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Helping Your Child With Autism Develop Language Skills: Tips For You

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When you have a child with autism, it is difficult to know what you can expect as they grow and develop. After all, there are many different degrees of autism and every child is different. If your child is having trouble developing speech and language skills as a result of their autism, you may find yourself at a loss as far as what you can do to help them. Not being able to communicate with your child or not knowing what they are trying to communicate to you can be stressful and frustrating, but it is not necessarily a permanent issue.

14 October 2016

What Is Transvaginal Ultrasound?

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While ultrasound is a well-known procedure, transvaginal ultrasound is not as well known. If you're scheduled to have a transvaginal ultrasound, you may have many questions about the procedure and its purpose. The following FAQ will help you understand the purpose of this type of ultrasound, what to expect during the procedure. What is transvaginal ultrasound? A transvaginal ultrasound is a type of ultrasound that doctors use to examine a woman's reproductive organs.

10 October 2016

Identifying The Signs Of A Seizure In A Child

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With seizures in children, there are often no symptoms because a symptom is something that is observed and reported by the patient. However, children and other seizure victims often do not remember the seizure. Instead, it will be up to adults who witnessed the seizure to record the signs that the child exhibited. Ask Your Child About What He Or She Is Feeling Talk to your child frequently about what he or she is feeling, especially if your child is behaving strangely.

26 September 2016

Could A Neurologist Help With Your Carpal Tunnel Symptoms?

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If you find yourself dealing with numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands and wrists whenever you spend too much time working your fingers (or lifting heavy objects), you may wonder what you can do to minimize the impact these carpal tunnel symptoms have on your daily life. Because carpal tunnel is an issue with your nerves, not your bones, an orthopedic surgeon may not be the answer; at the same time, you might be reluctant to commit to taking daily painkillers for the rest of your life in order to function without carpal tunnel pain.

6 September 2016

In Your Forties And Feeling Unenergized? How Regain Your Youthful Appearance And A Sense Of Well-Being

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If you are in your forties and are starting to feel the effects of time and do not have as much energy or charisma as you once did in the past, don't settle for an unfulfilling life and accept the fact that you are growing old. Instead, utilize the following tips to help you regain your youthful appearance and feel better than you have in years. Seek Hormone Therapy Treatments

23 August 2016

Why Your Feet May Be Causing Your Back Pain

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If you're suffering from chronic lower back pain, take a look at your feet. Your flat feet, also called feet with fallen arches, may be contributing to or even causing the back pain. Here is the connection between your feet and your back pain and how your pain can be treated. Keeping Your Lower Body Aligned The arch in your foot serves two purposes. It provides a shock-absorbing type of support each time you take a step.

26 July 2016

Two Tips To Help You Avoid Hearing Loss

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Your hearing is one of the most vital senses that you have.  It allows you to listen to the sweet sounds of your loved ones, as well as enjoy the tones of the type of music that you enjoy.  Because healthy hearing contributes so much to your quality of life, it's important to protect it.  Approximately one in three people who are between the ages of 65 and 74 have some degree of hearing loss.

14 July 2016

Planning On Aging In Place? 3 Reasons Why You Should Have A Walk-In Bathtub

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More seniors are opting to stay put and age in place. That means they're forgoing assisted living facilities and retiring to their own homes. If you've decided to age in place, there are some steps you can take to make your home a safe place in which to age gracefully. One of the most important changes you can make involves the bathroom. You're going to need a safe place to bathe yourself.

6 July 2016

How Rehabilitation Services Can Benefit Your Recovery After Brain Surgery

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Patients that wake up in recovery after having a tumor removed from their brain may face several challenges during the weeks of recovery. You may have to deal with a loss of mobility in certain parts of your body. Mobility issues and more can be dealt with with the help of a professional physical therapist. You may also have trouble with your speech. Some people experience problems with their memory or critical thinking skills.

1 July 2016

Three Things Sugar Glider Owners Need To Know About Dental Disease

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Sugar gliders can suffer from dental disease, just like people can. Here are three things sugar glider owners need to know about dental disease.  Why do sugar gliders get dental disease? Despite their rodent-like appearance, sugar gliders are actually marsupials, not rodents, and they don't have constantly-growing teeth. This means that their oral health requires more maintenance than the mice, rats or guinea pigs you might be used to. While rodent teeth grow too quickly for cavities to develop, sugar gliders do not have this advantage.

28 June 2016