How The Lenses Are Made For Your Eyeglasses

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The process is simple for most people who need eyeglasses. You go to your optician, they determine what type of eyeglasses you need to see well, and you come back a couple of weeks later and pick up your new pair of glasses. However, the process of creating the eyeglasses from the optician making the prescription to you putting on your new glasses is a fairly intensive process. Here is how a basic set of lenses without any enhancements is made to fill your prescription.

29 March 2016

How To Manage Seasonal Allergy Symptoms If You Can't Take Medications

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There are numerous prescription medications available to manage allergy symptoms, but if you cannot take these due to side effects or drug interactions, you'll need to explore non-drug ways of managing your seasonal allergy symptoms. Here are a few options to try. Neti Pots Neti pots can be purchased at most drug stores. You fill the pot with distilled water, tip your head to the side, and pour the liquid into one nostril.

11 March 2016

Hysterectomies And Menopause


A hysterectomy is one of the most common surgeries done on women and is where part or all of the uterus and cervix are removed. Somewhere around 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year. There are many reasons why hysterectomies are performed. They often done when cancer or pre-cancer cells are detected, when endometriosis causes pain and other complications, when uterine fibroids become excessive, and when the uterus prolapses. This procedure is done on women of all ages, including those close to menopause.

9 March 2016

Health Tips: Simple & Natural Ways To Deal With Type 2 Diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes affects 90 percent to 95 percent of all reported diabetes cases, which could be around 29.1 million people. So do not feel like you are alone with your struggle. Living a normal life with type 2 diabetes may not be simple, but it is possible. This guide will help you control your type 2 diabetes through natural means as long as your doctor approves. How About Using Some Cinnamon

22 February 2016

3 Tips For Successfully Training Your Puppy

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Training a puppy is a big task to undertake, but it is definitely something that is doable. The time and effort that you put into training your puppy will have great rewards and will allow you and your puppy to build a closer bond. When it comes to training, there are certain things that you can do to ensure that you and your puppy are getting the most out of the training experience.

4 February 2016

What If Your Baby Fails The Newborn Hearing Test?

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A hearing screening is a normal procedure done after birth to determine if your baby can hear or not. Most babies will pass this test, but some do fail. The good news is that you don't have to automatically assume that a failed test means that your baby has hearing loss. There are many reasons why a baby may fail the screening and the best thing that you can do as a parent is to stay calm and take your baby in for a re-check screening or diagnostic test.

18 January 2016

Minimizing Your Elderly Relative's Risk Of An Injury In The Home


If you are caring for an elderly relative who suffers from mobility issues in your home, you most likely feel a bit apprehensive about leaving them on their own. If it is not feasible to stay with your relative around the clock, you will want to take steps in making sure they are safe at times you are not readily available. Here are some steps you can take in keeping your relative from getting hurt when you are not there to monitor their activities.

6 January 2016