Wednesday, March 25, 2015

March 2015 Health Calendar (Part 1)


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Following, you will find the health issues highlighted around the world this March.
Educating yourself about these conditions is the best way to fight them!
As always, you know that we recommend you always go for a consultation
with your doctor if you have any questions--no question is too small!

Brain Injury Awareness Month

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This article explains TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury):

There are many links on this page.

Here is a brain injury case study profile from Eastern Nepal:

For the full article, you must click PDF under Keywords.

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Help Fight Liver Disease Month

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Nepal is not immune to liver disease--not by a long shot!

To read about this difficult and deadly condition, click here:

This article explains the difficulties of patients with liver disease in Nepal:

It's very sad to read about, which is why it must be talked about
and your loved ones who may be susceptible taken to the doctor.

Hemophilia Awareness Month

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Do you know what hemophilia is?
To update yourself, you can read the Wikipedia article about it:

This article explains hemophilia too and contains information
about hemophilia in Nepal:

Perhaps you remember studying about hemophilia in your history classes at school.
This slide show is a quick, yet comprehensive, overview,
for those who are interested.

Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month

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This Mayo Clinic article is very comprehensive:

The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of Nepal also has a very comprehensive website:

Families living with this devastating disease enjoy knowing that
others care and are learning awareness.

Here is an interesting story about a family living with muscular dystrophy.

National Kidney Month

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To see statistics about kidney disease in Nepal, click here:

When was the last time you had your kidneys checked?

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If you check out the above link, you'll find such articles as
Lifestyle Changes Can Improve Your Health
Seven Golden Rules of Prevention
The Top Five Jobs of the Kidneys
Food Coach (Recipes!)

Remember this:

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Have a nice and healthy day and stay tuned for Part 2!

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