Open wounds can be superficial and limited to the outer layers of skin. In other cases, they are deeper, reaching the underlying tissues and organs. Thus, depending on the cause, site and depth, a wound can range from harmless to life-threatening. Learn more about the different types of open wounds, how to treat them right and when you should definitely see a doctor.
According to the American Heart Association, almost half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease. At the same time, nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness, as recent statistics of the National Institute of Mental Health show. But did you know that heart health and mental health are closely linked?
Yoga combines movement sequences consisting of different poses, or asanas, with breathing and meditation techniques. As a wholistic approach, it has a positive effect on body and mind. A regular practice may also be beneficial for patients with arthritis. Nevertheless, there are certain precautions and considerations to be on the safe side.
Wound healing without any complications is crucial to prevent infection, dehydration or other consequential harm. There is a lot you can do to support the healing process. Learn more about the different stages, how you can support the process, risk factors and the potential of Regenerative Therapy.
Early summer is strawberry time! The potent little packages are not only sweet and delicious, but also belong to the healthiest and most nutritious foods of all. They may protect your heart, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard against cancer.
Whether ballroom or tap dancing, Salsa and Bachata, Ballet or HipHop: Dancing is an enjoyable way to be more physically active and stay fit. It can be done by people of all ages, shapes and sizes. Scientists believe that dancing can make you healthy, happy and even more intelligent. Read more about the positive effects of dancing on the physical and mental health.
Walking outdoors is the most underrated form of exercise. In fact, it can improve or maintain your overall health as it has impressive mental and physical benefits. A major advantage: Walking is simple, free and does not require any special equipment or training. Therefore, it is one of the easiest ways to get active, lose weight and become healthier.
The beauty ideal of sun-tanned skin often comes at a high price as more and more people have skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it is the most common cancer in the US¹. What are the main types, characteristics and risk factors? How can you protect yourself? What is the MOHS procedure and when is it applied?
Worldwide there were approximately 469 million adults with diabetes in 2019. According to the International Diabetes Federation, this number will almost double by 2045¹. A side effect that often comes with the disease: Wounds tend to heal slower. And a small wound can progress quickly and develop further. What are the main reasons? And how […]