Helpful Hints For Your First Week With Hearing Aids
30 November 2016
As an adult who just received your first hearing aid from a place like County Hearing And Balance, you may feel a bit lost and intimidated. Adapting to wearing a hearing aid can take some time. Noises don't sound quite the same as if you were to have perfect hearing, and then there's that strange feeling of having something on or in your ear. Rest assured that in time, wearing a hearing aid will feel as natural as putting on socks.
Understanding and Preventing Prion Diseases
11 November 2016
Prion diseases occur due to abnormally folded proteins, which cause neurological damage. Although these neurological conditions are rare, there are some ways you can minimize your personal risk or the risk of passing the condition to your children.
Rare but Fatal Diseases
Fortunately, prion disease are rare, but this rarity also makes them harder to diagnose since many clinicians may not see a case. All prion diseases are inevitably fatal due to their destruction of the brain and other parts of the nervous system.
DIY Emergency Medical Treatment
27 October 2016
While you should never try and do a doctor's job under normal circumstances, you may experience or witness an injury while far from civilization. You may need to perform a procedure to help someone until you can take them to a hospital or clinic. During an emergency, you may need to do the following.
If you are camping and someone slices open your foot or hand, you can stitch up a wound yourself if binding it with cloth or gauze does not stop the bleeding.
How Radiation Therapy Can Help with Cervical Cancer
26 October 2016
Cervical cancer takes away a woman's ability to get pregnant. Your cervix is located at the lower part of your uterus which opens into your vagina. This disease occurs when regular cells in your cervix turns into cancer cells. It can take several years to develop, but can also occur in a short period of time.
Cervical cancer is a serious disease. It causes kidney failure, severe pain and vaginal bleeding.