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  • 2 Common Sleep-Related Medical Conditions

    Sleep is vitally important; it allows our bodies to rest and recover. However, there are a wide variety of medical conditions that can affect our sleep. These conditions may reduce the amount or quality of sleep, or in some cases have even more serious effects. Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition that affects over 18 million Americans. It occurs when the muscles that support the walls of the airways become weakened, causing them to narrow during sleep. [Read More]

  • Symptoms Of Hearing Loss In Young Children

    If you have very young children, chances are good that you are going to be watching them for signs that anything is wrong because you are worried about them. Once common issue that many parents miss is that their children have hearing problems. Your child might not have every experienced a full level of hearing and therefore won't know that it's out of the ordinary to not be able to easily hear conversations going around him or her. [Read More]

  • Things You Can Do Now To Prevent Allergy Symptoms This Spring

    Allergy season is just around the corner. Fortunately for the 58 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, there is still plenty of time to prepare.  The following are six things you can do in mid-winter to reduce the chances that this spring will be made miserable by seasonal allergies: Start routinely cleaning your home Allergy symptoms can often be significantly reduced if you keep dust and dirt in your house under control. [Read More]

  • Four Foods To Add To Your Diet If You Suffer From Hypothyroidism

    If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, the hormone replacement medications that your doctor prescribes will go a long way towards keeping your symptoms at bay. However, there are other things you can do to bolster your thyroid function and make yourself feel better, including adding the following foods to your diet: Oily Fish Oily fish such as salmon and tuna is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to help patients with hypothyroidism fight symptoms like impaired immune function and systemic inflammation. [Read More]

  • 5 Modern Hearing Aids for Different Fittings and Degrees of Hearing Loss

    Hearing aids come in a variety of sizes and fittings. Older models were pretty indiscreet, and wearers often felt self-conscious. However, modern hearing aids are designed to be barely visible, and their individual structure can match a specific type of hearing loss. Here are five modern hearing aids for differing preferences and degrees of hearing loss. Receiver in the Canal (RIC) This hearing device comprises a case, a connector and a receiver. [Read More]

  • Allergy Assistance For Suffering Veterans

    Getting assistance with allergy problems isn't easy for veterans, especially if you have other health risks or difficulties that make earning a living difficult. Fortunately, there are ways that an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist can get you the help you want--and the business they need--with services that Veterans Affairs (VA) can provide. Before going without treatment because of the cost, consider a few ways that the VA can get you to a trusted specialist. [Read More]