CONQUERING THE CLOCK: HOW TO MANAGE BURNOUT AT WORK

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Feeling like you’re constantly putting in overtime, but never getting ahead? Does work leave you drained and uninspired? If so, you might be facing burnout. Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged or excessive stress. It can zap your productivity, happiness, and overall health. The good news? You’re not […]

SLEEP HYGIENE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

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Ever felt glued to your phone at night, mindlessly scrolling through social media while precious sleep hours tick away? You’re not alone. In today’s digital world, quality sleep can feel like a distant dream. Between endless emails, late-night social media binges, and the blue light glow of our devices, our sleep suffers. And we can’t […]

Hemorrhoids

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Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen and inflamed veins located in the rectum or anus. They can be internal, situated inside the rectum, or external, found under the skin surrounding the anus. Hemorrhoids affect millions of people around the world. And despite their prevalence, many individuals are unaware of the causes, symptoms, and […]

Lactose Intolerance

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In a world where dairy products seem to be a predominant in many diets, a significant portion of the world’s population faces a unique challenge; lactose intolerance. This common digestive disorder can cause discomfort and inconvenience, however, with the right knowledge and strategies, those affected can still enjoy a balanced and satisfying diet. And it […]

INSOMNIA

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Introduction Sleep is an essential aspect of our lives, promoting physical and mental well-being. However, millions of individuals worldwide suffer from a common sleep disorder known as insomnia. It is characterized by difficulties in falling asleep, staying asleep, or experiencing poor sleep quality. It can have harmful effects on a person’s overall health, productivity, and […]

HAPPY NURSES WEEK

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As we celebrate International Nurses Week, we take a moment to acknowledge and appreciate their invaluable contributions. This week provides us with an opportunity to recognize the tireless efforts of nurses worldwide. The work tirelessly to provide exceptional care to patients and families. The theme for this year’s International Nurses Week is, “Our Nurses. Our […]

ARTHRITIS

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Arthritis is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and it is one of the leading causes of disability among adults. This chronic disease can cause pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints, which can make it difficult to carry out everyday tasks. It is very important to understand what it is, the different […]

ORAL CANCER

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Oral cancer is a type of cancer that affects the mouth and throat. It can develop in any part of the oral cavity, including the lips, gums, tongue, and the inner lining of the cheeks. It can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated early. Symptoms of Oral Cancer Causes of Oral Cancer No one […]

UNDERSTANDING MOUTH ODOUR

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Mouth odour, also known as halitosis, is a common problem that affects many people. It is often caused by poor oral hygiene, but it can also be a sign of an underlying health condition, see Oral cancer. Having bad breath can be embarrassing and may impact your self-confidence. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent and […]

EAR INFECTION (Otitis media)

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Otitis media is a common medical condition that affects people of all ages, but it is most prevalent in children. Otitis media, also known as a middle ear infection, occurs when the middle ear becomes inflamed and infected, causing pain and discomfort. In this blog post, we’ll discuss otitis media in more detail, including its […]