Dealing with Illness and Disease

Welcome to my blog, guys! This blog is going to be about a subject which is very close to my heart. In the last year, various members of my family have been affected by illness and disease. I had never had to help someone deal with a medical problem before so I was in the dark. The GP and the hospital staff I have dealt with have all been fantastic and offered me some great advice. Thankfully, my mum and my sister have now made full recoveries. I wanted to start this blog as a way of showing thanks and to help others.

Why Foot Care for the Elderly Is So Important

8 May 2019
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Everybody is born with one pair of feet, and these feet have to see them through until the end of their lives, which is why foot care should not be an afterthought but something integral to daily life. As the body ages, general wear and tear ensue, and this is as true of the feet as any other part of the body - and this is why elderly people need to pay careful attention to their feet. Read More …

What Are the Advantages of Teledermatology ?

14 March 2019
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Teledermatology is a branch of telemedicine, which is a general term covering a wide range of internet and technology-based forms of delivering health care. The main advantages of teledermatology relate to the ability of specialist dermatologists to provide diagnosis and treatment online to people who have skin conditions, either as a primary visit or as a follow-up to a face-to-face consultation. Benefits of Teledermatology People can benefit from this type of medical treatment in different ways. Read More …

Why You Don’t Need to Be Scared See a Doctor

23 January 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

It may come as a shock to hear that about a third of Australians consciously put off going to see the doctor. This is a staggeringly high number considering how accessible and affordable a visit to the doctor can be. Unfortunately, many people have preconceived ideas and fears associated with going to a medical clinic. Therefore, the following insight can help you assuage some of their fears. Medical Clinics Are Not Hospitals Read More …

5 Reasons Older People Should Perform Balance Exercises

14 December 2018
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Older people often suffer from limited strength and mobility that makes regular exercise impossible. However, balance exercises can be done at home without using any equipment, and they're low impact enough for most seniors to handle them. Common balance exercises for the elderly include side leg raises and standing on one foot. Here are just five reasons why proper aged care should involve regular balance exercises. 1. Prevents Falls Read More …

Self-Care Tips for Back Pain

26 October 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Most people suffer from back pain (especially the lower back) at some point in their life. Some of the symptoms of back pain may include pain that extends to your legs or increases in intensity when you bend or lift something heavy. While most people will experience mild episodes of back pain, there are instances when the pain becomes so severe that they have to seek medical attention. This is especially common when the problem has been overlooked for a long time and has developed into a worse condition, such as spinal stenosis. Read More …

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Dealing with Illness and Disease

Welcome to my blog, guys! This blog is going to be about a subject which is very close to my heart. In the last year, various members of my family have been affected by illness and disease. I had never had to help someone deal with a medical problem before so I was in the dark. The GP and the hospital staff I have dealt with have all been fantastic and offered me some great advice. Thankfully, my mum and my sister have now made full recoveries. I wanted to start this blog as a way of showing thanks and to help others.

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