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CHOLESTEROL AND YOUR HEALTH

CHOLESTEROL AND YOUR HEALTH

🕔09:13, 23.Mar 2012

  Many individuals are aware of the importance of cholesterol as it relates to their health, but there is still much confusion about cholesterol, even among health professionals. Cholesterol is essential for our bodies to work, so why are there

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INSOMNIA – ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

INSOMNIA – ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

🕔10:21, 16.Mar 2012

  Many individuals are now suffering from a sleeping disorder and insomnia is one of the most common sleeping disorders that affect adults today. Insomnia can result in a number of health disorders, and can have an economic impact as

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ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

🕔08:47, 9.Mar 2012

  This is the most common type of persistent arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm) and affects many individuals here in Anguilla, especially those older than sixty years old. If not treated, it can have serious complications like leading to a stroke.

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SICKLE CELL DISEASE

SICKLE CELL DISEASE

🕔12:05, 1.Mar 2012

  Sickle cell disease occurs in several Caribbean countries includingAnguilla. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic disorder and is common inindividuals of African descent, but can occur in other races. Many years ago, persons with sickle cell disease would

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DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

🕔09:10, 24.Feb 2012

  Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a disorder that many people have not heard about, and few people realize how serious it is. If not successfully treated complications can develop that can be life -threatening.   What Is Deep Vein

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ABDOMINAL (BELLY) FAT

ABDOMINAL (BELLY) FAT

🕔09:37, 17.Feb 2012

Obesity is reaching epidemic levels in most countries includingAnguilla. The consequences of obesity are varied and serious. Some are even life threatening. Most experts now agree that new and bold strategies are needed to address the obesity problem. Much research

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FOOD AND YOUR HEART

FOOD AND YOUR HEART

🕔11:06, 10.Feb 2012

  The month of February is usually used in many countries to focus on the heart and disorders of the heart. Many residents ofAnguillacontinue to die from disorders of the heart. Unfortunately, heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood.

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Ask Your Doctor: Varicose Veins in the leg by Dr. Brett Hodge

Ask Your Doctor: Varicose Veins in the leg by Dr. Brett Hodge

🕔10:42, 3.Feb 2012

  Many residents ofAnguillasuffer from varicose veins of the legs, and sometimes the associated symptoms can cause much discomfort if not correctly treated. For some people, the veins can be a cosmetic nuisance, but for others they can cause much

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Ask Your Doctor: UTERINE FIBROIDS by Dr. Brett Hodge

Ask Your Doctor: UTERINE FIBROIDS by Dr. Brett Hodge

🕔10:10, 30.Jan 2012

Many women inAnguillaare affected by uterine fibroids. While some might not be aware of their disorder and might not have any symptoms, many others have severe symptoms that severely affect the quality of their lives. The emotional effects of fibroids

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Ask Your Doctor: Back To School Illnesses

Ask Your Doctor: Back To School Illnesses

🕔10:20, 2.Sep 2011

As the vast majority of school children in Anguilla return to school, many health professions tend to see an increase in a number of illnesses such as coughs, colds, diarrhoea, eye infections and sore throats or strep throats.There are a

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