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The Hello Doctor Team

Heart & Blood Vessels
March 20, 2019

Home remedies for heart palpitations

Does your heart feel like it’s flip-flopping? Racing or fluttering? If so, it’s possible you could have heart palpitations. Heart palpitations are sensations that feel like your heart is beating really fast or pounding in your chest. Heart palpitations that are not caused by a medical condition are harmless and usually resolve on their own. Here are some home remedies to relieve the symptoms.
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Gut & digestion
March 20, 2019

Could you be suffering from SIBO?

SIBO refers to “small intestine bacterial overgrowth”. It is normal for bacteria to grow in certain parts of your gut and intestinal tract, but when these bacteria develop in the small intestine, symptoms appear.
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Sexual Health
March 20, 2019

How to diagnose and treat syphilis

Do you have painless sores, blisters or ulcers on your penis, vagina, and anus, or inside your mouth or on the lips? You could have syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection is caused by a type of bacteria. Here's how to diagnose and treat it.
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Blood conditions
March 20, 2019

How to know if you have haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is a disease where an excess of iron builds up in the body and ends up poisoning organs, including the liver, heart, and pancreas. Eventually, this can cause organ failure.
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Bladder, Kidney & Urinary Tract
March 20, 2019

How to know if you have injured a kidney

Most of us suffer from back pain at some point. In fact, it’s estimated that lower back pain affects between 30% and 80% of us, and the risk increases with age. Your lower back bears the weight of your upper body, which means that it experiences a lot of stress and strain as you sit, stand and move. While back pain isn’t always serious, it could be a sign that something else is going on in your body. One of these causes is a kidney problem.
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Food & nutrition
March 20, 2019

How to know if you’re undereating

If you are trying to drop a dress size or two, eating less seems like the simplest solution. But be careful, you might wind up losing more than a bit of weight! Undereating may seem harmless, but over time, it can lead to several health risks like bone fractures, infertility, a weakened immune system, malnutrition, anaemia and chronic fatigue.
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Sexual Health
March 20, 2019

What exactly is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a type of bacteria. The disease can affect both men and women. Women can get chlamydia in the cervix, rectum, or throat, while men are vulnerable in the urethra (inside the penis), rectum, or throat.
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Skin
March 20, 2019

Is your medication causing acne?

If you have acne, you are not alone. While doctors don’t always know the cause of acne, they do know that changing hormone levels, genes and some cosmetics may play a role. Certain medication can also be to blame.
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Child HealthParenting
March 20, 2019

My child is choking! What do I do?!

Kids are always on an adventure of self-discovery, experimenting with everything in their path. But what happens when the adventure turns into a nightmare, and your child starts choking?
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Gut & digestion
March 20, 2019

What to do if your farts smell bad

Although we’d like to deny it; everyone farts, and most are smelly! But if your farts are so foul that it makes everyone want to leave the room, you may need to find the cause and fix it.
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