Do you have trouble hearing above background noise, or following a conversation when more than one person speaks at a time? Do you frequently misunderstand what people say and respond inappropriately? Are you often asking people to repeat themselves, or think they mumble? Is it difficult to distinguish hearing an‘s’ from an‘f’ orto understand what children
are saying?

Much of life is a balancing act… from learning to sit up as an infant through avoiding falls in the later years. Balance is the ability to distribute your weight in a way that enables you to remain upright and steady. This requires multiple systems in your body to be working in sync with your brain, including: the central nervous system (spinal cord),the vestibular system
(inner ear),the visual system (eyes), as well as position-sensing nerves, muscles and bones.

The miracles of the human body are on continual display each day. Even involuntary actions, such as sneezing and shivering, help our bodies function optimally

Apps (short for “applications”), are pieces of software that you can download and utilize on your computer, phone or other electronic device. The initial explosion of apps in 2010 has grown exponentially each year, with more than 40,000 medical and health ones now available to users of iPhones, iPads, Androids and others.

Pre-emptive planning for a medical emergency, both at home and while traveling, is an important preventive step that may assist in determining a better health outcome.

For generations, people have considered two distinctly different questions about eating habits: which diet is healthiest versus which diet results in the greatest weight loss. It has long been thought that the Mediterranean approach to eating is healthy, and new research has given additional credence to this fact.

Some diseases are gender specific—prostate cancer is one of them. As men age, they have a greater likelihood of developing prostate cancer, as well as an enlarged prostate (also called benign prostatic hyperplasia/BPH) or prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate).

Summer weather means a change in our clothing to more abbreviated attire that exposes our skin, giving us the opportunity to take a better look at ourselves. Sometimes we’re surprised at what we find.