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.
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.
8 March 2018
Transdermal compounded analgesics are prepared to match the specific pain management needs of each patient. Also, these customised drugs are not taken orally like most systemic drugs. Instead, the active ingredients in the painkillers are delivered into the bloodstream through the skin. If you are managing chronic pain and have found that standard oral medication is unsuitable for your condition, you should look into this alternative. Here are the primary advantages of choosing compounded transdermal analgesics for your pain management regime.
21 February 2018
Every day, people undergo vascular surgery to treat a range of conditions affecting their veins, from aneurysms to atherosclerosis. If you're about to experience vascular surgery you may be wondering what steps you can take to ensure you get back to full health as soon as possible. While of course it's essential to follow the advice of your vascular surgeon and other members of your medical team, the person most responsible for guiding your recovery is you.
29 January 2018
Many people consider retirement as an end to an era, but to others, life begins after retirement. Joining a lifestyle community after your retirement can get you saying that indeed life starts after work is over. Lifestyle retirement communities are hardly mere rehabilitation centres for seniors; the centres are an opportunity for growth and personal development. Below are three basic guides to help you understand the things lifestyle communities offer and the benefits members stand to gain.
25 January 2018
Mouth guards are a fantastic piece of medical kit for all sportsmen and athletes. Whether you play rugby, hockey, or Aussie Rules, there are vastly well documented benefits of wearing a mouth guard when playing sports. Mouth guards are also increasingly used with children, teenagers and even adults who are prone to grinding their teeth during the night. Of course, as they are in close proximity to your mouth for large parts of the day, maintaining hygiene levels and ensuring you care for your mouth guard is vital for keeping it in a good condition and ensuring you do not put your own dental hygiene at risk.