Hey! My name is Marley and this is my health advice blog. Maintaining your health is easy when you are young. However, as you get older, you may develop illnesses and disorders as a result of your lifestyle choices. When I hit the age of 50 years old, I suddenly realised that I had a lot of problems which I had been ignoring for a long time. I decided to visit my doctor and seek help. Over the past year, I have worked closely with my doctor to improve my lifestyle and my health. I hope my blog inspires you to do the same.
14 January 2019
Around 14,320 cases of melanoma were diagnosed in Australia in 2018. As a form of skin cancer that has a high survival rate, melanoma is easy to treat. Other more aggressive forms of skin carcinomas are not. Regardless of which type you want to watch out for, it's worth learning more about the warning signs that are popular amongst dermatologists. The ABCDE rules An excellent starting point when examining your skin is to apply the ABCDE rules.
15 October 2018
Careers in the healthcare services field have been growing over the years, and so have their earning potential. In fact, employment in this sector is expected to rise by 16% by 2022. Massage therapists play an important role in this growth. With more people looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle, becoming more physically fit is the new trend. Many people are fitting a few hours at the gym into their daily schedules.
25 July 2018
Ageing may not be easy, but maintaining your independence is possible through the use of in-home health care services. Just as no two people are the same, each individual's health, level of ability and preferences about how they like to live are different. If you have been considering your options as ageing, illness or disability is making it harder to maintain your daily routine, you may want to consider the wide range of home health care services available in Australia.
30 April 2018
Are you a DIY enthusiast that carries out most of their home improvement projects? If so, you should be aware of the potential risk of harming the eyes during such projects; the eyes are quite sensitive. A small splinter lodged in your eye can cause severe irritation and redness, earning you a visit to the emergency room. As you go about mowing the garden, painting your house and cutting down trees in your yard, take the following precautions to protect your eyes from injury and maintain proper eye health.
26 March 2018
It is estimated that one in five Australians will experience a mental health problem each year. Knowing how to recognise the signs that you may be mental distress and how to talk to your GP about how you are feeling can help you to get the treatment and support you need. Below is a guide which will help you to prepare for and get the most out of your appointment.