Good Eye Care Tips

good eye care tips

Generally, changes to the eyes are a very gradual process and you may not notice any signs and symptoms of disease. For this reason it is important to have regular checkups with your optometrist. Most eye problems are completely avoidable or 

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Understanding Dehydration

dehydration

The human body consists of 50 to 75 percent water which forms the basis of blood, urine, digestive fluids and perspiration; water is also contained in fat, bones and lean muscle. Because the human body cannot store water we need to drink

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Understanding Depression

Depression Symptoms

We often use the word depression to describe feelings of sadness, feeling blue or being down. But more accurately depression is a term which describes many diagnosable depressive disorders.

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Understanding Repetitive Stress Injury

RSI

In these fast paced, hectic times, people rely on technology to make tasks faster and more efficient. Electronic devices such as computers help us save time, earn money, educate us and give us pleasure. But…

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Concussion

what is a concussion

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury caused by a knock to the head, often seen in some contact sports, motor vehicle accidents and fights; but concussions may also be caused by something as simple as a fall, or hitting your head in the playground.

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The Difference Between Cold And Flu

Cold Symptoms Vs Flu Symptoms

You wake up with a high fever, cough, and a sore throat – Is it the flu (influenza) or just the common cold? The symptoms for cold and flu can be remarkably similar and can vary from person to person 

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Understanding Blood And Disease

blood disease

Blood delivers the oxygen and nutrients needed to survive, it helps us warm up and cool down, fight off infections and sends carbon dioxide and other waste products to the kidneys, lungs and digestive system to be removed from the body

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Understanding Allergies

allergy cures

An allergy is an immune system reaction to a generally harmless trigger (allergen). These may include pollen, animal dander, mold, certain foods and other allergens

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Understanding Gestational Diabetes

gestational diabetes cure

Gestational diabetes (high blood glucose/sugar) only develops during pregnancy and is usually diagnosed around the 24th to 28th week. If you have gestational diabetes it

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Understanding MRSA

MRSA symptoms

If you have been nursing a loved one who is MRSA positive it is important to disinfect the environment and follow a few simple rules to stop cross contamination.

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