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Taking Care of Your Heart Daily

** In collaboration**  Keeping our heart healthy can help in general with our well being and should have priority in the way you live your life. There are something’s you can do that will assist you in achieving this aim, and soon after starting them they will just a normal part of your daily life. Eat Healthily Most people realise that there are some foods that are bad for your health and that you should make your diet a healthy one if you do not want to suffer heart problems. You can start by controlling the portion size of your meals as this will help to reduce the amounts of anything you eat that are bad for you. Overloading your plate is not good and if you could eat the side dishes that you would be served in a restaurant that will do the trick. At first, you may feel a little deprived but it can be amazing at how quickly you will get used to eating smaller meals. Include plenty of fruit and vegetables in your diet. They are full of vitamins and minerals as well as being rich in dietary fibre. They contain ingredients that can help to stave off heart problems and if you eat more of these you may be less tempted to snack on higher calorie foods such as snacks and desserts. Keep a bowl of fresh fruit handy and you can snack on that […]

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Adventure Wrap up: 2018

I took 27 flights during 2018. That is a sentence I didn’t think I would ever be able to write, I genuinely never thought I would have the opportunity to explore so much of this beautiful planet, let alone during one year. So here is a wrap up of some of my adventures during 2018. The first sunrise of 2018. […]

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Tasmania, Refuge for wild

If you have been following my blog for a little while you would probably know that I have visited the island state of Australia a few times now (I have a few blog posts about my previous trips). But $28 return tickets & the fact that Tasmania is one of my favourite places means I couldn’t turn down the chance […]

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How To Choose The Best Medical Field For You

** In Collaboration**  Choosing a career in medicine is just the first step in becoming a doctor. The biggest decision that you will have to make in the career is selecting which field of medicine you will go into and specialise in. Whether it’s obstetrics, family medicine, gynaecology or even the biggy – neurosurgery alongside people like Dr Timothy Steel – there is a field out there perfectly suited for you. The problem is working out which one you want to do. It’s a decision that will affect the rest of your career, so it is important to make sure it is the right one. You need to consider many different factors, which we will look into in this article. The work environment Each speciality has a balance between inpatient (hospital) and outpatient (clinic) medicine. When thinking about the field of medicine you want to go into, it is important to consider whether you love the pressure and intensity of caring for critically ill patients, or whether you want to be part of their long term recovery in an outpatient clinic. Research and academic opportunities In pretty much every speciality, there is (or should be) the opportunity to advance your skills and knowledge and get involved in research. However, some areas have better chances than others at offering academic prestige and funding. Work-life balance Whatever field you go into, there’s going to be long hours and pressure. That’s the very […]

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