Monitor Auditory Health With Regular Hearing Tests

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Do you remember the last time you had your hearing checked? For most people, the answer is sometime in elementary school. It’s easy to overlook the importance of regular hearing tests when you aren’t experiencing any significant hearing loss. Unfortunately, waiting until you notice a difference in your ability to hear can cause you to miss out on opportunities to prevent permanent damage over time. You need to make the monitoring of your auditory health with regular hearing tests a part of your healthcare routine.…

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Battling Impetigo

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Impetigo is a common skin infection that many children catch early in life. While this infection is not usually serious, it is highly contagious, potentially very uncomfortable, and possibly even painful. Here is more information about how your child may catch impetigo as well as what to do after your child gets it. What Are the Symptoms of Impetigo? Impetigo usually presents itself as red bumps or blisters that occasionally break open and ooze.…

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Varicose Veins And Common Causes

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Large, swollen veins in the legs are called varicose veins. These veins are either blue or purplish in color and often cause discomfort. People who have varicose veins might also have swollen ankles and aching legs. In some instances, varicose veins can even cause blood clots. Varicose veins occur when blood flows through the veins in the wrong direction, or there is pooling of the blood in the veins. Here are three common causes of varicose veins.…

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