Reese Hofman

  • tooth pain treatment

    Tooth Pain Treatment

    Tooth pain treatment works best when you know what is causing your tooth pain. For more serious pain, a trip to the dentist may be necessary. But for minor pain, there are several home remedies that you can try for managing your pain. Salt Water Rinse A salt water rinse can often be a good starting place for tooth pain treatment. As a natural disinfectant, salt water can help to loosen food particles that might be stuck between your teeth. It also helps to...
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    Medications to Control Diabetes

    Diabetes causes high levels of blood glucose, or sugar, in the body, which is what happens when the body either cannot make or use insulin the way it should. Currently, there are many treatments for diabetes. Depending on the type of diabetes, type 1 or type 2, the medications to control diabetes will vary. Regardless of the type of diabetes a patient has, they will need to use medications to help them keep their blood sugar levels normal. Medications to Control Diabetes (Type 1) The most...
  • injection diabetes

    Injection Diabetes

    The most common way of treating diabetes, whether it is type 1 or type 2, is through an insulin injection, as needed. Insulin can be injected by a number of different methods, including with syringes, insulin pens, jet injectors, and insulin pumps. The most common method of injecting insulin is with a syringe. However, a doctor can help you decide which is the best method for you. All methods can be taught and, with practice, patients can learn to inject themselves at home and...
  • bydureon injection for type 2 diabetes

    Bydureon Injection for Type 2 Diabetes

    Bydureon, or exenatide, is a once-a-week injection that helps with the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The Bydureon injection for type 2 diabetes is the same drug as Byetta, except that it is released more slowly into the system. This is why administration for patients on Bydureon is only once a week, whereas patients on Byetta administer the drug twice a day. Please note that Bydureon and Byetta should not be used at the same time. How Does Bydureon Injection for Type 2 Diabetes Work? Bydureon starts...
  • Ozempic semaglutide type 2 diabetes medication

    Ozempic Semaglutide Type 2 Diabetes Medication

    Ozempic, or semaglutide, is a drug that helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is a glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) receptor agonist and is largely used in the treatment of adults patients. Ozempic semaglutide type 2 diabetes medication is in the form of an injection. The Use of Ozempic Semaglutide Type 2 Diabetes Medication Ozempic works by stimulating insulin production. The drug also helps to lower glucagon secretion in a glucose-dependent manner. Patients with type 1 diabetes should not use semaglutide. Additionally, the drug should not be...
  • advate hemophilia a treatment

    Advate Hemophilia A Treatment

    Advate is one of the drugs that help treat hemophilia A. It contains the antihemophilic factor that is missing in patients with hemophilia A, which is factor VIII. A lack of factor VIII means that patients’ blood does not clot properly, which may cause them to bleed out. Advate hemophilia A treatment temporarily increases the levels of factor VIII in the blood. Hence helping the blood to clot and the bleeding to stop. Children and adults can both use this drug. Side Effects of Advate...
  • Hemophilia A Treatment

    Hemophilia A Treatment

    Hemophilia is when the blood does not clot and so bleeding, both inside and outside the body, does not stop. There is no cure for hemophilia at the moment. However, treatments are available that can be very successful in giving patients a full and healthy lifestyle. What treatment a patient will need depends on the type of hemophilia they have. The type of hemophilia is determined by the missing clotting factor. Missing factor VIII means that the patient has hemophilia A. Consequently, hemophilia A treatment...
  • Xyntha hemophilia treatment

    Xyntha Hemophilia Treatment

    Xyntha is one of the drugs that treats people with hemophilia A. Hemophilia A is when the antihemophilic factor VIII is missing in a person’s body. Xyntha can help to temporarily raise the levels of factor VIII in the blood, helping the blood to clot and prevent bleeding episodes. Xyntha hemophilia treatment is available to adults and children who have hemophilia A. Use of Xyntha Hemophilia Treatment In addition to helping the blood to clot, Xyntha also controls bleeding when a hemophiliac patient goes into surgery or a...
  • dabigatran, afib, blood thinners, anticoagulants

    AFIB and Dabigatran

    Atrial fibrillation (afib) is a heart-related illness that causes irregular and rapid beating of the heart. If a person regularly suffers from afib, he or she will have a higher risk of stroke, heart failure, and dementia. What’s scary about this condition is that when it occurs, it usually doesn’t have any symptoms. This means that you have no idea if the condition is serious or not. In the instance that you can observe symptoms, such symptoms include chest pains, shortness of breath, fainting,...
  • gout, gout symptoms

    Gout

    Gout is an extreme and complicated type of inflammatory arthritis. Although it often occurs in only a single joint at a time, it is exceedingly painful and may flare up in multiple spots at once. The extremities contain the most commonly affected joints, including the toes, ankles, knees, elbows, wrists, and fingers. Although gout can’t necessarily be “cured,” there are several options for treatment and prevention of future incidences. Here is a look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of gout. Gout Causes The overriding...
  • Fitness trends, motivational fitness, workout Motivational Fitness Trends

