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Higher Potassium Ranges Factors behind Hyperkalemia

July 10, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

Have you been aware of the causes and signs or symptoms of hyperkalemia? Hyperkalemia can be a healthcare situation affiliated with large potassium levels in blood. Potassium is definitely an critical nutrient that plays a vital purpose within the wholesome operating on the heart, nerves and the muscles. In addition to regulating the muscle tissue, …

Symptoms of Brain Tumour

June 28, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

Dayangku Nur Atikah Najibah binti Pengiran Haji Bahrin’s (Atikah) parents first suspected that there was something wrong with their baby when her neck became a bit stiff and her head started tilting to the right. The once-active baby had also turned into a moody child who would cry non-stop at times. CT and MRI scans …

Paediatrics – The Children’s Advocate

June 27, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

Paediatrics often involves taking care of sick babies and children who are unhappy and frightened. It doesn’t help the children when paediatricians are forced to perform procedures like injections. What do Paediatrics enjoy most about their jobs? If you enjoy contact with kids and their parents, and love to make a difference when children are …

A Balanced Approach to Good Nutrition

June 27, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

A pale-looking, lethargic person who is prone to dizzy spells might be suffering from an iron deficiency. Frequent gum bleeding, while it could be a dental concern, might also be an indication of insufficient Vitamin C. Our body needs a sufficient amount of different vitamins and minerals for good health and growth. Most of these …

Common Knee Problems

June 23, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

What are some of the common knee problems? Osteoarthritis of the knee in various degrees and severity forms the bulk of the cases. Meniscus tears, either due to degeneration or trauma as a result of sports injuries, come next. Another common injury, especially among soccer players, is torn anterior cruciate ligament, one of the four …

Kidney Stones Symptoms

June 23, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

Who tends to be afflicted with the condition of urinary stones? About 5-7% of the population are afflicted with urinary stones. It is more common in males than in females, occurring at a 3:1 ratio and is most prevalent within the ages of 30-50 years. Because of its genetic link, there is usually a high …

Non Invasive Cardiac Care

June 22, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

Advances in Cardiac Imaging Technology Thanks to advances in technology, cardiologists no longer need to wield the scalpel to treat their patients. Major advancements in cardiac care over the past two decades have greatly improved patient care and treatment. One area where this is evidenced is Cardiac Imaging. A totally non-invasive form of cardiac care, …

Gastric Pain

June 22, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

What is ‘gastric’ pain? ‘Gastric’ pain is a general term often used to refer to pain in the upper abdomen (below the ribs and above the navel) which is related to meals. Who is susceptible to ‘gastric’ pain? No one is exempt from gastric problems. Young people including children, teenagers, adults and the elderly can …

When a Chronic Cough just doesn’t go away

June 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

A physically active 52-year-old lady presented what seemed like a normal cold. She was treated for her cold. Yet the cough and congestion in the nose and chest persisted. Feeling that something was not right that a cold lasted so long, the family doctor referred the lady to chest specialist Dr Jane Yap. A chest …