Physiotherapy For COPD Patients

Posted on: 28 May 2020

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term respiratory illness characterised by coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. The illness is common among smokers and people exposed to smoke, dangerous fumes or severe air pollution. People with asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema may also experience COPD symptoms. Physiotherapy is an effective intervention to help relieve COPD symptoms. Read the excerpt below to learn how COPD patients can benefit from physiotherapy.  [Read More]

Two steps to take if you and your partner want children but have family histories of cystic fibrosis

Posted on: 23 March 2020

If both you and your partner have family histories of cystic fibrosis and you are now at a point where you'd like to start having children, you may be concerned about whether or not any children you end up having could develop this condition. If this is the case, here are the steps that you and your partner should take. Undergo genetic screening for cystic fibrosis Some couples who find themselves in this situation choose not to undergo genetic screening, instead choosing to proceed with their plans to conceive and merely hoping that their child does not end up developing the condition. [Read More]

Simple Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Posted on: 16 March 2020

The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome tend to be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. Some of the signs of the condition include bloating, gas, diarrhoea, cramping and constipation. These symptoms differ for each person with the disease. You can get medication to ease the symptoms of IBS. Some patients, however, get better relief after trying natural remedies. You can choose various approaches to help with the condition. The article highlights some of the IBS home treatment solutions you should try. [Read More]

How To Make The Most Of A Doctor's Appointment

Posted on: 12 March 2020

Booking an appointment with your doctor can be the first step towards treating or curing an illness or injury. However, these appointments can be short, and it can be difficult to remember what to say. By following the tips below, you can make the most of an appointment with your doctor. Choose The Right Doctor In order to make the most of a short appointment with a doctor, you need to make sure that a doctor is the right one for you. [Read More]