Three steps to take if you tear your meniscus
16 March 2019
The meniscus is a piece of cartilage found in the knee. This tissue can tear if you suffer from any conditions that cause cartilage degeneration, or if your knee is subjected to any form of physical trauma -- for example, if you fall over and hit your knee, or if your knee is struck by a very heavy object.
If you are currently suffering from this medical issue, here are some steps you should take to ensure you make a full recovery:
2 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You're Caring For A Loved One With Cancer
22 January 2019
Despite many advancements in medical science, cancer is still the biggest health issue in Australia. Around 138,000 people are diagnosed with this awful disease every year, and it's one of the leading causes of death. Even when cancer isn't terminal, treatment and the battle to survive it can be a long, tough and exhausting struggle for many people.
As well as being a difficult road for the sufferer, cancer is also an intensely challenging time for the person who cares for them.
Why Should You Keep Invisalign Braces in When You Swim?
13 December 2018
If you and your dentist have agreed that you can fix your teeth with Invisalign braces, then you'll discuss how and when you need to wear your aligners. While these braces can come out, you are supposed to wear them most of the time.
If you swim regularly for exercise, then you may have asked your dentist whether you should wear your Invisalign aligners in the pool. Why does your dentist think you should?
2 Cancer Screening Tests That Every Ageing Adult Should Undertake
26 October 2018
Getting older is an inevitable part of life, and with it comes a higher risk of developing serious and sometimes fatal health problems. The likelihood of staying healthy into old age can be increased through lifestyle choices, such as eating well, getting regular exercise, regulating alcohol consumption and quitting smoking. Unfortunately, there's no guarantee that a healthy lifestyle will mean continued good health, particularly if in your younger years, your lifestyle was less healthy.