What Can You Do About Tinnitus?

28 March 2022
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Tinnitus is a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. For some, it's a minor annoyance that they barely even notice. Others may find that it affects the way they interact with people and their ability to sleep. No matter which camp you fall into, it's normal to want the issue to go away. Here are some ways to treat it. Banish Loud Noises You can make tinnitus worse by exposing yourself to loud noises. Read More 

Do You Know The Signs Of Cervical Cancer?

14 September 2021
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Cervical cancer is caused by mutations in the cells of your cervix. Researchers can't yet pinpoint the precise cause of cervical cancer, but they believe certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) contribute to the development of cancerous cells in the cervix. HPV infection is common in sexually active women, and most will never be aware that they have HPV and will not go on to develop cervical cancer. So, more research is being conducted to try and establish why some women with HPV develop this type of cancer and others don't. Read More 

Do Younger People Really Need Hearing Aids?

11 March 2021
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Modern medicine has advanced in leaps and bounds throughout the last century and a half, with huge strides forward in diseases and conditions people didn't even know existed back then. With everyone aware of just how technologically advanced we have become, it can be hard to explain why some of the more basic and widespread conditions do not have an easier cure in some cases. There are limitations as to what medical science can achieve, and that can be hard for younger people who suffer from hearing loss to understand. Read More 

3 Signs You Need to See an Audiologist

30 September 2020
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Hearing is one of the most important of the five senses. In addition to affecting hearing, the human inner ear also affects body balance. It is, therefore, unfortunate that a lot of the time, people realise the importance of their ears only when they have an ear infection. It is advisable to keep your ears clean at all times, avoid extremely high noises and avoid inserting sharp objects in the years. Read More 

Types of Thyroid Disorders

29 August 2018
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The thyroid gland is located in the human neck. Its primary function is to produce triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) hormones. The hormones control body metabolism by regulating the speed at which cells work. When the thyroid produces hormones in low quantities, the hypothalamus stimulates the pituitary gland to produce thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) that increases hormone production in the thyroid. If the thyroid gland produces a lot of hormones, the hypothalamus stimulates the pituitary gland to halt production of TSH which in return slows down hormone secretion at the thyroid gland. Read More