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Dealing with the Doctor

My name is Adrian and I am an old timer. The next time my birthday rolls around, I will be 71 years old. I still like to keep my mind active and learn new skills so I decided to ask my grandson about the internet and he taught me how to write this blog. This blog is about dealing with doctors. Over the years, I have had my fair share of appointments with the doctor and believe me, as I get older, they become more frequent as I have to manage various medical conditions. I hope you find my blog useful if you are unwell.

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The Advantages of Retirement Apartments

29 March 2018
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The rigorous daily activities associated with modern living can greatly reduce the amount of time an offspring spends with his/her aged parent. Yet, this is the time when the aged really require special care and attention. When faced with such circumstances, many families may opt to move their aged parents into retirement communities. The benefits of these apartments As they grow older, many seniors often require rigorous daily care. Hence, the need of assisted care facilities or centres such as, retirement apartments. Read More …

A Short Guide to Asbestosis

3 January 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Asbestosis is a long-term lung condition that is caused by exposure to asbestos, and which can lead to further lung conditions such as cancer and pleurisy. As the Asbestos Safety and Eradication agency explains, asbestos is simply a name for a group of mineral fibres which were very popular as building materials until the mid-1980s, and which are still present in a third of Australian homes. While generally safe when they are undisturbed, when disturbed they can be harmful and cause asbestosis. Read More …

4 Ways To Get Ready For Your Brow Lift Procedure

23 October 2017
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The thought of looking older can be terrifying for most people, which is why they consider a brow lift to minimise eye lines and wrinkles by lifting muscles in the area. If you decide to have an eyebrow lift done by a cosmetic surgeon, certain things will help you better prepare for the procedure.   Review Your Current Medications Like any other surgical procedure, your current medications could impact the outcome of your brow lift. Read More …

Relief from plantar fasciitis

12 September 2017
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When a sports physio informs you that you are suffering from plantar fasciitis, the implications surrounding this may all appear negative. Nevertheless, it's not all doom and obscurity. Therapy sessions with a sports physio can help you recover and make walking and running pain-free again. Plantar fasciitis explained Plantar fasciitis injury is characterised by inflammation of the plantar fascia which is a thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of one's foot and connects the heel bone to the toes. Read More …

A guide to knee replacement surgery

12 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

A knee replacement is a common type of orthopaedic surgery, which involves replacing a diseased or worn knee with a prosthetic. Here is a brief explanation of this type of medical procedure. When is this operation necessary? This procedure is necessary in instances where the level of deterioration or damage to the knee is causing the person constant, severe pain and is affecting their ability to remain mobile and physically active. Read More …