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Exercises to help with vertigo

You may have been diagnosed with a vestibular disorder.It is important to take your medication as long as your doctor recommends. Doctors may also recommend vestibular rehabilitation exercises, as shown below.Together with your treating doctor, please select the exercises that you may be able to perform.Each exercise should be performed 20 or more times at…

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Constipation during pregnancy

If you’re a Mum-to-be and you think you might be constipated, you’re not alone. Up to 40% of women can experience symptoms at some point during pregnancy. Constipation can also affect new Mums, with almost 1 in 4 still experiencing constipation three months after their baby has been born.15 There are many reasons why constipation…

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Constipation in adults

Constipation can affect anyone in the family and it’s more common than you might realise. In fact, it’s one of the most common medical conditions, affecting up to 1 in 3 people.5 Constipation becomes more likely as you get older, and women are more likely to suffer constipation compared to men.17,18 For most adults, simple…

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Constipation in children

Your child may be constipated if:3 They have a bowel movement less than three times a week Their stools are often large, and/or hard and/or difficult to push out Common causes include: Eating a diet that’s low in fiber – e.g. fruit, vegetables, cereals3,13 Not drinking enough fluids3 Emotional stress, such as starting nursery or…

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Everybody Sleeps

How much sleep should we get each night? A Sesame Street song expressed an important fact, “Everybody sleeps, every night we close our eyes, until the morning creeps.” To stay healthy and maintain well-being, we need ample sleep. Lack of sleep has been linked to diseases of the heart and mind like obesity, diabetes, hypertension and depression. The American Academy of…

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Exercise 101 and Fats in the Liver

You don’t drink alcohol but you’ve been told that fat accumulates in your liver. Fatty liver is linked to diseases like obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Exercises and diet can help mobilize and take away fat from the liver. Types of Exercise. Exercise is movement of the body that use up energy. It is an…

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Internet Health Info, Should We?

Why people search the net and what are the risks There is a shout out circulating in social media. “For those who self-diagnosed their symptoms on Google can have the second opinion on Yahoo.” People with health conditions turn to online resources to help manage their illness. Why? What’s prompting patients to do this? Problem. …

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Walk for a cause

The health benefits of walking Health experts have proven that increased regular physical activity lowers the risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease. The recommendation is 30 minutes of regular moderate intensity exercise on most, if not all days of the week. There are various forms of these exercises and physical activities, but for now,  let’s focus…

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