How A Hearing Aid Could Improve Your Quality of Life, Not Just Your Hearing

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Hearing loss can adversely affect many aspects of your life. Not being able to hear clearly can damage your relationships, put you at risk in emergencies, and affect how well you are able to carry out your job. Here are some very good reasons why you should consider seeking medical advice and getting yourself fitted with a hearing aid if you think your hearing is starting to deteriorate. Your mental health

16 January 2017

4 Signs You Might Have Hit a Weight Lifting Plateau

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One of the worst things that can happen to someone who lifts weights is hitting a plateau. This means that your results are levelling out and you aren't really challenging yourself anymore. Unfortunately, people often fail to realise that they have reached a plateau. Here are just four signs to watch out for. 1. You No Longer Experience Soreness To a certain extent, the notion that there is 'no gain without pain' is true.

13 January 2017

How To Beat Sleep Apnea Naturally

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Sleep disorders including sleep apnea affect over 1.5 million Australians. More worryingly, 80% of these people have not been diagnosed. Sleep apnea, though, is a dangerous sleep disorder that you can't afford to ignore. How Sleep Apnea Occurs The disorder occurs when the throat muscles relax too much when someone is sleeping; this narrows the windpipe and restricts airflow. The body reacts by initiating mechanisms that help in pulling in more air.

13 January 2017

How You Can Use Osteopathic Exercises To Treat Sciatica

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Have you ever experienced a pain that starts at your lower back and travels down to your legs through your buttocks? This pain is known as sciatica or sciatic pain, and it is caused by the irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain can be so intense to an extent where you don't want to move or get off from your couch. You can also experience weakness in your legs or numbness and tingling sensations.

13 January 2017

2 Headphone Limitations That Will Stop Your Teen From Becoming One of the Billions Losing Their Hearing

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While hearing loss is a problem generally thought of as a lifelong condition or one which begins with old age, more and more young teens are seeing a decline in their ability to hear. The World Health Organization has estimated that a staggering 1.1 billion teenagers may lose their hearing in the future due to headphone use. In-ear headphones, also known as earbuds, are a particular concern as they blast music directly into the ear canal.

13 January 2017

Correcting droopy eyelids as you age

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Hooded eyes can be a sexy and mysterious feature when you are young, but some people find as they age that their eyelids droop too far and start to impede their vision. This can be embarrassing and can stop people from doing the activities that they enjoy. Luckily a simple eyelid surgery can reduce the excess skin on the eyelid and make it much easier to see. Here are the steps in getting eyelid reduction, 

12 January 2017

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Chiropractor Savior You Should Consider

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be a very debilitating ailment and to make things worse, it can often be very hard to diagnose and even harder to effectively treat. Medicinal remedies can provide some relief, but will merely mask the root cause of what is causing chronic fatigue syndrome. There are some telltale signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), including: Joint pain, that is not swollen or red Increased and exacerbating fatigue and tiredness Memory loss and a struggle to concentrate Unexplained muscle soreness Poor sleep that feels ineffective Headaches and sore throats It's important not to jump the gun and misdiagnose a simple bout of tiredness for CFS, but when the time comes to seek help for the condition there is one place you can look to outside of traditional medicine.

11 January 2017