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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Lower Back Pain: Three Guidelines for Recovery After Osteopathic Treatment

11 August 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you are experiencing lower back pain, you might benefit from the help of an osteopath. In general, osteopathic treatment involves non-invasive manipulation of joints, bones and muscle tissue. The practitioners also utilise other processes like bracing, taping and needling. All these approaches are beneficial for alleviating discomfort in the lower sections of the spinal column. For instance, osteopathy is ideal for relieving joint sprains, muscle strain, misalignment and overall stiffness in the lower back. Read More …

Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aids

10 March 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

A hearing aid is a small electronic gadget worn behind or in the ear. The device increases the volume or pitch of sounds so that you can hear better and communicate normally. The hearing aid consists of a microphone, speaker and amplifier. The device receives sound from the microphone and converts sound waves to electrical signals before sending them to the amplifier. The amplifier increases the signal strength before sending the sound to the ear through the speaker. Read More …

3 Dentist-Recommended Ways to Prevent Cavities

22 November 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You should visit your dentist regularly even if you are afraid. He or she can help identify problems such as dental cavities before they become serious. Dental cavities can result in you losing your teeth. Symptoms include toothaches, tooth sensitivity, holes in your teeth, stained teeth and pain when you bite down. A cavity progresses in three stages. Plaque forms on your tooth then attack the tooth. Plaque continues to damage your tooth and reaches the inner part of your tooth, which can be very painful. Read More …

The Early Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

18 October 2019
 Categories: , Blog

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
 Categories: , Blog

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 …