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    Tried everything to stop this bleeding

    All Woman Health

    Dear Dr Mitchell, I am 43 years old. My doctor says I have fibroids — the largest is 5cm. This has resulted in me bleeding for months now. I was put on the Depo injection, which made me bleed more, as well as Provera tabl ...

  • ‘DUPPY hold me down in my sleep’

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    SLEEP for most of us is usually that restful, refreshing part of the day when we enter a state of “altered” consciousness with transient loss of responsiveness to external stimuli. It is a moment when the eyes are cl ...

  • New Year’s resolutions targeting your health

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    TWO thousand sixteen was a very difficult year for some. Whether it was financially, emotionally, physically or spiritually — 2016 was not easy. But let’s enter 2017 in a positive mood. Here are a few recommendations ...

  • Ovarian torsion – a gynaecological emergency

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    OVARIAN torsion is a gynaecological emergency which may lead to loss of function of the ovary. Obstetrician gynaecologist (ObGyn) Dr Jordan Hardie told All Woman that this occurs when the ovary rotates or twists along the ligam ...

  • What’s worse than sugar?

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    SUGAR is probably considered the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. But not sugar-coating anything, nutritionist and dietician Jenelle Solomon said while noting that sugars are not on our list of healthy foods, the real ...

  • 2017 health concerns

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    CHILDREN are very vulnerable to negative health consequences associated with many environmental and lifestyle habits to which they are exposed. Every year a trend is predicted in light of the challenges of the previous year. Thi ...

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    Reduce signs of ageing with diet

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    AGE is just a number, but things like your diet can make this number more pronounced than it needs to be. It is often said that you can look 10 years younger just by keeping within your required weight and eating right, and Kirk ...

  • Couple wants to reproduce remotely

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    Dear Dr Mitchell, I am a 48-year-old man living in the United States but I am unable to travel at the moment. I would like to start a family with my 32-year-old fiancée who lives in Manchester, but she doesn&rsquo ...

  • STD awareness: Non-gonococcal urethritis

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    NON-GONOCOCCAL urethritis (NGU) is inflammation of the urethra in men, caused by germs other than gonorrhoea. Obstetrician/gynaecologist (Ob/Gyn) Dr Jordan Hardie said the most common causes of this include chlamydia trachomati ...



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