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Healing Heel Pain: 5 Tips for Runners

16 January 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Many people who run regularly experience heel pain at some point. The most common cause of heel pain in runners is plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that affects the fibrous tissue on the sole of the foot. For some people, the heel pain associated with plantar fasciitis is mild and quickly goes away, but for others, this nagging injury can hang around for months or even years. Here are a few tips you can use to beat heel pain and achieve your running goals. Read More …

3 Times You Should Consider Moving for a GP Job

18 October 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

General practitioner jobs are listed online and with recruiting offices around the country. Various information is listed about each posting including salary and benefits packages that may accompany the job. One of the key issues, when you are looking for GP jobs, is to determine when you should consider a move in order to take the job and if that move would be worthwhile when compared to local GP jobs. Here are three times when you should consider moving for a GP job and what to know about each situation. Read More …

3 Signs That There Is A ‘Traffic Jam’ In Your Blood Vessels And What To Do About It

27 March 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Very few people go for regular medical check-ups. It is human nature to wait until a disease has struck to pay the doctor a visit. While this behavior is deeply engraved in your system, it does not prevent you from reading the early signs of vascular blockage. A 'traffic jam' or blockage in your blood vessels is something you can actually detect the signs before seeing a doctor. And because it can cause life-threatening complications such as stroke, it is advisable that you act fast. Read More …

5 Signs You Need Minimally Invasive Prostate Surgery

23 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have prostate cancer, your doctor may recommend prostate cancer surgery to remove the prostate gland. In lieu of the traditional surgery, you may want to opt for a minimally invasive surgery. Here are five signs that might be the right option for you. 1. You Want to Minimise the Risks Also called lathroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery only involves a very small incision. As a result, you don't have to worry about the risks associated with open surgeries such as infections or excessive bleeding. Read More …

4 Signs You Should Have a Blood Test for Prediabetes

12 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Type 2 diabetes rarely comes on suddenly. Instead, it tends to develop in people who are already prediabetic. During prediabetes, your pancreas will still be producing enough insulin to digest the carbohydrates that you take in. However, insulin will not be as effective at removing all the sugar from your bloodstream, and therefore overall blood sugar will stay high. This is known as insulin resistance. Without adopting lifestyle changes, the borderline condition of prediabetes can easily develop into type 2 diabetes. Read More …