Health Tips Your Doctors Want You to Know
25 September 2017
Sometimes paying a visit to your doctor is unavoidable. At other times, simple health advice can prevent you from needing to attend a doctor's clinic. While there are lots of areas of medicine where you could take control of your health yourself, here are some top tips your doctor may want you to know.
Sticking cotton buds in your ear isn't a good idea
The area inside your ear is sensitive, prone to infection, and easy to injure.
Understanding Coeliac Disease
23 August 2017
Coeliac disease is a serious condition that causes your immune system to overreact when you consume gluten, which is a protein found in several grains. Your immune system triggers an attack on this usually harmless substance, and as a result, your small intestine becomes inflamed, which can prevent vital nutrients being absorbed. The precise reason some people develop coeliac disease is unknown, but you can develop it at any time in your life, and a combination of genetic and environmental factors are thought to be responsible for triggering your immune system to attack gluten.
Understanding Laser Prostate Surgery
18 June 2017
Enlargement of the prostate gland, otherwise referred to as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a non-cancerous enlargement or growth of the prostate gland. It is the most common disease of the prostate gland, affecting mostly older men. The prostate gland anatomically surrounds the top part of the urethra. As the prostate gland enlarges, it makes the urethra narrower, causing urinary obstructive symptoms such as urinary hesitancy or dribbling flow of urine.
Three Questions to Ask to Help Find the Best Physiotherapist for You
14 June 2017
You know you need physical therapy and physiotherapy appointments. This may be due to an injury that is not getting better or an older issue that is cropping back up as an issue. If you don't have a referral from a doctor, you may be curious about how to find the best physiotherapist for you and your needs. Here are three questions to ask, and what you need to know about each one, to help you narrow down your choices.