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Apr
01

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Risk Factors, Treatment and Prevention

Risk factors The risk factors for acute coronary syndrome are the same as those for other types of heart disease. Acute coronary syndrome risk factors include: Aging High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Cigarette smoking Lack of physical activity Unhealthy

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Apr
01

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Symptoms and Causes

Overview Acute coronary syndrome is a term used to describe a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart. One such condition is a heart attack (myocardial infarction) — when cell death results in damaged or

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Apr
01

How Do I Manage Stress In The Period Of Lock-down?

Te fight against COVID-19 has made it necessary for authorities to declare either nationwide lockdown or partial lockdowns. In any of these events, the human nature will have to fight stress along the line. With a lot of inactivity and

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Mar
30

Answers To 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the global pandemic Coronavirus (COVID-19) there have been countless of questions been asked everywhere as experts and the general populace try to wrap their minds around this crisis. In the wake of all this, numerous false

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Mar
30

Urinary Incontinence: Risk Factors, Complications & Prevention

Risk factors Factors that increase your risk of developing urinary incontinence include: Gender. Women are more likely to have stress incontinence. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and normal female anatomy account for this difference. However, men with prostate gland problems are at

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Mar
27

How Do You Best Explain Coronavirus (CODVID-19) To The Little Ones?

In this moment that schools and works are grounded to a halt in an effort to protect children and thier families as the rates of coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to rise, there is surely a lot of explanation to be done to the little

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Mar
26

Hand-washing: Do's and don'ts

Hand-washing is an easy way to prevent infection. Understand when to wash your hands, how to properly use hand sanitizer and how to get your children into the habit. Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting

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Mar
26

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). In 2019, a new coronavirus was identified as the cause of a disease outbreak

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Mar
09

Urinary Incontinence: Symptoms and Causes

Overview Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong

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Mar
05

What Must I Do When Faced With Low Libido.

It is understandable  how low libido and sexual issues can be an uncomfortable topic for patients to discuss. These are common problems that affect adults everywhere, yet many of the patients find it extremely hard to ask about their sexual health. In

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Mar
03

What Has Aging Got To Do With Your Sexual Life? : How To Keep The Passion Alive

Contrary to what many believe, sexual feelings don't disappear as you age. Here's how to keep the flame burning. Sexual health is important at any age. And the desire for intimacy is timeless. As you age, sex may not be

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Feb
27

Strange Facts About Gonorrhea That You Must Know

Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix. Gonorrhea is most commonly spread during vaginal,

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Feb
27

Syphilis : Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis Read also: Syphilis; Signs Symptoms and Causes  Tests Syphilis can be diagnosed by testing samples of: Blood. Blood tests can confirm the presence of antibodies that the body produces to fight infection. The antibodies to the syphilis-causing bacteria remain

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Feb
27

Syphilis; Signs, Symptoms and Causes

Syphilis is one of the most common STDs and is caused by a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. The disease starts as a painless sore — typically on your genitals, rectum or mouth. Syphilis spreads from person to

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Feb
26

Diagnosis and Treatment Process For Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is different for each person. The signs and symptoms may recur, off and on, for years. Some people experience numerous episodes each year. For many people, however, the outbreaks are less frequent as time passes. The paragraphs below

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Feb
26

What You Must Know About Dealing With Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Sexual contact is the primary way that the virus spreads. After the initial infection, the virus lies dormant in your body and can reactivate several

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Feb
26

Hard Facts About Chlamydia Trachomatis: The One STI Could Come With No Signs Or Symptoms.

Chlamydia (kluh-MID-e-uh) trachomatis (truh-KOH-muh-tis) is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria. You might not know you have chlamydia because many people don't have signs or symptoms, such as genital pain and discharge from the vagina or

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Feb
21

What Every Parent Must Know About Impetico; The Highly Contagious Skin Infection In Children

Impetigo Impetigo is a common and highly contagious skin infection that mainly affects infants and children. Impetigo usually appears as red sores on the face, especially around a child's nose and mouth, and on hands and feet. The sores burst and

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Feb
21

5 Behavioral Strategies To Deal With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) In Children

Does your child have difficulty focusing on an activity or act impulsively? When symptoms are severe enough and cause ongoing problems in more than one area of your child's life, it could be a sign of a neurobehavioral disorder, such

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Feb
20

What You Must Know About Dealing With Eczemas In Children

Eczema — also known as atopic dermatitis — is a fairly common skin condition that affects about 15 percent of children. The condition usually improves as children age. But for some, it can be persistent and frustrating. Many parents find

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Feb
18

Urinary Tract Infection In Children; Tests and Treatment Procedures

In the previous posts, we talked about the signs and pointers to elp parents identify wen their cildren are battling with Urinary Tract Infections In Children(UTI).  Here we will throw more light on What diagnostic tests the child will need

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Feb
18

Urinary Tract Infection In Children; Causes and Symptoms

Urinary Tract Infection (Children’s) A urinary tract infection (UTI) is caused by bacteria getting into the urinary tract, causing infection and inflammation. Babies and children can get UTIs too. Here's what to do if your child contracts a UTI.  

