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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

June 21, 2018 | Mental Health
Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling. Schizophrenia is sometimes confused with...
Low Oxalate Diet

Low Oxalate Diet

June 20, 2018 | Diets
  If you’ve ever had kidney stones your doctor may have told you that you are at increased risk of developing them again. One of the ways to reduce your risk of recurrent kidney stones is to eat fewer high-oxalate foods.....
Overview of The Lymphatic System

Overview of The Lymphatic System

June 19, 2018 | Immune
When the lymphatic system becomes overly stressed this can result in frequent infections or viruses, fatigue, muscle aches and pains, arthritis, swelling in lymph nodes, constant sore throats, and cancer.
Laryngitis

Laryngitis

June 18, 2018 | Immune
Loosing your voice altogether or having a hoarse voice are symptoms characteristic of laryngitis. Inside the larynx are your vocal cords which are vital to the processes of breathing, swallowing and talking. The vocal cords consist of two small folds of mucous membrane covering cartilage and muscle that vibrate to...
Galactosaemia

Galactosaemia

June 17, 2018 | Digestion
The word galactosaemia means “galactose in the blood”. It is a hereditary condition preventing the body from digesting galactose due to lack of enzymes used to breakdown galactose, leading to toxic accumulation of galactose in the blood. There are three different types of galactosaemia. The most common and the most severe...
Jojoba oil—an essential natural skincare product

Jojoba oil—an essential natural skincare product

June 16, 2018 | Skin Conditions, Women's Health
Jojoba oil (pronounced ho-ho-ba) is a semi-liquid, oil-like wax obtained from the seeds of the shrub simmondsia chinensis. It has excellent emollient properties which is suitable for dry skin, psoriasis, acne and sunburn. Unlike many moisturisers on the market, jojoba oil is 100% natural and can even be used to...
Human Papillomavirus

Human Papillomavirus

June 15, 2018 | Immune
Human papillomavirus is a group of viruses that are incredibly common and highly contagious. According to the World Health Organisation, there are over 100 different types of HPV, some of which can lead to skin or mucous membrane growths (warts) and cancerous lesions of the cervix. In many cases HPV...
Dysphagia - Trouble Swallowing

Dysphagia - Trouble Swallowing

June 14, 2018 | Digestion
The term 'dysphagia' refers to a sign or symptom of swallowing difficulties. People with this condition have trouble moving food solids, liquids and sometimes even saliva down to the stomach. This condition usually affects older people or babies and is caused by nervous system disorders, muscular system disorders or blockages. Mechanisms of Swallowing The...
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

June 12, 2018 | Sleep Disorders
Feel like you've just been hit by a bus when you wake up? Headaches all morning, and extreme fatigue throughout the day? You may have sleep apnea.   Apnea means “no breath” and sleep apnea is a serious medical condition where breathing is halted during sleep. This...
Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease

June 10, 2018 | Nervous system
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, degenerative illness of the nervous system that results in impaired motor functioning and body movement. This can affect a person’s ability to perform everyday tasks such as talking, writing, walking, getting dressed and swallowing. Approximately four people per 1,000 in Australia have Parkinson’s disease. This...
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