First Aid: Responding to an Unconscious and Unresponsive Individual

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Learning how to deliver first aid can be extremely useful. As well as giving you the skills to support people with minor injuries, a first aid HLTAID004 course can also help you to prove life-saving care if someone has suffered a serious injury. This article details everything you need to know about how to approach someone who is unconscious and unresponsive following an injury. Check for danger The first thing you need to do is check the area for signs of danger.

6 February 2019

Top Signs That You Need a Relationship Counsellor

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Conflicts between two people in a relationship are common. When such misunderstandings become hard to resolve, the couple may opt to engage the services of a relationship counsellor. The relationship counselling process aims to provide a safe space for couples to work out their problems. Below are a few signs that you and your partner need relationship counselling.  You no longer trust each other. One of the main reasons why couples lose trust in each other is infidelity.

26 December 2018

Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Autism

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As a parent of a child with autism, you may be looking at therapy options that can help. One of the ways that may be mentioned is chiropractic care. When you think of chiropractic services, you likely think of back pain and muscle management. The truth is, there are several benefits to using chiropractic care for your autistic child. Here are a few of those benefits to consider before overlooking this health care option:

14 November 2018

The Continued Success of Private Label Medications

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According to one recent report, the global market for private-label pharmaceutical products is driven by two key consumer considerations. Firstly, respondents in the study said that they purchased a private-label medication over any other options available in order to save money. Indeed, 70 percent of those who were asked why they opted for a private-label health care product said that financial considerations were at the forefront of their mind when making such a purchasing decision.

3 October 2018

Modern Technology Features in Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids are becoming a common and essential health-related tool around the country. With one in 6 Australians having a hearing impairment (and the number is expected to double by 2050), the use of hearing aids will continue to increase. Thanks to advancements in technology, hearing aids are no longer large and bulky products that only your grandparents would wear. Newer designs are available in the market to provide a more comfortable fit, an affordable price and increased functionality.

5 September 2018

Two Steps That Elderly People Should Take to Minimise Their Risk of Developing Oral Health Problems

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There are a number of precautionary steps that elderly people should take to reduce their risk of developing oral health problems. Continue reading to learn what these steps are. Avoid tobacco and excess alcohol consumption Smoking or chewing tobacco products and consuming excessive amounts of alcohol on a regular basis can increase anyone's chances of developing serious oral health conditions, regardless of their age. These bad habits can, for example, put a person at risk of getting oral cancer.

10 July 2018

Taking It Easy After an Ankle Injury

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Ankles are a very delicate part of the body. In fact, the story of Achilles (the namesake of the Achilles' heel) demonstrates that even someone who appears to be in incredibly strong and powerful can be felled by an injury to their ankle. If you are an athlete who has been affected by an ankle injury, here are some tips to help you regain your strength.  Ice and elevate As the ankle is low on the body, it is very prone to swelling and further damage if you attempt to stand and bear weight on the joint.

15 May 2017