First you need to make sure you don't have a severe cold or the flue. Make
sure you don't have a sinus or throat infection this can cause you to
have a terrible earache. When you swallow this causes the eardrum to
contract and the air cannot get out causing the pain. If you travel in
air planes you need to make sure you swallow as the air pressure
changes. You need to swallow hard to let the muscle in the ear release
the pressure on the tubes.
You should keep your mouth moving by
chewing on gum or eating candy while flying in an airplane. If you
need to yawn do it. This is great way to keep the Eustachian tubes
open. When you go swimming and you are prone to ear pain you should
wear ear plugs to keep the water from getting into your ear. Swimmers
ear can be very pain full. When you go scuba diving it is important to
make sure you equalize the pressure in your ears while you dive.
Keeping your ears dry on the inside while in the water will prevent
problems with the inner ear drum.
If you have children earaches are a very
common problem If you child is fussy and crying and their ears are red
could be a sign of a ear problem. babies will cry and pull at their
ear if its bothering them. Make sure to check to see if the baby has a
fever and check for any drainage from their ear. The drainage could be
yellow or a white fluid. Make sure to take them to the doctor so the
doctor can prescribe the proper medication to treat their earache.
You can treat earaches with some over the
counter medications. You can try ear drops and there are certain nasal
sprays that can relieve the congestion causing the pain in your ears.
You should not use them for more then 2 or 3 days as this can cause
rebound in nasal congestion.
How to keep
your eyes healthy wear make-up correctly
You never think of it, but your eyes need to be properly cared for.
Make-up is another essential component for healthy eyes and facial
When you wear make-up everyday you need to wash it off every night before
bed. Wearing it everyday can cause chronic skin irritation. Just
because you are washing it off with a make-up remover, that can still
dry your skin out and take away its natural oils and glow. If make-up
gets in your eyes during the night it can cause irritation such as
itching, redness, or infection. A smart tip: apply a moisturizer to
your skin before applying make-up; this will prevent the drying
effects of make-up.
Scratching your eye with your mascara brush happens to everyone. You
think nothing of it: take out the contact, clean it, and go on your
way. This is more serious than you think. This causes irritation,
infection and could eventually lead to blindness. Use your own
cosmetic brushes and sponges, replace regularly. Donít share Ė this
can lead to infections.
You should replace your mascara every 2-3 months. It should be replaced
more often depending on the more often you use it. If it gets a funny
smell, or beings to be chunky, it needs to be replaced. Brushes
should also be replaced; even if they are only for eye shadow/blush,
they still contain dust mites and bacteria.