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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in Women. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but younger women can also get breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. There’s a good chance of recovery if it’s detected at an early stage. For this reason, it’s vital that women check their breasts regularly for any changes and always have any changes examined by a Doctor. Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in

Food Allergies

A food allergy is when the body’s immune system reacts unusually to specific foods. Although allergic reactions are often mild, they can be very serious. Food allergy symptoms are most common in babies and children, but they can appear at any age. You can even develop an allergy to foods you have eaten for years with no problems. What causes food allergies? Food allergies happen when the immune system – the body’s defense against infection – mistakenly treats proteins found in food as a

Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a small walnut shaped gland in the pelvis of men. It is located next to the bladder and can be examined by getting a digital rectal exam. Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the prostate gland.  Growths in the prostate can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Prostate cancer cells can spread by breaking away from a prostate tumor. They can travel through blood vessels or lymph nodes to reach other parts of

Overactive Bladder Syndrome

An overactive bladder or OAB is where a person regularly gets a sudden and compelling need or desire to pass urine. This sensation is difficult to put off (defer) and this can happen at any time during the day or night, often without any warning. With OAB, you feel you need to empty your bladder –even when it’s not full. You feel you need a bathroom quickly, right now. You can’t control or ignore this feeling and it happens much more

Reducing Stress

Stress has many faces, and creeps into our lives from many directions. No matter what causes it, stress puts the body and the mind on edge. It floods the body with stress hormones. The heart pounds. Muscles tense. Breathing quickens. The stomach churns. Stress a worrisome illness, an argument with your partner, a job turning sour. It’s the need to care for an ailing parent and a pile of unpaid bills. Most people feel stressed sometimes and some people find stress

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain in muscles and soft tissues all over the body. It is an ongoing (chronic) condition. It can affect your neck, shoulders, back, chest, hips, buttocks, arms, and legs. The pain may be worse in the morning and evening. Sometimes, the pain may last all day long. The pain may get worse with activity, cold or damp weather, anxiety and stress.  What causes fibromyalgia? The cause is unknown. Researchers think there may be a link with

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) also called prostate gland enlargement. It is a common condition as men get older. An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. It can also cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is common in men aged over 50. It’s not a cancer and it’s not usually a serious threat to health. As the prostate enlarges, it presses against the urethra. The bladder wall becomes thicker.

Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy is a multidisciplinary device used in orthopaedics, physiotherapy, sports medicine. Its main assets are fast pain relief and mobility restoration. Together with being a non-surgical therapy with no need for painkillers makes it an ideal therapy to speed up recovery and cure various indications causing acute or chronic pain.  Mechanism of Action Shockwave is an acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful spots and myoskeletal tissues with sub acute, sub chronic and chronic conditions. The energy promotes regeneration and