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  • Which Medical Imaging Services Are Safe While You're Pregnant?

    Pregnancy is a time that comes with both joy and anxiety. While you look forward to welcoming your baby into the world, you also spend a few months doing what you can to protect them. In a healthy pregnancy, the medical imaging service you're most likely to encounter is an ultrasound scan. However, for mums-to-be who are facing ultrasounds and those who may need to use other types of imaging, it's often reassuring to know which ones are safe.

  • The Importance of Skin Checks

    The increase in fatal diseases such as skin cancer in recent years has shed light on an often-sidelined class of medical examination. Skin checks are common in the Australian population, which has one of the world's highest rates of skin cancer. People often find a lot of motivation to undergo skin checks for cancers and other diseases affecting other organs. The following is an outline of the primary reasons which warrant the prioritization of skin checks.

  • 5 Signs You Might be Suffering from a Folate Deficiency

    If you're not getting enough folate in your diet, you could end up suffering from folate deficiency. In fact, this can often happen quite quickly since folate cannot be stored, meaning your body needs a constant supply. Folate is a water-soluble vitamin found in many fresh fruits and vegetables – it is also commonly found in fortified cereals. A folate deficiency can cause minor health problems, but the more serious problem is that it can lead to anaemia, a condition in which you don't have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around the body.

  • Reasons Why You May Be Suffering From Back Pain

    Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments that adults will develop at one time or another. The severity of this back pain can range from mildly uncomfortable to excruciatingly debilitating, depending on how serious the underlying causes are. What most people do not realise is that this back pain can be self-inflicted due to personal lifestyle choices. Luckily, this also means that you could prevent it if you know what to be wary of.

  • From Plaque to Tartar: Why You Should Remove Plaque from Your Teeth as Quickly as Possible

    The average human mouth contains anywhere between 34 to 72 species of bacteria. While most of these microorganisms benefit your oral health in some way, a few of them can cause tooth decay as well as gum disease if you allow them to spread out of control. However, removing these bacteria before they damage your teeth and gums is easy. After all, you can see and feel them by looking in the mirror or by running your tongue over your teeth.

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    When you are pregnant it's important not just to eat more than you have been eating previously but also that you are eating the right types of food to make sure that you and the baby stay healthy. Having a healthy diet and not eating the wrong foods can help to keep you feeling comfortable and happy throughout your pregnancy and ensure the best outcomes for you and the baby. This blog has some nutrition advice from parents and health professionals so that you can have a healthy diet throughout you pregnancy journey and includes details on where to get specific advice if you need more help.

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