While being pregnant is a joyful time, it can also wreak havoc on your body -- often in very unexpected ways. You may, for example, experience such surprising problems as trigger finger, varicose veins and pica. If you're a mom-to-be experiencing these problems, you probably have many questions, including why is this happening to you and what your treatment options may be.
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The birth of a new baby is a wonderful process. Everyone waits with bated breath for the new arrival. While many are focused on the labor and delivery process, there is another process, which begins prior to birth and continues after the baby is born, that is just as important as the birth. This is the process of the seeding of the baby's microbiome. Understanding what this is, and how to maximize the seeding process, may have major health implications in your child's future.
Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic choice for persons with stained, discolored or otherwise less-than-perfect teeth. However, there are occasional problems that arise with porcelain veneers, many of which are caused by mistakes during preparation or installation by general dentists. Below is more information on some of these as well as why you should utilize a skilled cosmetic dentist when your porcelain veneers give you problems:
Possible problems associated with inadequately-installed porcelain veneers
Sensitive skin is a surprisingly common affliction for many Americans. According to Los Angeles-based dermatologist Dr. Jessica Wu, approximately 70 percent of people believe they have sensitive skin. The following outlines the potential causes of skin sensitivity, as well as some helpful advice on how to deal with sensitive skin.
What Causes It?
There are so many things that can cause skin sensitivity that it's almost overwhelming to diagnose, unless you have the help of your dermatologist.
From athletics and age to car or work related accidents, there is an overwhelming number of ways to injure your knee. Considering it is the largest joint in your body, your knee deserves proper care and treatment after an injury. While slight aches and pain may stem from minor injuries, higher levels of discomfort and loss of mobility may be signs of a torn meniscus. Unfortunately, you may not be familiar with the severity of a torn meniscus.