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Endometriosis

November 18, 2019

Endometriosis. Could you have it? If you experience pelvic pain, painful ovulation, fatigue, long or heavy bleeding, severe migraines, painful bowel movements, lower back pain, nausea, diarrhoea and pain during intercourse, you might. The good news is Endometriosis can be diagnosed and treated. Read on...

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Top 10 Tips for Better Sleep

Top 10 Tips for Better Sleep

November 14, 2019

Following on from our post on the importance of sleep, here's our top 10 tips to help with better sleep, falling asleep and staying fast asleep. 

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    Weight Loss

    Weight Loss

    November 14, 2019

    How to lose weight. This is a topic most of us want to know about in some way or another. How to get rid of those unwanted kilos. You don’t know where to start or what professionals to believe. Losing weight doesn't have to be difficult or cost a lot of money. It’s quite simple really.

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    Sleep and why it's important.

    Sleep and 10 Reasons Why It's Important

    August 29, 2019

    Sleep. We all need to sleep to survive. It is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Your health depends on how much sleep you get.

    Everybody's different, but in general, most adults need 7-9 hours of sleep every night. You can go longer without food than you can without sleep. Sleep is truly an essential part of living.

    Get enough sleep, and you’ll see your health improve dramatically.

    Read on for 10 reasons why sleep is important.

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    Cold vs Flu

    Cold vs Flu

    August 12, 2019

    In this post, we explain the difference between a common cold and the more serious (and potentially deadly) Influenza, or “the flu”.

    The flu kills about 500,000 people around the world each year. In New Zealand, more people die from the flu than from car accidents.

    Read more for symptoms and what to do about a cold or flu.

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    STD STI testing at home vs lab testing for sexual health

    How Accurate Are At-Home STD Tests?

    August 01, 2019

    We're often asked about how accurate our STD test kits are for detecting sexually transmitted infections like Syphilis, HIV, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia.

    Here we explain how accurate our tests are and what all the jargon means.

    Here's the shortcut: Specificity = true negative, and Sensitivity = true positive.

     

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    measles outbreak nz problems, symptoms and treatments

    Measles

    July 15, 2019

    There’s a measles outbreak going on in New Zealand. Measles can cause serious health complications. The first sign of measles is a high fever which can last up to 7 days. Other symptoms include sore throat, runny nose, red eyes, rash, and tiny white bumps in your mouth. Measles is easily spread by coughing, sneezing or talking. The best way to protect against measles is Vaccination with the MMR vaccine. There are no specific treatments for measles.

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    Bladder Infection UTI prevention in women with water

    Science Discovered a Solution to Getting Fewer UTIs

    December 04, 2018

    Science has discovered a solution to getting fewer UTIs - those painful disruptions to your life. The solution is more simple than you might think. Take a guess what it is! If you can't wait, read on and find out what it is.

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    Is adding vitamins or supplements to your diet beneficial?

    Should I be taking Vitamins and Supplements?

    November 16, 2018

    I often get asked by people about whether or not adding vitamins or supplements to your diet is beneficial. There is some research around multivitamins and B vitamins being good for you to a certain degree. But there is opposing evidence which says we’re not entirely sure about vitamins...

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    UTI urine test kit for women

    Deal With A UTI In 90 Seconds

    November 15, 2018

    By @DoctorSash

    As a doctor in New Zealand, UTI's is something I see all the time. If you get UTIs often or even if you just get them from time-to-time, you've got to get one of these test kits. Three urine tests at home, online consultation, and we deliver the treatment to your door.

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    Preparing your body for pregnancy

    Preparing Your Body For Pregnancy

    November 15, 2018

    During a recent Live Q&A session, I was asked: "What are the things that you can do to prepare your body for pregnancy?" It's a great question! We discussed general health, supplements, contraception, cycles, finances, relationships, environment, seeing your GP and where to go for advice.

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    UTI Urinary Tract Infection or Bladder Infection symptoms test and treatments.

    How To Deal With A UTI

    November 07, 2018

    By Doctor Sash. During a Q&A session, we discussed UTI's and Well Revolution's at-home UTI Test kit. UTIs are known as a bladder infection or a urinary tract infection. They're common, painful and they mainly affect women. You can get fevers, lower abdominal pain and a feeling like you need to pee all the time.

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