Travel Doctor: 3 Ways They Can Help You Before Your Trip
4 August 2017
If you are planning to travel overseas, the last thing you want is an illness to ruin your trip. Being properly prepared and seeing a travel doctor before you leave can help to prevent any health problems. Below is a guide to 3 ways in which a travel doctor can help you:
A travel doctor will be able to inform you of any vaccinations you require for your visit to a foreign country.
Asbestos Post-Exposure Testing
1 August 2017
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral commonly used as building material in many parts of the world. The mineral has long, thin fibres which cannot be seen when they float in the air. The fibres can therefore be inhaled easily and become lodged in the lungs.
Why asbestos exposure is dangerous
Asbestos has been proven to be a cancer-causing material. When high level of the material is inhaled over a long period of time, they build up in the lungs and cause inflammation and scarring of lung tissue.
4 Effective Measures To Protect Your Teeth From The Evils Of Sugary Drinks
21 July 2017
Sugary drinks taste great. After all, who doesn't like something sweet to drink at the end of a meal, or at any point during the day? But the truth is that sugary drinks cause more harm than good – not only to your teeth, but to your overall health as well. Even the World Health Organisation recommends sugar intake of below 10 percent of total energy intake. WHO recommends a further reduction to 5 percent, or 6 teaspoons per day, for maximum health benefits.