Yellow fever is a disease that has a high mortality rate, especially if you get to the late stages of the disease without receiving treatment; that is why yellow fever vaccination is recommended. Yellow fever is spread by mosquitoes and is common in the tropical and subtropical areas of South America and Africa. That is why doctors ask you whether you have visited Africa or South America when they suspect that you may have yellow fever.
28 December 2020
Sports physiotherapy is an essential component of health care. It allows the prevention of injury from strain to tensed muscles. It also offers rehabilitation for patients who have suffered an injury as the result of a sports activity. These injuries include bone fractures, torn ligaments and tendons or muscle pulls. Sports physiotherapy allows athletes to achieve optimum sports performances and levels of fitness without placing their bodies under prolonged strain. Sports therapy also promotes recovery and healthy blood flow following an injury, through massages, stretching, exercises, electrotherapy and acupuncture.
24 July 2020
People who suffer from decreased hearing may often struggle to participate in social situations and may sometimes experience a lower quality of life. They may be reluctant to invest in a hearing aid because they believe that it is obtrusive and that people will judge them unfairly as a result. However, help is certainly at hand in such a situation as the hearing aid of today is a lot more sophisticated and far less obtrusive than its predecessor.
16 March 2020
Bladder prolapse is a relatively common urological condition that typically affects older women and those who have had children. It occurs when the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments surrounding the reproductive organs weaken, which leads to the bladder dropping down from its normal position. This lack of support in the pelvic area can lead to painful, uncomfortable or embarrassing symptoms relating to bladder functions, and the extent of the prolapse tends to determine the severity of the symptoms.
10 January 2020