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Feb
17

Most Common Childhood Respiratory Infections and Other Illnesses Every Parent Must Know Of.

Respiratory infections in children are very common. Symptoms of respiratory infections are discussed, as are other illnesses including croup, ear infections, and pink eye. What do I need to know about respiratory infections in children? They are very common,

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Feb
11

How Do You Deal With Anxeity Disorders In Kids?

How common are anxiety disorders in children? Anxious feelings, worries, or fears are common among children and adolescents. Many children experience a normal amount of apprehension in certain situations, whether it is about an upcoming test at school or a

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Feb
10

Anxiety Disorders; Causes, Effects, Prevention, Solution

Overview Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. However, people with anxiety disorders frequently have intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations. Often, anxiety disorders involve repeated episodes of sudden feelings of intense anxiety and

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Jan
22

Facts And Myths About Cervical Cancer

With lot of information everywhere about Cervical Cancer, it becomes difficult to know which is true or not. This is why why we bring to you all the facts behind the myth of Cervical Cancer #1 Myth: Cervical cancer cannot be

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Jan
19

Cervical Cancer; What You Must Know

One very important step that women can take toward the prevention of cervical cancer is receiving regular gynecological exams and getting Pap tests.  Cervix What is the cervix? The cervix is the lower part of the womb (uterus). The

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Jan
13

Battling With Bronchitis For Weeks? Try Out These Quick Home Remedies.

You have a miserable case of bronchitis, and your cough could wake the dead. Your family members and coworkers are losing patience. Even your pets are getting annoyed by your constant hacking. Is there anything you can do to calm

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Jan
09

Quick Facts About Your Heart And Exercise

You may think you know all there is to know about your heart and exercise. But myths abound about how much — and what kind of — physical activity you need. Here, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Director Erik Van Iterson, PhD, shares

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Jan
04

How To Reignite Your Fitness Routine After A Long Break.

If you’re like many people, you may once have been active. Then perhaps a new job, a child, or a busy routine got you away from your active lifestyle. It’s easy to fall out of your exercise routine, but when

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Jan
03

Tips To Note Down For Harmattan If You Are An Asthmatic

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lung airways that causes coughing, chest tightness, wheezing or shortness of breath.  In a person with asthma, the inside walls of the airways, known as bronchial tubes, become swollen or inflamed.

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Jan
03

Loosing Your Hair After Pregnancy? Here Is How To Solve It.

Most pregnancies come with different side effects that differes from person to person. However, there are some side effects that seem to run through all pregnancies like the loss of hair. During this time, the once thick, full, healthy hair!

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Jan
02

Why Switching From Regular To Diet Soda Does More Harm Than Good To Your Body

So you finally kicked your regular so da habit, but now you find yourself reaching for cans of the diet soft drink variety. Trouble is – diet soda as a replacement for regular soda – is a whole new problem. “Switching from

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Dec
30

Video: Tips For Administering Basic Hand Only CPR

When seconds count, Hands Only CPR  can help save a life. Following a cardiac event, the body becomes deprived of oxygen, putting heart and brain function in jeopardy. The Hand Only CPR technique aids oxygen delivery and sustains heart and

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Dec
17

Simple Remedies To Help You Deal With Migraine

Pressures from our everyday routines is sure to leave us with headaches. Headaches are one of  the most common health issues faced each day however some of them can be very painful enough  to put all your activities on hold.

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Dec
17

7 Things You Should Avoid If You Have G6PD Deficiency.

Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an inherited type of hemolytic anemia, a form of anemia that occurs when the red blood cells are broken down faster than usual (this is called hemolysis). In G6PD deficiency this occurs because you make a reduced amount

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Dec
05

7 Trusted Ways Of Treating Busted Or Split Lips.

  As the little ones start to take their first steps move about trying to play, they are definatelay bound to fall over a number of times, but like the saying goes, "When You Fall, You Get Back Stronger". Only that

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Dec
02

7 Critical Signs You Should Not Ignore

The best way to stay safe is not to take any unsusual signs in or on your body for granted. Here are the meanings of some signs and what they mean, from the unexplained weight loss to sudden flashes of light

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Nov
25

Heart Palpitations; The Cause, Effects and Treatments

  What Is Heart Palpitation Heart palpitation is the sensation that your heart has skipped a beat or added an extra beat. It may feel like your heart is racing, pounding, or fluttering. This sensation can also be felt in

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Nov
07

VIDEO: THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU TAKE IN AN ENERGY DRINK

The concept seems relatively innocuous. Get a burst of energy by drinking something out of a colorful can that looks an awful lot like a soda. But energy drinks have a lot more going on under that pop top.

