Job-Related Hearing Loss: What Should You Know About This Common Workplace Injury?

If you work in a job field that exposes your ears to high levels of noise, you may be at risk for hearing loss. Whether it's temporary or permanent, hearing loss isn't something to take lightly. If you can't hear around you, you could potentially place you and other workers at risk for accidents. Here's how work-related hearing loss develops and how you can protect your ears from it: How Does Loud Noise Affect Your Hearing? [Read More]

Undergo Allergy Testing For Your Unique Allergic Reaction Before Starting Treatment

Hardly anyone will disagree with your calling out allergy season as a bane in your life. Histamine that brings on a bout of sneezing, sniffling, watery eyes and itchiness are some of the symptoms of this miserable condition. Over-the-counter antihistamine medications help some people by blocking histamine that causes the reactions. Other patients with more severe reactions are often placed on prescription treatments and special nasal sprays after undergoing allergy testing. [Read More]