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.
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.
9 April 2015
Migraine sufferers can be totally debilitated by their migraines at times. Migraines are a painful headache, often accompanied by nausea or vomiting as well as light and sound sensitivity. If you are called in to help a friend with a migraine, but unsure of the best things to do to help, read on. Shut out the light and noise Many migraine sufferers retreat to bed when they feel a migraine coming on, and do their best to remove light and sound from their room.