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Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Autism

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As a parent of a child with autism, you may be looking at therapy options that can help. One of the ways that may be mentioned is chiropractic care. When you think of chiropractic services, you likely think of back pain and muscle management. The truth is, there are several benefits to using chiropractic care for your autistic child. Here are a few of those benefits to consider before overlooking this health care option:

14 November 2018

The Continued Success of Private Label Medications

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According to one recent report, the global market for private-label pharmaceutical products is driven by two key consumer considerations. Firstly, respondents in the study said that they purchased a private-label medication over any other options available in order to save money. Indeed, 70 percent of those who were asked why they opted for a private-label health care product said that financial considerations were at the forefront of their mind when making such a purchasing decision.

3 October 2018

Two Steps That Elderly People Should Take to Minimise Their Risk of Developing Oral Health Problems

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There are a number of precautionary steps that elderly people should take to reduce their risk of developing oral health problems. Continue reading to learn what these steps are. Avoid tobacco and excess alcohol consumption Smoking or chewing tobacco products and consuming excessive amounts of alcohol on a regular basis can increase anyone's chances of developing serious oral health conditions, regardless of their age. These bad habits can, for example, put a person at risk of getting oral cancer.

10 July 2018

Physiotherapy: Understanding Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder pain is a common problem experienced by individuals of all ages around the globe. However, this condition is more prevalent among people who engage in extensive physical activities. This makes the shoulders and associated structures susceptible to wear and tear as well as injury. If you have been experiencing shoulder pain, you should consider seeking professional assistance from a physiotherapist. Additionally, it is important to understand the root of the problem in order to reduce escalation and promote health.

27 February 2017

Finding a solution to your hayfever

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During the dry summer months, many people find that they have extra irritation in their sinuses and eyes, especially if they also suffer from hayfever. This can be exacerbated during stormy summers where the alternating hot dry heat and rains can result in plants and weeds flowering and producing irritating pollens.  Here are some tips to help you deal with the issue.  Take lots of warm steamy showers A lot of the congestion in your sinuses and throat can be temporarily relieved by standing in a warm and steamy environment such as a shower.

24 February 2017

Three Ways to Reduce Period Pain

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Do you dread your period each month, anticipating terrible pain and discomfort? You're not alone, as the majority of women suffer some form of period pain, whether it's stomach ache, cramps, bloating or general aches and pains. You don't need to put on a brave face and suffer, though, as there are many ways you can reduce period pain. These range from getting plenty of exercise, cutting out certain items of food and drink during your period and considering taking birth control.

24 February 2017

What to Expect When You Require a Dialysis Access Point

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For people with kidney failure, there can be a long wait for a suitable kidney transplant. In the interim, you will need to have dialysis to clean and filter the blood, replicating the function that the kidneys usually carry out. The dialysis requires access to a large vein in order to access the blood supply.  Assessment For people who have a sudden collapse in blood function, there may be an initial access point placed in the neck in hospital.

24 February 2017

Important Questions to Ask About a Pre-Employment Medical Exam

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A pre-employment medical exam may be required of just about anyone in any field to ensure you are physically capable of the job, even office work. An employer may need to know if there are any risks to your health or another person's health if they were to hire you, including illnesses that may affect other employees. Those who work in dangerous conditions, such as forklift drivers, welders, and the like, may especially need to be physically fit.

24 February 2017

Sports Hernia — Causes and Exercises To Get You Back On The Track

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A sports hernia is a relatively common injury that can be sustained by athletes. Your sports physio will be able to help you to recover from this injury. In the meantime, here's an overview of the condition together with some useful exercise tips to help you recover. Sports hernia Unlike an abdominal hernia where soft tissue pushes outside of its normal cavity, a sports hernia is caused by tearing or weakening on the internal tissues in the deep layers of the abdominal wall.

23 February 2017

Factors to Consider When Opening a Youth Sexual Health Clinic

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The nursing profession is one that many would consider 'a calling'. Therefore, if you were a nurse looking to start a sexual health clinic, especially for the youth, you would need a few pointers on how to make the clinic friendly to the youth. This is especially true if you have not dealt with youth cases in the past. For instance, the clinic needs to be as comfortable as possible to attract clientele.

23 February 2017