Health Matters


Allergies of all kinds seem to have become more common, occurring in children and adults. They are characterised by hypersensitivity of the immune system that causes the body to reactive adversely to specific types of food and environmental allergens.

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Thyroid Disorders

As one of the glands that comprises the endocrine system, the thyroid is located below the voice box (larynx) and in front of the neck. Measuring approximately 2 inches in length, the thyroid is shaped like a butterfly and consists of two lobes.

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Diabetes occurs when an individual’s blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is the main type of sugar found in the blood and the main source of energy.

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Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E

The liver is the body’s largest organ and it plays a crucial role in facilitating the digestion of food, the storing of energy, and the removal of toxins. Hepatitis is a disease characterised by an inflammation of the liver. There are different types of hepatitis, each of which is named after the virus that causes it.

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Coronary Heart Disease

Also known as coronary artery disease, this is a group of diseases that are brought about by the build-up of plaque in the coronary arteries which play the all-important function of supplying the heart muscle with oxygen-rich blood.

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Health Screening

One of the best ways to take charge of your health is to undergo health screening annually. Health screening involves a panel of tests to identify various underlying medical conditions not symptomatically apparent or your risks of these conditions.

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