Pollen is notorious for causing allergic reactions, but allergy isn't the only danger associated with exposure to allergens. Things like pollen, dust, and mold spores can also worsen an existing hearing impairment. Here are two ways in which this can happen. Obstruction of the Ear Canal Conductive hearing loss occurs when something obstructs the path followed by sound waves from the outer ear canal to the eardrum or middle ear.
Breast cancer occurring during pregnancy is rare, but it does happen. In addition to worrying about the health of your fetus, you now have to worry about the impact the cancer is having on your body. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are pregnant, here is what you need to know. Is Treatment Possible? Before determining which options are available for treating breast cancer, your oncologist and OB/GYN have to assess the progress of the cancer.
Hearing aids can not only help your child hear better, but they can also ensure that their language and learning skills remain on track because they won't be held back by hearing loss. The hardest thing is keeping the hearing aid in place on an active child. The following tips can help with this process so that wearing the hearing aid takes as little effort as possible. The more your child wears their aid, the more it benefits them.
Non-melanoma skin cancers develop on the upper layers of the skin. They are one of the most common types of cancer, with an estimated 3 million cases diagnosed each year in the USA. Non-melanoma skin cancers spread through the body slower than rarer melanoma skin cancers, making them easily treatable in most cases. What causes skin cancer? Most non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. This is usually from spending long periods of time in bright sunlight (which contains UV light) without using an adequate sun-block.
When you're young, active, and relatively healthy—except for the fact that you're confined to a wheelchair—you don't want to be held back unnecessarily. That means that you may want to consider buying a transport wheelchair in addition to your regular chair as you adapt to life on four wheels. A transport chair helps keep your life spontaneous. Your primary mode of movement may be through a standard wheelchair, simply because they're easy to use, durable, and you can customize them with everything from detachable armrests and trays to adjustable seating.