Preventative Maintenance Tips For Easy Hearing Aid Care

Health & Medical Blog

Keeping your hearing aids in good working shape allows you to get the most out of your devices. You count on your hearing aids to provide good hearing quality, and any malfunctions can lead to a difficult few days while you wait for them to be fixed. In this article, you will learn simple preventative maintenance steps that can help increase the life of your hearing devices and keep them hygienic and safe.

21 December 2015

3 Tips For Living With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Health & Medical Blog

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an incredibly painful chronic skin disease; those that suffer from this disease typically experience boils and abscesses in the groin, buttocks, arm pits, and under the breasts in females. It is estimated that 1 in 100 people have HS when mild cases are taken into account, but this is a disease that is not well understood in the medical community. Some believe that HS may be an autoimmune disease, while others think it may be related to problems with the apocrine sweat glands or issues with hair follicles, and there currently is no known cure to eradicate this disease.

5 December 2015

3 Tips To Prepare For Relationship Counseling

Health & Medical Blog

Before you and your partner start relationship counseling, it is important that you prepare for the experience. Through preparation, you can ensure that both of you are open to the idea of seeking help and that you have realistic expectations of the counseling. Here are some ways you and your partner can prepare for counseling.  Establish Boundaries With Family and Friends Even though your family and friends might want to be supportive of you and your partner, some of their actions could actually be detrimental to your relationship.

18 November 2015

4 Things You Need to Know about Bacillary Angiomatosis

Health & Medical Blog

There are a lot of different diseases that HIV-positive people are at risk of developing, including many skin diseases. One skin disease that you may develop is bacillary angiomatosis. Here are five things that you need to know about this disease. What are the signs of bacillary angiomatosis? This condition leads to lesions on your skin. The appearance of these lesions can vary widely, so diagnosis may be difficult. In some people, the lesions are smooth, red, and dome-shaped, while in other people, they are large with a lumpy, warty appearance.

3 November 2015

Automated Reminders: How This Medical Answering Service Keeps Your Scheduled Appointments

Health & Medical Blog

Your busy schedule is based on how full your appointment books are and how regularly those appointments are kept by your patients. Some patients can forget they even have an appointment and not show up, which complicates things for you and other patients who want to come in sooner than their previously scheduled dates. To make everything run smoother, you should invest in an automated medical answering service, specifically one that reminds all patients a day or two before their scheduled appointments that they have an appointment.

20 October 2015

Chronic Sinusitis Interfering With Your Life? 4 Ways To Treat The Problem

Health & Medical Blog

Sinusitis is the inflammation of the nasal cavity. You can have sinusitis in one or both sinuses. In mild cases, the symptoms will go away in a few days. However, if you suffer from chronic sinusitis, the symptoms will continue to return. In most cases, chronic sinusitis is caused by either infection or polyps inside the nasal cavity. If you've been diagnosed with sinusitis, you should know that treatment is available.

20 October 2015

Your Pregnancy: What Common Advice To Believe And What To Disregard

Health & Medical Blog

When you find out that you are pregnant and share the news with your family and friends, you will likely find yourself bombarded with advice. Some of the advice that you receive from the people for your life is accurate and for the best, while some of the rest is unnecessary or can be modified to suit your preferences and individual needs. Get to know some of the common pregnancy advice that you should believe and some of it that you can disregard so that you can have the best and healthiest pregnancy possible.

7 October 2015

3 Types of Fillings That Use Resin or Porcelain

Dentist Blog

Nowadays, most dental fillings are made of porcelain or a special plastic material called resin. Both materials can seal a tooth more effectively than their old metal counterparts. Metal fillings rest on damaged teeth, but they cannot be bonded to tooth enamel. Porcelain and resin fillings are also preferred cosmetically because they closely resemble natural tooth enamel. Here are three types of fillings that use porcelain or resin to restore your teeth:

21 September 2015

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Clubfoot

Health & Medical Blog

There are many foot problems that can be present at birth, including clubfoot. Clubfoot is a deformity of one or both feet. Here are five things parents need to know about this birth defect. What are the signs of clubfoot? Clubfoot is a very obvious condition and is often noticed by doctors soon after a child is born. If your child has clubfoot, one or both of their feet will be twisted downward and inward.

2 September 2015

4 Reasons To Take Hormone Replacement Therapy

Health & Medical Blog

If you're going through menopause, you may experience some unwanted symptoms that accompany this stage of life. The variety and severity of menopausal symptoms typically vary per female. However, if you're dealing with extreme issues that are affecting your everyday quality of life, you may want to consider taking hormone replacement therapy. Knowing some of the most common reasons to do so may motivate you to get started sooner rather than later.

17 August 2015