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Keys to surviving the lack of physical contact

Keys to surviving the lack of physical contact

Prevention Jul 30, 2020

Do not let social distancing affect your mind. Here is some advice for maintaining emotional wellbeing without having physical...
When to ask for psychological support?

When to ask for psychological support?

Prevention Feb 21, 2020

Learn to recognize when you should ask for professional support.
Prevent stress incontinence

Prevent stress incontinence

Prevention 19 January, 2017

Stress incontinence -the stress-induced loss of bladder control- is a condition that is generally associated with ageing and its effects on the bladder’s muscles. It is much more common among women than men. 

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Be careful with the use of pain relievers

Be careful with the use of pain relievers

Prevention 14 January, 2017

Ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen, indomethacin, ketorolac, nimesulide and piroxicam -in addition to etoricoxib and rofecoxib- are pain relievers that are associated with “…a greater risk of hospitalization due to heart failure.” 

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Know the signs of pulmonary hypertension

Know the signs of pulmonary hypertension

Prevention 9 January, 2017

A rare disease, pulmonary hypertension progresses rapidly when not detected early. 

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Prevent asthma by knowing its risk factors

Prevent asthma by knowing its risk factors

Prevention 6 January, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 235 million people suffer from asthma around the world. Asthma is a chronic condition that consists of recurrent episodes of difficulty breathing. 

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Non-communicable disease can be prevented

Non-communicable disease can be prevented

Prevention 30 December, 2016

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and chronic diseases last for long periods of time and generally progress slowly. 

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Don’t ignore intestinal inflammation

Don’t ignore intestinal inflammation

Prevention 22 December, 2016

While it remains uncommon, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has increased over the years as a result of urban lifestyles. 

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Lifelong lungs

Lifelong lungs

Prevention 12 December, 2016

There are several types of lung cancer. Each type grows and spreads in its own way. 

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Healthy feet

Healthy feet

Prevention 9 December, 2016

Calluses and bunions are not normal. They are the result of friction or pressure on the foot and should be corrected.

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Prevent injury with a physical

Prevent injury with a physical

Prevention 8 December, 2016

Getting a physical before beginning a physical activity is key to taking care of your health.

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Prevent rotator cuff injuries

Prevent rotator cuff injuries

Prevention 30 November, 2016

Pain in your shoulder when getting dressed, brushing your hair or raising up your hands can all be signs of a rotator cuff injury. 

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