If you have just found out that you are pregnant, here are a few tips which should help to ensure that you and your baby remain healthy throughout the course of your pregnancy. Take a folic acid supplement Most doctors recommend that pregnant women take a folic acid supplement for the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy. Research has shown that this substance can help to reduce the chances of a foetus developing neural tube defects.
28 November 2017
Unfortunately prostate cancer is still not widely discussed so while it´s the second most common cancers for men and 1 in 5 men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime, many people do not have someone close to them with whom they can discuss prostate cancer surgery and the recovery process. Here are some tips to help you get through the post surgery process. Understand the tumour The size and positioning of the tumour will affect how the surgeon enters the abdomen and removes the growth.
18 September 2017
It is natural to respond to bright light by squinting your eyes slightly until they have adjusted to the bright light levels. However, if you experience pain when your eyes are exposed to bright light, you may be suffering from photophobia. Below is a guide to the possible causes of photophobia. In some cases, sudden photophobia could be a sign of a serious health condition. Corneal abrasion If you get a piece of dust or dirt trapped on the surface of your eye, it may result in a corneal abrasion.
21 August 2017
Everyone has moles on their body somewhere. They're simply collections of skin cells that are usually darker than your normal skin colour due to increased melanin in the mole's location, although there are several different types which vary slightly in their appearance. While they're generally nothing to worry about, there are some occasions where it's worth getting a check to make sure a mole isn't cancerous. Although skin cancer is one of the most easily treated forms, it's still important to catch it as early as possible and act without delay.
25 July 2017
Whether your surgical procedure is big or small, the chances are it will impact the way you function afterwards. Attending a physiotherapy clinic following your procedure enhances the post-operative recovery period through improving your range of movement, reducing the risk of clots, and promoting wound healing. Knowing more about physiotherapy and its uses will help you decide how it can work for you. Following an orthopaedic procedure, you'll enhance your range of movement
19 July 2017
When thinking of chiropractic care, you may believe it will only be of benefit for those who have musculoskeletal issues such as joint pain or arthritis. However, chiropractic care can in fact be helpful to a wide range of people and is an excellent way to boost your overall health and wellbeing. Below is a guide to 3 benefits of receiving chiropractic treatment. Reduced stress levels The modern world can be very busy and stressful.
11 July 2017
Depression is, sadly, rather a common problem in the modern world, with a staggering number of people suffering from it at some point during their lives. Fortunately, in recent years, depression has been the subject of much discussion, making awareness at an all time high. Despite that, it can still be difficult to recognise in a friend or family member, and even if you do suspect they're depressed, it's tough to know what you can do to help.
10 July 2017
If your teeth are crooked, dental braces are the ideal way to straighten them so that you can smile with confidence. However, braces cannot treat discoloured, chipped, or misshapen teeth so some orthodontic patients choose to get veneers once their braces come off. The combination of the two treatments can transform a smile and help to improve the quality of a patient's life both in work and in their personal relationships.
22 June 2017
When you are offered a job as a commercial driver, passing a medical will be a condition of your offer of employment. Pre-employment medicals are designed to reduce the risk of harm to the prospective employee, other employees within a company and the general public by screening out candidates whose health could make the specific job role they have applied for unsuitable. For example, you may not be able to drive safely if you have vision problems, substance addiction, epilepsy or a psychiatric disorder.
19 June 2017