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  • Hypoglycemia Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

    hypoglycemiaPeople know hypoglycemia by the common name of low blood sugar. People also call it insulin shock or an insulin reaction. Currently, around 4% of the Australian population has this condition. Low blood sugar falls in the range of 70 or less mg/dl. People measure blood sugar in milligrams per deciliter. What a doctor classifies as low varies from person to person. It's important that you talk to them if you're having problems.

    Common Signs and Symptoms of Hypoglycemia

    The signs and symptoms of low blood sugar vary from person to person. It's important that you know what your signs and symptoms are. Continue reading

  • Which Type of Life Insurance Is the Smartest for You?

    life insurance medical idIn Australia, the term ‘life insurance’ refers to several different types of insurance. From term life insurance to income protection, each one offers some level of financial support. Your insurer pays out money if a serious life event occurs. These events include disability or illness. Life insurance also protects your loved ones if you pass away.

    It’s wise to have at least one type of life insurance. Many people use more than one. Which type is right for you?

    You may want to choose a certain type of life insurance depending on factors like your life stage, family size, and your finances. Here’s a look at your options. Continue reading

  • Understanding Health Insurance Terms

    health insuranceAn apple a day keeps the Doctor away!  Understanding health insurance can help keep the Doctor paid!  Health insurance can be hard to understand. The terms that health insurance companies use can confuse people. This can make it hard for anyone to pick the best insurance plan for their needs. As a result, some people don't get health insurance at all.

    If this sounds like you, it might be a good idea to read on. We will go over each of these terms to help you understand them. We will then touch on optional health aids that your insurance may cover. Continue reading

  • Hidden Diabetes Signs. Time For A Check-Up?

    diabetesDiabetes mellitus is a condition that's increasing worldwide. While Type 1 is an autoimmune condition you can't predict or prevent, type 2 usually relates to obesity. Many people recognise the normal symptoms. These include urinating more often, being thirsty, losing weight, and feeling tired. However, there are some hidden diabetes symptoms you may want to look out for too. Continue reading

  • The Hidden Side Effects Of Unseen Illness

    unseen illness auto immuneLiving with an "unseen illness" can present more challenges than anyone realises. You can't really explain to your co-workers, family, and friends what you're going through on a daily basis. Nor would you want to - talking about it all the time doesn't make you feel any better. Plus, everyone else gets tired of hearing about it. The frustration can cause you to have additional side effects on top of your unseen illness. Continue reading

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