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Regaining my balance

After having a bad fall getting out of the shower, I've been really struggling to feel confident on my feet and regain my balance. I have been doing some physical therapy and getting some followup support from my medical team to help me regain my confidence. I want to be able to live as an independent person and not always be worrying about slipping and hurting myself again. This blog has some tips from other people who have recovered from serious injuries and falls, and regained their confidence in their balance. I hope it will help other people in their journey to regain their balance.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Understanding the Common Infections

27 December 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

As implied, sexually transmitted diseases refers to the category of diseases which is primarily spread through sexual contact. It is crucial for you to know and understand these conditions. This will ensure that you will be able to recognise any associated medical problem early and seek immediate treatment. In general, most of the pertinent infections are completely treatable or manageable, but they can cause permanent damage if allowed to fester for prolonged periods. Read More …

How to Avoid Holiday Dental Emergencies

20 December 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When enjoying the holidays with those close to you, any form of distraction isn't welcomed. The pain from dental emergencies when traveling or dental offices are closed for holidays can be excruciating. By planning ahead and taking care of your oral health, you can avoid holiday dental emergencies. Here's what you need to do: Avoid crunching Many people are tempted to crunch up ice cube leftovers after finishing an ice-cold beverage. Read More …

In-Home Care: Reasons It Would Be Beneficial For Your Senior Loved One

18 November 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you have a geriatric loved one who requires constant care, chances are you have considered a long-term care facility to meet their needs. However, these care facilities can be quite expensive for most people. As such, you may have to contemplate hiring in-home care services. If you have found yourself having to decide the long-term care plans for your loved one, below is an outline of the ways in-home care would be beneficial to them. Read More …

The Benefits Of Cycling For Back Pain In The Over 50s

17 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

There's no doubt about it; cycling is now one of the most popular sports on the planet, especially with the over-fifties.  It's a great activity to get involved in with many benefits including fresh air, exercise, social interaction, weight loss and saving money by swopping four wheels for two. As a non-impact sport, cycling can also be very beneficial for your back if you suffer from chronic back pain caused by conditions such as sciatica. Read More …

Suffering From Winter Blues? Here’s How Your Doctor Could Help

17 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Low mood during winter is a common problem, and there are many ways your doctor can help. For mild cases of winter blues, your doctor will be able to recommend lifestyle changes to help you feel better. If you're suffering from a more severe winter depression, then your doctor may diagnose you with seasonal affective disorder, known as SAD. Treatment will usually involve a combination of medication, lifestyle changes, and the use of specialist items, like a SAD light. Read More …