What Is Urinary Incontinence In Men?

What Is Urinary Incontinence In Men?

Urinary incontinence in men is not a disease but a symptom of a problem. This is characterized by the accidental leaking of urine hence indicative of an issue with the urinary tract. There are many reasons why incontinence can happen and men should know them better to seek timely treatment.

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Urine may leak out in cases where the bladder either squeezes at the wrong time, or squeezes too hard. There are cases when the muscles around the urethra are either weak or damaged thereby making the urine leak out despite no problem with the bladder squeezing at the wrong time. More

Phantom Limb Pain: Therapy and Treatment Options for Amputees

Phantom Limb Pain: Therapy and Treatment Options for Amputees

When a limb is amputated, the nerve endings at the site of amputation may sometimes continue to send signals back to the brain. The brain may interpret these signals as a variety of sensations, including pain. It sometimes feels as if the limb is still there. This is referred to as a phantom limb. A person has a variety of treatment options to help them with these symptoms. The pain sensation for a phantom limb does not indicate any real health problem, but it can be difficult to deal with. Symptoms usually go away on their own, but if the problem persists for longer than six months, additional therapy and treatment may be necessary.

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Pain Management Therapy 

Pain management techniques that do not involve medications are useful because they tend to have fewer side-effects and may provide long-lasting or permeant pain relief. There are certain therapies used specifically for phantom limbs. The first therapy is a TENS device. This device sends mild electric impulses through the skin and into the nerves. These impulses interrupt nerve signals and may mask the pain associated with the phantom limb. The device is worn daily to provide continuous relief without medications. More

New clinical pharmacy scheme will benefit patients

New clinical pharmacy scheme will benefit patients

Setting up clinical pharmacists with a dedicated space inside GP surgeries is an innovative new idea recently piloted by NHS England. The success of this approach, adopted to help relieve pressure on gate keeping and emergency health services, and in place at 490 surgeries countrywide, has sparked extra funding to expand the scheme.

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How can clinical pharmacists help?

Clinical pharmacists are highly qualified personnel and their knowledge of both disease and medication makes them extremely suitable for the role of the first, primary, or even exclusive, point of contact for particular groups of patients.

In general, the elderly, or those living with chronic diseases and conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure, require more regular support, advice, guidance and/or medication. Diverting such users to the care of a clinical pharmacist helps avoid GP system overload.

The advantages of GP practice-based pharmacists

There are many benefits to this scheme, both for the patients and for the NHS as a whole – https://www.england.nhs.uk/2016/12/clinical-pharmacy/. Having an easily accessible clinical pharmacist on-site is especially useful for patients with chronic or multiple health conditions, and the elderly too, who traditionally need more GP appointments or visits to A&E.

Releasing GPs to deal with issues requiring a different level of medical knowledge and training reduces waiting times for appointments, lowers the risk of GP burnout and generally eases stress on all other aspects of the healthcare system. This approach gives patients a fair chance of seeing a doctor or nurse practitioner when that is the sensible and necessary outcome, rather than the only one.

An in-house pharmacist on the GP surgery team leaves doctors with more time to practice medicine, rather than dealing with tasks such as repeat prescriptions or scheduling medication overhaul appointments.

What’s next?

A further 1500 clinical pharmacists will be invited to join GP practices by the deadline of 2020/21. This ambitious clinical staffing target may well rely on help from experts in this area of recruitment, such as http://www.gandlscientific.com/clinical-staffing-solutions/.

This scheme is one of several intended to help improve the patient experience, while also making the extended training needed to be a GP more attractive to new doctors. It should reduce pressure on front line services which are very often misused due to the over-long wait time for contact with a health professional.

Essential Advice for Aspiring Yoga Teachers

Essential Advice for Aspiring Yoga Teachers

A typical Yoga teacher training program will cover a LOT of ground. Over hundreds of hours, it might cover everything from ancient Hindu mythology to postures, philosophy, anatomy, business principles, the environment, and almost every other thing in between. When it’s over, you will be all excited to go out into the world and share your new skills and knowledge with your future students.

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But there are a few things that will surprise you once you actually start teaching yourself. It’d be helpful if you focus on these principles whilst teaching yoga and training teachers. More

6 Leading Types of Commercial & Research ELISA Kits

6 Leading Types of Commercial & Research ELISA Kits

ELISA kits come highly recommended in scientific, research and clinical tests because of their detection ranges and their sensitivities. The two main kinds of ELISA assays carried out using the ELISA kits are the sandwich and the competitive ELISA assay kits that have high precision levels.

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These enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay testing methods are effective in diagnosing diseases, medical research, detecting of banned substances by anti-doping agencies, and commercial food companies in production of allergen-free food items. More

Unknown Dangers of Chewing Gum

Unknown Dangers of Chewing Gum

Chewing gum has a lot of benefits — it makes your breath smell nicer, it can get food out of your teeth, and it gives your mouth to do. However, it also has a negative side as well. If you are part of the 59% of the population that regularly chews gum, read on to learn about 7 hidden dangers of chewing gum, and why you should quit today.

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Chewing Gum Often Causes Jaw Problems

Chewing on one side more often than the other can lead to a jaw muscle imbalance, and consistently chewing gum in general can trigger TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, a painful chronic joint condition in the jaw. This condition is caused by overuse of the jaw muscles. Side effects include: pain, a clicking noise when you open or close the jaw, jaw tightness or even a locked jaw. More

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: Understanding What It Is

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: Understanding What It Is

There are many people in the world in need of bioidentical hormone therapy not just in California. Most people might now know what it is and what is it that happens to the body that it needs this kind of treatment.

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Bioidentical hormone therapy means that the person receiving this treatment will be given hormones identical to his own on a molecular level. It is also called natural hormone therapy. Some of the specific hormones that is used in this kind of therapy are: More

5 interesting facts & truths about Panic attacks

5 interesting facts & truths about Panic attacks

A panic attack is basically a sudden surge of some overwhelming feelings including anxiety and fear. Your heart pounds badly and you can’t breathe easily. You may feel like you’re dying or will go crazy. And if it left untreated, then panic attacks can ultimately lead to severe panic disorders and many other problems. They can also cause you to withdraw from your routine activities. But it’s also true that panic attacks can be easily cured and the sooner you will seek help, the better it will be. So with proper treatment, you can easily eliminate the severe symptoms of panic and can efficiently regain control of your life.

Panic Attack

Have a look at some interesting facts & truths about panic attacks, so that you can get some details if you are one of those experiencing this. More

3 Amazing Smoothies for Glowing Skin & Gut Health

3 Amazing Smoothies for Glowing Skin & Gut Health

Glowing skin and a healthy gut is important, as the health of your digestive tract is linked with every other function in the body – including your brain and mood. Most of us already know that probiotics are great for your gut, but there are more options beyond eating kefir, yogurt, and fermented foods.

Flax Berry Smoothie

Start your mornings with a nourishing breakfast smoothie that will lift your mood and set yourself up for a productive day. Using the right mix of ingredients in your smoothie will help promote a healthy digestion and give you a radiant slow. For maximum results, be sure to include fat, fiber and definitely some flavor. More

Can cockroaches cause serious sickness?

Can cockroaches cause serious sickness?

When we think of dirty cockroaches, there may be some images and connotations of poor hygiene come crawling into our mind. But do you also know that these dirty cockroaches can cause serious illness in human beings?

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Let us analyze some important aspects, diseases and preventions you need to know about cockroaches. More