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.
How to Make Sure Your Child's Ear Tubes Do Their Job
8 May 2017
If your young child has been suffering from repeated ear infections, their paediatrician may have recommended ear tube surgery. Ear tubes are hollow plastic or metal cylinders that are small enough to fit into your child's eardrum. They help reduce recurring infections by allowing air flow in and out of your child's middle ear, reducing the fluid buildup that leads to infections.
Ear tubes are a great way of keeping your child's ears healthy while their anatomy develops.