Health News

The Impact Diet Trends Have on Heart Health

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 10:01

It’s not uncommon for a new diet fad to take rise every year, from the craze about juicing to the warnings regarding gluten, it seems like every year health nuts are promoting a new trend with some bold claims. But apart from what the diets say they can do, doctors wanted to investigate and see what kind of impact these diet trends had on the most important organ for men and women living in the US: the heart.

Great savings this week at Discount Medical Supplies!

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 10:56

To help put the power back in the hands of the shopper, we are unrolling vast savings on our ENTIRE inventory for this week. Anything and everything from the extremely popular TENS Units, to something simple that helps increase your qualify of life – take a Doorknob Gripper for example – whatever the case may be, patients can pounce on the opportunity to save hundreds on all of their needs.

Are Health & Fitness Apps Beneficial?

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 13:08

At some point or another, we’ve all come across an old saying that we should walk a minimum of 10,000 steps each day. In fact, this 10,000 step mark has become a common milestone amongst the myriad of health and fitness apps that are bought and downloaded each day. But how accurate is this ‘10,000 step’ mark? And are fitness apps all that beneficial?

Understanding & Recognizing Dementia Symptoms

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 16:40

While you might be inclined to believe otherwise, dementia is actually not a disease. Rather, dementia is the name given to a variety of symptoms that are caused from excessive damage to the brain. Find out more about the different symptoms and their causes down below.

Safety for your loved ones with a 10% discount

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 09:18

This week Discount Medical Supplies wants to focus on the safety of your loved ones. We know how important it is for you to keep your family safe when they are in the shower.  The bathroom overall can be a slippery dangerous place and it’s one of the first places you have to look into when you are interested in turning your home into a safe place.  According to the CDC, every year an average o 235,000 people are rushed to the ER over injuries suffered in the bathroom.

Air pollution and cheap medical stuff online for diabetics

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 11:30

People with diabetes can find cheap medical stuff online at Discount Medical Supplies, which is a good thing especially for those living in areas with highly polluted air like Los Angeles. High levels of air pollution may magnify some Hispanic children's risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the journal Diabetes. “Exposure to heightened air pollution during childhood increases the risk for Hispanic children to become obese and, independent of that, to also develop type 2 diabetes,” co-director of the University of Southern California's Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute and study corresponding author Michael Goran said.

Go on and try TENS unit supplies and yoga for low back pain

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 15:49

TENS unit supplies are a safe and effective way to relieve low back pain and can yoga be, according to a new review was published online recently in the journal Cochrane Library. Assistant professor of family and community medicine at the University of Maryland and review author L. Susan Wieland and colleagues analyzed 12 studies of over 1000 subjects with lower back pain comparing yoga to physical therapy or patient education. Some evidence was found that yoga resulted in small improvements in pain, and small to moderate improvements in back function at 3 and 6 months.


Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 16:43

This week we have a very special promotion for all doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists!  Look into our electrotherapy category and take your pick! This week when you order any tens unit or electrotherapy accessory and your order is over $185 you will get a 20% discount!

10% off on Wound Care Supplies!

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 10:42

If you are the type of person that always likes to be prepared for any situation then you know and value the importance of having wound care supplies at home. From a simple band aid to other more complex bandages and dressings, we all need to be ready to tend to scraped knees, but fingers and other more complicated bleeding situations.  

American Heart Month’s most sought-after medical supplies

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 16:26

Stethoscopes must be among February’s most sought-after medical supplies. What with it being American Heart Month, doctors’ offices must be receiving an influx of patients wanting to have their hearts checked – which is better than Tin Men asking for a heart – or, as healthcare providers call it, a cardiovascular exam. The two major elements of the cardiac exam are observation, palpation and, auscultation. Three. The three major elements of the cardiac exam. Auscultation is the most important of those three elements.