Two ways to improve an elderly relative's physical and mental wellbeing
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.
ENT Disorders: Understanding Deviated Nasal Septum
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.
To Avoid Back Injuries Don't Do These Five Things When You Start Weightlifting
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.
Dental Care Tips to Prevent Paediatric Toothache
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.