Exploring Alternative Treatments For Rheumatoid Arthritis

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.

Analgesic Medication: Should You Choose Compounded Drugs?

5 December 2017
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Chronic pain can interfere with your ability to perform your regular activities. Also, the quality of your life and general comfort will decline significantly due to the debilitating aches. Therefore, it is crucial to obtain the right pain management solution to help you suppress the continuous pain. Under ideal circumstances, you will find appropriate drugs for pain relief in your local pharmacy. However, in some cases, the standard analgesics might not work as expected. Read More …

The Different Types Of Aged Care Services

22 October 2017
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Age catches up with all of us. At some point, it will be your own folks or even yourself. At that age, everyone would like to be well taken care of. Aged care ensures that your loved ones are well taken care of. This step might be a challenge as you are faced with a decision whether to register an aging loved one in an aged care service or not. Well, there are different types of aged care services that you can choose from. Read More …

Hamstring Injuries: The Worst Enemy of Sportspeople Everywhere

27 July 2017
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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 …

Two Tips To Ensure Your Marriage Survives When Your Family Moves To A New Country

27 June 2017
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Moving house is an emotionally draining task, but moving to a new country adds a whole new level of stress to deal with. Making decisions about shipping personal effects, where to live and what school your children are going to attend is enough to put any marriage under pressure. As someone who is making a move shortly to live in Australia, it is important you are aware of these pressures, so your marriage doesn't fall apart when it all seems too much. Read More …

What Chiropractors Do

19 June 2017
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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 …