When you suffer from chronic pain, no matter where that pain occurs in your body, you may feel as if your whole life is affected. And if that chronic pain occurs primarily in your neck and head, then your days are likely highly affected by the pain that you feel. After all, head and neck pain can impair posture, your ability to focus and concentrate, and your desire to engage in many of the activities you would otherwise enjoy.
Springtime brings beautiful flowers and warm weather. Unfortunately, it also brings pollen, which causes allergies in some people. If you are one of the many people who suffer from springtime allergies, you may not be looking forward to the warm season. However, if you change some of your lifestyle habits, you can get some relief from your allergies. Here are five helpful tips for dealing with springtime allergies: Give Salt Water a Chance
For some people, their first experience with wearing a new hearing aid can be a rather unpleasant surprise. Loud sounds might sound painfully loud, voices may sound tinny or far away, and you may have trouble interpreting what people are saying. What you may not realize is that your brain has adjusted to your limited hearing, and needs time to adjust back to being able to hear normally again. You probably didn't notice the first adjustment, as hearing loss tends to be very gradual.
Head lice prevention is on your mind. Why? You just got that dreaded note – another child (or a few other children) has it, and the school wants to notify all of the parents about the outbreak. Protecting your child from getting some new hair pets has suddenly gone to the top of your to-do list. What can you do to reduce the risk that your child will come home with lice?
If you have decided to start using birth control, whether you want an oral contraceptive or an implant device, you should make arrangements to see a gynecologist. Your gynecologist will likely ask you to go through a pelvic exam before a prescription is provided to you. You may wonder what this has to do with birth control and whether or not a pelvic exam is necessary. Is a Pelvic Exam Good for Your Health?