When you have rheumatoid arthritis, everyday activities can be painful and difficult. While there is no cure for arthritis, there are ways you can make life a little easier by modifying your home. Check out these seven home modifications that can make living with rheumatoid arthritis a little less painful.
Get a Walk-in Tub
If you have rheumatoid arthritis in your knees, stepping into the bathtub can be painful. Walk-in tubs have doors, so you can enter without bending your knees.
There's just something about the chubby cheeks of a baby that makes them pinchable. Their cheeks are so soft and pudgy that you want to squeeze the pudginess in between your fingers… unless the baby has infantile eczema. With this condition, a baby's cheeks will have a bright red rash and ooze pus when irritated.
If your little one has this condition, it is crucial that you understand what causes it and what it's related to.
If you have social anxiety disorder, many aspects of life are challenging. You may fear being the center of attention and interacting with other people. You may also suffer anticipatory anxiety, which means that you become anxious about a situation far in advance. Root canal therapy involves both being the center of attention and interacting with your dentist and the other technicians. Further, anticipatory anxiety may have you suffering long before you ever walk in the office for your appointment.
If you spent some time outside and came in with a poison ivy rash, you're probably uncomfortable, itchy, and a bit embarrassed to be seen in public. As long as the poison ivy rash is not covering the majority of your body and is not present on very sensitive parts such as your eyelids or genitals, you should be able to at least start by treating the rash at home. Follow these dos and don'ts as you treat your rash.
From sniffles and sneezes to complaints of sore throats and aches, as a parent, you're prepared to handle your child's cold or flu symptoms. However, if your infant or preschooler is fighting a high fever, there is one rare occurrence you might not have been prepared for: a febrile seizure. Although rare, febrile seizures are still a possibility, and chances are they will take you by surprise.
Here is some important information about febrile seizures, including what to watch for and what to do during and after the seizure: