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Cancer and Friendship

Today, most people with cancer are treated as outpatients, meaning they don’t have to stay in the hospital. But they still often need help, support,

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Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is a common, harmless condition without additional symptoms, however, it can cause psychological and emotional distress which negatively impact on a person’s quality of

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Blood Pressure

It refers to the force or pressure of the blood against the walls of the blood vessels, also known as arteries.

Normal Blood Pressure: 120(systolic) / 80(diastolic) mmHg
The first (or top) number is your systolic blood pressure. It is the highest level your blood pressure reaches when your heartbeats.
The second (or bottom) number is your diastolic blood pressure.  It is the lowest level your blood pressure reaches as your heart relaxes between beats.
Blood pressure is measured in millimetre Mercury.

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Sugar smart

Foods that have naturally occurring sugars are fruit, vegetables, starches, legumes (e.g. beans, peas, and lentils) and dairy products. Was this helpful? Submit Cancel Thanks

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Breast Milk

Worry over low breast milk supply is one of the most common reasons new moms decide to stop breastfeeding in the first few months. There

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Desk Yoga

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Breathwork

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Booster Vaccination

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Picky Eating

Having a fussy eater is more common than you think.  There is nothing like a food battle to cause stress and anxiety in parents. Take heart and remember that fussy eating isn’t just common, it’s normal!

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What is a biosimilar?

“Bio” has its roots in the Greek language and means “life”; a biopharmaceutical is therefore a medicine that has been produced by living organisms or that has been derived from living organisms

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Nappy Rash

Babies generally have very sensitive skin, but those with certain skin conditions are more likely to develop nappy rash. Nappy rash causes red, raw and itchy skin in the nappy area.

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Body Stress Release

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby. Was this helpful? Submit Cancel Thanks for your feedback! Was this helpful? Submit Cancel Thanks

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Bone Metastases

When cancer spreads to other parts of the body, it is called metastasis. Bones are one of the most common sites for cancer metastasis. Some cancers are more likely to spread to the bones, including the breast, prostate, kidney, thyroid, and lung.

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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the presence of malignant or cancerous cells in the colon or rectum. Depending on where these cells originate, they may also be referred to as simply colon cancer or rectal cancer. Since they share a large number of characteristics, colon and rectal cancer are often grouped together.

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The Big C: A Cancer Diagnosis

It could be bad headaches, constant diarrhoea, constipation, or perhaps a lump in the breast (and we don’t mean just women). Or perhaps a cough and shortness of breath that won’t go away or a burning sensation when you go to the toilet or a tell-tale lump in a testicle. So, do you go rushing to the doctor? The most likely answer is no because human nature is like that. It can’t be serious and I’m sure it will go away soon… But eventually, hopefully, sooner rather than later, you do see a medical professional and hear the words you were dreading. You have cancer… The dreaded C word!

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Cancer – Managing Pain and Discomfort

When you receive a cancer diagnosis the chances are you will expect a certain amount of pain and discomfort – but just how much naturally depends on the type of cancer, how advanced it is and where the treatment and how well the cancer is managed. So what should you know beforehand?

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Cancer Tumor Markers

Tumour markers are substances (often proteins) that are produced by some cancer cells Was this helpful? Submit Cancel Thanks for your feedback! Was this helpful?

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Colic

The accepted signs of colic are usually a baby which struggles to settle or be soothed

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Exercise and Cancer

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Pre-and Postnatal Supplementation

One of the most important nutrients for the prenatal period is folate (also called Vitamin B9, or folic acid in supplement form). Folate protects against defects to the neural tube, the foetal structure that becomes the brain and spinal cord.

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Constipation

Constipation does not discriminate. Although some people may be more at risk of not having regular or frequent bowel movements, all babies, children, adults, and the elderly may face constipation now and then. People of all ages experience it more often than you may think.

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World Immunization

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