Health Medical

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Recovering after a Surgical Procedure

    Surgical intervention can be highly beneficial in treating and managing peripheral vascular disease. The surgical procedures are designed to open up the clogged blood vessels and stimulate the smooth flow of blood once again. In general, this type of treatment is highly effective; however, long-term recovery from the disease will depend on your efforts. If you would like to prevent the recurrence and escalation of your vascular disease symptoms after treatment, you will need to be committed to your recovery. [Read More]

  • 3 Benefits of Persuading Your Husband to Go to a Men's Health Centre

    Women are generally better at going to the doctor when they are ill than men. Men sometimes take a wait-and-see approach to medical problems or stick their heads in the sand and hope that their problems go away on their own. If your husband is ill or has some symptoms that are a worry, then you may be having trouble getting him to see a GP. You may have more luck if you suggest that he visits a men's health centre or clinic. [Read More]

  • Why Do Some OTC Medicines Disappear from Pharmacies?

    Over the years, people often develop attachments to certain medicines, They may use the same cough syrup when they have a cough, the same tablets when they have an allergy and the same painkillers when they get a headache. Often, they do this because the product worked for them initially and continues to deliver. If you have an attachment to a certain medicine, then you may be shocked when you next go to buy some only to find there is none left in your pharmacy. [Read More]

  • Nuclear Medicine: Cause for Concern?

    Given that it sounds so complex and utilises radiation, it may be alarming to hear that you're being referred for 'nuclear medicine'. However, there's no need to be alarmed. Not only is this branch of medicine well-developed and understood at this stage, but there are also several other reasons why you don't need to be concerned. Here are just a couple of them to settle your mind. Levels of Radiation [Read More]

  • All You Need to Know About Bulk Billing Medical Services

    Your health, as well as that of your family, is of vital importance. That's why you will want to give it a priority. There's a lot you can think about when it comes to medical or health services for your family. Cost is among the most significant. Medical and health services can be quite costly. Therefore, it's imperative to consider cost-effectiveness when choosing medical services. There's a range of medical schemes to choose from to lessen your burden regarding medical bills. [Read More]

  • Is a Take-Home Bleaching Treatment Right for You?

    When you're craving a bright smile, your thoughts probably wander to teeth whitening. While many people believe that their only options are low-concentration store kits or sessions in their dentist's chair, another approach is available. A take-home bleaching treatment helps you strike the right balance between the two, but is it right for you? You don't have much time to spare Depending on your current oral health, you may find that you need to make several trips to the dentist. [Read More]

  • Scheduled for a Gynaecological Operation? Consider Robotic Surgery

    Although a good number of female gynaecological health problems can be fixed with a physical checkup and some prescription medication, there are some that will need to be handled through surgical intervention. Some of the health conditions that you could develop and need to go in for surgery include a vaginal prolapse, growth of fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome and more. While undergoing an operation is the best way to restore your health, keep in mind that going under the knife can also be life-threatening. [Read More]

  • Things to Consider When Buying Ankle Braces After an Injury

    If you have suffered an ankle injury while engaging in physical activity, you need injury braces to support the injured part during the recovery period. Braces prevent further injury, especially if your ankles are weak or tend to sprain often. Most ankle braces come with a metal fitting that supports the outer part of the ankle. This metal fitting helps to relieve inflammation and pain and speeds up the recovery process. [Read More]

  • A Brief Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is, as the Mayo Clinic describes, a common cause of foot pain. The plantar fascia is the tissue at the bottom of the foot, which connects the heel and the toes to form the arch of the foot. This tissue can become inflamed and cause significant pain, which often leads sufferers to require specialist treatment, such as physiotherapy. This guide aims to explain this painful and inconvenient condition, from the initial symptoms right through to treatment, as well as explaining how to avoid the condition. [Read More]

  • Pushing The Ache Away: Is A Massage Beneficial For Arthritis Sufferers?

    Summer is almost over in Australia, and that means a drop in temperature is just around the corner. When it comes to arthritis, 15% of the population is afflicted with a version of this condition. This winter you want to be prepared before it gets really cold, as low temperatures make your joints ache.  It has been suggested you give massage a try, but you have doubts it can do anything to take the pain away since the issue lies within your bones. [Read More]