Say What? Hearing Loss Doesn't Always Stop
30 June 2015
If you have hearing aids and find yourself turning the volume up on them more and more, go to an audiologist to have your hearing checked again. Sometimes turning up the volume on a hearing aid is legitimate -- you're listening to someone who is very soft-spoken, for example. But if you have to adjust the volume daily and in different situations, it could be that your hearing has worsened yet again.
Does Hypothyroidism Run In Your Family? Be On The Lookout
10 June 2015
If one of your immediate family members has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid does not produce enough hormones, then you need to be on the lookout for symptoms of the disease, too. Hypothyroidism runs in families, putting you at an increased risk of developing the condition. Here's a look at the symptoms you should watch for, and why early diagnosis is so important.
What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?