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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Tips on Providing Healthcare to Elderly Patients From Multicultural Backgrounds

6 July 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

As a medical centre, you will always be aiming to provide the very best care to all of your patients. This can be a little more challenging when patients are from a variety of cultural backgrounds. You will need to provide care that is culturally sensitive, especially when your patients are elderly. If this describes your medical centre and you want to know what steps you can take to provide high-quality multicultural health care, read on. Read More …

Why Circumcision is Best Performed on Newborn Babies

22 May 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Having a baby comes with a range of important decisions to make, some of them more urgent than others. If you have a baby boy, one of the things you'll need to decide quickly is whether or not to have your newborn son circumcised. The benefits of circumcision are fairly well known—it makes personal hygiene easier, prevents certain diseases and infections and can make life easier as an adult. Despite this, it's important to think through your decision carefully and consider what's best for your child. Read More …

Is there a solution for painful varicose veins?

19 April 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Varicose veins are not uncommon, but they certainly are unpleasant. These large, twisted, swollen veins are not only unsightly, but they can also cause significant pain, and lead to further health complications down the line. When varicose veins are just unpleasant to look at you might be able to live with them, but they can also cause swelling, aching and pain in the legs. If they become very severe, they can actually lead to ulcers on the skin. Read More …

What Could Be the Cause of Your Double Vision?

19 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

The most common reason people visit their optometrist is for a regular check-up. It's people who wear glasses, in particular, who see their optometrist regularly to get their eyes tested and find out if they need a new prescription, although it's an important part of routine healthcare for everyone. Optometrists can do more than just routine testing, however, and there are some situations where you might need to make an appointment in an emergency. Read More …

Sports Injuries That Can Be Managed Through Physiotherapy

28 November 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Some individuals may associate physiotherapy with treatment that is administered after a severe accident that would render one's physical movements impaired. In truth, physiotherapy is designed to assist with a multitude of disorders, be it genetic defects, sports injuries and even the effects of ageing. Therefore, people of any age can opt for this treatment to restore their body's mobility whole also enhancing muscle strength. Whether you are a professional athlete or exercise regularly, you have a likelihood of becoming injured as you engage in strenuous activity. Read More …