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Discharged After Surgery: How To Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe At Home

When you have an elderly loved one that has recently been in hospital inpatient care after surgery, their discharge from the hospital can simultaneously be a relief and a worrisome occasion. This is because your loved one is still healing and recovering from their surgery as well as the ailment that prompted their surgery in the first place and you may be worried about their safety and continued recovery at home. Read More 

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Those Varicose Veins And How To Treat Them

Tiny blue veins have just begun to show up on your upper legs. They are barely noticeable and they don't appear to be bothering you otherwise. This is the time to have those veins removed. Once they grow larger, you'll have a number of uncomfortable symptoms and you won't like how they look. If you don't have these veins removed now, here are some of the health problems you may experience and some of the ways a vein specialist treats them. Read More 

Your Dental Hygiene Is Not Complete Until You Include Your Tongue

Besides your teeth and gums, your tongue is one place that bacteria can live and reproduce to create tooth decay and gum disease. Adding your tongue to your daily dental hygiene habit gets rid of more of the bacteria. Here is why you need to remember to include your tongue when you brush and floss everyday. A Natural Hiding Spot for Bacteria Hundreds of small bumps of tissue, called papillae, cover your tongue. Read More 

Traveling With Hearing Loss? Follow These Tips

When you suffer from hearing loss, the prospect of heading to the airport and setting off for an unfamiliar destination can be a bit intimidating. You may worry that you'll have trouble hearing instructions from flight attendants or hosts or that your hearing aids will be confiscated by security. These travel tips can help you navigate the experience and avoid struggles. Tell the TSA agent that you have a hearing aid device. Read More 

Don’t Like Your Nose? 2 Ways You Can Make It Better

Your nose is a prominent feature on your face, and if you do not like it, you likely hate for people to see your profile. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help with this problem so you will feel better about the way you look, two of which are listed below. Rhinoplasty Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that can change the width of your nose at the bridge, reposition your nostrils, remove visual depressions or humps on the bridge, fix nostrils that are upturned or wide, and fix a nasal tip that is bulbous, enlarged, hooked, upturned, or drooping. Read More