Health Medical

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis fifteen years ago, and I have had several flare-ups flanked by periods of remission during that time. I'm pleased to say a number of new drug treatments have become available since I was diagnosed, but I've always been keen to explore alternative treatments, such as hydrotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy and massage, as a way of complementing my medical treatment. I started this blog to document the alternative treatments I've tried and share information about current research into drug-free treatments for managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you've tried an alternative treatment that's eased your symptoms, I'd love to share your experiences on the blog.

Hamstring Injuries: The Worst Enemy of Sportspeople Everywhere

27 July 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you watch sport regularly, there's a good chance you've heard about players being off the field because of a hamstring injury. And if you play a sport yourself, it might just be one of the things you dread the most. Despite its misleading name, the hamstring is actually three separate muscles that are situated at the back of each thigh. They're often called by this name and considered a single part because they work in unison when you use your knees. Read More …

What Chiropractors Do

19 June 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Chiropractors are health practitioners specially trained to treat the joints and muscles of the body with their hands. In Australia, chiropractic practice is government regulated. Practitioners must be registered with the Chropractic Board of Australia after undergoing an accredited 5-year university programme within Australia. Overseas trained chiropractors must have completed an accredited programme which satisfies the requirements of the Chropractic Board of Australia. The term 'chiropractic' has its roots in the Greek language, meaning treatment by hand. Read More …

What Goes Into Toothpaste?

19 May 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Toothpaste might be something that is used every day all over Australia, but few people know exactly what goes into the average tube. You might have read the ingredients list on your preferred brand of toothpaste, but do you know what they all are? Read on to discover what the major ingredients of all toothpastes are and what function they perform in this crucial healthcare product used the world over. Read More …

Protecting Yourself from STDs During an FFM Threesome

22 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're going to be engaging in an FFM (female-female-male) threesome, you need to make sure that the proper steps are taken to ensure that everyone stays safe. For most people, threesomes of any kind aren't exactly an everyday occurrence, so it can be easy to get carried away with the excitement of it all and forget to take the proper precautions as a result. Try to get tested Obviously the most sensible path to take is getting tested together in order to eliminate the possibility of STDs. Read More …