Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Things You Need to Know About Sulfa Allergy

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A sulfa allergy is a term that is used to describe a reaction to drugs and antibiotics that contain sulfonamides. When someone has a reaction to medications such as Lasix, Microzide, Glynase, Amaryl, Celebrex or Imetrex, it can cause irritating or side effects. Having such adverse reactions to these drugs is fairly common. The symptoms can range from nausea to vomiting, or go as far as anaphylaxis. Allergic reactions to these drugs can also cause hives and other skin reactions. Sulfa is one of the most common allergies causing drugs. If you or a loved one happens to have this common reaction, there are many things that you can do to reduce the risk of anaphylaxis. Having a sulfa drug allergy doesn’t have to ruin your life; on the contrary, you can live as a normal person. You simply have to take a few precautions and have a few things with you or your loved ones that make their lives easier.

Sulfa Allergy

Sulfa Allergy

Allergy Alert Bracelet

This is a great thing to wear if you have a sulfa allergy. An allergy alert bracelet can save your life, if someone can see that you are allergic to some of the drugs, they will know who to call and what to tell them. Also, it can stop doctors and other people giving these people potentially harmful drugs. In case of emergencies, these bracelets can also serve as identification if the person is in no condition to talk. An allergy alert bracelet is an amazing thing to have if you have a sulfa allergy.

A specialised sulfa allergy bracelet is also available because this is such a common condition among people today. This will be a good thing to have a child wear at all times when they are going to school or anywhere else without you or another guardian who is aware of their condition. It is also a good thing for you to wear if you are going out alone. Having a sulfa allergy bracelet is important to carry if you have a sulfa allergy.

Medical identification is an important thing for anyone to have, but especially those with a sulfa drug allergy. Knowing that you or your loved ones will be safe is an important part of living in the world today with allergies. When you have medical identification, this is much more easily attainable.

 

Jon

Women’s Medical Bracelet with Walnut Leaves Chain

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Bracelet is a jewelry that is in the form of a strap or a chain that is worn in the wrist or in the ankle. Some of these are created with interlocking loops and others do not have it. This is usually used as accessories for improving one’s personality. Bracelets also represent functions or it is used as identification such as the medical bracelet. Medical bracelets used to identify patients with different illnesses. It helps the medical staff in identifying the illness of certain patient and be able to determine quickly the kind of treatment that the patient needs. This is very helpful in emergency cases that immediately alerts the medical personnel and be able to provide the correct prescription immediately just like the women’s bracelet which is designed with walnut leaves chain.

Walnut Leaf Chain

Medical Bracelet with Walnut Leaves Chain

Walnut leaves chain is a medical alert bracelet for women are fashioned with unique colored leaves which are made of steel. This women’s bracelet is skillfully engraved with identification that comes in black that can be easily read by anyone especially the medical team. It is a women’s bracelet embellished with walnut leaves chain that can be durably used wear every day. The walnuts will not rust even if it gets wet everyday and it comes in brown, silver, and gold leaves.

My-identity-Doctor is the most reliable website that offers this kind of medical alert bracelets for women. This can be used in any kind of occasions where it can be always useful n times of medical emergency. The details of this women’s medical ID bracelet includes black engraving, made of 316L steel with 2mm and .75”x .30” in size, polished front, 3 lines are made available for customized engraving, non allergic, and comfortably curve on the wrist. Other details of the this women’s bracelet are the clasp which is likened to a lobster claw, custom sized, an adult bracelet which is artistically designed by “My Identity Doctor” which is adjustable and suitable for 4” to 8” wrists, and most of all it is matched with earrings E14.

The importance of medical ID jewelry is easily identifies the chronic disease that the patient has. It helps in providing the appropriate treatment once this jewelry symbol has been identified by medical specialists. It helps you to keep safe because it is a medical symbol that is easy to recognize. This walnut leaves chain women’s bracelets are specifically designed for various illnesses such as diabetes, allergies, lung disease, and others.

Wearing these medical alert bracelets for women is very helpful especially if the patient has an accident or if you cannot tell your defects and the bracelet will just serve a symbol for somebody or to someone else to identify it. Furthermore it is an accessory that will always look good with any kind outfit that you are going to wear. This is also helpful wearing it in any kind of celebrations where you can accidentally eat something which is against to your health condition.

Jon

Living with Dementia? Here are Some Travel Tips for You

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Dementia is part of a broader category of brain diseases that cause the sufferer to have long term and quite often gradually decreasing ability to think and remember in such a way that the person’s daily life is impacted a lot. Other symptoms that may be found in people who suffer from Dementia include emotional problems, problems with the language, and a total decrease in motivation. However, the consciousness of the person is not affected. Dementia is a dangerous disease that many people suffer from and although it can mostly be found with the elderly, there are many cases when far younger people have been affected by it.

