General knowledge
March 25, 2019

How your body turns food into energy

Growing up you may have heard about how certain foods are better for your health than others, some foods are considered “brain foods” and some provide you with energy. But, how does it work? Let’s break it down.
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Heart & Blood VesselsHeart Disease
March 24, 2019

Sauna: the hot new therapy for a healthy heart

Age is an uncontrollable risk factor for cardiovascular heart disease, unlike risk factors like smoking, drinking alcohol and a lack of exercise. Now, new studies have shown that a sauna a few times a week could help stave off heart health problems in older people, even amongst those who are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.  Heat for heart health In a 15-year study of approximately 1 600 men and women aged between 53 and 74 in Finland, it was found that just 181 people succumbed to heart-related illnesses. The study concluded that the more saunas the individuals in the…
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Infections
March 20, 2019

How to keep worms out of your stomach

The thought of having a parasite crawling around in your body can be quite scary, but you're not alone; parasites are more common than you think.
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Bladder, Kidney & Urinary Tract
March 20, 2019

Home remedies for UTIs

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can occur in any part of the urinary tract. The kidneys, bladder, urethra and ureters could also be affected. Besides your doctor’s help and the use of antibiotics, there are home remedies you can try to further ease UTI symptoms.
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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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