Stay Healthy, Live a Long Time

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Stay Healthy, Live a Long Time

Hello! My name is Tony and this is my new blog. I decided to start this blog while I was in the hospital recovering from an operation I had to have to remove a tumour from my body. My story had started a few months beforehand when I developed a cough which I couldn't get rid of. I had some test and the doctors discovered I had a tumour in my chest. I will be the first to admit that I haven't been as good as I could have been in terms of looking after my own health. However, since being diagnosed, I have been learning all I can about how to stay healthy.

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Three Questions You Should Ask Your Obstetrician Before Pregnancy

28 September 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Obstetricians are an amazing resource for pregnant mothers, as they have helped countless women go through what can be a very traumatic event. They are at your beck and call virtually all the time, and many give out personal numbers and contact information so that they can help if you do have a pressing concern. However, it is easy to forget questions when you are first meeting your obstetrician and as your pregnancy progresses. Read More …

Prostate Removal: Four Fundamental Tips for Personal Care after Surgery

24 May 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Prostate removal is an effective treatment approach for prostate cancer. The goal of the surgical process is to eliminate diseased tissues and limit the risk of cancer spread. Prostatectomy is not a complicated procedure, but some precautions are important for complete recovery. If your specialist has recommended prostate removal as part of your treatment plan, consider these basic guidelines for post-operative personal care. Consider Pain Medication The level of pain experienced by men after prostate removal varies. Read More …

3 Reasons Why You May Need a Vascular Ultrasound

30 December 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Most people associate ultrasound imaging with pregnancy. Perhaps this is because foetal imaging is one of the main reasons why doctors recommend the scan. However, the imaging technique has a wide variety of other uses. An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images of soft tissue inside the human body. The imaging technique is non-invasive and very effective.  Vascular ultrasounds work because when the high-frequency sound waves get inside your blood vessels, they encounter the red blood cells, white blood cells and other components of your blood. Read More …

Lower Back Pain: Three Guidelines for Recovery After Osteopathic Treatment

11 August 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you are experiencing lower back pain, you might benefit from the help of an osteopath. In general, osteopathic treatment involves non-invasive manipulation of joints, bones and muscle tissue. The practitioners also utilise other processes like bracing, taping and needling. All these approaches are beneficial for alleviating discomfort in the lower sections of the spinal column. For instance, osteopathy is ideal for relieving joint sprains, muscle strain, misalignment and overall stiffness in the lower back. Read More …

Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aids

10 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

A hearing aid is a small electronic gadget worn behind or in the ear. The device increases the volume or pitch of sounds so that you can hear better and communicate normally. The hearing aid consists of a microphone, speaker and amplifier. The device receives sound from the microphone and converts sound waves to electrical signals before sending them to the amplifier. The amplifier increases the signal strength before sending the sound to the ear through the speaker. Read More …