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Why Do I Need To Get A Vascular Ultrasound?

Every day hundreds of thousands of Australians visit their local GP for a routine health check-up. Every now and then you might be prescribed some treatment or asked to visit a specialist due to a concern that your GP has. This can be confusing, especially if it involves a lot of medical terminology that isn't frequently discussed. If you have been told you need a vascular ultrasound you may be confused as to what that entails, especially if your GP didn't do a very good job explaining it.

Multiple Sclerosis: How It Can Affect Your Dental Health, And How Your Dentist Can Help

Multiple sclerosis can affect almost any part of the body, but most people who don't directly suffer from the condition (not to mention a lot of people who do) are not aware of the devastating effects MS can have on dental health. While keeping your teeth clean may not be that high on your list of health priorities as an MS sufferer, neglecting your oral health can have a serious effect on your teeth, gums and even your overall health.

Using an After-Hours Service: A Guide

If you or a loved one have fallen ill while at home during the evening or weekend, you may find it difficult to access your local GP surgery. Thankfully, most primary care providers now offer an after hours service. The after-hours doctor service is designed to provide guidance and treatment to patients during times when the GP practice is closed and cannot offer appointments. Read on to find out more about what will happen when you telephone the after hours service.

A Guide to Detecting and Screening for Ovarian Cancer

Everybody knows somebody who has experienced cancer, and for this reason, it's important to have regular health checks and cancer screenings. One of the cancers affecting women is ovarian cancer. This is now the eighth most common cancer to affect women in Australia, and with no known ways of preventing this disease, it's really important to have regular screenings. Here's everything you need to know about symptoms of ovarian cancer, and how to get checked for it at your local clinic.

How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship

Falling in love is easy. However, it is difficult to stay in love. Relationships are not a smooth ride. Couples often go through hard times that put their love to the test. In this extract, you will learn how to maintain a healthy relationship. Do not be selfish.  Before making a decision, ask yourself: how would it make your partner feel? Making your needs known in the relationship is essential. Likewise, it is vital to seek your partner's opinion before making a decision that would impact both parties.