Regardless of gender there is some basic wisdom that will guide anyone down a path of health and happiness. Read on to learn more about a few of the most common health concerns facing both men and women today, followed by a breakdown of health challenges by age group — The Citizens for Health Team. Men's Health Month Healthy means different things for different people, but a healthy body is a happy body for everyone. A simple self-check once a month can literally save a life. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under
Cancer doctors should be prescribing yoga to patients who are struggling to overcome pain and fatigue, experts say, after a new study has shown the popular pastime to carry clear medical benefit. The research — which followed women with operable breast cancer — found that those who included yoga in their exercise routine reported their cancer to have a diminished impact on day-to-day living. Although previous research has linked yoga with lower levels of cortisol — a hormone linked to breast cancer — and an improved immune system , it's true medical potential is only now being realised. Oncologist Dr Nita Nair, who led the study in Mumbai, said "[Yoga] encourages healthy mind and body practices that can be incorporated as a complimentary therapy.
The links below lead to websites and information leaflets that we recommend to our patients. They cover a range of issues from common medical conditions to useful sites where you can apply on-line for a medical card, or download a form for state benefits such as maternity benefit or sickness benefits. Please take time to have a look through these sites which provide a wealth of useful information. Cervical screening: www. Breast screening: www.
Arthritis Care: www. Arthritis Research Campaign: Bone and Joint problems www. National Osteoporosis Society: Information and advice on Osteoporosis www. National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society: www.