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?
After your loved one has a stroke, you likely want to make sure that he or she is able to get well as soon as possible. One of the main factors that determines how thoroughly and quickly your loved on recovers is the number of post-stroke complications that he or she endures. Your loved one's weight and metabolism could be a problem if he or she is overweight. This could lead to slower recovery from the stroke or a less complete recovery.