Eye Sunburn: Are Your Kids Protected for the Upcoming Summer?
28 August 2018
The warm days of summer will soon be here, and that brings strong heat and plenty of sun. As someone who has recently moved to Queensland, you are not yet used to the searing hot days this state provides. Now that you are a Queensland resident, it is important that your children are well protected from the damage of the sun's rays. Use these tips to learn more about eye sunburn and how you can prevent it.
Understanding Ovarian Cancer
20 July 2018
Ovarian cancer typically starts in the epithelial cells that cover the ovaries and causes abnormal cell growth and the development of tumours. Cancerous cells can spread into surrounding tissues if you are not diagnosed early enough, and although any woman can develop ovarian cancer, it's more common in older women who have been through the menopause. The exact cause of ovarian cancer is not yet fully understood, but there are certain factors that are believed to increase your risk of developing this type of cancer, such as being overweight, taking hormone replacement drugs, a family history of any cancer of the reproductive system and having endometriosis.
Stay free of neck pain while on the road
14 June 2016
Neck pain is a common complaint among a large segment of the population. Although it can be a result of trauma or health conditions, it may also be caused by stress and strain on the neck muscles or the bones or nerves in the neck. One of the common activities that cause neck pain include driving a car. Have you considered how your seated position while driving might cause neck pain?
Why It May Be Unwise to Listen to Friends When Choosing Hearing Aids
12 May 2016
Many people who have suffered from some form of hearing loss consult friends in order to know which kind of hearing aids they should get. However, this approach may be counterproductive because it may not address your specific needs. This article discusses some of the specific issues that should be considered when selecting hearing aids.
Before hearing aids are prescribed, professionals assess your lifestyle so that they can identify the environments in which you experience hearing challenges, such as when watching TV or when you are chatting with friends.