Discover Belize For Real Estate Investment Or Vacation

Belize is definitely one place that you need to have a look at, whether or not you are searching for a beautiful, inexpensive spot to retire along the Caribbean Sea or simply trying to find a fantastic vacation spot. Belize is a small country on the Caribbean side of Central America, ...

What is Ringworm?

Ringworm is a contagious fungus infection that can affect the scalp, the body (particularly the groin), the feet (athlete's foot) or the nails. It is a common condition in young people and adults. People can get ringworm from direct skin to skin contact, by contact with the soil, or from ...

What is rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease in which there is chronic inflammation of the lining of several joints, usually the small joints of the hands and feet, although the wrists, knees, ankles, shoulders, and neck can also be affected. Often the inflammation is in a symmetrical pattern, for example, the same ...

What is retinal detachment?

The retina is a fine sheet of nerve tissue lining the inner surface of the eye that processes the images focused on it by the cornea and the lens. If there is a tear or hole in the retina then the internal fluids of the eye may leak through it, ...

Replacement Joints – Hip, Knee, etc

What is a joint replacement? It is when all or part of a diseased joint is surgically removed and replaced with an artificial, man-made joint. Joint replacements are most often done on the hips and knees, with approximately 40,000 hip replacement and 17,000 knee replacements being performed each year in the ...

What is repetitive strain injury?

Repetitive strain injury (RSI), often referred to tenosynovitis, is when the lining of the protective sheath around a tendon becomes inflamed. Repetitive strain injury can affect any tendon in the body but is possibly most commonly seen in the wrist and hand. What causes repetitive strain injury? The most common cause of ...

What is Raynaud’s Disease?

This is a condition in which the circulation becomes suddenly obstructed in outlying parts of the body. It is characterised by extreme coldness in the hands and feet, and discolouration of the fingers and toes. The skin first turns white, then blue and finally red when the blood starts to ...

What is Atrial Fibrillation (AF)?

The heart consists of two large and two small muscular chambers. In atrial fibrillation the two small chambers of the heart called atria quiver instead of beating effectively. This leads to an irregular heart beat known as arrhythmia. As a consequence the blood is not pumped effectively round the body. What ...

Puberty – for Parents

What is puberty? Puberty is the physical process of changing from a child to an adult. It obviously affects the sexual organs, but the whole body is involved as the adolescent changes shape and size, sometimes in a remarkably short space of time. What happens? In boys the process starts at around nine ...

Puberty – for Girls

What is puberty? Puberty is the physical process of changing from a child to an adult. It obviously affects your sexual organs, but your whole body is involved as you change shape and size, sometimes in a remarkably short space of time. What happens? Basically, the process is as follows: * Stage one (aged ...

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