How Chiropractic Palpation Can Discover Serious Conditions

A chiropractor sometimes orders x-rays to see any major misalignment of your vertebrae. However, several other chiropractors skip the x-rays unless they can palpate or see potentially disturbing issues with your spine. A visual cue is a severe s-curve in your back, or your shoulders clearly do not align over your hips. Palpating for problems may find things the naked eye does not see or notice. Here is how chiropractors use palpation to find serious conditions in your back. Read More 

Tips For Getting Birth Control As A Teen

If you are a teenager that is trying to get birth control, you might encounter some resistance from your parents. This can be frustrating to you because it is possibly putting your sexual health in danger and is keeping you from regulating your periods and your hormones. Here are some tips for getting birth control as a teen. 1. Go to the Gynecologist With Your Parents The first thing that you need to do is get an appointment with a doctor that is able to prescribe you birth control. Read More 

3 Ways To Watch Television While Wearing Hearing Aids

Hearing problems can interfere with every facet of your life, including watching television. Even if you wear hearing aids, the sound quality might not be as perfect as you want it to be. However, there are steps you can take to improve the sound quality.  Upgrade Your Hearing Aids Newer model hearing aids have the option to wirelessly stream sound from electronic devices, such as your television. Your hearing aids would connect with the television so that the sound is directly funneled through without the chance of background interference. Read More 

Questions To Ask Regarding Whether Your Child Should Wear Contact Lenses

There is no exact age for when it is okay for children to wear contact lenses. Doctors and optometrists disagree over whether children under eight should wear contacts and children can vary in how mature they are. By asking yourself a few questions, you can more easily decide if your child is ready for contacts. Is Your Child Responsible? Contacts come with many responsibilities. They need to be taken out before going to bed. Read More 

Vitamin A And Its Effects On Your Eye Health

"Eat your carrots. They're good for your eyes!" How many times did you hear that advice as a kid? While you may be tired of hearing about how carrots are good for your eyes, it really is important to understand how vitamin A, the nutrient which carrots are known for, benefits your eye health. Here's a closer look to how and why your eyes utilize vitamin A, along with some ways (other than eating carrots) to get more of this nutrient into your diet. Read More