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Three Ways to Reduce Period Pain

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Do you dread your period each month, anticipating terrible pain and discomfort? You're not alone, as the majority of women suffer some form of period pain, whether it's stomach ache, cramps, bloating or general aches and pains. You don't need to put on a brave face and suffer, though, as there are many ways you can reduce period pain. These range from getting plenty of exercise, cutting out certain items of food and drink during your period and considering taking birth control.

24 February 2017

What to Expect When You Require a Dialysis Access Point

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For people with kidney failure, there can be a long wait for a suitable kidney transplant. In the interim, you will need to have dialysis to clean and filter the blood, replicating the function that the kidneys usually carry out. The dialysis requires access to a large vein in order to access the blood supply.  Assessment For people who have a sudden collapse in blood function, there may be an initial access point placed in the neck in hospital.

24 February 2017

Important Questions to Ask About a Pre-Employment Medical Exam

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A pre-employment medical exam may be required of just about anyone in any field to ensure you are physically capable of the job, even office work. An employer may need to know if there are any risks to your health or another person's health if they were to hire you, including illnesses that may affect other employees. Those who work in dangerous conditions, such as forklift drivers, welders, and the like, may especially need to be physically fit.

24 February 2017

Sports Hernia — Causes and Exercises To Get You Back On The Track

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A sports hernia is a relatively common injury that can be sustained by athletes. Your sports physio will be able to help you to recover from this injury. In the meantime, here's an overview of the condition together with some useful exercise tips to help you recover. Sports hernia Unlike an abdominal hernia where soft tissue pushes outside of its normal cavity, a sports hernia is caused by tearing or weakening on the internal tissues in the deep layers of the abdominal wall.

23 February 2017

Factors to Consider When Opening a Youth Sexual Health Clinic

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The nursing profession is one that many would consider 'a calling'. Therefore, if you were a nurse looking to start a sexual health clinic, especially for the youth, you would need a few pointers on how to make the clinic friendly to the youth. This is especially true if you have not dealt with youth cases in the past. For instance, the clinic needs to be as comfortable as possible to attract clientele.

23 February 2017

Key Factors to Look For in A Skin Clinic Before Commencing Treatment

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Our skin is a vital part of our appearance, so it is in your best interest to ensure it has aesthetic appeal. However, numerous skin conditions such as dryness, acne, pigmentation defects, skin cancer, scar marks, etc. deny a person the benefit of beautiful skin. However, a dermatologist can recommend a skin clinic suitable for providing treatment to your skin condition. However, before committing to treatments at a new skin clinic, there are various quality checks an individual should make.

23 February 2017

Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies

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No individual wants their teeth to be discoloured, and just like wrinkles, they attempt to fight it. Whilst each person's teeth will change over years, there are a few things that can be done to avoid teeth discolouration. Teeth whitening remedies have become extremely popular in recent times and listed below are some natural teeth whitening solutions. 1. Brush After Each Meal and Drink One of the easiest ways to prevent teeth discolouration is to brush your teeth after each meal and every drink.

21 November 2016