    Fitness Trends

    The fitness craze started many years ago and has, indeed, had a major revival in recent years. Nowadays, it is more common to visit a fitness center than to avoid one. They are not just for the young and hip anymore; people of all ages are flocking to the gym to get in shape and stay healthy. Different fitness trends have always come and gone, and now some new motivational fitness trends are sweeping the nation and prompting even more people to join fitness...
  • Epilepsy Symptoms and Causes,seizures, epilepsy, seizure medications

    Epileptic Seizures During Pregnancy

    Will Maternal Epilepsy or the Required Seizure Medications Cause Harm to a Growing Fetus? Being pregnant is a time of great anticipation, but it is also a time that is fraught with a lot of anxiety. If you are an epileptic, pregnancy can be a precarious time. Epilepsy and seizure disorders are the most common conditions affecting women during their reproductive ages. In the U.S., according to estimations, as many as one million women with epilepsy give birth yearly. That amounts to as many...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Nachos

    Paleo Nachos

    Nachos are the classic mid-day snack to keep you sane before dinner or a great spread to put out while watching the game. Finally, this paleo-inspired rendition replaces the traditional corn-based, salt covered tortilla chips with homemade sweet potato chips! Still loaded with toppings and fun flavors, we transform this once not-so-healthy snack into one equally as delicious while substantially better for you! While we think we cover all the bases with this recipe, if you feel like adding something else to your nachos...
  • Kale Chips and Paleo Garlic Aioli, paleo diet, paleo recipes,

    Kale Chips and Paleo Garlic Aioli

    Adopting a Paleo lifestyle is a healthy change, yet consequently, it can become difficult to find foods which follow the guidelines of the diet. We know how hard it can be to discover snack foods that not only adhere to your Paleo diet but also are both tasty and filling. First of all, kale chips are one of the best superfood snacks you can eat. Secondly, this Paleo approved garlic aioli recipe makes it all the better! Get ready to get dipping with this...
  • type 2 diabetes, blood sugar control, diabetes risk factor

    Diabetes and Ethnicity

    Millions of Americans suffer from diabetes. However, those from minority populations are at a greater risk for contracting the disease and experience its complications. Your ethnicity may be a diabetes risk factor as different genetic makeups influence how the condition affects the body.  This article further explores these disparities and gives some recommendations for what those at an increased risk can do to lower their chances of becoming diabetic. The statistics about minority populations with type 2 diabetes is startling. According to numbers from...
  • stage IV breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, stage 4 breast cancer, stage 4 breast cancer symptoms

    Advanced Breast Cancer

    Being diagnosed with any kind of cancer is devastating. It gets worse if the diagnosis for an extremely advanced form of cancer. One such type of cancer is metastatic breast cancer, i.e. stage IV breast cancer. This type of cancer usually spreads to other parts of the body besides the breasts. To learn that you have one of the most advanced forms of breast cancer can be positively overwhelming. All you can see is a difficult path of drugs and never-ending medical procedures, coupled...
  • Breakfast Casserole in a Mug, Paleo Diet, Paleo Recipes

    Paleo Breakfast Casserole in a Mug

    First of all, if you love breakfast food in any form and shape, you will love this recipe. This paleo breakfast casserole is somehow both traditional and innovative in one small and scrumptious package.  Get everything you love about breakfast into one mug of deliciousness. This paleo breakfast casserole in a mug can be made the day before to help kick start your day! Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 min Ingredients 1 cups cauliflower florets 1...
  • gestational diabetes, type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Gestational Diabetes

    Some women may develop glucose intolerance due to hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy and get gestational diabetes. According to various studies, 4% of pregnant women are diagnosed with this type of diabetes. In most cases, these women were not even diabetic before their pregnancy. The good part is, gestational diabetes typically dies out after giving birth. However, it leaves the patient at a higher risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes later in life. While having gestational diabetes also doesn’t mean your baby will be born with diabetes,...
  • Type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes symptoms, blood sugar levels

    Type 2 Diabetes and Sexual Health

    Most people assume that sex always takes a backseat for people with serious illnesses, but they assume wrong. Regardless of what medical problems a person might be facing, sexual expression and sexuality often rank high in determining their quality of life. This is especially true for people with type 2 diabetes, a condition with major effects on people’s sex lives. Problems arising due to the condition are similar in men and women, but in some cases, they are gender-specific. It is important to recognize...
  • Symptoms of Kidney Failure

    Before we begin, it’s important to distinguish chronic kidney failure from acute kidney failure – even though the two tend to get mixed up quite often. In general, acute kidney failure develops at a rather rapid pace. Whereas chronic kidney disease takes place and develops at a very slow rate, generally a time period of months or even years in certain cases. Chronic kidney disease has some indicative symptoms, but many of these stay hidden for quite a long time as well. In fact,...