health--medical

Three Potential Weight-Loss Benefits That You Will Definitely Notice

Many people understand that maintaining a healthy weight is key to living a long and happy life. However, most people don't realize just how much of an impact obesity can have on their day-to-day lives and how losing weight can improve life. You may not immediately notice all of the health-related benefits to losing weight, but there are a few things that you most definitely will notice: It Can Help You Stand Taller Read More 

Protect Your Hearing Aids From These 3 Dangers

Hearing aids can make a fundamental difference in your quality of life. Often patients don't realize the extent of their hearing loss until they actually put hearing aids in for the first time and realize how clear the sounds around them become. Once you have them, you want to make sure that you keep them in great shape so that they can continue to provide you with crystal clear hearing. Unfortunately, there are dangers to your hearing aids that you may not realize even exist. Read More 

4 Things You Need to Know about Skeeter Syndrome

Many people develop an itchy lump at the site of a mosquito bite. While this is annoying, it's just a minor allergic reaction to proteins in the mosquito's saliva. Some people experience a more severe allergic reaction to mosquito saliva and develop what's known as skeeter syndrome. Here are four things you need to know about skeeter syndrome. 1. What are the signs of skeeter syndrome? If you have skeeter syndrome, your mosquito bites will become excessively swollen. Read More 

Understanding Speech Therapy For Kids On The Autism Spectrum

Kids on the autism spectrum often struggle with communication skills. For this reason, speech therapy is a common part of their treatment plan. If your child's pediatrician has suggested that you pursue speech therapy, it's important that you understand what's ahead. When you know what kinds of struggles your child is likely to face and how the therapist can help, you'll be in a better position to support the treatment and help your child to build stronger communication skills. Read More 

On Yet Another Round Of Antibiotics For Your Sinus Infection? What Are Your Permanent Treatment Options?

For many Americans, winter's cold weather and forced close contact with others can lead to a painful sinus infection. While these infections can generally be cleared up with a round of oral antibiotics, in some cases you may find yourself continuing to suffer for months on end. Sometimes the infection worsens each time you don't get enough sleep for a few nights or your diet goes downhill. What causes these stubborn sinus infections, and what can you do to get relief? Read More