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Nov
07

5 Key Reasons Why People Suffer From Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Some things can drive you away from others while reducing your self confidence. Issues like body odour, smelly feet and Halitosis or bad breath can make you wish you were always alone but is a never a possibility. This article

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Jun
30

Properly Managing Your Blood Pressure May Protect Your Memory

It’s not just your heart health you’ll improve when you manage your blood pressure. A national study found that optimizing blood pressure targets could help your memory too. While people’s blood pressure (BP) fluctuates all the time, the ideal BP target is

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Jun
26

Your Body Holds Important Clues to Your State of Health

Your body is like a billboard for your state of health. By knowing the telltale clues, you can tell much about what’s going on — and whether it’s time to see the doctor for further followup. Listen closely: Is your

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Jun
25

11 Signs It's More Serious Than the Common Cold

              Is it just a head cold, or something else? Doctors explain how to tell if you have the common cold or something more serious that requires medical attention, such as the flu,

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Jun
25

5 Reasons Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others

  PHOTO:GETTY IMAGES Ever notice how mosquitoes seem to frantically feast on some folks while ignoring others? It's not just your imagination, says entomologist Joseph M. Conlon, a technical advisor to the American Mosquito Control Association. "There is no question that some individuals are more attractive

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Jun
23

Day or Night: What to Look for in a Facial Cream

Making sense of the many options out there Ah face moisturizers! There are so many on the market that it can be overwhelming. Dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, answers your questions and gives some simple advice on what to look for

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Jun
23

Blocking YAP Protein May Aid in Treating Brain Cancer

A few years ago, a team of brain cancer researchers ventured a hypothesis. The team wondered whether a particular protein, known as Yes-Associated Protein, or YAP, which is involved in human development and present in the brain, might also drive

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Jun
23

Should You Make Water Labor Part of Your Birth Plan?

Advice from a certified nurse midwife Do you long to have your baby without medicatio­n and an array of beeping medical equipment in the room? If so, water labor may seem like an appealing option. Some women find it to

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Oct
17

3 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Kidney stone

We have all heard about the pain of passing a kidney stone — and those who’ve experienced it never want to go through it again. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent this common disorder of the urinary tract.

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Oct
16

Arthritis it's Symptoms, Causes, diagnosis and Treatment

It is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis causes cartilage

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Oct
14

How Long Should It Take You to Have a Bowel Movement?

    I’m concerned it’s taking me too long to poop. Exactly how long is normal? A: The first thing you need to do is leave your phone outside the bathroom. Don’t take the newspaper, your book, your iPhone or

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Oct
14

5 Stroke Signs: Knowing Them Could Save Someone’s Life

                        Prompt intervention saves lives A stroke happens when a blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked or bursts, and it stems from a cardiovascular condition such as

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Oct
13

Tip No 2 : Don’t eat a carbohydrate unless it has fiber attached to it.

Struggling to shed weight and keep it off? We asked seven dietitians for the single most important weight loss tip they share with patients. May their tips offer you some inspiration: Tip 1: Don’t let hunger deter you from

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Oct
12

Sweating: Why It Happens and What It Says About Your Health (Infographic)

When sweet smells turn foul and other fascinating facts Sweating. We all do it (some of us more than others). Discover how our bodies make sweat. Find out why some varieties smell worse than others. Learn what happens when sweet-smelling

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Oct
12

What Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health ; Reasons why you should ‘watch’ your tongue

Your body is like a billboard for your state of health. By knowing the telltale clues, you can tell much about what’s going on — and whether it’s time to see the doctor for further followup. Listen closely: Is your body

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Oct
11

Obesity

How do I know if I am obese? Obesity is defined as an excess proportion of total body fat. Speak with your doctor if you are concerned about your weight and if you are attempting weight loss. You should call

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Oct
07

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's

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Dec
01

World AIDS Day

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. However, it is possible to

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Nov
14

WORLD DIABETES DAY

DIABETES Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital to your health because it's an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and

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Aug
24

World Hepatitis Day

What are the types of Hepatitis Virus, causes, prevention, etc.. Lets read about Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). For some people, hepatitis B infection becomes chronic, meaning

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Jul
14

Doctors In Service (DIS) on instagram

Your trusted friend in medical care, DIS; being a leader in healthcare over the past five years is on instagram. Check our Instagram page and follow us on @dis_clinic FOR ALL THE NECESSARY PHOTO AND VIDEO UPDATES

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Jul
14

WELLNESS CLINIC.

Introducing WELLNESS CLINICS. In a fast-paced world where there is the growing tendency to ignore our health in our quest to achieve many things, it has become increasingly necessary for us to pause and take a snapshot of our health,

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Jul
13

History of Doctors In Service (DIS)

In March 2011, Dr. Andrew Herzuah, a medical doctor, then a house officer started serving people in their homes at the request of relatives who considered he could do such. His love for work sometimes saw him not charging anything

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