Everything you need to know about Breast Cancer - the symptoms, the risks, how to detect it, how to avoid it and more.
The summer break is over and it’s time for life to go back to normal. But even as your kids are heading back to school, it’s time for you to gear up with some precautionary measures to safeguard every member of the family, including yourself! Here are some back-to-school health tips that will ensure a healthy school year ahead.
Hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle or chronic illnesses that exist today. High levels of stress and several unhealthy lifestyle choices are to blame for it. If unchecked, hypertension can lead to several cardiovascular ailments and damage internal organs over the course of time.
Hypertension can be treated if detected early. Most of the time people aren’t diagnosed with it until several visits to their physician. The main treatment of hypertension revolves around several lifestyle changes, which can benefit even people who do not necessarily have hypertension.
With several lifestyle diseases cropping up, it’s only a matter of time before you face one of those health problems you never thought you’d face. Lifestyle diseases can be attributed to stressful schedules, unhealthy eating habits, lack of exercise, and excessive use of stimulants. These, in turn, lead to lower productivity and an unhappy workforce. A lot of workplaces have now started kicking off Workplace Wellness programs to tackle these issues.
Why is breastfeeding important?
It’s never too early to start thinking about how you’re going to feed your baby. This is because your breast milk is perfectly designed for your baby. Breast milk protects your baby from infections (like gastrointestinal, acute otitis media, diarrhea and respiratory tract infections) and diseases, both in short term and long term. Breastfeeding provides health benefits for the mum also. Breast milk is available for your baby whenever your baby needs it. Breastfeeding builds a strong emotional bond between you and your baby.
Breastfeeding is a practice that is widely promoted as the best way to care for your baby in the early months and with good reason too. Take a look at why breastfeeding is beneficial in several ways.
First of all, breastfeeding provides a complete mix of nutrition that your baby needs. A proper balance of carbohydrate, protein, and fat that aid the development of your baby, can only be found in breast milk.
Mussafah Police Organizes Health Program for Employees and Customers in cooperation with NMC Healthcare
The Mussafah Police Station at the Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with NMC Healthcare, organized a health program that included many free medical services. The program targeted more than 250 of the police station’s employees and customers at the stations affiliated with the Peripheral Regions Directorate.
Cardiologists are now advising heart patients with prosthetic mitral valves in their hearts to undergo routine blood tests and be aware of taking blood thinning medications to avoid valve replacement surgeries and other complications.
Though cases of Artificial Valve Clotting (Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis: PVT) is rare, it is not uncommon. Doctors suggested that a valve replacement surgery can be very risky to the patient and there would be only a 50 per cent chance of survival if a relapse were to occur.