How to protect eyes and prevent vision loss.

You can do a lot to protect your eyes and prevent loss of vision. The first step is to get a regular eye check-up. For this check-up you should visit an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination after dilation. A dilation check will allow your doctor to see inside the eye and check for any…

How to prevent Diabetic Foot

Diabetes can damage the blood vessels and nerves in the legs and hands. This is a very bad combination. Nerve damage will reduce sensation and diminished blood flow will slow down wound healing. You will not know when you are wounded, you will not be caring for your wound and your body will not be…

Surprising facts about kidney stones

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of kidney stones is pain. But that is not all there is to them. There are some facts about kidney stones that will surprise you and will change your approach to managing them. Facts about kidney stones you should know All kidney stones may not…

Common myths about haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, commonly known as piles, are caused by swollen veins. When they are formed in the lower rectum, they are called internal haemorrhoids and when they form around the anus, they are called external haemorrhoids. Sometimes internal haemorrhoids become large and push out through the anus forming a prolapsed haemorrhoids. Pain, itching and bleeding are…