Hashimoto’s Disease Explained

29 December 2020
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Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition that's characterised by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland, which leads to the thyroid becoming inflamed and underactive. The thyroid gland, which is located at the bottom of the neck, plays a vital role, as it produces hormones that support the body to carry out several key functions including temperature regulation and weight regulation. Anyone can be affected by Hashimoto's disease, but it's not yet clear why the condition develops in some people. Read More 

Six Advantages of Laser Prostate Surgery

16 June 2020
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Laser prostate surgery is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional prostate surgery (known as transurethral resection of the prostate, or TURP), and may be recommended for a number of urinary problems. What are the advantages of this method of treatment over conventional treatments? Immediate results Firstly, laser prostate surgery can have immediate results. Although the exact length of time will vary from patient to patient and depends on factors such as age and medical history, symptoms can be improved dramatically within twenty-four hours of the procedure. Read More 

Understanding Your Cataract Removal Procedure

20 March 2020
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A cataract is a cluster of protein cells that cause the lens in the affected eye to cloud over, which impacts your vision. Surgical removal of the lens is the only effective treatment for this condition, and surgery is recommended for those whose vision is impacted to the point of interfering with normal daily activities, such as reading or driving. If you have a cataract, you may be wondering what the cataract removal procedure involves. Read More 

Top Signs You Need To Visit An Optometrist

17 December 2019
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If you have never experienced eyesight problems, then you probably don't know how privileged you are. Most people take eyesight for granted until they start to face challenges. This is the reason you need to see an eye expert at least once a year for a check-up. As well as identifying any underlying problems earlier, your eye doctor will recommend tips on how to keep the eyes healthy. Here are some signs that your next visit to the optometrist is long overdue. Read More 

How To Maximise Your Retirement

30 October 2019
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So, you have finally finished with the rat race of your career and are now looking to kick back, open a couple of cold ones and spend time with your loved ones. Sounds simple, right? What many people fail to realise is that there are a whole lot of hours in the day, and it doesn't take long for people who are no longer preoccupied with the everyday trappings of working life to become bored. Read More