Even when healthy, drink plenty of fluid every day. Drink more when the weather is hot or you are exercising.
Carefully monitor someone who is ill, especially an infant, child, or older adult. If you believe that dehydration is developing, consult a doctor before the person becomes moderately or severely dehydrated. Begin fluid replacement as soon as vomiting and diarrhea start -- DO NOT wait for signs of dehydration.
Always encourage the person to drink during an illness,...Read more
If you have RA, you need to take steps to protect your heart. The traditional risk factors involved in heart disease include high blood... Read more »
I have discussed here more than once the increased risk of death in rheumatoid arthritis patients when compared to healthy individuals. ... Read more »
Over the years there has been much debate over the use of ADHD medications, such as Ritalin, Adderall and Strattera because of possible... Read more »
At least half of the adult human body is made up of water. This fluid is in every cell, between the cells, and inside the blood. Not having enough... Read more »
See All of Keri's Breast Cancer Comic Strips Read more »