Tag Archives: Getting

Getting a ‘Hollywood’ wax may not increase STI risk, after all

Many health and hygiene guides advise women, in particular, to avoid shaving or waxing all or most of their pubic hair to maintain their “natural barrier” against sexually transmitted infections. But is this a misconception? Completely removing pubic hair most likely does not influence the risk of STIs, according to recent findings. Many women, often… Read More »

7 tips for getting used to your new hearing aids

Many people are surprised to learn that it can take awhile to get used to hearing aids, especially if you’ve never worn them before. Along with learning how they work, you’re also grappling with all the new sounds and stimuli that your brain has forgotten about in recent years. Your hearing care professional will be an important… Read More »

I Almost Took My Life Because I Was Misdiagnosed and Not Getting the Right Kind of Treatment

Diagnoses are very important. If you have any doubts about this, all I can say is: YOU BET YOUR ASS THEY ARE! You know what’s even more important? The correct diagnosis. That determines what your options are for treatment, managing symptoms, plugging into community resources, etc. But when you allow your diagnos(es) to become your… Read More »