Inflammatory Bowel Disease And Eye Problems: What You Need To Know

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that doctors give to a number of diseases that cause inflammation of the large and small intestine. The two most common forms of IBD are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and around 60,000 people in Australia suffer with these types of IBD. IBD symptoms vary between patients, but these conditions can affect parts of the body outside the digestive system, including the eyes. Find out how IBD affects the body, and learn more about the different eye problems this condition can cause. [Read More]

Chronic Pain Relief: How Compound Pharmacies Can Help

Chronic pain is a serious health issue in Australia. Around 20 percent of the Australian population suffers with chronic pain that is severe enough to cause a disability. As well as the significant economic cost of chronic pain management, these symptoms can make daily life difficult for sufferers. Compounding pharmacies offer a new approach to chronic pain relief management that can help many Australians. Learn how compounding pharmacies work, and find out why their products can sometimes more effectively manage chronic pain. [Read More]

Fixing Hearing Aid Feedback

When you are hard of hearing, hearing aids can become an invaluable asset in your life. The typical mechanism of a hearing aid is that the in-built microphone picks up sounds from around you, and then an amplifier increases the volume of the sounds and directs them into the ear canal so you can hear them more clearly. Unfortunately, this handy little device is prone to its own faults, and one of the most annoying things that can happen when wearing hearing aids is experiencing sonic feedback. [Read More]

4 Reasons Why You Should Always Pre-Authorise Hospital Treatment With Your Health Insurer

Private health insurance allows you to choose to have your treatment in one of the 573 private hospitals across Australia, allowing you to quickly get the care you need. Nonetheless, before you have your treatment, it's generally a good idea to speak to your health insurer to pre-authorise the care. Find out how this can help you save money and get the right treatment. You can confirm you have the available benefit [Read More]