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Hearing Loss: Tips For Better Communication For Everyone

Relationships can really suffer when a person is dealing with hearing loss. However, this doesn't have to be the case for you. While your communication may be slightly impaired due to your inability to hear 100% clearly, there are steps that you can take – as well as steps that others can take – to help improve the lines of communication to ensure that they are not damaged and that your relationships remain strong.

Three Benefits To Pre-Planning A Funeral

Planning a funeral for your loved one can be very tough when you are trying to deal with all the emotions of their death. Unfortunately, while 66 percent of Americans would prefer to arrange their own funeral, only 25% actually get around to doing it. Procrastination can be a big reason for someone to delay planning their funeral because death may not be a priority for them right away. While planning a funeral isn't the first thing on your to-do list, it should still be something to consider and here is why:

6 Tips For Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections can be quite unpleasant to deal with. You feel a burning sensation every time you go to the bathroom and may even experience dizziness and nausea. The good news is that making some simple lifestyle changes can help you prevent this condition. Here are six helpful tips: Don't Try to Hold It We have all been guilty of holding it when we are in a meeting or doing something else that's important.

Crack A Tooth? Here's What To Do

Feeling a tooth crack when you bite down on something hard can send shivers down your spine. Not only is the sensation of a tooth cracking strange, but you're instantly hit with worries of what to do, how the crack will be treated, and whether you'll even get to keep the tooth. Don't just ignore your tooth crack. It won't go away on its own, and waiting will only make matters worse as decay may set in.

Faqs About Hansen's Disease

Reports of two children possibly having Hansen's disease has sent parents searching for more information. The disease is a rare condition that is treatable. If you have a school-age child, here is what you need to know about the disease and its treatment.  What Is Hansen's Disease? Hansen's disease, or leprosy, results from a bacterial infection. The disease can be spread from person-to-person, such as through inhaling droplets after someone infected with the disease sneezes.

Why Monovision Is Often The Best Choice For Cataract Patients

Having a cataract removed and having one's cloudy vision restored is beneficial enough, but an additional benefit of cataract surgery is that patients can have their vision improved to a greater degree than where their vision was at prior to developing cataracts. By having a near lens implanted on one eye and a far lens on the other eye, it is possible for patients to improve their vision and reduce the frequency in which they must wear glasses.

3 Steps To Take If Your Child Has A Severe Egg Allergy

An allergy can cause a variety of symptoms, such as hives, rashes, wheezing, a runny nose, sneezing, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and even anaphylaxis. If your child experiences any of these symptoms after consuming eggs directly or dishes or baked goods made with eggs, he or she may be allergic to eggs. Take the following steps when your child has an egg allergy: Visit an Allergist Even when you're pretty sure that your child can tolerate eggs, it is important to see an allergist for an allergy test.

Tips For Recovering From A Tummy Tuck

If you've had a tummy tuck, otherwise known as an abdominoplasty, it may take you a little while to recover from the surgery and get back to 100 percent. A tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat from around your stomach area and can also strengthen any weakened muscles you may have. The procedure is designed for those who have abdominal issues due to heredity, aging, pregnancy, and other medical issues.

What It's All About When You Have Dental Implants And A Yucky Taste In Your Mouth

Do you frequently have a bad taste in your mouth and also have dental implants? If so, you are likely worried that something may be wrong with your implants. A number of people experience his phenomenon, and it can be attributed to a few reasons. The type of dental implant material used for your procedure could be the cause. For example, what you are describing as a bad taste may be a metal sensitivity.

Could Stem Cell Treatment Improve Arthritis Symptoms?

The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis—including aching joints, inability to engage in physical activities you once enjoyed, and whole-body fatigue—are uncomfortable and can dramatically impact your life. But new research shows that rheumatoid arthritis symptoms may be lessened, sometimes dramatically, through an infusion of stem cells. What Are Stem Cells? The term "stem cell" is used to identify a particular type of generic cell that can divide indefinitely into a variety of specific cells.