Peripheral Vascular Disease: Recovering after a Surgical Procedure

Posted on: 16 March 2019

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

Posted on: 24 January 2019

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?

Posted on: 29 October 2018

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?

Posted on: 29 October 2018

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]