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Hypertension Runs in the Family for Men

Hypertension

This ‘World Hypertension Day’ we aim to raise awareness about the condition caused by high blood pressure. Hypertension is diagnosed by measuring the patient’s blood pressure. Some symptoms among hypertensives may include headaches, shortness of breath or nose bleeds, however, many people may not show any signs. A study conducted at the The Johns Hopkins Institute demonstrated …

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5 Benefits of Coconut Water You Didn’t Know

Coconut Water

In the peak of summer, coconuts are readily available in abundance to quench our thirst. Coconut water or ‘nariyal pani’ is not only considered refreshing to stay cool for the summer, but has also become trendy among fitness freaks as a low calorie alternative to energy drinks. Truth be told, there has to be someone …

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How To Stop Your Partner From Snoring?

Snoring

No matter how much in love you maybe with your partner, snoring can take a toll on your relationship. Snoring is caused by an obstruction in the nasal airway, which is between the nose and lungs. According to the National Sleep Foundation in the US, men snore nearly twice as much as women, every night. Sleeping partners …

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First Diagnostic Blood Test for Asthma

Asthma Free

Currently, the diagnostics tests for asthma do not provide conclusive results. Incorrect diagnosis has led to inhalers being prescribed without definitive reasoning. According to Asthma UK, better diagnostic tests are urgently required. A study at the Hershey Medical Center, has found asthma biomarkers required to develop the first diagnostic blood test. This test may overcome …

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Immunization Guide for New Parents

immunization

We have a surprise for you this World Immunization Week, coming Monday! Earn the chance to win a Free consult with our qualified doctors. Close the immunization gap this year Join the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) campaign to raise awareness on vaccination needs. It was the smallpox vaccination that led to worldwide eradication of this …

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Do you Have an Allergy to Household Items?

Allergy

You may be familiar with dust, pollen or peanut allergy, but did you know that almost everything in the environment could be an allergen, according to Dr. Matthew Zirwas at the Werner Medical Centre, Ohio. There are lesser-known substances that can be found lying around your house, which can cause allergic reactions. What are allergies? An …

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