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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.

A Little Off The Top: How Bald Men Can Prevent And Detect Skin Cancers Located On The Scalp

9 April 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

-*Whether you're thinning on top, completely bare on top or simply enjoy the low maintenance and striking looks of a shaved pate, bald men need to take just as much care of the skin of their bare scalps as the skin on the rest of their body, if not more. Scalp skin should be cleaned, moisturised and protected with the same care and attention you give to the skin on your face, but protecting your dome doesn't stop there. Read More …

Choosing the right psychologist for you

4 January 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

We all need a little help sometimes, and every year many thousands of Australians seek the support of a psychologist in getting through tough times. Psychologists help patients deal with stress, anxiety and depression; they address phobias, relationship issues and teach strategies to cope with anger, lack of confidence and a host of life events. Finding a psychologist that meets your needs and fits naturally with your personal style is the key to a healthier you. Read More …

Compact, Clear and Comfortable: Which Style of Hearing Aid is Best for You?

24 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

One common concern that potential hearing aid users have is that the device will be uncomfortable to wear.  Of course, getting used to anything you wear for such a big portion of time will take time – but your device should definitely be comfortable, even if it initially feels strange.  Luckily, there are three different styles for you to choose from.  While all three may not be suitable for you and you'll still need to discuss the matter with a specialist, you may be able to pick the type that best fits your ear and your preferences. Read More …

Understanding Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease

15 August 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Your body's main blood vessel, known as the aorta, is located in the pelvis and supplies blood to your legs. Aortoiliac occlusive disease occurs when this blood vessel becomes blocked. Oxygen and nutrients aren't able to reach your leg muscles and this can cause muscle pain and the degeneration of tissue in your feet and lower legs, which can lead to ulcers and skin infections. Here's what you need to know about this serious vascular condition: Read More …

The Role of Physiotherapy in Sports

22 June 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Sports physiotherapists are health practitioners who have been trained in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. In Australia, qualified and fully registered physiotherapy practitioners who wish to acquire specialised professional skills in sports physiotherapy undergo a master's programme in the field. Such practitioners may then apply for the Australian Physiotherapy Association Sports title. Some sports physiotherapists undertake event coverage, which involves travelling with a team. Within the Australian Physiotherapy Association, the Sports Group is one of the largest and it offers further professional development in sporting areas such as peripheral joint injuries and learn the peculiarities of an individual sport. 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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