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How To Help A Reluctant Child Wear Their Hearing Aids

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Having a hearing aid can be hugely beneficial to a child, allowing them to communicate better, enjoy life more and learn more efficiently in school. However, they can be new and scary, and some children are very reluctant to use them. By following the three steps below, you can find out and deal with hearing aid reluctance. Figure Out The Root Of Their Reluctance Some children simply dislike wearing a hearing aid and will take time to adjust, but some have a reason for not wanting to wear their hearing aid.

31 August 2019

5 Tips for Recovering From Cataract Surgery

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Cataract surgery is a routine procedure that rarely has serious side effects. However, as with all surgery, there is a small risk of developing an infection or other complications during recovery. These top tips can help you to reduce your risk and set you well on the way to a speedy recovery. 1. Wait At Least a Day to Drive  Driving home after cataract surgery is a big mistake. You will be drowsy from the sedation and swelling in the eye might cloud your vision.

18 July 2019

Slow and Steady: Your Expectations When Joining a Yoga Class for a Back Injury

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It can seem like there are so many novelty variations on yoga these days. Whether it's yoga with goats, yoga with lemurs (yes, really), or yoga sessions set to heavy metal music, it can make a yoga novice wonder whatever happened to the idea of a straightforward, traditional yoga class. If it has been suggested that yoga might be of benefit to you after suffering a back injury, chances are that you'll want to steer clear of anything with a hint of novelty (even though it would be fun to play with baby goats).

24 May 2019

6 Features to Look for When Choosing a Retirement Community

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Thinking about relocating to a retirement community? Wondering which amenities make these communities special? As you look for a new place to call home, you may want to look for the following features: Flexible Living Styles Depending on your long term goals, you may want to choose a retirement community that has flexible living styles. In particular, you may want a home with your own kitchen, but you may also want the option of having meals cooked by a professional, served in a common area with other seniors.

29 March 2019

First Aid: Responding to an Unconscious and Unresponsive Individual

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Learning how to deliver first aid can be extremely useful. As well as giving you the skills to support people with minor injuries, a first aid HLTAID004 course can also help you to prove life-saving care if someone has suffered a serious injury. This article details everything you need to know about how to approach someone who is unconscious and unresponsive following an injury. Check for danger The first thing you need to do is check the area for signs of danger.

6 February 2019

Top Signs That You Need a Relationship Counsellor

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Conflicts between two people in a relationship are common. When such misunderstandings become hard to resolve, the couple may opt to engage the services of a relationship counsellor. The relationship counselling process aims to provide a safe space for couples to work out their problems. Below are a few signs that you and your partner need relationship counselling.  You no longer trust each other. One of the main reasons why couples lose trust in each other is infidelity.

26 December 2018

Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Autism

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As a parent of a child with autism, you may be looking at therapy options that can help. One of the ways that may be mentioned is chiropractic care. When you think of chiropractic services, you likely think of back pain and muscle management. The truth is, there are several benefits to using chiropractic care for your autistic child. Here are a few of those benefits to consider before overlooking this health care option:

14 November 2018

The Continued Success of Private Label Medications

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According to one recent report, the global market for private-label pharmaceutical products is driven by two key consumer considerations. Firstly, respondents in the study said that they purchased a private-label medication over any other options available in order to save money. Indeed, 70 percent of those who were asked why they opted for a private-label health care product said that financial considerations were at the forefront of their mind when making such a purchasing decision.

3 October 2018

Modern Technology Features in Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids are becoming a common and essential health-related tool around the country. With one in 6 Australians having a hearing impairment (and the number is expected to double by 2050), the use of hearing aids will continue to increase. Thanks to advancements in technology, hearing aids are no longer large and bulky products that only your grandparents would wear. Newer designs are available in the market to provide a more comfortable fit, an affordable price and increased functionality.

5 September 2018

Two Steps That Elderly People Should Take to Minimise Their Risk of Developing Oral Health Problems

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There are a number of precautionary steps that elderly people should take to reduce their risk of developing oral health problems. Continue reading to learn what these steps are. Avoid tobacco and excess alcohol consumption Smoking or chewing tobacco products and consuming excessive amounts of alcohol on a regular basis can increase anyone's chances of developing serious oral health conditions, regardless of their age. These bad habits can, for example, put a person at risk of getting oral cancer.

10 July 2018