2018

About Me
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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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 …