Understanding Hearing-Aid Feedback and How a Digital Device Can Help You

If you are an older adult who has been using a traditional analog hearing aid for many years, then you may be comfortable with the way the device works. The aids can be adjusted fairly easily, and they can be hidden directly in the ear. However, if your hearing aid has not be functioning the way it should, and you are finding yourself in situations where you cannot hear well, then it may be time for a digital hearing aid. Read More 

Why You Should Try Immunotherapy For Relief From Your Chronic Allergies

If you constantly have issues with sneezing, a runny nose, watery eyes, and congestion, you probably suffer from allergies. Chronic allergies can leave you feeling miserable and can be hard to control even with medication. If you have been taking medication and cannot find relief from your allergy symptoms, you should consider getting immunotherapy to help control your allergy problems. Here are a couple things to know about this form of treatment for chronic allergies. Read More 

4 Considerations Before Choosing A Bariatric Procedure

With an array of bariatric procedures available, you may be overwhelmed with your choices. Before you make your decision, there are factors you should consider to help you make the appropriate choice. Develop A Long-Term Mindset Although most bariatric procedures are designed to be permanent, the intragastric balloon and laparoscopic banding are either temporary or are easily reversed. No matter the procedure you choose, you should develop a permanent mindset. This can make it easier to decide if a bariatric procedure is right for you and help you stick with your dietary changes. Read More 

3 Tricks to Teach Seizure-Alert Dogs to Ensure You Get the Help You Need Immediately

If you're prone to seizures, having a specially trained dog around can really help you manage your symptoms, be alert for when seizures are about to start, and get you the help you need. These dogs go through rigorous training for anywhere from 18 months to 2 years and become lifelong companions upon graduating from training. At the very core, seizure-alert dogs are responsible for alerting owners about oncoming seizures before they happen. Read More 

3 Reasons To Consider Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

You may not know about gas permeable (GP) contact lenses or have biases against them if you haven't tried them as an alternative to soft contact lenses. Although GP lenses have been around for a while, they are not as popular as soft lenses. There are several reasons you should speak with your eye doctor about trying out or switching to GP lenses. Overall Comfort The belief that GP lenses are less comfortable to wear than soft contact lenses is only partially true. Read More