What is GERD

GERD is short for gastroesophageal reflux disease and is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).

  • Gastroesophageal – it refers to the stomach and esophagus
  • Reflux – it means to flow back or return

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The Epley Maneuver

The Epley Maneuver is used to treat vertigo caused by the disorder paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

  • Beningn – it is not life-threatening
  • Paroxysmal – it come in sudden, brief spells
  • Positional – it gets triggered by certain head positions or movements
  • Vertigo – a false sense of rotational movement

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Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds, while sometimes aggressive and very messy, are usually extremely easy to handle. They are very common, especially in children between 2 and 10 year old and adults between 50 and 80 years old.

A nosebleed seems fairly straightforward: blood is exiting the body from your nose.

Nine tips to keep loved ones with hearing loss close this holiday season

According to the Better Hearing Institute, keeping the people you love who are struggling with hearing loss in the conversation and part of the celebration is one of the most meaningful things you can do this holiday season.

They identify nine areas (or tips) that you can use to make a difference in the lives of impacted friends and family,

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