Sending your employees out for a physical capacity evaluation, or just a physical as it's often called, can be a good choice before actually hiring them. It can be a good service to provide your employees on a regular basis as well. Many employers may assume that the expense is not worth the investment, but this can be a shortsighted mistake. There are many reasons to be concerned about the health of your employees; consider how these regular physicals can actually save you money over time. [Read More]
Getting To The Heart Of The Problem: Effectively Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
When it comes to your health, there is simply nothing more important than protecting your heart. After all, having the body of a beauty queen or bodybuilder will do little for you if your heart is unable to keep up with your lifestyle as a result of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or excess plaque in your arteries. Unfortunately, far too many people simply blame genetics for their poor heart health while doing very little to prevent or treat the problem. [Read More]
Indigestion And Stomach Pain: When Is It Time To Call Your Doctor?
Upset stomach, also known as dyspepsia, is very common. In fact, most people will experience bouts of stomach trouble at certain points during their life. The causes for such upsets vary widely from the ingestion of an overly spicy meal, to prolonged stress. While these causes aren't life threatening, some causes of stomach upset are quite alarming and require medical attention. Symptoms caused by gallstones, ulcers and other serious conditions should be reported to your family care doctor immediately. [Read More]
Anal Fissures: A Pain Nobody Wants To Discuss (And How To Treat It)
Anal fissures are both common and extremely painful. Despite any reluctance you may have discussing the issue with your doctor, the prognosis for a full recovery is much better if you seek early treatment. Learn more about this condition, and how it can be treated. Diagnosis And Causes Of Anal Fissures Anal fissures are small tears in the anus, and they cause a great deal of pain during bowel movements. After a bowel movement, anal fissures can cause agonizing spasms of the entire colon and rectal bleeding that can last hours. [Read More]