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3 Reasons Detoxing From Drugs Alone Is A Bad Idea

Detoxing is the first step on the road to long-term sobriety, but some people erroneously believe they can detox on their own. When you avoid reaching out for help, you may be setting yourself up for failure. Here's why detoxing alone is a bad idea: You're Not Increasing Your Odds Of Sobriety Detoxing from any addictive substance is an unpleasant experience, and going through the process without any help will not make it easier to stay clean. Read More 

Tips For Easier Calorie Counting

You have likely heard the phrase "calories in, calories out" in reference to the amount of calories that you consume and the amount of calories that you burn throughout the day. It can be difficult to ensure that you are consuming less calories than you are burning if you aren't actually counting your calories. Here are some tips for starting to count your calories so that you can ensure that your weight loss journey is as comfortable as possible. Read More 

Three Mistakes That Can Ruin A Hearing Aid

Hearing aids can be a major convenience for those with hearing loss, often allowing you to live a normal life. It's common knowledge that hearing aids only work if you actually wear them, of course, but there are other mistakes you could be making that could decrease the effectiveness of your hearing aid. Knowing these mistakes can help you avoid them. #1: Not purchasing a dehumidifier case Moisture on a hearing aid can lead to mold and mildew growth. Read More 

4 Tools You Should Keep In Your Emergency Dental Kit

Whether you religiously take care of your oral health or let it slide from time to time, accidents and injuries can happen. Being prepared for problems can make the difference between a minor incident and a serious infection. Here are four things you should keep in your emergency dental kit to care for your oral health in case of a problem. Gingival Stimulator In addition to being a great tool for removing plaque build-up between teeth and along the gumline, gingival stimulators are wonderful for removing debris that's caught under your gumline. Read More 

Bad Eye Infection? Keep It Under Control Until You Seek Care

If one of your eyes suddenly appears red, swollen, and infected, you might wonder what you can do to treat it. Eye infections can develop from many things, including bacteria and fungi. Viruses can also trigger infections. Because you don't know why your eye's infected, it's important to keep it under control until you seek urgent care. Here's what you do. Clean Your Hands and Eye If you share washcloths, eye drops, and even sunglasses, you may potentially spread your eye infection to other people. Read More