Dementia Travel Tips

Dementia Travel Tips

Nowadays many people tend to use medical ID jewelry that is used to identify a person’s illness. Many websites such as My Identity Doctor offer medical bracelets for people who are suffering from a disease. If you have a friend or relative who is suffering from this disease it is a good idea to give them one dementia id bracelet so that in case of any emergency doctors know what they are suffering from and would react more adequately. This can actually be a life saver in many situations something like this can be the difference between life and death.

Although living with dementia might have a great impact on your daily life this does not mean that life for you is completely over. If the person that is suffering from this dangerous disease loves to travel then a good idea to clear their head might be to take them on a trip somewhere. There are a few tips that you should follow when you are with such a person.

For once always bring a dementia bracelet with them so that in case of any emergency doctors will have a better understanding of the situation and thus will be able to act accordingly. In many cases this can actually be the reason of a life being saved. Additionally, since sufferers of dementia tend to have damaged remembering ability a good idea might be to lead notes about everything. Where are you staying during the trip, where can they find food, what is your number. Although these might seem like simple and insignificant facts, when the person is suffering from such a disease even this can be a daunting challenge. This is why you can make their life much easier by giving them notes with everything written. Even if they end up getting lost or need help they can still ask somebody for help. And since their identity bracelet dementia will be with them, they will be alright.

 

Jon

Adjustable Velcro Medical ID Bracelet for Kids

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Are you aware if your friends are sick if they did not tell you at the first place? Most of the times, people do not tell others about their sickness as that does not seem to be a nice topic to talk about. Hence, when something bad happens, there are no ways that they know if you are suffering from any illness which cannot be treated using the ordinary way.

Velcro Medical ID Bracelet

Velcro Medical ID Bracelet

In spite of how protective parents are, there will be times when they just cannot stay together with their children to be their shields. Hence, for parents who have sick children, it is important that you sort a way to keep your children safe even they are not within your sight. One of the best ways is to get them an adjustable velcro medical ID bracelet.

Since it is impossible to stay with them 24/7, why not get a “talisman” that acts as a reminder to be attached with your child? If something bad really happens to them, the bracelet is an alarm that makes people to alert of your child’s health condition. It is a very useful tool especially when the victim is unconscious and unable to speak for himself.

There are many different types of such bracelet being sold in the market but the best one will be the adjustable velcro type. It is designed with the aim of one to suite all, keeping in mind that every kid has a different diameter wrist. Also, it is easily detachable and vice-versa without hurting their skin. It is a great contemporary design that is very convenient at use.

There are different terms that refer to the same thing: kids medical bracelet, kids medical ribbon and kids medical id bracelets. These all function the same way – to give the medical professionals a confession of the owner’s health condition.

It is really important for the doctors to know a patient’s health history before treating him/her. For example, a patient suffering from G6PD, a common illness that happens to boys cannot be treated with any substance that contains sulphur. It is toxic to them and will cause death in certain cases. Hence, if the doctor does not know this, your child’s life might be at stake.

The benefits of this bracelet include what is mentioned previously: giving quick alarm of health condition. Also, it can be a form of accessory to make your kid looks more stylish. There are many different designs available and some of them look really quite well designed.

Jon

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week | 25 – 31 January 2015

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Fight Cervical Cancer

Cancer is a very dangerous disease that can be simply characterized by cell growth that has gone out of control. People of any age and origin get be affected of this dangerous disease and although there are some types that are more frequent in children, the more you grow up the bigger the chance of cancer is.

This is why many groups such as the My Identity Doctor offer cancer awareness bracelet that you can get which can help you raise the awareness of this dangerous illness. Every cancer bracelet is unique and it can be engraved with whatever you desire. All of the cancer awareness bracelets are available with a lifetime guarantee and you can wear them every day in order to help with the cause of finding a cure. There are different types such as breast cancer bracelets that are highly used especially by women.

Now you can take even further step into the fight for raising awareness of cancer by visiting the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW). The CCPW will last from January 25 to January 31 of 2015 and it will be a great way for people to further raise the awareness of this dangerous disease.

If you are interested in participating in the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week there are a few activities that you could do in order to be a part of it all. Wearing a cancer awareness bracelet might be a good start but it won’t do. During the CCPW you will be able to display some of the posters and leaflets that have been specifically designed for this event to some of the most visited places in your hometown such as the local hospitals and libraries. You could also distribute leaflets around your university or college so that more and more people become aware of how serious this matter is. An even better idea is to give aware cancer awareness bracelet together with the leaflets so that more and more people decide to participate. Once you have caught the attention of a bigger audience you will be able to spread the word more and more.

Cancer is a serious and dangerous disease that everyone knows about, however there are not many people who fight with it. By wearing a cancer bracelet and participating in the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week you will be able to spread the word about how to fight with cancer so that less and less people get affected. You won’t be able to change the world but you might be able to save somebody’s life and if that is not important than what is?

 

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