2016

How to Fund a Stair Lift

If you have limited mobility, or if another person in your home has limited mobility, consider getting a stair lift. A stair lift is a device mounted to stairs to help a person in a wheelchair or walker access the stairs. Financing is a common concern. Here are tips to get financing for stair lifts. Private Health Insurance If you're thinking about Medicare, it won't cover the cost of stair lifts.

What Are Those Smelly White Clumps You Keep Coughing Up?

Are you coughing up little white or cream-colored clumps or balls with a putrid smell and a somewhat hardened texture? Chances are, what you're dealing with is tonsil stones -- also known as toniloliths. They're essentially little bits of food, bacteria, and mucous that get stuck in your tonsil, putrefy, and then become dislodged when you cough. Sounds gross, right? Tonsil stones can leave you self-conscious and with terrible breath, so it's important to do something about them.

What You Need To Know About Stinging Pests

If you spend any time outside in the summer, you are at risk of being stung by a bee or wasp. These are two very different insects, however many people that are allergic to one type of sting may also have sensitivity to the other. Know what to do if you are stung, as well as some signs that you might be allergic to these stinging pests. There are some thing you need to know about these pests, even though it may sting a bit:

4 Questions To Ask Your Psychologist

There are many reasons as to why you would want to visit a psychologist, who is essentially a therapist who will help you cope with a number of problems you may have. Not many people opt to visit a therapist because they don't believe anything will come from it. However, this isn't the case. If you are willing to put in the effort, the treatment you receive truly can help you in everyday life.

Hearing Aid Feedback? One Possible Problem And How To Fix It

If your hearing aids are brand new but don't seem to be working well, you may be wondering what the deal is. One probable cause is ear wax. While ear wax, or cerumen, is an essential secretion that traps debris and cleans the eardrums, too much can be a hindrance for hearing-aid wearers. Annoying Feedback If you hear echos or your hearing aid chirps or whistles, this could actually be an ear wax problem and not just a mechanical problem.