Health Medical

3 Options For Your Previously Used Hearing Aids

When you rely on hearing aids, you are likely very aware of the major investment they are. So when it is time to get new hearing aids, like when you are upgrading to a better model, you may wonder what to do with the old ones. It can seem difficult to just throw them into the garbage. There are actually quite a few ways old hearing aids can be useful, including the following: Read More 

Remember These Tips When You Need To Push A Loved One In A Wheelchair For The First Time

When one of your family members is in the hospital for an operation, you'll often find yourself renting medical equipment to help the person once he or she returns home. If your loved one has been through a lower-body operation, such as a knee or hip replacement, one of the pieces of equipment that will be integral to the recovery process is a wheelchair. On the surface, pushing someone around in a wheelchair might seem simple, but if you haven't previously played this role, there's more than meets the eye. Read More 

Six Helpful Tips For Avoiding Prescription Drug Addiction

It can be argued that prescription drug abuse is a more severe problem than recreational drug abuse. Many people make the assumption that prescription drugs aren't as dangerous as illegal drugs because prescription drugs are prescribed by a doctor. It's important to understand that any drug can be deadly if it is abused or used incorrectly. Statistics show that prescription drug overdoses actually cause more deaths than overdoses from illegal drugs like cocaine and heroin. Read More 

Tips For Staying Relaxed Without Medication During Your MRI

If you are claustrophobic and anxious about your upcoming MRI, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to stay relaxed. However, you may be reluctant to use sedating medications, especially if you have to drive after the test. If so, use one or both of the following tips to keep your stress and anxiety levels down. Perform Deep Breathing Exercises Before your test, practice deep breathing exercises to help you stay focused and to calm your mind. Read More 

3 Tips On Finding The Right Medicare Supplement Plan For You

Medicare is a great service for seniors that has helped many manage their health care during the golden years of life. But for some seniors, the support provided by Medicare is not enough to meet all of their medical needs. For these seniors, a Medicare supplement plan is a necessity. Officially, Medicare Supplement Insurance is called Medigap. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when attempting to find the plan that's right for you. Read More