Tips For Caring For A Partner With Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

When your partner has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, your relationship can go through a series of changes. At some point, you will most likely serve as one of the caregivers for your partner. Taking on the role of caregiver is challenging and can be emotionally and physically taxing. If your partner has early-onset Alzheimer's, here are some caregiver tips to keep in mind.  Focus on Communication As the disease progresses, you and your partner might experience challenges with communication. [Read More]

These Clues Could Suggest That You Have A Fissure

The health of your anus might be something that you rarely think about, but it's important to be alert for any clues that could suggest something is wrong. Even if you feel slightly shy about admitting that you have a problem "down there," it's a good idea to visit your family doctor as soon as you experience an irregularity. An anal fissure -- a small tear around your anus -- is a health situation that many people experience due to constipation and other related issues. [Read More]

3 Ways To Help Speed Up Healing After Cataract Surgery

If your latest eye exam revealed an opacity in one or both of the natural lenses in your eye, you probably have cataracts, especially if this finding is accompanied by blurred or hazy vision. Cataracts may also affect the way you see colors, making them look less vibrant. If you do have cataracts, you will likely require cataract laser surgery. While recovery from cataract surgery is usually rapid and uneventful, there are certain things than can speed your healing: [Read More]

What To Know About Getting Tested And Treated For Cataracts

If you're experiencing cloudy or dim vision that has gotten worse over the years, you may have cataracts. Cataracts tend to get worse over time, and they can even cause you to lose your sight entirely. Fortunately, diagnosing and treating cataracts is fairly simple. It all starts with an eye exam. Here's what you can expect. The Comprehensive Eye Examination If you suspect you have cataracts, your eye doctor will probably do a comprehensive eye examination. [Read More]