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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How Do Preferred Provider Services Work In Australia?

4 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Most people in Australia are registered with a particular health fund, and which one you're with depends on a number of factors. Some are related to particular industries or professions: if you're a teacher, for example, there's a good chance you're registered with Teacher's Health. Anyone who works in the transport industry is likely to use Transport Health, while members of the army, navy and police force also have their own specialised funds. Read More …

What to Consider Before Going for That Teeth Whitening Procedure

29 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Dental discolouration is something that affects a lot of people in the world today. Some are born with a naturally darker shade of teeth while others are affected by activities such as smoking, drinking coffee as well as hard water. Tooth discolouration can also be as a result of an internal injury which causes the inner surface of the teeth to become darker. Teeth whitening will remove all the stains and leave your teeth whiter and more attractive. Read More …

3 Ways to Treat Bruxism

25 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Do you feel like it's impossible to stop grinding your teeth at night? Are you worried about wearing down your teeth, or suffering from headaches and facial pain? Bruxism can be worrying and uncomfortable, but there are ways to treat it. Depending on the underlying cause of your bruxism, you may benefit from wearing a mouthguard at night, being treated for stress and anxiety, or having dental work carried out. Read More …

Ways to Claim your Medicare after Visiting a Bulk Billing Doctor

23 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

At times going to hospital can be quite expensive especially when you do not have the funds ready. Some hospital emergencies can be random and this might lead to a lot of stress especially for the one afflicted. However, thanks to bulk billing, the hustle to get money for hospital services has been reduced. When accessing medical services, one can either accept to be bulk billed or given a patient account which stands for the services offered. Read More …

When to Use a Walk-in Medical Clinic

22 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

From time to time, you may find you fall ill and can't access your usual GP. If this illness doesn't constitute an emergency, who do you turn to? Walk-in medical clinics are settings where you can address minor injuries and illnesses that are serious enough to prevent you from waiting for a GP appointment, but not serious enough for you to head to the emergency room. Knowing how and when to use them will help you make an appropriate treatment choice. Read More …