allergy and asthma

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month: How They’re Connected and How You Can Take Control May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Ah, spring – a time of new life all around us! Unfortunately, for many people, spring blooming also means a return of itchy eyes, runny noses, and scratchy throats. Yes, it’s “allergy […]

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hearing aids

Three Reasons to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

Did you know that the average hearing aid lifespan is 5 years? After 5 years the device may not be working to its fullest potential and your hearing could be at stake. Below are just a few things people have said after trying the latest hearing aid technologies from Starkey and Signia Hearing Aid Manufacturers. […]

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Make It OK: Learn the Lingo

Make It OK: Learn the Lingo Talking more openly about mental illnesses is one way we can reduce the stigma and “Make It OK.” Sometimes we resort to silence because it can be hard to find the words to say. We’re part of a local effort to stop the silence and stigma surrounding mental illnesses. […]

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Gastroesophageal reflux disease, otherwise known as GERD, is a chronic disease of the digestive system. Flare-ups occur when stomach acid backflows into the esophagus causing irritation and inflammation of the esophageal lining. This process is known as “reflux” and it is caused by a failure of the […]

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Heavy Menstrual Cycles & Ablations

Heavy Menstrual Cycles & Endometrial Ablation A heavy menstrual cycle, known as menorrhagia, is one in which excessive bleeding requires the changing of tampons or pads every hour for several hours, getting up in the middle of the night to change a tampon or pad, a period lasting greater than seven days, or the passing […]

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