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Sep 2021

RELENTLESS PREGNANCY HUNGER

RELENTLESS PREGNANCY HUNGER

Most women experience new forms of hunger and cravings during pregnancy, and for a good reason. Apart from nourishing a growing baby, your body is also experiencing some changes such as increased fat stores, and a higher blood volume, which is why it needs more energy to function optimally. But although this hunger is justified, …

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11

Sep 2021

ARE YOU PREGNANT?

ARE YOU PREGNANT?

Bringing a baby into world is one of the most beautiful and meaningful achievements in life, but before the baby is born, many changes happen to your body. If you are pregnant for the first time, I’m sure you have a lot of questions about what the next nine months will be like. So, Kulsum …

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23

Nov 2019

How to prevent flu?

How to prevent flu?

Flu affects thousands of people every year in Pakistan. It usually peaks in January/February and tapers in March. Here are the tips to help prevent flu and cold. 1. Avoid close contact Avoid close contact with people who have flu or sick. When you are sick, distance yourself from others to protect them from getting …

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21

Sep 2019

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever takes numerous lives each year in Pakistan. It is a mosquito-borne disease which causes a mild or high grade fever with joint, muscle and eye pain, rashes, nausea and vomiting. In severe cases bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure and death can occur. There are no vaccines available for Dengue Fever. Avoiding …

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14

Nov 2018

Symptoms of Heart Attack

Symptoms of Heart Attack

Symptoms of Heart Attack Heart Attack, also called Myocardial Infarction, is a life threatening clinical condition when blood flow to the heart stops. Blockage happens due to fat, cholesterol or other substances. Mostly heart attacks are caused by coronary heart diseases. There are various symptoms of heart attack and may vary from one person or …

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Sep 2018

Haemovigilance – Blood Safety

Haemovigilance – Blood Safety

Kulsum International Hospital offers NAT Screened blood for all transfusions HISTORY OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION Blood transfusion is one of the historical achievements of mankind. History of efforts to transfuse blood dates back to early 17th century. Finally a successful human to human blood transfusion was first performed by James Blundell in 1818, since then the …

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23

Aug 2018

Nailing the Diagnosis

Nailing the Diagnosis

Nail – A window to bone and joint health Take a long hard look at your nail as they may be saying something about health of your joints and bones. A recent study show that a mineral deficiency in toe nails is linked to risk of Osteoarthritis and finger nails give doctors a clue about …

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20

Aug 2018

Shoulder Rehabilitation

Shoulder Rehabilitation

Introduction: Shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The shoulder joint is formed where the Humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade), like a ball and socket. Other important bones in the shoulder include: The acromion, a bony projection off the scapula. The clavicle (collarbone), meets …

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10

Aug 2018

Brain Aneurysm

Brain Aneurysm

Brain Aneurysm (Cerebral or Intracranial aneurysm) is the weak area of an artery in the brain which causes a localized blood filled balloon, like bulge, in the wall of blood vessel. Aneurysm is caused from wear and tear of the arteries, injury, infection and inherited tendency. It can occur to all age groups but incidence …

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