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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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The Early Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

18 October 2019
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Benign tumours are one of the most common reasons why people undergo surgery. BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common condition in older men. As men grow older, non-cancerous tumours develop around their prostate glands. As the tumour or tumours grow bigger, they start blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. This can lead to bladder, urinary and kidney problems. Several treatment options are available for benign tumours. Read More …

How Can a Bluetooth Hearing Aid Make it Easier to Watch TV?

3 September 2019
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If you're about to replace an old hearing aid, then your clinic may have talked to you about upgrading to a model that uses newer technology. For example, they may have recommended that you look at hearing aids with Bluetooth connectivity. Your hearing aid advisor may have also mentioned that this kind of aid has some useful features, including the ability to better manage how you watch TV. How does this work and what are the advantages? Read More …

Commonly Ignored Symptoms That Require Optometrist Examination

27 March 2019
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There is no denying the fact that old age brings with it eyesight issues. Such an eventuality, however, doesn't mean that people should neglect taking care of their eyes. Seeing an optometrist whenever something appears off is advisable. Unfortunately, most people wait until it is too late, and a simple eye issue turns to a complicated medical problem. It can be attributed to the fact that some symptoms are considered normal by most people, which only leads to deterioration of the eye's health. Read More …

Gynaecologists Specialising in IVF

29 January 2019
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Gynaecologists are specialist doctors who have had extensive experience practising in the field of gynaecology before becoming fertility specialists. They deal with their patients with the utmost care and consideration as they know that fertility is a sensitive topic. One popular treatment method for couples having trouble conceiving is in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). Gynaecologists help guide patients through their plan from the initial consultation to the first trimester.    Who should see a gynaecologist? Read More …

Thyroid Cancer

28 December 2018
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The thyroid gland is located in the neck and is responsible for secreting thyroid hormones that regulate growth and metabolism in the body. Metabolism refers to the process of energy usage in the body. Issues with the thyroid gland will affect a person's energy levels because their metabolism will be disturbed. Thyroid cancer is where the cells in the thyroid gland divide abnormally and eventually form a tumour. This tumour is visible as a bump in the neck. Read More …