Looking After Your Health

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Looking After Your Health

Hello, my name is Andy and this is my health care blog. If you want to enjoy everything that life has to offer, it is important that you take good care of your health. I am not a doctor but over the years, I have learnt a thing or two about eating well, exercising and how to spot the signs that you need to visit a doctor. It wasn't always this way. I used to actively avoid visiting the doctor until I married my wife who is a nurse. She taught me how to be healthy and for that I am extremely thankful.

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Understanding the Common Symptoms of Colon Cancer

6 December 2017
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Cancerous cells can develop in the colon or the large intestine, which is the final or lower section of the digestive tract. Often, this condition begins with small, benign groups of cells commonly known as polyps. Unfortunately, some of these noncancerous cells can become cancer. In general, the polyps which develop in the colon are asymptomatic. You will not notice any symptoms. However, there are some signs which might indicate the development of cancerous growths or other colon dysfunctions. Read More …

7 Indicators That You May Have Skin Cancer

23 October 2017
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Skin cancer affects people's skin in different ways, and can even cost lives. However, it is possible to detect it early, which means there is more chance of a successful outcome to the treatment. Be vigilant, and you should spot these early indicators of skin cancer before it's too late to get medical help. A crusty pink growth If you develop a round, pink-coloured growth with a crust and a raised centre, get it checked out. Read More …

What to Know When Your Doctor Suggests Acupuncture for Weight Loss

27 June 2017
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Weight loss is an issue that many people face in the United States and across the world. In some cases, the issue of being overweight can be so severe it leads to being unable to work. This can lead to health issues and many complications with just the simple aspects of daily living. When you see your doctor or health care clinic regarding your weight issue, one of the things they may consider is an acupuncture option. Read More …

Prostate Problems: What You Need to Know

15 May 2017
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The prostate is a small gland which is located between the outer wall of your bladder and your penis. If you are male, as you age, you may find that your prostate begins to give you trouble. Prostate problems are caused by inflammation or enlargement of the prostate gland and typically occur in men aged over 50. In rare cases, problems with your prostate could also be a sign of prostate cancer. Read More …

Learn How to Tell Whether Your Teenager Might Have Bipolar Disorder

5 May 2017
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Bipolar disorder, which is also referred to as manic-depressive disease or manic depression, is a serious condition that causes sufferers to go through abnormal shifts in mood and energy. 50% of people who develop bipolar disorder do so by their early to mid-20s, and researchers estimate that 3.2% of males and 3.6% of females in Australia who are between 16-24 years will develop the issue. As such, your child may develop the problem during their teenage years. Read More …