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]

COPD Patients: How Active Cycle of Breathing Techniques Can Help Your Symptoms

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (or COPD) is a term that doctors and medical professionals use to describe a group of long-term lung diseases. Examples of these disorders include emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The risk of COPD increases with age, and experts believe that around 20 per cent of Australians over the age of 40 have one of these conditions. Treatment options vary considerably, but respiratory physiotherapy is an increasingly popular way to help people deal with their symptoms. [Read More]

Everything A Runner Needs To Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Running has a huge number of health benefits. You can build up your stamina, lose some calories, strengthen your muscles, strengthen your bones, and you can even experience mental health benefits by running too. And while running is mostly a good thing, it can feel like exactly the opposite when you experience a running injury. A common injury that occurs among runners is something called plantar fasciitis. This strange name is just a technical way of describing a kind of heel pain that is commonly associated with running. [Read More]