Leroy Walker

  • Signs that You Need Bladder Cancer Screening

    Early screening of bladder cancer can significantly increase the chances of successful treatment before it spreads to other parts of the body. With that in mind, it is important to keep your eyes peeled for these telltale signs that could indicate early stages of bladder cancer. It is, however, worth noting that these symptoms could also indicate less serious complications other than cancer. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor first before jumping into any conclusions.
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  • 4 Ways Runners Can Combat Plantar Fasciitis

    Many runners have felt the tell-tale sign of plantar fasciitis: a nagging ache in the heel that is worse first thing in the morning. This condition occurs when the repeated impact of running puts too much strain on the plantar fascia, the connective tissue that extends along the bottom of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is notoriously difficult to overcome, but these four tips can help you beat the odds. 1. Rest and Recover
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  • Health Benefits of Attending Yoga Classes

    If you have been seeing a chiropractor in an attempt to restore the function of your joints, you may want to consider complementing this form of therapy with yoga. If you have been thinking that yoga is all about contorting your body in weird positions, you are mistaken. The reality is that yoga helps with balancing out your mind and body. Additionally, regular yoga classes will also help in building your strength while enhancing your flexibility.
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  • 3 Benefits of Living in a Retirement Village With a Work Shed

    While you may be ready to leave your home and move into a retirement village, you may not be so happy to lose the work shed you have at home. If you like working on projects in your shed or simply appreciate some bloke time surrounded by your tools, then this will be a big loss for you. However, many retirement communities have a communal work shed or workshop on site.
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  • Brief List of Common Surgeries Performed On the Foot

    While you need your feet for your mobility, most people tend to overlook caring for their feet as much as they would, for example, pay close attention to their face! Not only are your feet crucial to your entire body, but these parts are quite intricate too, made up of numerous bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Although feet are quite hard-wearing, they can become vulnerable to some problems. Failure to have these foot problems corrected in time can lead to excessive damage to your feet and even compromise your overall mobility.
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  • Understanding Private Label Pharmaceuticals And How They Benefit You, The Customer

    While private pharmaceutical businesses are huge in America, turning in over 115 billion dollars in 2015, it has increasingly been growing in Australia as well. While the rise of these brand names that you don't recognise and have no history with may be a bit of a shock, there is nothing to worry about. Rather, the increased availability of these products is a net positive for the consumers who regularly need to buy items from the pharmacy not covered by Medicare.
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  • Should You Be Worried About the Veins in Your Legs?

    Do you find yourself looking more closely at your legs these days? Are you staring at veins that appear to swell up when you're sitting down and go away when you elevate? You may have noticed a development in this condition over the past few months, and this may be accompanied by a "heavy" feeling or swelling. This sounds like a case of varicose veins, which is quite common in the adult population and especially in women who are pregnant.
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  • Surgery: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

    Modern medicine is wonderful. Thanks to advances in medical science, you no longer have to worry about dying of diseases and disorders which would have been a death sentence not so long ago. One area which has contributed to the success of modern medicine has been advances made in the way surgery is performed. However, while surgical care is the best it has ever been, there is still a need for the patient to take certain precautions.
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  • How Office Workers Can Prevent Lower Back Pain

    When you have an office job, you sit at a desk for multiple hours of the day, very often hunched over a computer. Day by day, year by year, this puts a terrible amount of strain on office workers, and it can result in debilitating lower back pain. You can't just quit your job, so what's the solution? Fortunately, there are many things office workers can do to prevent lower back pain before it strikes or to reverse its effects if they are already feeling the pinch.
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  • Can Physio Help With Weight Loss?

    There are millions of people out there who want to lose weight. Of course, there is no quick fix, but there are some things you might not have thought of that could help you on your own weight loss journey. You might think of physiotherapy as something that only athletes do when they are trying to recover from an injury and to keep their body in perfect shape, but physiotherapy can also be used as an aid to weight loss.
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