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    (0) NHG World Obesity Day 2024
    Revolutionise your health journey with our series of short videos on essential aspects of obesity management.
    Bone health
    (0) Bone health
    Cracking knuckles cause arthritis. MYTH – Cracking your knuckles does not cause arthritis. Your joints contain a lubricating liquid, known as the synovial fluid. This liquid helps to reduce friction when you move your joints.
    Manage hypoglycaemia
    (0) Manage hypoglycaemia
    What is hypoglycaemia? Hypoglycaemia, which is also called “low blood sugar,” occurs when the level of sugar in a person’s blood is too low. Low blood sugar can happen in people with diabetes who are on certain diabetes medicines, including insulin and some types of pills.
    Migraine
    (0) Migraine
    A migraine is a very painful type of headache. It usually begins slowly, worsens over minutes to hours and resolves slowly at the end of the attack. People who get migraines often describe the pain as dull, deep and steady which turns into a throbbing headache as it worsens. The headaches are usually worse on one side of the head.
    High Altitude Sickness
    (0) High Altitude Sickness
    High Altitude Sickness (HAS) may happen while travelling to areas 2500 - 3000 meters above sea level
    Motion Sickness
    Motion Sickness
    Motion sickness is a condition that causes nausea, dizziness and other problems. It happens to people when they are on a boat, in a car, on a carnival ride or in other moving vehicles.
    Worm Infestation
    (0) Worm Infestation
    Worm infestations happen when worms affect the intestines and other parts of the body. Examples of the different worms are roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, tapeworms and flukes.
    Scabies, Head Lice
    (0) Scabies, Head Lice
    Head lice can live up to 30 days while their eggs can live more than two eeks on humans. Lice can pass from one person to the other through head-to-head contact. It can sometimes spread through sharing of personal objects such as combs, towels, bed sheets and clothing with an infected person, although this is less common.