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  • Tips For Traveling With A Hearing Impairment

    23 May 2016

    A hearing impairment does not have to interfere with your ability to travel. With the right preparations, you can successfully travel to any location without a problem. If you are planning to travel this summer, here is what you need to know. What Can You Do to Prepare? One of the best ways you can ensure that you are fully prepared is to make all of your traveling arrangements in advance.

  • Finally Catching Zzzs: How Melatonin Can Help Get Rid Of Your Insomnia

    17 May 2016

    You're tossing and turning at night…again. You've tried all the chamomile tea in the world, along with soothing ocean sounds and lavender compresses, but they don't seem to be doing anything to improve your chances of getting to sleep at a reasonable hour. What's left to try, beyond begging sleeping pills from your doctor? If you're an insomniac dreading the prospect of another sleepless night but don't want prescription drugs, then here's what trying a melatonin supplement can do for you.

  • Helpful Information about Colon Cancer & Getting Diagnosed

    2 May 2016

    Do you constantly have the feeling that you need to relieve your bowels? If you still feel like you need to relieve your bowels after you have already done it, you might want to find out if colon cancer is possibly the root of the problem. Find out in this article what you should know about colon cancer and getting diagnosed by a specialist. What Is Colon Cancer? Basically, colon cancer means that there are an abnormal number of cells growing in your large intestine.

  • Got Ink And Don't Want It? How To Get Rid Of Your Tattoo

    25 April 2016

    If you decided one day on a whim that you wanted a tattoo but now regret that you did it, you can get rid of it. The ink used for tattoos is meant to be permanent, so how successful the tattoo removal is depends on your skin type and the pigments that were used in the ink. The age of the tattoo is also a factor, as the ink is likely deeper into your skin if you have had your tattoo for some time.

  • Is There An Alternative To Getting A Bone Graft For Dental Implants?

    25 April 2016

    One of the requirements for dental implants is having an adequate amount of jaw bone available to secure the titanium post that holds the crown. When a person doesn't have enough bone or the bone in the area is too weak, the dentist usually recommends getting a bone graft to help increase or strengthen it. If you prefer not to go this route, you can get subperiosteal implants that use a different method to anchor the teeth in place.

  • The ABC's Of Behavior Modification

    25 March 2016

    Children with autism or other developmental disorders often exhibit challenging behaviors that can frustrate both parents and children alike. These behaviors can span a range of severity from relatively tame to actually dangerous. Disruption, self-injurious behaviors and aggression are all quite problematic and can pose a serious threat to siblings, classmates, teachers, parents and other caregivers, as well as to the child themselves. All challenging behaviors, regardless of severity, require coordinated interventions in order to maintain discipline and keep everyone safe.

  • Suffering From Dizzy Spells After Age 50? Learn More About The Possible Cause And Its Treatment

    25 March 2016

    If you're an adult over the age of 50 who has suddenly developed a pervasive sense of dizziness, there's about a 50% possibility that the problem is a condition called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Learn more about how this condition happens–and the surprising ability of some simple physical therapy procedures that can help it.  What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, is essentially caused by small crystals of calcium carbonate, called otoconia.

  • Three Exercises To Help Ease Lower Back Pain

    7 March 2016

    If you suffer from lower back pain, one way to help make yourself more comfortable is to exercise your lower back regularly. This will stretch out the muscles in this area, making it feel less tight. It will also strengthen the muscles that support your lower back, which can help ensure stress is distributed evenly across the muscles and joints in this area instead of being absorbed by one area and making it too sore.

  • Three Tips For Reducing Back Strain To Maximize The Effectiveness Of Chiropractic Care

    2 February 2016

    If you receive regular chiropractic adjustments and you've noticed that your back starts to hurt again between appointments, you can examine your habits to see if you're putting undue stress on it. Keeping strain at a minimum can help you go longer without pain after each chiropractic visit. Try using these tips to reduce strain and help you minimize pain and stress between adjustments. 1. Be mindful of posture Your posture during the day can have a big impact on your back.

  • 4 Signs Your Child Might Need Vision Therapy

    25 January 2016

    When it comes to your child's health, there are probably many things that immediately spring to your mind. This might include everything from the chances of catching a cold to their safety in an automobile. One thing that tends to slip parents' minds is the fact that they might be at risk for having a vision deficiency. It can occasionally be difficult to know what to look for in a vision-impaired child.