In today’s episode of Dr Nora, I take a close look at the 3200 Littmann Bluetooth Electronic Stethoscope and see whether it’s worth the hefty price tag of $700AUD.
Boosting the ability to record up to 30 second clips of the heart with Bluetooth transfer, I was excited to add this scope to my collection. Watch on to see what’s included in the box, what it sounds like and how to transfer the tracks onto your computer.
In order to live your dreams, you need to keep your bike in service. 🏍
This month is all about prostate cancer awareness.
But what is a prostate? This is a gland that sits in the male pelvis and is responsible for producing fluid in semen. As men get older the prostate increases in size and can lead to trouble passing urine.
In some men however the changes in the prostate can be due to cancer. Symptoms that may be experienced include feeling the need to urinate frequently, difficulty passing urine or finding blood in the urine or semen.
These are not always signs of prostate cancer but if you do experience these it’s vital to speak to your GP for a check up. This could include an examination and a blood test.
If you have any concerns or issues pop by and see me in clinic.
As our firefighters continue the heroic job of containing bushfires, many people may be affected by smoke.
Signs of smoke irritation include itchy eyes, sore throat, runny nose and coughing. Those with pre-existing medical conditions such as asthma may have worsened symptoms of wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing. If this is you it is very important to continue your prescribed medication and seek medical help.
To reduce your exposure, stay indoors and close the windows and doors. If you are using an air conditioner switch it to recycle or recirculate to reduce the smoke indoors.
If you or anyone around you is concerned by their symptoms please pop by and see me in clinic
I love eating healthy and I truly believe that healthy eating leads to a healthy mind and body.
Today I’m having a salmon and avocado salad. Salmon is rich in omega 3 fatty oils which is fantastic for the brain, mood and vision. It’s also high in protein and loaded with other essential minerals. Avocado is also full to the brim with healthy fats and vitamins. These are all essential for a healthy heart and general wellbeing.
Lunch doesn’t have to be fancy, just chop up a few bits and pieces and bon appétit 👌