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Testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism)

understanding-calories

  Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in food. Knowing how many calories are in our food can help us to balance the energy we put into our bodies with the energy we use. And that’s the key to a healthy weight. We measure the amount of energy contained in an item of food in calories, just as we measure the weight of that item of food in kilograms. If you’re t...

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10-health-benefits-of-stopping-smoking

Smoking is bad for your health, but exactly how does quitting make life better? Here are 10 ways your health will improve when you stop smoking.   Better sex Stopping smoking improves the body’s bloodflow, so improves sensitivity. Men who stop smoking may get better erections. Women may find that their orgasms improve and they become aroused more easily. It’s also been found that non-s...

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five-facts-about-allergy

  What are the most common allergies? The most common allergies are to pollen, house dust mites, mould, pets such as cats and dogs, wasps and bees, industrial and household chemicals, and foods such as milk, nuts (mainly peanuts) and eggs. You can also be allergic to fruit, medicines such as penicillin, metals such as nickel in jewellery, and rub...

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beat-stress-at-work

Psychological problems, including stress, anxiety and depression, are behind one-in-five visits to a doctor. Some pressure at work can be motivating, but when it becomes excessive it can eventually lead to work-related stress. Stress is “the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other demands placed on them”, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Stres...

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know-your-doctor-has-been-featured-in-the-cyprus-weekly

Great news! Know Your Doctor has been featured in The ‘Cyprus Weekly’. The article gives general information of KYD project, its Vision and Mission. Just in case you missed it, here it is, or you can see the online version here   ‘’Marta and Leon Nicolaou were inspired to create the online medical directory ‘Know your Doctor’ (www.knowyourdoctor.com.cy) when Marta was preg...

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Ο πόνος στην πλάτη είναι ένα κοινό πρόβλημα που επηρεάζει περισσότερους ανθρώπους σε κάποια στιγμή στη ζωή τους. Μπορεί να προκληθεί από την κακή στάση του σώματος, ενώ κάθεται ή στέκεται, κάμψη αδέξια, ή άρση λανθασμέν...

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sugar

Most adults and children eat too much sugar. Cut down by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets, cakes and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary soft drinks. Sugars occur naturally in foods such as fruit and milk, but we don't need to cut down on these types of sugars. Sugars are also added to a wide range of foods, such as sweets, cakes, biscuits, chocolate, and some fizzy drinks and juice dri...

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physical-activity-guidelines

How much physical activity do adults aged 19-64 years old need to do to keep healthy? To stay healthy or to improve health, adults need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. How much physical activity you need to do each week depends on your age.    Physical activity for adults aged 19-64 To stay healthy, adults aged...

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