Complications of cold and flu

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Colds and flu can have serious complications like encephalitis, Reye`s syndrome, bronchitis, sinusitis, heart attack, can aggravate other pre-existing conditions and can also cause dehydration in the elderly. Encephalitis Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain and though serious, but not common as a complication in children. Signs and symptoms include: fever, headache, irritability, change in level of consciousness, hallucinations, muscle weakness, … Read More

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Male menopause – has the tiger in you gone to sleep

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Men can you identify with some the following: Depression Lack of energy Erectile dysfunction – unable to achieve or maintain an erection Forgetfulness – low testosterone levels can lead to an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in men Cholesterol, fibrinogen, triglycerides, and insulin levels increase Coronary artery elasticity diminishes Blood pressure rises Human growth hormone (HGH) declines (weakening … Read More

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Obesity and Insulin resistance

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Turn on that weight loss switch by Dr James G Liddell B.Pharm M.Pharm PhD  Background There are currently 1 billion overweight people globally. 33% of men and 50% of women in South Africa are either overweight or obese. Obesity is associated with at least 30 medical conditions – let’s name a few: diabetes, cancers, arthritis, hypertension and gallstones. A mere … Read More

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