Vaccination and your child

Vaccination is the best way to protect your child against many dangerous diseases. In Canada, vaccines prevent illnesses such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), measles, mumps, rubella and hepatitis B. There are also vaccines available to protect children against chickenpox (varicella), pneumococcal and meningococcal diseases, as well as diseases…

What Is Graves’ Disease? who’s affected by the Graves Disease

First described by Sir Robert Graves in the early 19th century, Graves’ disease is one of the most common of all thyroid problems. It is also the leading cause of hyperthyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland produces excessive hormones. Once the disorder has been correctly diagnosed, it is quite easy to treat. In…

Types OF Eating disorders

Eating disorders are characterised by an abnormal attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating habits and behaviour. A person with an eating disorder may focus excessively on their weight and shape, leading them to make unhealthy choices about food with damaging results to their health. Types of eating disorders Eating disorders include a…

Diabetes symptoms in children

  The Children’s Diabetes Foundation at Denver was established by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Davis in 1977 in Denver, Colorado as a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the support of research in childhood diabetes and to provide the best possible clinical and educational programs for children with this disease.The Foundation’s mission is to raise funds…

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore

Women’s bodies are always changing. Sometimes changes that seem normal can be signs of cancer, though. The key is to pay attention to your body so you can notice when something’s different, says Robyn Andersen, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. “New symptoms indicate something has changed in your body, and…

More than 26 million American have kidney disease

10 SIGNS YOU MAY HAVE KIDNEY DISEASE   More than 26 million American adults are living with kidney disease and most don’t know it. “There are a number of physical signs of kidney disease, but sometimes people attribute them to other conditions. Also, those with kidney disease tend not to experience symptoms until the very…

Gluten Disease!! – What Can I Eat?

What Can I Eat? Cutting out gluten from your diet may seem like a difficult and limiting task. Fortunately, there are many healt  hy and delicious foods that are naturally gluten-free! In fact, the most cost-effective and healthy way to follow the gluten-free diet is to seek out these naturally gluten-free food groups, which include:…

you may have a thyroid problem

Understanding Thyroid Problems — the Basics What Are Thyroid Problems? Through the hormones it produces, the thyroid gland influences almost all of the metabolic processes in your body. Thyroid disorders can range from a small, harmless goiter (enlarged gland) that needs no treatment to life-threatening cancer. The most common thyroid problems involve abnormal production of…

How to Recognize Depression Symptoms and Get Effective Help

How to Recognize Depression Symptoms and Get Effective Help The normal ups and downs of life mean that everyone feels sad or has “the blues” from time to time. But if emptiness and despair have taken hold of your life and won’t go away, you may have depression. Depression makes it tough to function and…

The exect cause of Fibromyalgia

  Causes of fibromyalgia It’s not clear why some people develop fibromyalgia. The exact cause is unknown, but it’s likely that a number of factors are involved. Here are some of the main factors thought to contribute to the condition: Abnormal pain messages One of the main theories is that people with fibromyalgia have developed…

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