Health and Beauty


The pros and cons of rechargeable hearing aids

Written by by Dianna Randolph, AuD, CCC-A. Posted in January

In the ever-changing world of technology, it is hard to keep up with the latest options. From smart phones to TVs, technology has made our lives easier. The advances in technology are also apparent in hearing aids. Not only has the technology in hearing aids improved tremendously over the past 10 years, but they can now stream wirelessly to a smart phone, turning your hearing aids into your headphones also. The newest advancement in hearing aid technology is the rechargeable battery option. This frees up the hearing aid wearer from having to purchase batteries or having to carry around spare batteries. The typical charge holds for 24 hours, so the battery will not die in the middle of the day. This article will discuss the types of rechargeable batteries that are available and the pros and cons of each type.


Acupuncture can help with those pesky resolutions

Written by by Douglas Schwan, DC, Dipl ac. Posted in January

Acupuncture is a system of medicine that goes back over 2,500 years. Its essence is that there are flows of energy around the body, termed Qi, which are used by the body to maintain health and homeostasis. Disruption of these patterns can lead to health problems. Acupuncturists can diagnosis these patterns and stimulate points along their flow in order to balance the energies and restore health.


Free seminar January 18: Restoring Romance After Menopause

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in January

Millions of women experience changes to their vaginal health that affect their personal lives as a consequence. Come to our free seminar to learn more about all of your treatment options, including Mona Lisa Touch, a simple, safe, and clinically proven laser treatment for the painful symptoms of menopause, including dryness and painful intercourse. Dr. Andrew J. Croak, DO, MS, FACOOG, is a specialist in the field of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery and one of Ohio’s most experienced physicians in the field of vaginal atrophy and urinary incontinence. He was the first physician to bring Mona Lisa Touch to Northwest Ohio. Dr Croak will lead a free seminar on “Restoring Romance After Menopause,” including treatment options such as MonaLisa Touch. Karen Liberi, MS, MPT, WCS, will also be presenting on demystifying pain with intercourse. This free seminar will be held on January 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at St Luke’s Hospital auditorium, 5901 Monclova Rd, Maumee, OH 43537. Couples and friends welcome. Please RSVP to 419-893-7134

Elizabeth Scott