4 Survival Tips For Getting Through The Holidays With An Addiction

Holidays can be very rough on those going through recovery for an addiction. In fact, there have been studies conducted that show an increase in drinking around the holidays. This is a time when addicts are especially susceptible to relapsing. Some of the contributors to this include family stress, holiday parties, and depression. The holidays should be special and a time where you can be with family and friends. In order to continue your recovery and avoid relapses, it is important to protect yourself against factors that could encourage you to lapse. Read More 

Breast Augmentation: Is It Right For You?

Having a cosmetic procedure to enhance or improve the body or face is no longer something mostly enjoyed by celebrities or the rich. In fact, according to information provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, approximately 15.6 million total procedures were performed in 2014, up 3 percent from the number performed in 2013. Breast augmentations accounted for more than 286,000 of these procedures. If you are considering a breast augmentation, the following information will help you determine if it is a good choice for your body and your lifestyle. Read More 

Tips For Adjusting To Your New Hearing Aid

When you receive your first hearing aid, you'll have to attend a training appointment with your audiologist. That appointment will be where you learn how to take care of your hearing aid and how to use it properly. Here are a few of the key tips that you'll need to know to get the most from your hearing aids. Invest in a Battery Tester You can typically get a couple weeks from a hearing aid battery, but it can be hard to tell when a battery is ready to die. Read More 

Eye Exams Matter: Making Your Eye Care A Priority This Year

The new year is starting, and with its arrival you can and likely will take a look at yourself and your personal habits and priorities to determine how you are going to make adjustments and changes in the new year. One of the areas you may not have thought of but should keep in mind when deciding how to improve yourself in the new year is to make your eye health a priority going forward. Read More 

Why You Should Only Trust Your Teeth Whitening To Your Dentist

There are a number of teeth whitening kits available at your local drug store. Price and convenience are a draw for many people. But when you compare the risks and results of a kit versus using a cosmetic dentist, it's likely that you'll be much happier with the results from your dentist. Here is how the whitening process differs between the two approaches. Teeth Whitening By a Professional Your dentist will first clean the plaque and tartar off of your teeth, because the whitening agent won't come into contact with the tooth enamel otherwise. Read More