Understanding Blood Pressure

high blood pressure

High blood pressure increases the workload of the heart and blood vessels so they are under more strain and work less efficiently. In time this will begin to damage the inner walls of the blood vessels causing the formation of plaque at the injury site.

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Cold Treatment

cold tretment

Used as soon as possible after an injury such as a sprain or strain Ice (cold) is excellent for relieving pain, reducing swelling and promoting faster healing. Put it in an esky and take it with you to your next event

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Nose Bleeds – Are They Serious?

kids nosebleeds

A lot of things can cause your nose to bleed, although they are generally harmless and stop themselves there are times when you should see a doctor or call for emergency care.

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Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin deficiency symptoms

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms may include numbness and tingling in feet, legs and/or hands, problems with balance, anemia, swollen or inflamed tongue, jaundice, general weakness, fatigue, hallucinations and paranoia, memory loss or cognitive

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First Aid – A Quick History

modern first aid

First Aid has been around as long as humans have been at war. From ancient hieroglyphics we know that the Egyptians not only used bandages in the mummification process but used them to dress battle wounds also.

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Do I Have Anxiety?

do I have anxiety

Anxiety is a normal part of healthy living, we all get nervous or anxious every now and then, for instance public speaking and financial hardship are two very common causes of stress and anxiety.

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Battery Ingestion

battery ingestion

Battery ingestion is becoming a real danger. As technology increases all of our gadgets are becoming smaller and more powerful. Batteries are no exception. Batteries are small, coin or pill shaped, and may contain very dangerous heavy metals

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Benefits Of A Ketogenic (Keto) Diet

The Ketogenic diet is a high fat low carb diet that in many ways is similar to the Atkins and other low carb diets. It has many health benefits 1 and may help against cancer 2, epilepsy 3, diabetes 4 and Alzheimer’s disease 5.

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Is It Heartburn Or Heart Attack

heart attack angina

Heartburn, despite its name has absolutely nothing to do with the heart, although it may have similar symptoms as heart attack or heart disease.

Heartburn is caused by stomach acid rising up the esophagus (the tube between

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