Grace Rhodes

Diet as Means of Dealing With Skin Cancer: Are They Lying to You?

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Cancer is a scourge affecting many people across the world. It is among the few medical conditions that pose a tough challenge to doctors and medical practitioners. In fact, some advanced stages of cancer have no cure because the condition presents itself in different mutations, which makes it hard for researchers to devise a remedy. Skin cancer is no exception. Many people resort to foods and supplements as they battle skin cancer, yet they lack proper information about the effects of such intake.

26 July 2019

Scenarios That Should Have You Seeking Your Gynaecologist for IVF Treatment

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In-vitro fertilisation is a fertility procedure that has been around for decades but it is only recently that it has started being considered commonplace. In years past, IVF treatments were exorbitantly priced, making this procedure out of reach for a majority of the population. Moreover, since it was still considered a new form of fertility treatments, there were a good number of people with reservations regarding in-vitro fertilisation. IVF has steadily become a top option for individuals having a hard time conceiving.

30 May 2019

Getting Ready for the First Physiotherapy Appointment

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If someone has recommended physiotherapy as a suitable treatment for your condition, the first thing you'll do is search for the best physiotherapist and book your first appointment. While these experts are trained to help improve your body's function, reduce pain and avoid the need for medication and surgery, you may not know what to expect. But one thing is for sure—you want to get the most for your money and time.

24 April 2019

How to Improve the Outcomes of Relationship Counselling Sessions

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Relationship counselling is one of the best ways to save a dying marriage or relationship. During counselling sessions, the counsellor will help you recognise problems and solutions to various issues. You and your partner may require couples therapy if there is a communication breakdown in the relationship. It could be that you are not talking or you are always arguing over everything. Or, dishonesty might be a major cause of conflict in a relationship.

25 February 2019

Exercise Tips for Older People

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Older people may not be as active as younger adults or adolescents, and thus their exercises are less vigorous. It is considered essential to visit your doctor first to give the go-ahead for the workouts. The tasks may be categorized into sitting, strength, balancing, and flexibility exercises. Sitting exercises should be done on a stable chair, strong enough to support your weight and movements. The chair should not have arms and should allow you to sit comfortably with a straight back and your knees bent at right angles.

13 January 2019

How Can You Tell if Your Teenager Is Anaemic?

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It's sometimes hard to tell when teenagers aren't feeling well. Kids at this age don't always communicate well and you may have to play detective to work out if they are feeling off-colour. For example, if you've noticed that your child hasn't seemed up to par for a while, you may suspect that they have an iron problem and may be anaemic. Problem is, typical anaemia symptoms can also just be written off as standard teenage behaviour; kids with anaemia often lack energy and sleep a lot.

27 November 2018

What You Need to Know About Osteopathy

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Osteopaths diagnose and treat conditions that affect the muscles, bones and joints. Treatment includes the use of stretching, physical manipulation and massage. This is done to relieve tension in the muscles, increase blood supply to the tissues and increase joint mobility. Evidence surrounding osteopathy is mixed. It suggests that osteopathy can help with some conditions, but there is limited or no evidence for its success with others. Osteopaths are regulated, and they have to register each year in order to practice.

12 October 2018

Essential Considerations When Visiting a Chiropractor While Pregnant

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If you had an injury that got your back out of line and you do not want to take drugs that may affect your unborn child, you can seek alleviation from a chiropractor. Chiropractic care is drugless. However, there are a few things you need to consider as the safety of both you and your little one is paramount. Why you should find a chiropractor who specialises in pregnant women exclusively

11 September 2018

Recovering Safely: How Physiotherapy Can Help With Medical Rehabilitation

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Many people associate physiotherapy with sports injuries and pain, but its uses extend far beyond this. It certainly is helpful for working on joints and muscles, as illustrated by those common uses, but it can also be used to assist with nerve damage, the respiratory system, circulation and even brain-related conditions such as strokes and Parkinson's disease. Those who have cystic fibrosis or have suffered from heart attacks may also benefit.

25 July 2018

Signs That Your Cold Warrants a Visit to the GP

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Despite the unusually sunny weather and relatively high standard of living, according to Health Direct, Australian adults usually get two to four colds per year. This frequency of sickness in Australians seems to have lead to a carefree attitude toward illnesses. But what do you do when a cold doesn't go away? Below are a few signs you should probably visit your GP. Chest Pain or Shortness of Breath Neither a cold nor influenza directly cause chest pain or shortness of breath.

4 June 2018