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HIGH CHOLESTEROLEMIA DUBAI – LEFT UNTREATED, CAN LEAD TO HEART ATTACK & STROKE
High cholesterol can put you at risk for heart and circulation conditions like heart attacks, strokes, and vascular dementia. Your blood contains a fatty molecule called cholesterol. The liver naturally produces it. All people have cholesterol. Every cell in our body uses it, thus we require it to maintain our health. This cholesterol is derived […]
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION): CAUSES AND SYMPTOMS
When you have hypertension (high blood pressure), it means the pressure against the blood vessel walls in your body is consistently too high. Blood pressure is the force of your blood as it flows through the arteries in your body. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your […]
MAMMOGRAPHY: WHEN IN DOUBT GET IN CHECKED OUT
Firstly, a mammogram is simply an X-ray image of the breasts. Dr. Barbara Karin Vela uses these to detect early signs of breast cancer.  When undertaken regularly, mammography is the leading method for finding breast cancer early, sometimes this can be up to 3 years before it can be felt or noticed by the patient. […]
THE SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS OF PNEUMONIA YOU SHOULD KNOW
There are actually 30+ different causes of pneumonia with the  main types being: bacterial, viral, and mycoplasma pneumonia. Most people diagnosed with pneumonia respond very well to their treatment, however the condition can be very serious. Pneumonia complications may include the following: Acute respiratory distress syndrome The lungs cannot provide the body’s vital organs with […]
HYPERTENSION DUBAI | CHANGES YOU CAN MAKE TO MANAGE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
HYPERTENSION DUBAI | 18 June 2022 High blood pressure (HBP, or hypertension) is a symptomless “silent killer” that quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health problems. While there is no cure, using medications as prescribed and making lifestyle changes can enhance your quality of life and reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, […]
PAP SMEAR DUBAI | GOOD NEWS ABOUT PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER
Pap Smear Dubai | 18 May 2022 We know what causes cervical cancer. Nearly all cervical cancer is caused by a virus called HPV (human papillomavirus).  Cervical cell changes happen slowly. It can take many years for cells infected with HPV to develop into cervical cancer. We have great tools to prevent cervical cancer. Cervical […]
MAMMOGRAM DUBAI | ANY CHANGES IN YOUR BREAST?
Mammogram Dubai | 20 April 2022 A mammogram is an X-ray image of the breast and surrounding tissue. A screening mammogram is used to check for breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. A diagnostic mammogram is used to check for breast cancer after a lump or other symptom […]
TRAVEL VACCINES DUBAI – SOME OF THE DEADLIEST DISEASES YOU CAN CATCH WHILE TRAVELING THE WORLD
Travel Vaccines Dubai | 25 March 2022 Traveling far and wide appeals greatly to a huge variety of people, regardless of race, religion, age, or gender.  As humans, we are naturally inquisitive, and many thrive off adventure and new challenges. Therefore, many of us are attracted to visiting undeveloped places, for our own experiences or […]
TRAVEL VACCINES DUBAI – WHERE IS MALARIA FOUND?
Travel Vaccines Dubai | 20 February 2022 Malaria is spread by the plasmodium parasite passed to humans from the bite of an anopheles mosquito. Malaria is a serious illness with symptoms include fever, chills, sweats and flu like symptoms. In severe cases, malaria can be fatal. There isn’t currently a vaccine available for travellers, although […]
PHARYNGITIS DUBAI: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS & DIAGNOSIS
Pharyngitis Dubai | 27 January 2022 Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx, which is in the back of the throat. It’s most often referred to simply as “sore throat.” Pharyngitis can also cause scratchiness in the throat and difficulty swallowing. Causes of pharyngitis There are numerous viral and bacterial agents that can cause pharyngitis. They […]