Hi, my name is Katlyn. As a mum of four kids, I take their health very seriously. However, I also take my own parenting philosophies seriously. Because of that, I have always attempted to find doctors and health care providers who resonate with my style. That includes everything from their thoughts on how often to prescribe medication to how they speak to my children. If you want tips on finding the perfect healthcare provider, please explore these posts. They contain everything I have learned over the years, and I hope my experiences can really help other mums and families! Take Care, Katlyn.
27 August 2015
If you've recently suffered a stroke or care for someone that has, you'll know all too well that regaining strength in your hand and arm muscles is of the utmost importance. After a stroke, the brain's primary learning centre is damaged and consequently, new neural patterns are created to help the patient relearn basic movement in their hands and fingers. Performing daily hand exercises can help restore this lost function, assisting the brain in its mission to rewire the circuits responsible for movement and flexibility.
21 August 2015
Neck pain is a common problem and it can adversely affect your lifestyle due to limited mobility, discomfort and even inability to perform normal tasks. This condition can be manifested as sharp pain or dull muscular aches. In some cases, you may not be able to move the head fully, which can be very frustrating. There are different causes of neck pain in most people but it is rarely a symptom of a serious, underlying medical condition.
31 July 2015
As an inflammatory autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis can affect several parts of your body, not just your joints. In addition to having an increased risk of developing heart disease, dental problems and osteoporosis, those with rheumatoid arthritis are also at risk of developing sensorineural hearing loss. This type of hearing loss is linked to autoimmune diseases and can occur when the cochlea or auditory nerve is damaged. Here's an overview of two ways rheumatoid arthritis can impact on your hearing and the treatment options available:
13 May 2015
Australia holds the dubious title of having the highest rate of skin cancer in the world—something that is shared with neighbouring New Zealand. There's a certain unhappy logic to this, largely due to the large Caucasian population in both countries since fair skinned people are more likely to be affected by skin cancer, and all that glorious sunshine. Fortunately, increased knowledge about the dangers of skin cancer has led to more and more people are being checked.
21 April 2015
No matter whether a child has a global or specific learning difficulty, it is important to ensure they are provided with every opportunity to do their best. Physical health and wellbeing can put a child in an excellent position for enhancing comprehension, memory and minimising weight gain. Let's look at some helpful dietary tips for children with learning difficulties. Avoid Processed Foods Many modern day pre-packaged and processed foods are laden with hidden nasties.