Before you shop, measure the space earmarked for the computer area and draw a floor plan, noting the location of windows, doors, electric outlets and phone outlets. Also measure any home office equipment you already have and plan to use. Figure the number of linear feet you will need to accommodate materials you need to store, then add a bit more for future needs. Continue reading
Work demands can make arthritis pain acute. It is important to minimize this by staying aware of your body and what it needs.
Get up, move around and stretch every 20 to 30 minutes to keep stiffness at bay. Change positions often. Sitting in the same position for long periods causes muscles to tighten and shorten. This can increase stress on joints, making them stiff and painful. Once stiff, joints have a limited range of motion, which limits your ability to perform even simple tasks. Continue reading
Adapalene and tazarotene are new topical treatments similar in action to tretinoin. Adapalene may be less irritating for many individuals.
Ask your doctor if switching medications might be right for you. Another new acne treatment is azelaic acid cream, a prescription medication which helps to suppress acne bacteria and appears similar to benzoyl peroxide in its efficacy. Continue reading