Hi there guys. Today news agencies have been buzzing with Michael Douglas attributing his 2010 diagnosis with throat cancer to infection with HPV, a virus associated with common warts and cervical cancer. While the biggest causes of throat cancer are smoking and consuming alcohol there is a percentage of head and neck cancers associated with HPV infection. Of cancers thought … [Read more...] about HPV Virus & Oral Cancer
Hey there Guys. Today I was introduced to trigger point therapy by my physiotherapist. Trigger point therapy treats localised tender points in a muscle, sometimes called a muscle knot. These points can be painful to touch and may cause spread of pain through the whole muscle. While it's not known exactly how trigger point therapy works, today's treatment worked very well … [Read more...] about Trigger Point Therapy For Muscle Knots Or A Sore Back
Hey there Guys, I have just been alerted to an article on how House Husbands star Dan Thomas had been diagnosed and treated with male breast cancer just before Christmas. HOUSE Husbands star and east cancer campaigner Julia Morris's husband Dan Thomas has undergone a mastectomy to treat the disease. The diagnosis - rare in men - came just four days before Christmas, with … [Read more...] about Man’s Life Saved After Male Breast Cancer Scare
Hey there Guys. Today I wanted to have a brief chat about the importance of having a good family doctor or GP. When it comes to well being and health promotion medicine has been slow to pick up the importance of prevention and holistic care. One area of medicine that is currently leading the push to encourage and enable patients to take control of health is family medicine … [Read more...] about Do You Have A Good Family Doctor Or GP?
Today I saw in the news an article where a man had jokingly taken his girlfriends pregnancy test and got a positive result. While he thought it was funny and posted about it to the internet it was his friends who alerted to him that this was a warning sign he might have testicular cancer. His friends were correct and what was thought to be a faulty test has probably saved this … [Read more...] about Positive Pregnancy Test Alerts Man To Testicular Cancer