Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

  • What to Expect Before, During, and After a Vascular Ultrasound Exam

    When your doctor tells you to book an appointment for a vascular examination, you might think that something is wrong with your blood vessels. However, it is usually not the case. Usually, a physician wants to find out if your vessels are working correctly as far as blood circulation is concerned. A vascular examination involves an ultrasound machine that helps locate and identify possible issues in blood vessels. Therefore, like any other medical exam, it is crucial to know what to expect before, during, and after a vascular ultrasound examination.

  • 3 Ways a Whiplash Injury Affects Your Neck

    If you think you're had a whiplash injury, then you might have a range of symptoms. For example, you might feel dizzy and have headaches. Your shoulders, back and arms might be sore. You're also likely to have problems with your neck. These problems can have various symptoms. What are they? 1. Neck Pain A whiplash injury often leaves you with neck pain. Your accident or injury might have strained the tendons and muscles in this area.

  • Easy Ways to Ensure Your Rechargeable Hearing Aids Last Longer

    One of the best decisions you can make is to get rechargeable hearing aids instead of the ordinary ones. Other than saving the money you would have used to replace batteries regularly, you'll reduce the probability of being caught off-guard when you need the device the most. All you need to do is recharge the battery, and you'll be set for the day. However, your rechargeable hearing aid batteries still need to be maintained regularly to boost their efficiency and prolong their life.

  • Why Might You See an Obstetrician in Your First Trimester?

    There are three periods of time that normal pregnancies are broken down into, each known as a trimester. The first of these runs from the period of conception up until three months. Although it is common to see an obstetrician — a specialist in gynaecology and pregnancy — in the other two trimesters, some mothers-to-be are referred to one sooner. If so, then there is nothing undue to worry about. Indeed, some obstetric advice is given even before pregnancy begins in some cases, usually when there are known complications that becoming pregnant might involve for the individual concerned.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

    Being diagnosed with cataracts, or worrying that you might have cataracts, can be distressing, especially if you don't know much about this common condition. This brief guide aims to explain the condition in more detail, from the symptoms through to the treatment. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts are very, very common, with around 700,000 Australians suffering from them at any given time, according to Medibank. Cataracts is simply the name for the clouding of the eye, caused by a build-up of protein in the lens of the eye.

  • About Me

    Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

    Hello, my name is Peter and I live in Western Australia with my wife on our pet dogs. This is my blog which details how to deal with various medical emergencies and other conditions. Last year, several friends and members of my family suffered from various different kinds of medical problems. Some of them, such as my uncle had to be rushed to the hospital for immediate treatment that saved his life. Lots of my friends had minor problems which had a big impact on the quality of their lives. I take an active interest in first-aid and other medical matters so I decided to start this blog.