Older Adults: Pick A Mini Trampoline Over Walking As Your Primary Exercise Routine

Trampolines aren't just child's play anymore. In fact, if you're an older adult, you may want to invest in a mini-trampoline, or "rebounder," because using one has benefits that are important specifically to you. It's Low Impact, But Has High Results A mini trampoline's flexible mat is attached to springs, so landing on one is much softer than it would be if you were jumping up and down on a floor. [Read More]

When Seeing Isn't Believing: Identifying Visual Perception Problems

Sometimes, a child who successfully passes a vision screening may still have difficulty differentiating certain letters, numbers, shapes and colors. In those cases, the problem isn't the child's vision but visual processing. In most cases, your child's optometrist will diagnose visual processing disorder after evaluating the condition of the eyes and basic vision. There are a few different types of visual processing problems, and understanding each one can help you to identify and work around your child's unique needs. [Read More]

No, Celebrities Are Not Born With Perfect Teeth

Have you ever noticed how flawless your favorite celebrity looks every time you see him or her on television? They flash a smile so perfect you are blinded by it. Despite what you may think, celebrities are not born with flawless pearly white teeth. They had crooked, chipped, stained, and missing teeth just like you do at one point in time. They just went to a cosmetic dentist and got their teeth fixed with crowns, veneers, dental implants, and bridges. [Read More]

Using Vitamins And Minerals To Prevent Hearing Loss

A healthy diet is one of the best ways to quickly improve your hearing. What you eliminate from your diet can contribute to your hearing loss. Hearing loss is never easy to deal with, but by adding more of the vitamins and minerals to your diet that help hearing, you can greatly improve how well you hear: Grab Some Fish Grab some fish for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fish is rich in omega 3 fats which are crucial to healthy hearing. [Read More]