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16
Jan

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 […]

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05
Jan

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 […]

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22
Nov

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 […]

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26
Oct

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 […]

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13
Sep

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 […]

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12
Sep

3 Formula Feeding Concerns a Well-Baby Clinic Can Assist You With

After giving birth, your midwife will give you information about your local well-baby clinic, which is usually held in your medical centre. The well-baby clinic gives you the opportunity to discuss any concerns you have about your baby with a child health nurse. You can also have your baby weighed at the clinic to give […]

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31
Aug

3 Ways You Can Decorate Your Child’s Hearing Aids

As a parent of a child who wears hearing aids, you’ll know it can be a struggle to get your child to keep their hearing aids on. There are a number of reasons children pull their hearing aids off, including finding it difficult to accept they need hearing aids, not wanting to feel different from […]

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29
Aug

4 Ways of Conducting Skin Biopsies

Your doctor can take a diagnostic sample from your skin in case he or she would like to have further tests done to establish what caused your lesion or rash. This article discusses some of the common techniques that can be used to take that sample so a pathologist can conduct further tests. Excision Biopsy […]

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19
Aug

How Physiotherapy Helps During Pregnancy

Physiotherapy, sometimes called physical therapy, helps your body in a number of ways. It uses drug-free methods to relieve pain, strengthen your body, and relieve many other ailments. During pregnancy, getting regular physiotherapy can be very beneficial for the pregnancy pains and delivery. Here are some different ways physiotherapy helps during pregnancy. Relieves Your Back […]

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18
Aug

3 Ways A Physiotherapist Can Support Those With Multiple Sclerosis

Balance and co-ordination problems are common symptoms of multiple sclerosis due to the condition causing muscle weakness. If you’d like some support to retain or improve your mobility, a physiotherapist can work with you to develop a tailored treatment plan. Here’s an overview of a few ways a physiotherapist can support those with multiple sclerosis: […]

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