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Category: General Health

The medical advice contained in these articles is for educational purposes and does not replace consultation by a trained physician.

The Benefits of Exercise

Burning calories is the least important reason to exercise.   Physical benefits: Thirty minutes of exercise per day halves your death rate Improved energy; your muscles become more efficient at using oxygen Stronger bones,...

Croup

What is Croup? Croup is a common condition that occurs in young children under six years of age (peak from 6 -36 months). Croup occurs when children suffer one of the many common viral...

A Simple Guide to Menopause

Warning, 18+yrs – this blog contains material of a sensitive nature.   Menopause – Key Points Menopause is a natural event. It can occur from 40-50 years of age. Symptoms include hot flushes, bladder...

Your Guide to Pain Medication

Whether you’re dealing with pain from an injury or recovering from surgery, pain relieving medication (analgesia) can be confusing. Here’s a guide on how to safely use pain medication and optimise your pain relief....

Why do I need Reading Glasses?

  At around age of 40, you may notice to read and focus on printed material you need to hold it further away . This phenomenon is known as presbyopia. It’s a normal ageing...

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Tennis Elbow

What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition involving the outer aspect of the elbow. It most commonly affects those in their mid-30s to 50s and it’s not just from...