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Why are People Getting Sicker?

Why are People Getting Sicker? Looking around we have hospitals, specialist units (such as diabetes, stroke, cancer, rheumatology, nutritionist, dietician etc.) doctors, supplements, yet we have high rate of disease. Obviously, media will tell us people get sick because of food contamination, pollution in air, water contaminated fruits and vegetable. What we don’t realise is…

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Risk Factors for Tobacco Smoking among Black Women

To recognise and control smoking is the key to preventing lung cancer, cardiovascular and other respiratory diseases. One of the single largest preventable cause of premature death and illness in England, smoking is a risk factor for diseases such as chronic obstructive disease (COPD) and it accounts for 16% of hospital costs to treat lung…

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What does your heart do?

  What Does your Heart do?? By Toby, August 2017. What happen to your heart during heart attack?  A heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of your heart muscle. It usually causes a sudden onset of pain or discomfort in the chest and may cause other…

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Pain Management

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pain. Managing pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) involves a multidisciplinary approach of medication physiotherapy, procedure to manage pain, psychology, Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture. The reason for the multidisciplinary approach is because pain sensation come more than one way and to achieve an acceptable pain management, more than one treatment is…

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Determinant of Health and Health Promotion

Determinant of Health and Health Promotion World Health Authority 1949, described health as a complete state of being physically psychologically and socially wellbeing, ruling out the mere inexistence of disease and infirmity. This definition identifies a complete state of mind as having a positive balance in all factors that affects health at all time (Naidoo…

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The Anatomy and Functions of the Kidneys

The Kidneys lie behind the Peritoneum, they are a pair organ. The upper pole is at T12 (Spina; level)., and the lower pole is L3 (right kidney). What makes the L3 lower is because of the presence of the liver on the side. The kidney faces the spine, oriented with a concave surface. The size…

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