Hearing loss doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter whether you’re old or young, an employee or retired, or anyone else, you can be affected by hearing loss at any point in your life. In fact, more than 48 million Americans have reported some degree of hearing loss in their lifetime, according to the site Healthy Hearing. One of the most common ways people tend to manage their hearing loss issues is with the help of a hearing aid.
While there are many reasons why someone might experience a loss in hearing, and there are many kinds of hearing aids on the market, their sole purpose is to amplify sound and improve the user’s quality of life. Here are the top four hearing aids that you should consider if you are suffering from hearing loss.
Slips and falls accidents have the tendency to be extremely costly. In fact, according to the National Floor Safety Institute, injuries due to falls are the number one cause of injury and cost an estimated $13 million per year. If you fell as a result of someone else’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation. Immediately following a slip and fall accident, there are a few important things you need to do in order to prove that the property owner was a fault for your injuries.
Seek Medical Attention
Many of the injuries that occur when you slip, and fall are relatively minor. However, broken bones, internal injuries, and head trauma are not uncommon, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is extremely important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after the accident to not only keep you out of immediate peril, but to obtain, in writing, a professional diagnosis of the initial injuries you sustained from the accident.
Today on the blog I have a post from Jackie over at Reusable Menstrual Cups, sharing with us the new on the market eco-friendly feminine hygiene products. As you know I had a baby 9 weeks ago so haven’t had to think about sanitary towels or things for a long time. As my body is settling down now I’m sure my period will be here within a few months (At least by breastfeeding it stalls it for a time!)
Beyond Sanitary Pads and Tampons
20 years ago, there were very few choices for period products. They mostly consisted of pads and tampons. Sure, a few people were using eco-friendly things like sea sponge tampons, or the original, modern-day menstrual cup (the Keeper), or sewing their own cloth pads, but they were the exceptions.
These days, menstrual cups are far more popular and there are an abundance of choices for things like cloth pads and organic disposables. I’ll share a few of the new things happening in the world of eco-friendly feminine products including more choices for menstrual cups, a reusable option for period sex, premium cloth pads, and organic disposables.
Losing my Dad three days before my planned c section was hard. My dad’s passing wasn’t a sudden death. In fact I wish it was for his sake. Seeing someone die through cancer is heartbreaking.
My dads cancer journey started three years ago. I was pregnant with baby girl at the time when he started getting ill. Dad was a hardworking farmer all his life and never stopped for anything. He kept chickens, geese, cattle and a goat right up until the very end when he left us at 88 years of age.
He came from a generation that would rarely visit the doctors. This older generation are tough as nails. We had to beg him to see a doctor 3 years ago when we knew he wasn’t right.
Two weeks ago I had my wisdom tooth out. I have been in enormous pain since October, but as I was pregnant my dentist wouldn’t give me an x-ray to see what was causing the pain. I tried lots of home remedies to get rid of wisdom tooth pain.
Wisdom teeth can be a real pain. Sometimes the pain is caused by the teeth erupting from the gums and moving into place. Sometimes wisdom teeth get impacted and this is due to the pressure the tooth is putting on the surrounding bone and tissues. Even if your wisdom teeth are coming in perfectly it can hurt or cause a tight jaw. Luckily there are a number of home remedies to help lessen your wisdom tooth pain.
Clove – A natural anesthetic, clove can help numb nerve pain. The best way to use clove to relieve your toothache is to get clove oil and put a couple drops on a cotton ball, then place the cotton ball on the wisdom tooth area. You will want to avoid getting the clove oil on your tongue or gums because it can sting.
Socks are one piece of your attire you might not put much thought into. In fact, it may be one of the number one things you go a little cheap on in your wardrobe. However, finding the right socks for your lifestyle and situation takes a few steps, and it’s worth putting the time to do so.
There are a few factors to consider. For one, how active are you? What issues do you have with your feet? Do you have a high arch? General questions like these about your feet and lifestyle are the key to finding the right socks. If you’re more on the active side, then getting a pair of soft flight compression socks can be a fantastic choice.