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Harry's Health Advice Service

Hello! My name is Harry. I must start by explaining that I am not a medical professional and none of the advice in this blog should be used to diagnose an illness. The information in this blog will help you to gain a good knowledge and understanding of many different medical conditions and procedures, but if you have any symptoms or pain, you should always book an appointment with your local GP or visit the local emergency department at your local hospital. I have learnt about various medical conditions from my uncle who is a GP. He would often explain the different cases he had seen and would let me read his medical textbooks. I hope you find my blog useful.

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Five Ways to Make Sure That You're Sitting More Comfortably at Work
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Five Ways to Make Sure That You’re Sitting More Comfortably at Work

People tend to associate muscular pain or associated injury with exercise or a particularly strenuous job. Those who are engaged in manual occupations may not be too surprised if, from time to time, they need to seek help with a strain or injury and will need input from a chiropractor to help them get back on track. Yet people who enjoy a largely sedentary occupation may also be at risk — especially when it comes to lower back pain. Read More 

Is It Normal for Morning Sickness to Start After 12 Weeks?

Not all pregnant women suffer from morning sickness. If you've got through the 12-week mark without feeling sick, then you may think you've dodged a bullet. Morning sickness most often lasts for the first three months of a pregnancy, at which point it starts to subside for many women. However, this schedule isn't written in stone. If you're over 12 weeks pregnant and you start to feel nauseous, then you may wonder what is going on. Read More 

3 Steps To Help You Recover Faster From Tennis Elbow

A tennis elbow is the result of a forearm muscle inflammation attached to your elbow. While common in racquet-related sports like tennis and badminton, this problem can also occur from any repetitive activity that works this muscular region hard. For instance, physical work like construction activities, plumbing and carpentry can also cause tennis elbow. If you're suffering from this condition, physiotherapy exercises may help you recover faster. Here are some steps to help you do that. Read More 

2 tips for elderly people who are about to move into a retirement village

Many people decide to move into retirement villages or other types of assisted living communities when they reach a certain age. If you're about to move into a retirement village, here are some tips that should help you to make the most out of your new living environment. 1. Embrace the social perks of living in a retirement community One of the key benefits of retirement communities is that they can help elderly people to avoid becoming socially isolated and experiencing all of the negative effects associated with isolation (such as depression, loneliness, boredom and low self-esteem). Read More 

Keeping an eye on your health: how an eye exam can detect serious diseases

You probably know that a regular eye exam is an essential part of protecting your eyesight and keeping your eyes healthy. But you may not realise that it could also detect some major health problems and ensure early and effective treatment. Diabetes. Sometimes a condition called diabetic retinopathy can cause the blood vessels in the eye to leak blood or a yellowish fluid. Patients may be completely unaware that they have the condition, but it can cause blindness if left untreated. Read More