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Ask Your Doctor: PREECLAMPSIA

Ask Your Doctor: PREECLAMPSIA

🕔11:55, 26.Jun 2017

    The vast majority of women who become pregnant have few complications during their pregnancy but, in some women, complications can occur. One of the most serious complications of pregnancy is that of preeclampsia/eclampsia – a condition that, if

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Ask Your Doctor: ALCOHOL AND CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: ALCOHOL AND CANCER

🕔12:19, 12.Jun 2017

      Many of us are aware of the dangers of excessive alcohol use, but most of the resident of Anguilla are not aware that alcohol is a direct cause of at least seven common cancers prevalent on the

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Ask Your Doctor: DIABETES AND FOOT PROBLEMS

Ask Your Doctor: DIABETES AND FOOT PROBLEMS

🕔14:03, 6.Jun 2017

      The incidence of diabetes mellitus appears to be on the rise in Anguilla and many other countries. The complications associated with poorly controlled diabetics appear to be rising as well, including problems of the feet. Diabetes can

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Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS

Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS Updated

🕔11:39, 22.May 2017

    Many countries throughout the world use May 10, every year, to bring greater awareness to lupus. This chronic disease is confusing to many individuals including physicians as well. This condition can affect anyone, at any age, and in

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Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND PREGNANCY

🕔09:55, 15.May 2017

      The number of obese women becoming pregnant in Anguilla appears to be increasing, resulting in several challenges for healthcare providers. If you are obese or overweight during pregnancy you can decrease the chances of developing several complications

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Ask Your Doctor: PNEUMONIA

Ask Your Doctor: PNEUMONIA Updated

🕔12:26, 8.May 2017

    Pneumonia affects many people throughout the world, sometimes causing severe complications that can include death. Complications are more common in infants and young children, people older than age 65, and people with health problems or weakened immune systems.

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Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

🕔09:38, 2.May 2017

    Many countries throughout the world use the month of April to bring greater awareness to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to promote inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity

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Ask Your Doctor: INSOMNIA

Ask Your Doctor: INSOMNIA

🕔11:11, 24.Apr 2017

    Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a common sleep disorder affecting many individuals in Anguilla. Persistent insomnia can have a significant impact on your quality of life. It can adversely affect how we spend our day, and affect our mood and

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Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

🕔10:19, 18.Apr 2017

    Postpartum depression affects many women after giving birth. This condition, if not diagnosed and treated, can affect the woman, family members and friends adversely. In most cases, it can be successfully treated once the woman is diagnosed correctly

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Ask Your Doctor: DEPRESSION

Ask Your Doctor: DEPRESSION Updated

🕔09:50, 10.Apr 2017

      World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), provides us with a unique opportunity to mobilize action around a specific health topic of

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