Uterine fibroids (or leiomyoma/myomata) are benign tumours that usually grow in the womb (uterus), or in rare cases, the ovaries. They are firm, compact tumours made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue, and resemble to meatball-like protrusions....

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A colonoscopy is a medical exam that enables doctors to get a detailed view of an individual’s colon (large intestines). This procedure is commonly used by a gastroenterologist to assess the patient’s gastrointestinal health, usually due to symptoms like abdominal...

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Top Ways of Preventing Osteoporosis

Top Ways of Preventing Osteoporosis If you’ve realised that you’re at high risk of developing osteoporosis or simply to prevent this condition, you can do a lot of things. Some surefire ways of osteoporosis prevention as recommended by experts are as: Diet Your diet...

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We’ve always been warned by TV, magazine or online advertisements about the consequences of osteoporosis. We are presented with pictures of bones getting cracked and hips fractured. We’re terrified that this may happen to us. What really happens when we have...

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The Dangers of Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure feature prominently in most health discussions.  Worldwide, it’s the most common disease that causes complications. Most people aren’t aware that this is of utmost concern. At early stages, it may be asymptomatic. But over...

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Treatment for Hypertension

  What do you do when your doctor finally diagnoses you with hypertension? Your doctor would have explained your ideal blood pressure and how to get you there.   Treatment Goals According to Mayo clinic the treatment goals of hypertension are the following:...

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