health--medical

Binaural Hearing: What Is It And How Can You Protect Your Ears?

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If you suffer from complete hearing loss in one ear and partial hearing loss in the other, you may choose to wear one hearing aid instead of two devices. However, that may not be a good idea. Having the ability to hear in both ears, or binaural hearing, can help keep you safe, as well as prevent you from losing all of your hearing abilities. Here are things that may happen if you don't wear two hearing aids and what you can do to prevent them.

29 October 2016

4 Cool 3D Ultrasound Facts You Probably Didn't Know

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The joy of bringing a new life into the world is made that much more joyful with the first glimpse of your new child. Many expecting parents are turning to 3D ultrasound technology to get a sneak peek of their little ones before the grand finale. As you prepare for your 3D ultrasound screening, you might be interesting in learning these interesting facts about the technology. The Idea of the 3D Ultrasound is More Recent than You Think

27 October 2016

Moving To A New Location But Want To Return Home To Give Birth? Backup Medical Options To Prepare For

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If you are pregnant and moving to a new location with your partner, there are some health professionals that you want to get lined up in advance. If you are planning on delivering where you live currently, and not at your new destination, and you are going to return home for a scheduled birth, it's important to have a backup plan. A baby doesn't always come on your schedule, and instead when it's ready.

11 October 2016

Are Your Contacts Safe?

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Contacts have been around for a long time, and are, in general, quite safe if worn and cleaned correctly. Of course, many people are careless with their contacts and put their vision in danger as a result. Your contacts can definitely be a safe choice for you if you take the time and put forth the effort to wear and maintain them correctly. Extended Wear Contact wearers have long wanted to wake up with clear vision and not have to deal with contact insertion and cleaning every morning and night.

27 September 2016

3 Things You Need to Know About Helping a Person with an Eating Disorder

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If you or someone that you love struggles with an eating disorder, you might wondering what you should do to help correct the problem. Many people who struggle with an eating disorder want help but are unable to get past the illness. Here are some things that you need to know about eating disorders. 1. An Eating Disorder Is Much Like an Addiction When someone deprives themselves of food for long periods of time, their body becomes accustomed to the changes.

8 September 2016

Have A Sinus Infection? When To Seek Medical Treatment

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Nearly 40 million people deal with sinus infections each year. If you're within this group, you know just how uncomfortable it can be to deal with this condition. Fortunately, most of these infections can be treated with over-the-counter medications, steam treatments and sometimes simply rest. However, for some people, this isn't the case. Being able to distinguish a regular sinus infection from a serious infection is critical to your health.

24 August 2016

3 Ways to Make Wearing Contact Lenses More Comfortable

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One of the biggest problems that many people have with contact lenses is that the lenses can become uncomfortable to wear. In many cases, the discomfort is a result of the wearer's eyes becoming irritated or very dry. Listed below are just a few ways to make wearing your contact lenses a bit more comfortable for you. Take Supplements One of the leading causes for dry eyes is the fact that a person's tears can often evaporate quite quickly when they are wearing contact lenses.

27 July 2016

Refuting Three Myths Concerning In-Home Care Services

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When you are suffering from a serious disease or injury that makes it difficult for you to live independently, it is important for you to understand your options for treatment. Unfortunately, many patients will have a poor understanding of in-home care services. By dispelling these myths about this type of care, you can make a better decision about whether this is an option you should pursue. Myth: All In-Home Caregivers Provide Medical Care

27 July 2016

Three Reasons You Need a Stair Lift in Your Home

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A stair lift may not be the first thing you consider when you are starting to have trouble getting around your home, but stair lifts can be very beneficial and can help you stay in your home longer. Here are three ways to know that it's time to get a stair lift for your home.  You're Worried About Your Independence When you start to get older, suffer from a disability, or have other physical concerns, you can start to wonder if you can live on your own.

27 July 2016

When That Lump Is A Cyst

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Whenever you find a lump or bump on your body, you should examine it for signs that it is a problem. However, the human body is a lumpy, bumpy place, and if you panic every time you find something, you will spend your life looking up skin cancer and tumor pics on the internet. If you notice a bump on your head, your neck, your breasts, or other parts of your body, it may well be a cyst.

28 June 2016