Dealing with chronic health care issues
I used to be really healthy, until I got glandular fever in my mid twenties. I got really sick and it took me a lot of time, and consultations, with different health professionals to get my issues under control. My local health clinic became my second home as I worked throug my muscle soreness with my physiotherapist, my nutritional issues with my nutrionist and got all of my blood tests and x-rays done as well. Having them all in one place made my recovery much easier. This site is my exploration of health care clinics and how they help all arms of the medical profession work together.
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When it comes to hearing aids, there are a myriad of options to choose from. Considering the technological advancements that have been made in this field, people who need these accessories for the first time may find it overwhelming making a choice on what would be best suited for them. When selecting new hearing aids, there are a number of considerations that you should keep in mind. These include the following:
Osteopathy is a practice of medicine which emphasizes on the body's muscular-skeletal system i.e. the muscles, joints and bones. The idea is to keep this system at optimal function and eliminate any pain, resulting in minimal wear-and-tear to these parts.
The body is typically subjected to various stress factors, which are combated through tissue repair, sleep, proper nutrition and a strong immune system. However, sometimes these stress factors may exceed what the body can defend itself against, resulting in disease/symptoms which need to be treated.
As men age, there are many changes in the body that occur. As well as losing muscle definition, putting on weight, and losing tautness in the skin, you may find that your prostate becomes enlarged. This is something that might happen naturally as you age due to a change in your hormones, but it's a good idea to be aware of the warning signs so that you can have the condition treated sooner rather than later.
If your child is having trouble focusing in class and making out words that an instructor speaks, you may want to investigate the possibility of auditory processing disorder, also known as APD. This is a disorder in which children (and some adults) find that they can't process what they are hearing because of a disconnection between their auditory system and their brain. Here are some basic things to know about APD before you speak to your child's paediatrician about what to do next.
When you're diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you'll be invited to attend the diabetic clinic at your medical centre a few times a year. Keeping your clinic appointments ensure your diabetes remains well managed, allows early detection of common complications of diabetes and gives you the opportunity to ask questions or raise concerns. Here's an overview of what you can expect during your clinic appointments: