health--medical

Do You Keep, Keep Bleeding, Love? Nosebleeds’ Effect on Your Health

Nosebleeds are one of the more common maladies that befall mankind; they can be the result of anything from sneezing too hard to a dry nose from seasonal allergies or just taking an impact (say, of a fist, a door, or a telephone pole) to the nasal region of your face. But what effect do these nosebleeds actually have on your overall health? If you get chronic nosebleeds and want to make sure that they're not materially damaging your health every time you feel that familiar rushing sensation, then here's what you need to know. Read More 

Spring Sniffles? Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies (also known as pollen allergies or hay fever) affect a wide range of people from all sorts of backgrounds and living situations. In fact, statistics show that in America alone, 19.1 million people have been diagnosed with one sort of seasonal allergy or another over the past twelve months alone. But if you're not too fond of popping pills every four hours just so you can feel like a human being come allergy season, then you may be looking for a more natural solution to this common problem. Read More 

What to Know About the Leading Cause of Vision Loss for Older Adults

As you get older, all of your body systems begin to be affected, and your eyes are no exception. One eye disorder in particular can be sneaky at first but can also end up robbing you of your vision completely. Macular degeneration affects about ten million people in the United States, and it leads the way for loss of vision issues among those age 55 and older. To learn more about this devastating disorder, read on for nine quick and easy facts. Read More 

Examining The Benefits Of Technologically Advanced Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can be frightening and extremely stressful, even if it occurs gradually. You may begin to feel left out of conversations, leading you to feel socially exempt and depressed. Many people experiencing hearing loss have a hard time understanding their co-workers, an issue that causes pressure on the job. You may have frustrated your family members because of always asking them to repeat what they say. You can avoid the frustration and stress caused by hearing loss. Read More 

Got Itchy Hives? 5 Ways You Can Calm Your Angry Skin

If you get stung by an insect that you're allergic to, you should seek medical attention. If you have a mild allergy, this may mean taking an antihistamine. If you have a severe allergy, you may need to go to the emergency room. After the threat of a serious complication passes, however, you may still be left with lingering hives. Hives are red, swollen bumps of skin that itch like crazy. Read More