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Ask Your Doctor: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – KNOW THE EARLY SIGNS

Ask Your Doctor: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – KNOW THE EARLY SIGNS Updated

🕔09:55, 28.Nov 2016

      Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia seen by individuals in Anguilla, today. All of us known someone who has Alzheimer’s disease and know how it can affect the individual and those taking care of

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Ask Your Doctor: TINNITUS (RINGING IN THE EARS)

Ask Your Doctor: TINNITUS (RINGING IN THE EARS)

🕔12:23, 21.Nov 2016

    This bothersome symptom is a common cause for individuals seeing their doctor. It usually means there is some underlying disorder which, in most cases, is not life threatening. Tinnitus is not related to any psychiatric condition, but it

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Ask Your Doctor:IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Ask Your Doctor:IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

🕔11:52, 14.Nov 2016

      One of the most common disorders of the large bowel is that of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition that you will need to manage long term. Fortunately, it is not life-threatening,

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Ask Your Doctor: GOUT

Ask Your Doctor: GOUT

🕔11:26, 7.Nov 2016

    Gout affects many individuals here in Anguilla, especially men – and women who live past menopause. Gout can be extremely painful and debilitating, but treatments are available to help relieve the symptoms and prevent further attacks. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: EXERCISE AND BREAST CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: EXERCISE AND BREAST CANCER

🕔09:29, 31.Oct 2016

    Exercise is one of the most important actions you can take to help guard against many types of cancer. It has been known for many years that there is a relationship between physical activity and various cancers, such

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Ask Your Doctor: BLEEDING IN EARLY PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: BLEEDING IN EARLY PREGNANCY Updated

🕔10:15, 24.Oct 2016

        Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, especially in the first half, can be scary – and is a common cause for pregnant women seeing their obstetrician. Studies show that anywhere from 20-30% of women experience some degree of

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Ask Your Doctor: COPING WITH BREAST CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: COPING WITH BREAST CANCER

🕔12:32, 10.Oct 2016

      During the month of October, many of us here in Anguilla will be involved in activities geared to increasing awareness of breast cancer. Despite the many advances made in the treatment of breast cancer, hearing the news

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Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

🕔10:39, 3.Oct 2016

    Taking any drug/medication in pregnancy can be a challenge for the healthcare provider and the pregnant woman. Many obstetricians are reluctant to give many medications during pregnancy especially in the first twelve weeks but, in some cases where

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Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION Updated

🕔10:49, 26.Sep 2016

      Assessment of vision in the newborn and infants is very important. Many eye and visual disorders in children need to be detected early as healthy eyes and good vision play a critical role in how infants and

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Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE Updated

🕔10:04, 19.Sep 2016

    September is observed as Sickle Cell Awareness Month in many countries. During the month activities are organized to draw attention to sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic disease that affects individuals in many countries including Anguilla. What is

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