Aortic Stenosis Critical Fact

With aortic stenosis being one of the most common forms of heart valve disease, it is nerving to note that it is often under diagnosed and treated.  Today around 750,000 people are unaware that they have aortic stenosis, and close to 75% of those are males.  Influenced by this, the people at HeartValveSurgery.com felt that it was important to inform more people about this disease through this info graphic.  Find out why many are finding day to day activities difficult to accomplish with symptoms of this...

Tips for Looking Gorgeous

It can be hard in today’s world to keep up with the celebrities you see on the magazine covers. If you implement a few new tips into your daily routine, looking gorgeous has never been so easy. Don’t be discouraged by the pictures that you see in the media of beautiful women; for the most part, those pictures are doctored to make them look thinner, bustier, and more dramatic looking than they really do in real life. Looking gorgeous is all about taking care of yourself and showing off your natural beauty with the help of a few beauty tips. Tip #1: Eyelash extensions Getting eyelash extensions might seem like a scary thing to try for people who have never done it before, but they are actually very easy to apply and wear. Eyelash extensions can look as natural or extreme as you want them to look, and all of them look great if they are worn in the right fashion. The Premierlash eyelash extension is one can be dressed up or down, depending on what you would like to look like on a particular evening. There is nothing to be scared of when you try eyelash extensions. Tip #2: Hair products There are as many different hair types out there as there are women, and taking care of your hair can be a difficult and time consuming process. However, when you take the time to do your hair, you can not only ensure yourself that you look great but you can shave years off of your look instantly. In fashion today, there are a lot of trends, but one of the most prevalent themes is the fact that any hair can look great if it is done right. Do you like curling your hair? Great! Would you prefer straight hair to texture? That’s great, too! As long as...

There Will be a Shortage of Doctors and Here’s Why

Coming healthcare reform will change many elements of the American health industry. This includes creating a shortage of doctors. iCan Benefit, an affordable health insurance provider, has created this info graphic to break down the reasons...

5 Things You Never Knew Affected Your Teeth

There are many things that affect our teeth each day. Many people assume that if they simply brush twice daily and eat sugar in moderation that their teeth are fine. But one Colorado dentist wants you to know that there are things you may not have even known that could affect your teeth. You may have heard that it’s best to brush after every meal, but you may not have known that you should never brush your teeth immediately after eating. In fact, this brushes away already weakened enamel after chewed foods break it down. It’s to always wait at least 20 minutes after eating or drinking something to brush your teeth. Citrus fruits can great weaken the enamel of a tooth. Though they’re packed with tons of vitamins they are also very acidic and it’s important to make sure and eat foods high in calcium and protein to help strength you teeth right along with those citrus fruits. Over brushing is another thing that some people don’t think about. It’s possible to use a bristled brush that is much to hard for your style of brushing. Your dentist will be able to recognize something like this and recommend the right type of tooth brush for you. Swimming in a highly chlorinated pool can affect on your teeth. This may be surprising to some, but one study from the CDC presented findings that individuals who swim regularly in chlorine are more likely to have tooth decay. Their body absorbs this chemical, but sometimes they will swallow it or get in their mouths weakening the enamel. Sometimes rapid, acidic based tooth decay can be evidence of acid reflux disease or an eating disorder. The acid in our stomachs is incredibly strong and will eat away at our teeth if we don’t take care of...

What is a Tooth Abscess?

There are many causes for mild to moderate tooth pain. Some are minor reasons like having a cold or sinus infection with subsequent jaw pain from swollen sinuses, which is very common during this time of year. However, some causes are more serious like a broken tooth, cavity or an abscess, and Guerra Dental, a leading Colorado dentist, wants you to be aware of how serious a tooth abscess can be. A tooth abscess is a bacterial infection in the center of a tooth. This is usually caused by an unnoticed crack, break or cavity in the tooth, which allows for bacteria, food particles and germs to reach deeper into the tooth. The result is a severe infection and the longer it’s untreated the worse it will get. Symptoms of a tooth abscess include: -Severe toothache characterized by throbbing and sharp pains -Extreme tooth sensitivity to the slightest changes in temperature -Pain while biting down -Pain preventing an individual from sleeping -Facial swelling -Fever and swollen lymph nodes possibly accompanied by other flu-like symptoms It’s important that if you suspect an abscess you have it checked out right away. If it’s a weekend or evening your dental office should be able to provide emergency care for you still. In order to prevent an abscess you must practice good oral hygiene and see your dentist regularly. An abscess that goes untreated can result in losing your tooth, infection spreading, and even life-threatening...

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