Critical Symptoms That Should Prompt You to See a Cardiologist
4 May 2018
While setting an annual appointment with your GP is commonplace for most people, the average person will not typically think to visit a cardiologist at this same frequency. In fact, most people believe that they only need to visit a cardiologist if their doctor has expressly recommended it. And while most general practitioners will advise seeing this specialist when you have developed severe coronary problems, it is still advisable to know when you should seek out this type of doctor on your own accord.
What Are Ear Tubes And Does Your Child Need Them?
10 April 2018
If you are not vulnerable to ear infections, you may not be familiar with ear tubes. These tiny, cylindrical devices are inserted directly into the patient's eardrum. The ear tubes can be made from either metallic or plastic materials, and their primary function is to facilitate the smooth flow of air in and out of the eardrum. Ear tubes are typically surgically inserted in children's who suffer from a buildup of fluid in their inner ear.
3 Medication Tips for Your Child's School Trip Abroad
3 January 2018
Sending a child on their first school trip abroad can be a stressful experience for any parent, but when your child is on prescription medication, it can be even more worrying. Thankfully, if you prepare adequately in advance, there's no need to be concerned. Here are 3 medication tips to put your mind at ease when your child heads abroad without you.
Check the Rules
One of the first and most important things you need to do is check the rules and laws regarding medication on your child's trip.
When Does a Cough Need Medical Treatment?
24 October 2017
Coughs are a typical part of several illnesses, most commonly colds and flu. You might also find yourself coughing due to allergies, cold weather, dust or a whole range of other simple and harmless factors.
But just because coughs are not usually cause for concern doesn't mean you shouldn't pay attention to them. The signs of a cough becoming serious are not always as obvious as you might think, so don't assume you'll always know when it's time to get yourself to a doctor.