Two reasons to use at-home disability care services if one of your family members develops a disability

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If one of your family members has developed a physical disability that makes it difficult for them to look after themselves, you should consider using an at-home disability care service. Read on to find out why. It can improve their quality of life A severe disability can have a serious impact on the quality of a person's life. Being unable to do things that they once did with ease (such as taking a shower, preparing a meal or socialising with friends) can be incredibly disheartening and can affect a person's mental and emotional wellbeing.

21 May 2018

Four Essential Safety Tips for Contact Lenses

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Contact lenses are ideal for correcting vision problems because they provide all-round vision improvement. In simple terms, standard eyeglasses will improve your seeing issues, but there are gaps which will not be covered. With contact lenses, you will not suffer from gaps in coverage. Also, contact lens will not interfere with your facial appeal. You can even choose coloured lenses to enhance your facial aesthetics. Unfortunately, this type of eyewear can be challenging to use.

18 April 2018

Why You Should Always Wear Your Eyeglasses

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If an optometrist has prescribed glasses or contact lenses for you, it's important that you wear them as recommended. You may think that you can get along just fine without your glasses, or may not find your contact lenses to be very comfortable, but there are some very good reasons why you should always follow your doctor's recommendations in these cases. Note why that is, and be sure to talk to your optometrist if you find glasses or contact uncomfortable, so you can get something that does work for you and that you can use as prescribed.

15 March 2018

Physiotherapist's Tips on How to Achieve Long-Term Relief for Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a sharp pain in the heel experienced mostly by runners or people who walk over long distances. The pain that runs from the heel to the arch of your foot is usually worse in the morning and can be minimized by doing some stretches and warming up before the run. For people who suffer from persistent plantar fasciitis, various treatments like icing, steroid shots, and painkillers are explored for short-term relief.

25 October 2017

Eyebrow Lift: How to Determine the Type That Suits You Best

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A brow lift is a surgery procedure that's meant to reduce signs of aging on your forehead. If your eyebrows have started to droop or you've creases between your eyebrows, then a brow lift is recommended for you. The procedure can be performed in various ways. Endoscopic Brow Lift It lifts the eyebrows without getting rid of the skin. In this procedure, several small incisions that are placed behind the hairline are used.

15 September 2017

Could You Be a Night-Time Teeth Grinder?

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Bruxism — more simply known as grinding the teeth — can become a serious problem for your dental health. Teeth aren't invincible, and when they're frequently grinding together, the enamel can start to wear away and cause significant damage over time. There are ways the problem can be stopped, whether it's through training or dental treatments, but that assumes you actually know about it. Because teeth grinding sometimes only happens during sleep, there are a lot of people around who don't even know they do it.

27 July 2017

2 Postmenopausal Health Conditions To Be Aware Of

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For many women, the end of the menopause can come as a relief. Bothersome symptoms, such as hot flashes, dry skin and sleep disturbances, tend to disappear, but changes in your hormone levels can leave you more susceptible to certain health conditions. Here's an overview of two health conditions postmenopausal women are at an increased risk of developing: Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is characterised by weak bones, which can leave sufferers vulnerable to fractures and breaks.

28 June 2017