Keeping Fit and Healthy

Keeping Fit and Healthy

  • Five Reasons for Using Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries

    Hearing aids only work well if the batteries are good enough, so the choice of battery can be vital to the proper functioning of your device. One choice is to use rechargeable batteries, so what are the advantages of this method of powering your hearing aid? Cheaper Firstly, rechargeable batteries will be cheaper in the long run than ordinary batteries. Although they may be more expensive to buy in the first place, there will be no need to keep replacing them every couple of days.

  • Is It Critical To See A Podiatrist For An Ankle Sprain?

    An ankle sprain is one of the injuries that you are likely to sustain at least once in your lifetime. And since this is considered a highly common foot injury, some people will simply look for ways to care for their ankle online and not bother to seek medical advice. The reality is that choosing to treat your ankle at home can be detrimental for the overall health of your foot.

  • Tips to help you prepare for a magnetic resonance imaging scan

    A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the most common types of endoscopy scans done in the hospital. The test is done to look for evidence of tumours inside the body. When the tumour has been confirmed, the scan can also be done to find out if it is cancerous or not. The scan also helps the doctors locate the tumour and judge its size so that they can plan for a successful treatment course.

  • Five things you must know about calcium and your parathyroid glands

    If you have a problem with your parathyroid gland you've probably noticed that everyone from general practitioners to parathyroid surgeons is very concerned about your calcium levels. While patients often know the parathyroid glands and calcium are linked, exactly how and what the concern is can be difficult to understand. Here are five things you must know or ask your parathyroid surgeons about.  Your parathyroid gland controls calcium levels in your blood.

  • What Doctors Want You to Know About Sexual Health

    There are many areas of your health that you pay attention to. Some come as second nature, such as exercising and watching what you eat. Others may require a little more focus, and for many, sexual health is one such area. STIs are on the rise in Australia. While some are easy to treat, others act as a lifelong barrier to a healthy sex life. If you want to enjoy good sexual health, there are some easy tips doctors would love for you to follow.

  • About Me

    Keeping Fit and Healthy

    Hello. My name is Diana and I am 65 years old. As the years have gone by, I have realised that I need to take better care of my body. As a young woman, I used to spend a lot of time hanging around bars, drinking too much and smoking too many cigarettes. When I finally married, I would sit around in the house all day and eat plates of food. I put on a lot of weight and started to experience a range of health problems. Thankfully, I eventually visited my local health care clinic and received the help I needed to become a healthy human being. I was so pleased with the treatment and I learnt so much that I decided to start a blog.