Beat Disease and Keep Fighting Fit
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Beat Disease and Keep Fighting Fit

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.

Beat Disease and Keep Fighting Fit

  • Tips for Choosing a Medical Clinic & Save Money

    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.

  • How To Deal With Medical Appointments When You're Nervous

    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.

  • How Can You Make Sure That You Stick With Your Rehab Schedule?

    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.

  • Why 20-Something Men Shouldn't Neglect Health Checks

    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.

  • Enhancing the Post-Surgical Period with Robotic Surgery

    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.