Surgical Procedures to Consider for Your Prostate Condition
24 October 2018
Men with cancer often find it hard to make life choices. Among them is deciding whether or not to remove their prostate. While there are medications that can treat an enlarged prostate, some don't work on patients, and others only ease the symptoms and nothing more. There are also robot prostate surgery options to treat severe prostrate conditions. The conventional open surgery is quickly being replaced by robotic prostate cancer surgery, where a surgeon operates on a patient with the help of a robotic system.
Know the Signs That Indicate It Is Time for Respite Care
17 September 2018
As long as you have an elderly loved one, there comes the point when you have to discern whether they are in need of additional assistance with their daily living. For a good number of Australians, this means moving their senior family member into their home so that they can keep a close an eye on them. However, being a primary caregiver to your loved one, be it a parent or a close relative, can be overwhelming.
Getting Comfortable With Your OB/GYN
27 July 2018
Being pregnant is an immensely exciting and time. In every stage of your pregnancy, you'll be heading to the doctor for various checkups and procedures which will help to ensure you and your baby's health. Much of the time, you'll be seeing an obstetrician. These are doctors trained in every aspect of pregnancy care, including post-partum. As you'll be attending these appointments so often, is it important to keep seeing the same doctor?
A Brief Guide to Age-Related Macular Degeneration
25 May 2018
Age-related macular degeneration is an eye condition that is most common in older adults, and which affects the middle part of the vision. It does not usually cause complete blindness, but makes certain activities, such as reading, a lot harder. There is no known cause, though it is more common in those with a family history of the condition. This guide explains macular degeneration in more detail, from the symptoms to treatment and prevention.