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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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Scheduled for Thyroid Surgery? Here’s What to Ask Your Doctor

3 May 2018
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The thyroid is an important gland in the body that is tasked with the role of regulating various body functions. And just like any other part of the body, things can go wrong with your thyroid, and the doctor may recommend that you have thyroid surgery. There are three common reasons for surgery: the presence of nodules in the thyroid, suspicious cells and a hyperactive thyroid that does not respond to treatment. Read More …

Ankylosing Spondylitis Explained

22 February 2018
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Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that causes damage to your spinal joints. As an inflammatory condition, it can reduce the flexibility of your spine by causing calcium deposits to build up in the ligaments. Over time, this leads to vertebrae fusing together, causing the spine to become twisted and stiff. Ankylosing spondylitis often starts in the lower back, but it can spread up to your neck. Here's an overview of the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approach for this condition: Read More …