How To Care For Your Feet And Prevent Bunions From Forming

A bunion is a painful swelling that occurs in the joint area of the big toe. These nuisances are often caused by feet tilting inward while walking or standing. Although this condition can be passed down through generations, improper footwear can also play a part in the formation of these painful areas. There are steps that can be taken to prevent the problem from occurring altogether. By caring for your feet now, you will also be able to avoid extensive medical procedures. Read More 

What Is Causing Your Adult Acne?

Adult acne can not only be embarrassing but mystifying as well; you never suffered from acne as an adolescent so why has it decided to pop up now? If you suffer from adult acne, a few simple changes could dramatically reduce your symptoms. 1. Your Diet Dairy products such as milk and cheese may taste delicious but they are full of oil-producing growth hormones that worsen your acne. Try to eliminate dairy completely from your diet and choose dairy alternatives such as soy milk. Read More 

Glaucoma And Your Child

When you hear glaucoma, you probably do not imagine fresh faced newborns or bright-eyed toddlers. Glaucoma is not just a disease that affects adults. It also affects infants and children, some from the moment of birth. The symptoms of glaucoma in children can be different from those of an adult and mimic other conditions, so it is important to recognize them and seek treatment from a qualified optometrist as soon as possible. Read More 

What To Expect When Getting A Hearing Aid

If you have had difficulty hearing the television, the pastor during a church sermon, or even someone talking to you in the same room, you may need to get your hearing tested. If, after testing, you find that you are in need of a hearing aid, you may have a bunch of questions that you will need to address. Here is a summary of the process getting a hearing aid and some tips to help with the buying process. Read More 

Preventing Hearing Loss In Your Unborn Baby: What You Need To Know

Almost all babies born in the United States receive a hearing test from the hospital or birthing center as a routine part of neonatal care. Sometimes, hearing loss can be hereditary. However, some infant hearing loss is due to infection while in the womb, which can often be prevented. If you're expecting a child or considering starting a family, there are some methods available to help lower the risk for hearing loss inn your infant, ensuring he or she does well on the hearing test. Read More