Do You Have an Undiagnosed Anxiety Disorder?


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

Here's What You Didn't Know About General Practitioner Jobs

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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

Four Tips For You To Help Elderly Fathers Who Will Not Accept Personal Care


The Australian Human Rights Commission estimates that when it comes to Australians aged over 85, 75 percent of this population group continues to live in their own homes. However, when it comes to persuading elderly parents to accept personal care help if they want to remain living independently, then some children face quite an argument. It is understandable that elderly parents want to continue doing things for themselves, as giving up this control is an admittance that their bodies are not as cooperative as they once were.

2 October 2018

Should You Translate at a Relative's GP Appointment?

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If one of your close relatives doesn't speak much English and they need to see their GP, then they may have asked you to go along and translate. While you may help your family out with their general translation needs, you may not be sure whether to do this for a medical appointment. What are the pros and cons? When Family Translation Works If your relative has an immediate appointment and needs help communicating with their doctor, then you can fill this gap.

30 August 2018

How to Get the Most out of an Appointment with Your GP

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 It is impossible to place enough emphasis on the value of good health, and as such it is essential t establish good relationships with a medical support team you can trust. In many instances the primary doctor involved in the day-to-day care of a patient will be a GP (an abbreviation of the term 'General Practitioner'), who will usually be the first port of call during a period of ill health.

6 July 2018

Aorta Aneurysm: Health Insights to Help You Overcome Anxiety and Manage Vascular Disease Successfully

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If you suffer from an aortic aneurysm, then it's advisable that you familiarize yourself with valuable health information. Aorta aneurysm can cause a lot of anxiety, and failure to understand the condition and the options available for you may worsen the anxiety. Remember that anxiety and stress can prompt, high blood pressure, which tops the list of aorta aneurysm triggers. Below are useful health insights on aorta aneurysm you may find useful to help you successfully manage the condition.

22 May 2018

Overcome Irritating Dry Eye Problems


Do you frequently notice a slightly scratchy sensation or a feeling that something is in your eye? You may have also observed that your eyes tire quite quickly. If this happens on a regular basis, it is quite likely that you are suffering from dry eye syndrome.  This aggravating condition can prevent you from doing some everyday and necessary tasks such as computer work and reading. Here's what you need to know about this irritating condition and ways to relieve those annoying symptoms.

23 April 2018

Creased Up: How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat 3 Injuries Commonly Suffered By Cricketers

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Cricket may have a reputation as being somewhat more sedate than other sports, but anybody who plays the sport either casually or professionally knows that this reputation is way wide of the mark. The sudden bursts of speed and unnatural, savage jerking motions associated with batting, bowling and fielding can all take their toll on the fittest body, and it's no surprise that cricketers tend to suffer from a distinct range of injuries and ailments because of them.

20 March 2018