2016

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2016

Tips For A Speedy Recovery From Knee Replacement Surgery

21 November 2016
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Health & Medical , Blog

After you've had knee replacement surgery, you'll be keen to get back on your feet as quickly as possible.  Here are some top tips that you can use to speed your recovery. Mobility aids Your medical team will try to have you up on your feet and standing a day or so after your operation.  This is important to prevent your operation site from swelling.  Initially, you will be given a walking frame or crutches, but after this you'll need to have a walking stick to help you get around while your new knee heals.
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What Conditions Cause Sleep-Disordered Breathing to be Associated with Increased Mortality?

18 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) conditions, including sleep apnoea, aren't often thought of as being a significant health issue, but they are. In fact, the findings of an 18-year study found that participants with SDB were associated with a much higher chance of mortality compared to the general population. The precise factors behind what causes this increased risk of death have not yet been fully explored, but converging research has shined a light on associations between SDB and several potentially fatal conditions, including the four listed below.
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Regaining fine motor control after hand surgery

18 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Hand surgery can be required for a number of reasons, including accidental damage and repairing damage after infection. The hand is usually required to rest after surgery so that blood vessels and soft tissue have a chance to rebuild. It can be very important to perform some physiotherapy exercises after hand surgery to help you regain full function and control, to allow you to write, eat, and perform other day-to-day tasks requiring fine motor control.
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Coping with Dysmenorrhea — 3 Natural Ways to Manage Your Menstrual Pain

18 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Menstrual period pain is caused by the uterus contracting and compressing the blood vessels in the muscle wall. The rhythmic contractions help the lining of the wall to detach so that it can be shed from the body. These contractions cut off the supply of blood to the womb which starves it of oxygen and adds to the discomfort caused by the contracting uterus. Most women will suffer from some degree of menstrual pain every month.
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Having ear, nose and throat surgery after trauma

11 November 2016
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Childhood is a time where many children have accidents, but some can be more serious than others. After an accident with trauma to the head, it can often be a good idea to get the child reviewed by an ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon. What are some signs we may need to see an ENT surgeon? If your child is having difficulty breathing following the accident, this can be a sign that the nose, throat or sinus cavities have been compromised.
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Hello! Welcome to my blog, my name is Brian. Ever since I was a boy, I have been interested in how the human body works. I would spend hours reading my dad's medical textbooks. My dad was a doctor at the local hospital so there was no shortage of information and equipment lying around our home. I read about all the different types of diseases and conditions which can affect the human body and I decided I would do my best to stay as healthy as possible. Although I didn't train as a doctor myself, I have a keen interest in health and medicine. I decided to start a blog to share my passion with the rest of the world.

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