersome. This is a page about psoriasis on the scalp.
Use Handkerchieves Instead of Tissues
Using a cloth handkerchief can be a gentler option than paper tissues, especially if you have a runny nose from a cold. This is a page about use handkerchieves instead of tissues.
Using Epsom Salts for Achy Muscles
Even when dissolved in hot water, magnesium cannot be absorbed through the skin. However, a long hot bath can help relax stiff muscles and joints. This is a page about epsom salts for achy muscles.
Use Bandannas Instead of Washcloths
Handkerchiefs make great washcloths because they air dry quickly, so you don't have to worry about a stinky washcloths. This page is about using bandannas instead of washcloths.
Healthy Living Tips To Keep Weight Off
Keeping weight off is typically more difficult than losing it in the first place. This is a page about healthy living tips to keep weight off.
Using Scotch Tape to Help Clasp a Bracelet
Putting on a bracelet by yourself can be quite frustrating. Try using a bit of tape for an easy solution. This is a page about using Scotch tape to help clasp a bracelet.
Sore Throat Since Quitting Smoking
This is a page about having a sore throat since quitting smoking. If you have recently quit smoking there may be some health issues like sore throats that you need to deal with for a brief time.
Curbing Junk Food Cravings When Quitting Smoking
This is a page about curbing junk food cravings when quitting smoking. Quitting a habit like smoking is frequently accompanied by substitute cravings for high calorie snacks.
Dealing With Pain When Working Long Hours
A member asks: I work long hours and have a lot of pain in my feet, legs and lower back. Basically, I hurt all over! This page has ideas for limiting pain from working long hours.
Using Listerine for Promoting Hair Growth
This is a page about using Listerine for promoting hair growth. This mouthwash may promote the health of your scalp by reducing bacteria and yeast.
Health Issues After Quitting Smoking
This is a page about health issues after quitting smoking.Many people experience issues with their health in the months after quitting cigarettes.
Dealing With Back Pain
This is a page about dealing with back pain. Back pain can be absolutely debilitating. Dealing with the pain is essential to getting through each day.
Deodorant That Won't Stain Clothing
This is a page about deodorant that won't stain clothing. Unfortunately sometimes the deodorant we use can stain our clothing.
Removing Sunless Tanning Stains from Skin
This is a page about removing sunless tanning stains from skin. Sometimes you get this tanning dye where you don't want it, and it can be a challenge to remove.
Uses for Listerine Mouthwash
This page contains uses for Listerine mouthwash. This oral health product can be used in a variety of ways for personal health and around the house.
Using Dry Shampoo
This is a page about using dry shampoo. There are times when you can't get your head wet, but it really needs to be cleaned.
How Much Sleep Should an 11 Year Old Get?
This is a page about how much sleep should an 11 year old get? Every person is different, but getting enough sleep is important to the health of growing body and mind.
Removing Denture Adhesive from Your Mouth
Denture adhesive can remain stuck to your gums and the roof of your mouth after taking out your dentures. This is a page about removing denture adhesive from my mouth.
Getting Used To Wearing Dentures
This is a page about getting used to wearing dentures. Getting used to wearing dentures takes time.
Eating After Getting New Dentures
This is a page about eating after getting new dentures. Eating after getting new dentures can feel like a whole new experience.
Caring for a Removable Denture
This is a page about caring for a removable denture. Removable dentures also known as flippers, require their own special care.
Can't Get Partial Dentures Back in Mouth
This is a page about can't get partial dentures back in mouth. Learning to insert a partial denture can be a bit of a process.
Does Baking Soda Damage Tooth Enamel?
This is a page about "Does baking soda damage tooth enamel?". Baking soda is often used separately or in a variety of commercial toothpastes to help whiten teeth.
Triple "A" Surgery (Abdominal Aortic...
This is a page about
triple "A" surgery (abdominal aortic aneurysm) advice
. After surgery the best information and directions will come from your health care provider.
Cleaning Your Teeth At Home
This is a page about cleaning your teeth at home. Even if you have regular cleanings done at your dentist's office, you will want to use good oral hygiene practices at home.
Deodorant Makes My Underarms Itchy
This is a page about deodorant makes my underarms itchy. Some consumers find that certain deodorants make the skin under their arms itchy.
My Husband Has Bad Breath
This is a page about my husband has bad breath. Telling a spouse that they have bad breath can seem difficult or even hurtful, but in the long run is a good idea from both a social and health standpoint.
Preventing and Eliminating Kidney...
This is a page about preventing and eliminating kidney stones. Getting rid of and preventing the formation of future kidney stones can be done with some commitment on your part including diet changes.
Opening Jars with Arthritic Hands
This is a page about opening jars with arthritic hands. Arthritis can make simple tasks difficult and even painful.
Growing Hair After Chemotherapy
This is a page about growing hair after chemotherapy. Chemotherapy targets rapidly growing cells as it battles cancer. Unfortunately, hair cells also fall into this category, often resulting in partial or complete temporary hair loss.
Preparing for Shoulder Surgery
This is a page about preparing for shoulder surgery. Surgery, such as shoulder surgery can make life a bit more difficult during your recovery.
Insurance Coverage for Plastic Surgery
This is a page about insurance coverage for plastic surgery. Insurance may cover plastic surgery done for medical rather than cosmetic reasons.
Keep an Up-to-Date Medication List With...
This is a page about keep an up-to-date medication list with you. Having a list of your current medications with you in case of an emergency is a good idea.
Making a Pill Bottle First Aid Kit
This is a page about making a pill bottle first aid kit. Having a mini first aid kit in your purse or backpack can come in handy.
Dealing With a Broken Shoulder
This is a page about dealing with a broken shoulder. After the pain of the break, there then comes an amazing array of lifestyle modifications you will need to make to keep up with day to day activities.
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