21 October 2014
After surgery, your orthopedic surgeon might ask you to get more vitamin D. Vitamin D's job is to help bones pull in more calcium, which can help with healing and overall bone structure after orthopedic procedures through a clinic like Surgery Center of Kenai. But vitamin D goes a step further and also helps improve inflammation in your body, which is important for recovery and overall health. You can certainly take a vitamin D supplement, although if you consume lots of vitamin D-rich foods, you might not have to.
20 October 2014
You know that talking on the telephone is a critical part of modern life. Telephones are used for everything from ordering takeout, to communicating with friends and family, and calling for help in an emergency. While hearing aids from a company like Pacific Hearing Care may be a great help in your day to day existence, you may find that telephone communication remains a challenge. These tips will help you speak with callers on the telephone.
20 October 2014
Taking care of your eyes may not always be your top priority. In fact, you probably take your eyes and vision for granted more often than not. However, because proper vision is so important to your daily life, now is the time to start getting proactive about your eye health. Cataracts are a common affliction among people as they age and the only cure is cataract surgery. Any optometrist will tell you that the onset of cataracts can be prevented (or at least delayed) as long as the patient knows exactly what to do to protect their eyes.
17 October 2014
For decades, the only way most people could obtain prescription medication was to have their doctor call in the order to a local pharmacy and then they would pick it up once it was filled. Now pharmacies also fill prescriptions based on an actual written version, but they still call the doctor's office to verify. In recent years, automated telephone systems have allowed customers to call in their prescription refills and pick them up rather quickly.
16 October 2014
For those who need prescription glasses, shopping for new frames can be a bit overwhelming, but it can also be fun. The overwhelming part can result from the sheer number of choices in frames that are available for you to pick from. The fun part, of course, is getting something new. However, since buying new eyeglasses is a major purchase, you need to approach it very carefully. Here are three things for you to keep in mind when shopping for new prescription glasses.