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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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 …

Baby Got Bank: How to Keep Your Finances on Track During Pregnancy

12 November 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Pregnancy is a thrilling time for any parent-to-be. There's nothing that can prepare you for the warmth and excitement of following your baby's progress and development and waiting for that special day when you'll finally meet one another. However, there are some things you can prepare for — and your finances are one of them. New babies are notoriously expensive, and pregnancy can be a pricey process too. If you're concerned about making this transition, then here are some tips to decrease your chances of a bumpy landing. Read More …

3 Steps To Take If You Notice Bleeding When You’re First Pregnant

30 August 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Finding out you're pregnant can be so exciting, but it can also quickly turn to dread if you notice a little bleeding at the start. Before you hit the panic button, it's important to get to the bottom of the bleeding, because losing blood doesn't always indicate a miscarriage. There's no real way to tell on your own, so follow these steps if you notice you're bleeding in the early stages of your pregnancy: Read More …

Basic Skin Cancer Checks You Can Perform at Home

30 August 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

While there's no way to substitute for a professional examination, checking for signs of skin cancer at home is essential. It's often the case that noticing the earlier signs of cancer prompts patients to approach a professional. Also, carrying out a skin cancer check is simpler than you think. First, understand what you need to look for The easiest way to check for potential cancerous changes involves following the ABCDE approach: Read More …

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 …