Everyone has had to go to the doctor's office at some point in their life. Whether it is for a regular checkup, prescription refilling, or treatment for a certain medical issue, doctor's offices are vital aspects of everyone's life. Medical practitioners in these offices offer a wide range of services to meet their patients' needs. These services include but are not limited to the following: Routine Checkups Most doctor's offices offer routine health checkups, including measuring height and weight, checking blood pressure, testing vision acuity with an eye chart, examining the throat, neck, head, and ears, and listening to heart and lungs with a stethoscope.
- If you suffer from seasonal allergies, then you'll want to see a doctor and find a treatment that works best for you. It's really nice to have a medication you can take to relieve sneezing, itchiness, watery eyes, and other symptoms. However, you will still want to take a few steps to reduce your contact with pollen. Here are some ways to accomplish that. Keep your doors and windows closed
- Sleep is an essential part of one's health and yet, not everyone is able to get restful sleep because of problems. Here are a couple of problems that can be treated with sleep therapy. Sleep Apnea A lot of people today have to deal with sleep apnea. It's a condition that's characterized by the starting and stopping of breathing. Even though it happens for a split second, it can have disastrous effects on a person's health.
- Colonoscopies are one of the most feared and avoided screening tests. This makes sense. The whole idea is a little embarrassing and uncomfortable. And on top of that, the prep for a colonoscopy is not known to be pleasant. In spite of all this, though, you really should schedule a colonoscopy if one is being recommended by your doctor. Here are the key reasons why. You could have colon cancer and not know it
- Did you know that under the Affordable Care Act, most insurance policies must pay for a free breast pump? If this is news to you, take a look at the why's, how's, and what's of free pumps and breastfeeding. Why Should You Get a Free Pump? The obvious answer is—because it's free. But just because something is free doesn't mean you need it or will use it. To fully answer this question, you need to look at both parts of the free pump equation: The cost and the actual act of pumping/breastfeeding.