Two ways to improve an elderly relative's physical and mental wellbeing

Posted on: 12 May 2017

The aging process and the decline in health that often accompanies it can have a huge impact on an older person's quality of life. It can affect their mobility levels, their independence and their mental well-being. If you have an elderly relative and are concerned about their health (both physical and mental), here are a couple of things you can do to help them. Have their hearing tested As people age, they often find that their hearing deteriorates; this is referred to as presbycusis. [Read More]

ENT Disorders: Understanding Deviated Nasal Septum

Posted on: 8 March 2017

The nasal septum is a critical structure which separates the two airways of the nose, that is, the nostrils. This septum is primarily made of bone and cartilage, and it is typically strong. However, the position of the septum can shift to one side of the nose, instead of remaining at a mostly midline location. This physical disorder is commonly known as nasal deviated septum. The condition is relatively common and affects numerous individuals, although most are ignorant of the issue. [Read More]

To Avoid Back Injuries Don't Do These Five Things When You Start Weightlifting

Posted on: 21 February 2017

Weightlifting can be hard on your back, but with the right precautions, this workout can be rewarding and strength-building without leading to any sports injuries. Wondering what you should avoid to protect your back? Here are five things new weight lifters should not do. 1. Don't start with the most  dangerous moves. There are a lot of different options when you start weight lifting, and to be on the safe side, you may want to avoid some of the most risky moves until you are a bit more experienced. [Read More]

Dental Care Tips to Prevent Paediatric Toothache

Posted on: 20 January 2017

Dental emergencies are often painful, and they can occur at any time of the day irrespective of the hour. A dental emergency is generally regarded as any tooth- or mouth-related injury that requires immediate medical attention, ranging from loose or dislodged teeth, to avulsed or knocked-out teeth, to chipped or broken teeth, to lost filling, to broken dentures, to painful tooth infections, and so forth.  Toothache resulting from tooth decay is a common problem in emergency paediatric dentistry. [Read More]