Hearing Aids — Getting the Best out of Batteries and More

Once you've gotten used to being able to hear again, there's nothing worse than having your hearing aid battery run out — especially when you most need it. This guide will give you great tips on what you can do to prolong your hearing aid battery life, as well as a great alternative. Don't Stockpile Batteries While it may seem like a good idea to stockpile batteries just in case you run out, it could prove to be a false economy. [Read More]

Physiotherapy Clinic Services: Bike Fits

If you need to get fitter, then you may have decided to take up cycling. However, you tried out a couple of bikes without much success. You can't find a comfortable ride, and you're full of aches and pains afterwards. This doesn't mean that you should give up your cycling goals. It may simply mean that you haven't found the right bike yet. At this stage, you could book a bike fit analysis at a physiotherapy clinic. [Read More]

Understanding Carotid Artery Disease

The blood vessels located at each side of your neck are known as the carotid arteries, and they are responsible for delivering blood to your brain. When these blood vessels become blocked by fatty deposits, known as plaque, you develop carotid artery disease. The plaque that builds up in your arteries consists of fibrous tissue, cholesterol and deposits of calcium. Carotid artery disease is a serious condition that leaves you susceptible to suffering a stroke due to insufficient blood reaching your brain. [Read More]

Understanding Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is relatively common and occurs more frequently in men than in women. In the early stages, cancerous cells tend to form on the internal lining of your bladder, but they can spread to other parts of your urinary tract. Bladder cancer can often be successfully treated when diagnosed early, but like other forms of cancer, it can return, and regular check-ups will be necessary for several years after treatment. [Read More]