Understanding Cow's Milk Protein Allergy In Babies

Posted on: 26 April 2017

Some babies are born with cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA), and they experience discomfort due to milk protein causing inflammation in the lining of their gut. CMPA doesn't just affect formula-fed babies, as the breastmilk of mothers who consume dairy products can cause a reaction in some infants. Babies with CMPA are often irritable, particularly after feeds, and cry for long periods of time despite not being tired, hungry or needing changed.
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What to Expect From a Hearing Test

Posted on: 26 April 2017

Your doctor may conduct a rudimentary test before referring you on to an ear, nose and throat clinic which can work out if a hearing aid is appropriate. Ear examinations are conducted for all sorts of reasons, such as looking for foreign bodies in the ear canal or because of dizziness that may have been felt. However, one of the chief reasons to go for an aural examination with a medical professional is, of course, due to a perception in hearing loss.
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How to Protect Your Eyes During Your Studies

Posted on: 23 March 2017

From watching PowerPoint presentations to working their way through lengthy reading lists, most students rely on their eyes to help them learn. However, all that reading and screen time can put the eyes under a lot of strain. Here are four ways to help protect your eyesight during your studies. 1. Get Your Eyes Checked Wearing glasses that have an outdated prescription can strain your eyes, which could lead to headaches or fatigue.
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Spotting the Signs of Prostate Problems Early

Posted on: 14 March 2017

Symptoms of problems with your prostate could be a sign of enlargement, inflammation (prostatitis) or prostate cancer, so it's important to spot the early warnings so you can get treatment. Prostate disorders are common in men over 50 and are usually not serious. The treatment you may need could vary in its nature but needn't be anything to be concerned about. Prostate inflammation can be treated with medication, and the symptoms of an enlarged prostate can often be improved through lifestyle changes.
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