Posted by
Health Tip: Headphones and Hearing Loss

Health Tip: Headphones and Hearing Loss

(HealthDay News) — About 1 in 5 teens has some degree of hearing loss, says the American Osteopathic Association. Latest Hearing News Experts think many instances could be linked to headphone use. To avoid headphone-induced hearing loss, the association suggests: Listen to music at less than 60 percent of maximum volume. Listen to music for […]

Posted by
Health Tip: Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

Health Tip: Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

(HealthDay News) — Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the outer ear that is caused by water remaining in the ear canal after swimming or showering. Latest Hearing News To help prevent swimmer’s ear, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests: Teach children to use a towel to dry their ears after water activities. Encourage children […]

Posted by
Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Zanaflex: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Zanaflex (tizanidine) are muscle relaxants used to relieve muscle spasms associated with painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions while Zanaflex is used for the treatment and […]

Posted by
Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax (alprazolam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Xanax: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Xanax (alprazolam) are used to relieve muscle spasms. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Xanax is mainly used to treat anxiety disorders and panic attacks. Brand names for cyclobenzaprine include Flexeril, […]

Posted by
Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium (diazepam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium (diazepam)

Cyclobenzaprine vs. Valium: What’s the difference? Cyclobenzaprine and Valium (diazepam) are used to relieve muscle spasms. Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions. Valium is mainly used to treat anxiety, for sedation during surgery, and for the treatment of agitation, […]

Posted by
Can Racquet Sports Give You a Fitter, Longer Life?

Can Racquet Sports Give You a Fitter, Longer Life?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you think of effective cardio exercise, the activities most likely to come to mind are aerobics classes, running, swimming and cycling. But racquet sports like tennis may hold even greater benefits, according to research published in the British […]

Posted by
Human Endurance May Have Its Limits: Study

Human Endurance May Have Its Limits: Study

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human mind and body are capable of great things, but even the best can hit a wall, new research suggests. In endurance challenges such as the Ironman triathlon or the Tour de France bicycle race, everyone has the same maximum level of […]

Posted by
Heartburn Drugs Again Tied to Fatal Risks

Heartburn Drugs Again Tied to Fatal Risks

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who use common heartburn drugs for months to years may face heightened risks of dying from heart disease, kidney failure or stomach cancer, a new study suggests. The study included more than 200,000 U.S. veterans. It’s the latest to raise […]

Posted by
Tight Diabetes Control Alone May Not Benefit the Heart Long-Term

Tight Diabetes Control Alone May Not Benefit the Heart Long-Term

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes is a known risk factor for heart disease, and researchers thought that five years of really tight blood sugar control might reduce the risk of heart disease for years to come. But a new 15-year follow-up study found […]