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HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM DIABETIC?

Diabetes mellitus is no longer a disease it has become a lifestyle as it affects more than 15% of the country’s population. About 12 % of the country’s population are undiagnosed. Don’t fall under these statics as Diabetes Mellitus leads to 33% of primary renal diseases, which is a top cause for kidney transplant and […]

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7 myths about hypertension busted

INFORMATION ON HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT Knowledge on the myths and real techniques for hypertension is very crucial for hypertension management. Hypertension management comes into picture when the blood pressure is too high and a method to manage it is mandatory. This mandatory method to manage Hypertension is called Hypertension management. Hence let us see all the […]

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I Can’t Eat Fruits If I Have Diabetes

No more FOMO if you have diabetes — you CAN eat fruits. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes or you’ve been having it for years, chances are you are always on guard on the food consumption. It’s a common myth that if you have diabetes you shouldn’t eat certain fruits because they’re “too sweet.” Some fruits do contain more […]

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ZIKA VIRUS

ZIKA VIRUS The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency. HOW IT IS TRANSMITTED? It is spread by Aedes mosquitoes. They are the same insects that spread dengue and chikungunya virus.Zika virus disease is mainly spread by mosquitoes.   WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ZIKA? For most people it […]

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Psoriasis Explained

What Is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic and baffling skin conditions whereby your skin cells are multiplying 10 times faster than normal. The old skin cells pile up, instead of sloughing off, they make thick, flaky and itchy patches or plaques. The exact reason or cause is still a mystery, but scientists believe it is […]

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You Might Not Realize You Have Fungal Skin Infections Until You See This

Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. 1. Athlete’s foot What? Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the foot called Tinea Pedis. Where? The fungus live in a warm moist environment like shoes, socks, swimming pools, contaminated towels and shoes and locker rooms floors. […]

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All About Bloating And Fullness

You have just had the best cuisine in town, ended with a generously crafted chocolate dessert. Yummy! After footing the bill and while walking to your car, Uh-Oh. You feel extremely uncomfortable with your abdominal bloating. Most of us will just ignore it as we know the bloating or fullness will go away after some […]

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Painful Urination Explained

Causes of Painful Urination Pain or discomfort during urination is called dysuria. More often , this condition affects older men more than younger ones. Below are some of the common causes of dysuria and worth mentioning: Urinary Tracts Infections (UTI)    This is one of the leading causes of painful urination. Infections can occur anywhere […]

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