Oral Problems That Should Prompt an Emergency Dental Visit

Dentist Blog

An unfortunate habit some people have is only going for a dental checkup when they can no longer tolerate the pain they feel in their teeth. This indifference that is characterised by neglecting routine dental checkups puts you at risk of developing severe oral conditions, as potential problems do not get the chance to be caught before they become aggravated. Besides, while you may assume that painkillers can mitigate some dental problems, some issues require immediate medical attention or the damage could be irreparable.

25 April 2018

Treating Aneurysms

Health & Medical Blog

If you've been diagnosed with an aneurysm, your doctor may advise you to consult a vascular surgeon for treatment. If you have questions about your condition and its treatment, here are some answers to guide you through this process. What is an aneurysm? An aneurysm is a swollen area in an artery occurring where the artery wall has weakened. Most commonly occur in the brain or aorta, the main artery leading from the heart.

19 March 2018

How to Integrate Research on Essential Oils for Anxiety Into Your Life

Health & Medical Blog

You may see essential oils at the health foods store, you may have a friend or family member who sells them, or you may see them in other situations. In all cases, you may have heard the claims that essential oils can be helpful for anxiety. Wondering if that's true? Well, a number of studies indicate that essential oils just may work. Here's a look at some of the top studies and how you can integrate these ideas into your life to help with your anxiety.

26 October 2017

Maintenance and Care: Prolonging the Service Life of Your Hearing Aids

Health & Medical Blog

Your hearing aids are designed and fabricated to ensure long-term use and performance. However, these devices are considerably delicate and vulnerable to damage when neglected. Therefore, you should invest time into caring for your hearing aids. This process will ensure optimal performance for a long time. Also, you will minimise the financial implications of frequent repair and replacement. Here are some simple guidelines to help you get started on hearing aid care and maintenance.

17 October 2017

How Sports Physiotherapy Can Enhance Your Performance in Sporting Activities

Health & Medical Blog

What is Sports Physiotherapy? Sports physiotherapy is the branch of physiotherapy that deals with the prevention and management of sports injuries and all other issues related to sports at every level of participation. Practitioners are referred to as sports physiotherapists and they play a major role in ensuring that persons involved in recreational or professional sports are injury free and are in the best possible shape for sporting events. They are trained in the promotion of safe physical activity, prevention of injury and the enhancement of sports performance.

25 July 2017

4 Reasons Why Giving Your Children Proper Sunglasses is so Important


Unfortunately, many parents don't understand the importance of providing their young children with proper sunglasses. Allowing your children to venture outside in the summer heat wearing either no sunglasses at all or a cheaper pair of toy sunglasses is something you never want to do, and here are just four reasons why. 1. Children's Eyes Are More Vulnerable Everyone understands that the human body changes as it ages, but few take the time to consider how the eye changes.

27 June 2017

Controlling Cystitis Through Diet

Health & Medical Blog

Cystitis – an infection in the urinary system – is a painful, unpleasant condition, and just the mention of it can be enough to make women who've already experienced it wince. The worst thing is, it can be difficult to prevent completely, leaving unsure when it's going to strike, and when it does, you're probably stuck with it at least for a few days. The good news is that diet comes into play, in terms of both preventing cystitis and making it clear up faster.

18 June 2017