Understanding Niche Healthcare Concerns and Finding Help

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Understanding Niche Healthcare Concerns and Finding Help

Hello, my name is Kat, and for years, I suffered from un-diagnosed autoimmune issues. I became a "regular" at my health care clinic. Through the process, I learned how to support my immune system in the best ways possible. I also learned how to live with an un-diagnosed issue, how to talk with my doctors, how to bring up useful questions and much more. If you are working through a chronic illness or if you are feeling ill but not sure why, this blog is devoted to you. It has posts on niche healthcare concerns and tips on finding help. Thanks for reading!


Four Signs You Need To See An Audiologist

If you have been suffering from hearing loss for an extended period of time, don't just ignore it. If left untreated, hearing loss can cause a number of problems in your daily life that range from mild annoyances to serious health issues. Here are four signs that you could benefit from seeing an audiologist. 1. You Need To See An Audiologist If You Notice A Change In Your Hearing  If you've noticed a change in your hearing, it's time to see an audiologist. Read More 

Why Are Your Menstrual Cycles Irregular?

Missed or late periods are relatively common, either due to pregnancy or changes in lifestyle habits. But on the extreme, the issue may stem from an underlying health problem. Physicians consider periods irregular if your cycles are longer than 38 days. Other times, you might experience heavy bleeding that lasts for several days on end. Or you could miss a few menstrual cycles. Read on to learn more about the possible causes of irregular periods. Read More 

3 Tools Used by a Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy is the practice of managing pain, restoring function, and improving mobility in order to prevent or manage debilitating diseases or injuries. Physical therapists (also called physios) can treat people with a variety of disorders, such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, arthritis, and sports injuries. This article goes into some detail on how physiotherapy works with your muscles and body from head to toe. Heat Heat is used to treat muscle and joint pain. Read More 

An Overview Of The Treatment Options For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition that affects how food and waste is processed by the bowel. It can impact on gut motility and cause sufferers to either experience frequent bouts of diarrhoea or constipation alongside several other troublesome symptoms, such as excessive gas, bloating, nausea, weight loss, lethargy and stomach cramps. Although there's no cure for IBS at the moment, there are several treatment options available. It's not uncommon for those with IBS to have to try a few different treatments before they find a treatment approach that improves their symptoms consistently, so it's useful to be aware of the treatments that are available. Read More 

Two Tips to Follow if You Decide to Use a Genetic Screening Service

If you think you might have a gene that makes you susceptible to a certain type of cancer or that you have one that might result in you passing a hereditary condition onto your future offspring, then you could use a genetic screening service to find out if this is the case. Here are some tips to follow if you decide to use this medical service. Take advantage of any genetic counselling service the clinic offers Read More