Tuesday, March 31, 2015

March 2015 Health Calendar (Part 2)

March Health Issues Awareness
Part 2

Yes, March is now a memory, but if you or a loved one is suffering from a health malady, a pain free life may be what your memory consists of.  In many cases, early detection is key, so read on to find out more about the rest of the health issues highlighted worldwide this March.  If you missed Part 1 of this post, click here:  http://scheermemorialhospital.blogspot.com/2015/03/march-2015-health-calendar-part-1.html

As always, we stress the importance of visiting your doctor for a consultation if you have any health related questions.

Epilepsy Awareness Month

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Do you know much about epilepsy?  Do you want to learn?  This webmd article has not only an explanation and overview, but also symptoms, treatment options, sleep positions, diet tips, a slide show, and much more!  http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/ 

Have you heard of the Nepal Epilepsy Association?  Check out their website to stay up-to-date on their important work.  You'll also find the link to an interesting docudrama YouTube video:  http://www.nepilepsy.org.np/index.html

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
(United States)

Multiple Sclerosis is a devastating and debilitating disease with no cure.  Equipping yourself with knowledge as you try to understand this disease is important.  Learn about it here in the Mayo Clinic website:  

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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Did you know this?
(photo credit:  http://www.ovca.org/

The above website is full of information.  Since early detection is crucial, it's very important to learn all you can about this deadly disease.

Click here to learn more:  http://www.medicinenet.com/ovarian_cancer/article.htm

If you want to read about cancer in Nepal, here is a comprehensive article from the Journal of Chitwan Medical College entitled, "Cancer Prevalence Trend of Central Nepal."  http://cmc.edu.np/images/gallery/Original%20Articles/1k2zUarticle4.pdf

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Men, don't put off having your annual prostate exam.  Women, don't let your husband put off having his prostate exam.  Take a look around you--1 out of 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.  As with all cancers, early detection is crucial. 

To read more about it, click here:  http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/


By the way, are you eating enough "Brain Food?"

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