Keeping my heart healthyKeeping my heart healthy


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Keeping my heart healthy

My whole family has a history of heart disease so I've been on the lookout for my heart health since I turned 30. It's important for me to have a regular checkup and ensure that all of my lifestyle changes are taking effect. I am a regular patient at the local heart health clinic and I'm feeling a lot more confident about living to a long and healthy life. This blog will be great for anyone who is worried about their heart health and wants to take control of their lifestyle with hints about finding the best health clinic in their area.

4 Things to Expect from Your Body During the Robotic Prostate Surgery Recovery Period

Prostate surgery is never pleasant, and, even though robotic prostate surgery can lessen the negative effects, your body is still likely to throw up some unexpected unpleasantness. The best thing you can do is understand what might happen and get yourself prepared for it. Mostly, your recovery period should be uneventful, but you may experience the following. 1. You Will Experience Pain One of the most common myths surrounding robotic prostate surgery is that no pain will be experienced afterwards. Read More 

Are You Hypertensive?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects millions of people worldwide, yet its symptoms can be so subtle that the condition may remain undiagnosed for years until serious health problems arise. But how do you know if you have high blood pressure and what can you do about it? Common symptoms of high blood pressure If your blood pressure is very high, you may notice all or some of the following symptoms: Read More 

SAD and How To Overcome It

If you find that you feel tired, 'down', and depressed during the winter months, but find your sunny outlook returning with the spring, you may be a SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) sufferer.  But what can you do to combat it? What causes SAD? Many people work long hours in office or factory environments where they are deprived of natural light.  In the winter months, many workers leave their homes in the dark and return home in the dark too. Read More 

Is my teen going deaf? Identifying Auditory Processing Disorder in teenagers

Most parents have some moments where if they wonder if their teen is going deaf or simply ignoring them. For teens who have Auditory Processing Disorder (or 'APD'), whilst they can hear voices, they may have problems processing the sounds into language or keeping track of conversation in a complex environment with different noises going on. Here are some steps you can take if your teen has APD to help them cope better with school work and home life. Read More 

Your Newborn’s Six Week Assessment Explained

You'll be invited to health and developmental milestone assessments at regular intervals at a family health care clinic until your child starts school, and the first health assessment takes place when your baby is six weeks old. The six week assessment is carried out by a GP and child health nurse and consists of a physical and neurological exam and an opportunity to discuss any concerns you have. The checks carried out at this appointment can allow health problems to be detected early and treated promptly. Read More