Choosing a GP's office is an incredibly important decision, as you will be deciding who to trust with your healthcare and that of your family. You may have just moved to a new area, or you may be unhappy with your current GP and want a change. Whatever your situation, there are a few essential steps you should take when making your decision. Consider What's Convenient For You Remember that you will need to get to your GP's office when you are feeling ill, so you should choose an office that you can easily access by the transport available to you.
25 May 2018
Circumcision involves removing the loose bit of skin at the end of the penis (known as the foreskin) using a sharp instrument. Circumcision has been carried out for thousands of years and is often associated with the religious teachings of Judaism. However, the procedure can also be performed for medical reasons. For example, if you have a tight foreskin which is causing discomfort, a doctor may recommend that you be circumcised.
23 April 2018
As the saying goes, "old age doesn't come alone." In other words, you may be increasingly concerned about your appearance and have noticed that the skin on the upper part of your face and particularly around the eye area has changed significantly. A lot of the skin in these areas is very sensitive and as people age, wrinkles will appear and the overall structure around the eyes will begin to sag.
22 March 2018
Whenever you spend a prolonged duration focusing solely on one activity, your eyes become susceptible to strain. And in this digital age where screens are used for a multitude of purposes in your day-to-day life ranging from working on your computer, staring at your phone or even reading from a tablet, people have become increasingly vulnerable to this eye condition. Fortunately, the risk of eyestrain can be minimised with a few tips and tricks as listed below.
28 November 2017
Massage therapy can be defined as the manual manipulation of body tissues, tendons and muscle ligaments. By having a massage, you can enhance your health status as well as your overall well-being. It is through massage that you can feel relaxed both in the mind and body. Depending on your age, condition and special needs, the massage therapist may recommend a specific massage technique for your case. Here are a few massage techniques that your body may require.
12 October 2017
Catching colds is an unfortunate but unavoidable part of childhood. Your child will probably succumb to them more during the colder months and they may seem to be almost constantly ill with colds when they start at daycare or school. Most of the time, colds are mild illnesses that resolve themselves within a few days but sometimes they can lead to secondary infections that require further medical treatment. Ear infections are one of the most common secondary infections that small children develop when they have a cold.
9 October 2017
By this point, the dangers of exposure to asbestos fibres are fairly well documented, and you probably already know that coming into contact with this substance carries a lot of risks. While increased public awareness is generally a good thing, helping people remember to protect themselves, there's also a lot of misinformation about. This misinformation can make it difficult for people to understand the problem, and sometimes causes fear when it's not necessary.
2 October 2017