Four Signs It Is Time to Upgrade Your Orthotic Inserts

Orthotic inserts provide you with the support you need, and they are constructed by your podiatrist depending on your needs. However, in the same way shoes are prone to wear and tear, your shoe inserts can also wear out and become less functional. Under normal circumstances, shoe inserts can last up to 6 months, but this depends on factors like use intensity and your foot structure. If you are a runner who is regularly engaged in the sport, you may need to replace your inserts every three to four months. [Read More]

Kids That Snore: Why Is Your GP Recommending a Tonsillectomy?

Kids, like adults, can snore; however, parents sometimes notice that their child starts snoring particularly loudly or unusually. If there is no obvious reason for this change, such as a cold, and the snoring doesn't get any better after a few days, then you may take your child to your GP to make sure everything is OK. During the exam, your GP will look at your child's throat and ask you lots of questions about your child's snoring. [Read More]

Choosing a GP After You Move

Finding a good GP is important for several reasons. When you establish a great relationship with them, accessing healthcare becomes easier. After moving house, registering with a new GP promptly is important; especially if you have children. As such, knowing how to find the best one for your household is vital.  Shop around using the right techniques Depending on how far you're moving, you can ask your current GP for advice. [Read More]

4 Important Risk Factors of Cervical Cancer All Women Should Be Aware Of

It should go without saying that cervical cancer is a serious and potentially fatal condition. Unfortunately, few women understand the risk factors that can make it more likely for the disease to develop. Knowing and understanding those risk factors can mean having regular check-ups and catching the problem early, so here are four of the most important. 1. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) HPV is almost certainly the most well-known risk factor for cervical cancer, as well as the most serious. [Read More]