Hi there! Welcome to my blog. My name is Debbie and I am a housewife from Alice Springs, Australia. I love the life I have here with my wonderful husband and our four kids. It all started about a year ago when I realised that I couldn't read the label on a jar of food I was trying to open. I asked my husband if there was a problem with the way the label had been printed but he said he could read it just fine. He booked me an appointment at Vision2000Kota and they carried out some test to rule out any serious problems. Thankfully, I just needed to start wearing glasses. I hope you enjoy my health and medical blog.
5 March 2019
Research shows that unaffordable copays result in people delaying care. When you ignore symptoms, the issue can get worse, and you may end up fighting a much stronger disease and spending more in the long run. For the most part, copays based on income, but there are other ways to reduce overall healthcare costs. If cost is a factor to you, you may want to choose your medical clinic with savings in mind.
24 October 2018
Many people avoid appointments at medical centres, due to a fear of doctors, previous negative experiences or fear of being diagnosed with a serious illness. However, sometimes you really do need to see a doctor – and this short guide will explain three methods you can use to deal with medical appointments, despite your fear and anxiety. Tackle Your Negative Thoughts Perhaps you avoid the medical centre due to bad experiences, or maybe you're scared to hear bad news.
25 July 2018
If you recently sustained a significant injury, you may have a challenging path ahead. Your injuries may have been reset and you may have been discharged from the care of the surgeon, but now you need to work with a professional at a physiotherapy clinic so that you can get back to where you were before this happened. Much of your remedial work will, however, take place at home and outside of the immediate supervision of the physio.
19 May 2017
Everyone knows the importance of medical checks. Keeping on top of your health and spotting any potential problems early helps you stay in top form and avoid illnesses that could have been prevented. Just because you know it's important, however, it doesn't mean you act on that knowledge. One of the worst groups in terms of going for regular medical checks is men in their 20s. It's easy for young men to feel like they're in perfect health and that they can worry about getting checked when they're older.
19 April 2017
Few patients relish the idea of surgery, which means identifying approaches that enhance patient-centred care is essential. Like laparoscopic techniques, robotic surgery is minimally invasive, yet it retains some of the benefits of open approaches by using 3-D views of the surgical site. Thanks to this technique, patients experiencing certain procedures, such as prostatectomies, experience a smoother post-surgical period. In addition to a reduced risk of blood loss, this includes a faster return to work and reduced scarring.