4 Festive frustrations

Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but there are several things that can bring spirits down. Fortunately, there are also several things patients can do to treat and prevent them

Children and pain

Because a child’s expression of pain is dependent on their level of cognitive development and sociocultural, pain assessment can be more difficult among children that adults.

Probiotics: new weapons for an old war

What role do probiotics have to play against common viral infections?

Study finds antacids may improve blood sugar control in diabetics

The effects of proton pump inhibitor antacids on blood sugar control should be considered when prescribing antacids to patients with diabetes.

Psoriasis: not just skin deep

Due to the debilitating nature of psoriasis symptoms, many people experience mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, and, in severe cases, suicidal ideation.

Patients over 60: 4 most common complaints

It’s no secret that the ageing process presents its own unique set of health concerns.

Osteoporosis and fractures

Because the patient is often asymptomatic before the fracture occurs, osteoporosis is referred to as a “silent disease”.

ADHD & low self-esteem in women

Women with ADHD show higher rates of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.

Probiotics & acute diarrhoea

While patterns of diseases worldwide are constantly changing, diarrhoea remains a leading cause of mortality among children younger than five years.

Omega-3 could reduce migraines

New study provides a biologically plausible demonstration that pain can be treated through targeted dietary alterations in humans.

Digestive enzymes 101

If a patient is experiencing digestive symptoms like diarrhoea, constipation, or bloating, they may be struggling to digest foods for which they lack the proper enzymes.

Respiratory allergies: triggers & treatment

While challenging, respiratory allergies can be managed, but it starts with the right knowledge.