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Osteoporosis Care

Osteoporosis is a common bone disease especially among women from menopause onwards. Every second woman after menopause will start her. It is a serious disease that is manifested in fractures of the skeletal bones when the most dangerous fracture is actually the femoral neck. 25% of the women who will be affected by this crisis…

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Immune System Response

When we think of immune system response, we tend to focus on the internal working of the immune system namely how our body produces antibodies and mobilise other immune cells like the natural killer cells to destroy the invaders. However, we must remember that our first line of defense is our innate immunity that is our skin, nose,…

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Immune System Organs

These organs of the immune system produce, develop and disseminate the lymphocytes, one of five types of white blood cells, which will recognise and fight infection and diseases.  The blood and lymphatic vessels are an important part of the lymphoid organs because they carry the lymphocytes to and from different parts of the body.  Lymphoid…

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Immune Cells

The immune cells that make up our immune system consists of several different types of white blood cells or leukocytes that work together to keep us healthy. They circulate through the body between the organs and nodes via the lymphatic system. Most however are stored in the lymphoid organs until needed. There are two types of…

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Essential Fats

Essential fats are so called because they are essential for our survival and they cannot be manufactured by your body.  They are consumed from our diet.  These essential fats are part of the poly-unsaturated fats. Generally, most of our calories intake and energy comes from fat. Food taste good because of the fat…

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Mucus Membrane health

Our Skin and mucus membrane are our first line of defense, forming a barrier between our inner tissues and the outside environment. Common skin allergy reaction are eczema, hives or psoriasis.  Those that affect the mucus membrane would include : asthma - inflammation of the mucus membrane inside the lungs hay fever and sinusitis…

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