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

Sore Throat In Adults: 3 Likely Causes

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Sore throats are a common complaint among the young and old alike. While you may think you become less susceptible to certain infections as you age, the three infections listed below are just as common in adults and may be the cause of your sore throat. 1. Common Cold If it started with a nagging tickle and lasted only a few days, the likeliest cause of your sore throat is the common cold.

27 June 2016

3 Benefits Of Having A Chiropractor Use Active Release Technique For Your Carpal Tunnel

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If you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, your chiropractor may have suggested using active release technique to treat it. If you are wondering how this targeted massage could help, consider the three benefits below. Releases Pressure On The Nerves Active release technique helps release the pressure on your hands' nerves, helping to relieve any pain and numbing sensations you may experience during a flare-up. The massage technique works by targeting specific muscles that are in direct contact with the nerve.

27 June 2016

3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Heroin-Addicted Grown Child

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If losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to a parent, then watching a child struggle with heroin addiction may be a close second. Heroin is a powerful drug that holds a strong grip on its addicts. Many people who become addicted struggle with that addiction for the rest of their lives. The addiction often completely changes them as a person. Their priorities, dreams, and goals disappear. Their appearance may change dramatically.

20 June 2016