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  • I never thought it would happen to me...
  • Two weeks ago I was a pretty normal, energetic 32 year old. I thought I was doing most of what I should be to keep healthy by eating the right foods and keeping fit by exercising most days of the week. I definitely didn't think then, that today I'd be starting my recovery after spending four days in hospital and discovering blood clots in my lung. And I certainly didn't think I'd be sleeping 1... ››› more
  • [05 October 2015]
  • Blood thinners: Are they safe and should you take them?
  • Heart disease statistics in South Africa are frightening. Do you know, for example, that South Africans are five times more likely to suffer a stroke than most other nations? So it's not surprising that blood thinners are among the most prescribed, most taken drugs in the country. If your doctors told you that you need to go on them, don't do it until you read this article. In it, ... ››› more
  • [26 March 2015]
  • Warning: These types of chemotherapy could result in fatal heart problems!
  • Shocking but true: If you have cancer and your doctor has recommended chemotherapy, he may be putting you at higher risk for heart attack and dangerous blood clots. Here's what you need to know… Mainstream medicine treats cancer with a therapy that could deliver lethal heart condition side-effects It’s normal protocol for bladder muscle cancer patients to receive chemotherapy treatment... ››› more
  • [09 June 2014]
  • Fish oil: The natural blood thinner that rivals warfarin
  • While warfarin is the popular choice for many people trying to both prevent and guard against blood clots, it can actually slow the clotting process useful for stopping unnecessary blood clots from forming. Perhaps it's time to make the switch. Read on to discover why fish oil is a safer alternative to warfarin. If you’re trying to reduce blood clotting using warfarin, you may be causing more ha... ››› more
  • [13 May 2013]
  • Two bleedingly obvious signs your child suffers from haemophilia…
  • If you bleed or bruise easily, you could have more in common with Abraham Lincoln than you think. Because these are the most common markers of haemophilia, which Lincoln suffered from. And as it's world haemophilia day tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 April, it's the perfect time to find out more about the blood clotting disorder.   More than 240,000 people globally have been diagnosed with haemoph... ››› more
  • [16 April 2013]
  • Three steps you can take to protect your health while flying
  • Flying can be stressful on your body. “When it comes to passenger safety, media interest usually focuses on the drama of air crashes. The reality is, however, that the threat lurking within the aircraft cabin is just as worrying,” reports the Daily Mail. Here are three ways to protect your health while flying… Yesterday, United Airlines confirmed the death of a male passenger aboard a fli... ››› more
  • [13 February 2013]



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