Many patients claim that going to the GP is a very stressful experience. This comes from the fact that the appointment time is very brief, in most cases it is ten minutes or less and also that you are allowed to discuss one problem at a time. Many patients, therefore, find themselves trying to give their medical history, current symptoms and a lot of other information within the short time frame the appointment should take.
Everyone should see their doctor on a regular basis, no matter their overall health, for a general check-up and needed healthcare reminders. Of course you also want to see your doctor when you're experiencing chronic pain or have other such obvious concerns, but there are some health-related symptoms that should be checked by a doctor as soon as possible, but which are easy to overlook and ignore. Note a few of those symptoms here so you know to make an appointment when needed, rather than ignoring these problems.
For children with autism, conveying thoughts and feelings to others can be a daily struggle. In turn, comprehending the emotions of others can be very challenging and this can be particularly frustrating to overcome in a school environment.
Fortunately, technology has begun to lend a helping hand in recent years in the form of mobile apps which aim to develop child communication skills through visual stimuli and word games. Armed with the following apps, your child will be able to communicate with confidence in the classroom and with their fellow peers.
Changes in the clarity and colour of your urine can sometimes be the first sign that you may have an underlying health problem that may require further investigation at a specialist urology clinic. But what's normal and what's not? Read on to find out more.
Normal urine colour
In a healthy person who is adequately hydrated, their urine will be a clear, pale yellow colour and virtually odourless.
High-frequency sounds, such as a child's voice or a doorbell, cannot be heard completely clearly or accurately by a person with high-frequency hearing loss. This type of hearing loss occurs when part of the cochlea, located in your inner ear, is damaged. Tiny cells in the lower part of the cochlea are responsible for transferring high-frequency sounds to your brain for processing. If it's only the lower part of the cochlea that's damaged, you'll be able to hear all other sounds.