Symptoms of a Potential Thyroid Disorder

Posted on: 21 November 2017

Your thyroid gland is located in your neck and plays a critical role in your endocrine system. This gland is tasked with regulating your hormones, which subsequently impacts the metabolic functions of your tissues and cells. If your thyroid gland develops a disorder, your body will experience a wide range of symptoms. However, since you can develop a broad range of symptoms, some individuals may not even be aware that their thyroid is declining.
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5 Advantages of Robotic Prostate Surgery

Posted on: 13 January 2017

If you're faced with having prostate surgery, you may be interested to learn that it is now possible to have the procedure carried out via robotic laparoscopy prostatectomy, rather than by traditional open surgery. Here are 5 advantages of robotic prostate surgery for prostate conditions over open surgery. 1. You will have much less scaring One major advantage to robotic surgery is that you will have much less scaring because the procedure is minimally invasive.
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Antenatal Care in Preparation for a Home Birth

Posted on: 7 November 2016

For parents who want to have a home birth, it can feel tempting to limit the amount of antenatal appointments you attend. However, getting some appropriate antenatal care can be a great way to improve the chances of a successful home birth. Here are four important parts of antenatal care that can be easily done by a nurse or health care clinic.  Blood pressure checks Rising blood pressure can be an indication of some serious complications to a pregnancy including preeclampsia.
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3 Proactive Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Family Healthy

Posted on: 24 October 2016

A lot of the time you only go to the doctor's clinic when we are already feeling sick. However sometimes visiting the doctor earlier, before you get sick, can prevent you and your family from having more health issues down the track. Here are some proactive steps you can take to help keep your family healthy.  Make sure everyone's vaccinations are up to date While a lot of focus in the community is on children's vaccinations, it's important for all members of the family to keep their vaccinations up to date.
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