Meg's Medical Advice

Will Online Screening Convince Your Teenager to See an Anxiety Counsellor?

30 November 2018
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Teenagers often suffer from intermittent periods of anxiety because adolescence is a difficult life stage. However, some teenagers develop long-term problems with anxiety and stress. Their anxiety is more constant and affects their everyday lives. If your child regularly gets anxious or seems stressed a lot of the time, often for no reason, then you'll be keen for them to see a counsellor. However, your child may not want anxiety treatment. Read More …

3 Times You Should Consider Moving for a GP Job

18 October 2018
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General practitioner jobs are listed online and with recruiting offices around the country. Various information is listed about each posting including salary and benefits packages that may accompany the job. One of the key issues, when you are looking for GP jobs, is to determine when you should consider a move in order to take the job and if that move would be worthwhile when compared to local GP jobs. Here are three times when you should consider moving for a GP job and what to know about each situation. Read More …

Importance of Seeing a Neurologist Post Neurological Disorder Diagnosis

16 September 2018
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There is a broad range of neurological disorders that you could develop. From migraines to Parkinson's, these illnesses need to be managed for your wellness. Nonetheless, once your general practitioner diagnoses you with a neurological disorder, you may just take their instructions and go on the medication they prescribe. However, general practitioners are not specialists in neurology. To get the best information about your disorder, it is judicious to see a neurologist too. Read More …

How to Get Support for Someone with Alzheimer’s

26 July 2018
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Despite significant advances in recent times, scientists are still not close to a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a terrible and progressive illness that is affecting elderly Australians with devastating effect. This form of dementia can appear at quite an early age, but normally affects people as they enter their 70s and 80s.  If you have a parent who has this affliction, then you will, unfortunately, face some significant challenges as you make sure they are cared for and may need to reach out to others. Read More …

Toe-Walking and Autism: Can a Podiatrist Help?

6 June 2018
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Autistic kids may suffer from problems with their legs and feet if they have gait or walking issues. For example, some kids with autism will walk on their tip-toes a lot of the time. This habit can ultimately affect muscle and joint flexibility and, if this happens, you may be advised to see a podiatrist. What can a podiatrist do to help fix toe-walking problems? Assessing Tip-Toe Habits There may not be an obvious reason why your child toe walks; it simply happens with some autistic kids. Read More …