Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Oral Appliance Therapy

Man snoring and woman covering her ears while sleeping on bed in bedroom

In a study conducted in 2016, it was reported that 24% of men and 17% of women in Australia had experienced loud snoring in their sleep. More than half of these people were diagnosed with sleep disorders such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) where the person’s breathing stops repeatedly during sleep.   Diagnosis of such sleeping … Read more

Essentials of Chronic Disease Self-Management

chest ache

Chronic diseases have, unfortunately, risen in number recently. Some of the most common diseases include COPD, cardiovascular conditions, asthma, diabetes, and several types of cancer. These, unlike other diseases, will call for long-term care to ensure optimum quality of life and well-being. The key lies in knowing the right people and organizations to partner with … Read more

The Most Beautiful Modern Infrastructures in the World

Dubai skyline at night

Throughout history, the construction of architectural beauties has been duly noted. From the mystic pyramids in Ibiza to the remarkable basilicas in Europe, the world we live in is simply riddled with amazing structures that are a big part of many countries’ history and tale. Without a doubt, the artistic layout of these structures is … Read more

Living a Life with Hypothyroidism

doctor holding stethoscope with hypothyroidism

Living with hypothyroidism is like being in a see-saw. You constantly have to balance your thyroid levels in order to feel good or be functional for the day. A slight change in balance can have various effects on your body. But, the art of finding balance is not something that comes easily. As in riding … Read more

Spotting Someone with Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder

People with an eating disorder are often hard to spot, and it’s especially difficult to see someone with this condition because these people don’t show traits that one would consider an eating disorder. If you think about it, they’re the ones you’re most likely not to consider having an eating disorder because they eat a … Read more

What You Need to Know About Screws

Various steel screws and bolts

If you’ve done any carpentry work or car repair in your home, you would know what a screw is. It’s one of the most often overlooked and underappreciated tools in the toolbox. Also called fasteners, these amazing materials help keep things together. They come in a multitude of sizes, colors, and makes—copper, aluminum, beryllium—even titanium … Read more

Post-Earthquake Inspection: What’s the State of Your Home?

Post earthquake home inspection

On Nov. 30, 2018, the Anchorage area in Alaska went through a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, causing chaos among residents who immediately searched for cover. Apart from terror, the quake has damaged residential properties; some reported that their homes have become unstable. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides aid, such as grant money for temporary housing, … Read more