Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a relatively common condition that impairs blood circulation due to plaque build-up forming along artery walls. This reduces blood flow to your limbs and is often a sign that you're at risk of developing related conditions, such as atherosclerosis. Here's an overview of the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approach for PAD: Causes And Symptoms It's not always possible to determine why a person develops PAD, but there are some factors that are thought to increase your risk of developing this condition, such as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity.
27 February 2020
Physical therapy treatments are focused on maximising the quality of an individual's life and movement possibilities. Also known as physiotherapy, physical therapy is a health profession in which experts assess, diagnose and treat individuals through physical means. Physiotherapy has been proven to not only help develop but also maintain and restore maximum movement in individuals struggling with certain health conditions and even disabilities. Doctors might recommend physiotherapy to help reduce pain, improve joint movement and restore mobility and flexibility, among other things.
10 December 2019
Nobody wants to think of his or her immortality. But if you have loved ones, whether a spouse, children or even family members that you are supporting, you would want to ensure that they will not suffer excessively once you pass on. Thus, you have probably sat down with an estate lawyer and come up with a will. However, have you considered a prepaid funeral? As the name implies, this is choosing to pay for your funeral arrangements while you are still alive.
22 October 2019
If you've been finding it difficult to hear any conversations recently, or if you may have had to ask people to repeat themselves more often than you'd like, then it may be time for you to think about hearing aid options. Of course, nobody wants to broadcast the fact that they may be hard of hearing, and you may be worried that people will see you wearing a bulky hearing aid.
31 August 2019
For a good number of people, dental care means paying attention to the hygiene and condition of their teeth. While your teeth, granted, are a crucial element of your oral health, your gums play just as an important role too! Without your gums, your teeth would not be secure in place and this would lead to a host of other dental problems. Nonetheless, some individuals may be under the impression that as long as they are brushing their teeth then their gums will be in good health.
18 July 2019
If you're looking to take a cruise in the upcoming months, consider one that has physiotherapists on-board. These professionals will help you enjoy a healthier, relaxing cruise while above water. Physiotherapists do much more than just offer massages. They also handle muscle injuries, kinesiology and pathology-related issues. This is why many cruise ships hire physiotherapists to provide on-board services to their guests. Wondering how physiotherapy will make your cruise more exciting?
23 May 2019
If you are planning on having a child, you will need to prepare your body adequately for pregnancy. In an ideal situation, conception should occur immediately after you stop using your chosen form of contraception. However, this is not always the case. Often, a lot of time is required to ensure that the conception of a baby is successful. If you have been trying for a while without success, you should think about taking some crucial steps to make certain that your body is ready.
26 March 2019
Being able to hear properly is important to have a good quality of life. Any hearing issues can cause people to lose self-confidence and prevents them from interacting with others. Aside from this, hearing issues can severely impact a person's day-to-day life as lack of hearing prevents the person from communicating their needs. When children have hearing problems, their learning development can be slowed down, preventing them from leading a normal life and causing hurdles in their future careers.
4 February 2019
Nervousness, worry and a touch of anxiousness is something everyone will have at one point or another. If you are having financial problems or are tasked to speak in public, experiencing these emotions is normal. So how is someone to know when they are suffering from an anxiety disorder? Anxiety disorders primarily have to be diagnosed by either a doctor or a psychiatrist. And while there are no lab tests that can be run to ascertain this form of mental illness, there are some symptoms that will alert you of an underlying problem that is affecting your overall wellbeing.
28 December 2018
Is working as a GP your dream job? You might come from a medical family and believe pursuing a career in medicine is in your DNA. Or, you might have picked up the interest from watching medical drama shows that replicate what it's like working in the medical field. Whatever your reason for wanting to take this career path, it's important to know what to expect when working as a GP.
13 November 2018