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Friday, September 20, 2019

Public urged to help prevent spread of Gastroenteritis

Press Release NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 24, 2017) -- Medical Officer of Health on Nevis Dr. Judy Nisbett, says there has been an increase in...

SORE THROAT REMEDIES

Either a virus or a bacterium causes sore throat. It can be completely cured in the initial stages if you try out the simple...

Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

(Continued from last week) How to floss • Break off about 18 inches of floss, and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. •...

FOODS THAT LOWER CHOLESTEROL

So many times when we hear dietitians or physicians talk about major health concerns due to wrong eating habits; we hear the words cholesterol...

MEDICINAL USES OF ALOE VERA

The ancient medicinal uses of Aloe Vera was first discovered in 1862 from an Egyptian tablet dating 1550 BC. Today, many researches are being...

Multivitamin prostate warning

Taking lots of multivitamins may increase the risk of deadly prostate cancer, say US researchers. Their study showed taking multivitamins more than seven times a...

ELECTRONIC BALANCE – #2 OF THE SIX STEPS TO WELLNESS

Electrical pollution is killing us. Power lines, airwave communication, fluorescent lights, computers - even hair dryers - are affecting our health and energy. The...

EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON YOUR BODY

The effects of alcohol vary from person to person, but women are more susceptible than men. Alcoholic drinks - beer, wine, whiskey, vodka, rum, etc....

EYE SKIN CARE

Do you have dark circles under your eyes, bags under your eyes or wrinkles around your eyes? Learn what possible causes are of those...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS-PART 2

More on sources of toxins and what we do at Carib Wellness clinic to medically detoxify your body: from EB Footbath cleanse, Far Infra...

Bone Disorders – Part 2

Bone Disorders (Continued from last week) By Dr. Franz Browne > Fractures: These normally occur when bone is subjected to more force than it can stand, such...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

How much do you actually know about Blood Donation?

Introduction: Blood donation is the process of drawing 450mL of whole blood from a healthy person for the purposes of transfusing blood products into a...

THE ROLE OF BACTERIA IN BOWEL HEALTH

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Current dietary habits, wrong food combinations, excessive use of sweets and other refined carbohydrates and indiscriminate use of antibiotics have yielded...

Why weight control?

FRANZ BROWNE L.C.S.P. (PHYS) If you weigh 10% more than you should it can be detrimental to your health. 20% more, and your weight becomes...

SLEEPING SICKNESS

SLEEPING SICKNESS (African Typanosomiasis) What is sleeping sickness? Sleeping Sickness (African Typanosomiasis) is an infectious disease of rural, undeveloped regions of tropical Africa, which is spread by...

ARTHRITIS: NOT A SINGLE DISEASE

Continued from last week Infectious Arthritis Infectious arthritis is a form of joint inflammation caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Diagnosis is made by culturing the...

Folic acid supplements found to lower stroke risks

Problems resulting from stroke may include: *          Weakness on one side of the body (hemiparesis) *          Loss of speech (Aphasia) *          Cognitive deficits *          Difficulty swallowing *          Inability to...

Bone Disorders: Part 1

What are Bone Disorders? Bone is a living tissue with its own blood supply. It contains calcium and phosphors, which combine to make it...

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