Recurrent nonspecific backaches

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This applies to situations, quit commonly found among active people, getting neck aches and lower backaches with no specific condition affecting the spine, confirmed...

High fibre foods

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Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake - Health writer Fibre is essential for your gut movements. It is recommended that you aim for 38 grams of fibre per day,...

Do doctors talk to their patients long enough?

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Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake-Health writer  How long should a doctor listen and converse with his patients to understand the malady, and clinch a momentary diagnosis,...

Almonds and cashew nuts – similarity on health benefits

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Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake-Health Writer   Almonds are heart shaped nuts while cashew which grows at the end of a fruit, is kidney shaped, and they...

Keep your blood triglycerides low

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The fats and starchy carbs you eat are stored in your fat cells as triglycerides, a form of fat that needs to be controlled; tough its main...

Doctor my Legs are swollen?

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Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake-Health writer Swelling of legs and feet are quite visible among women who wear sandals, especially among the seniors. It is...

Too much sugar harms your Liver

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By Dr. Harold Those who consume sweet drinks, ice cream, and other foods with added sugar, may harm your liver. Some have a craving for sugary...

Hambantota sea (table) salt verses pink Himalayan mined salt

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By Dr Harold Gunatillake - FRCS, MBBS, AM(Sing), FICS, FIACS There are many varieties of salts in the supermarkets, but can the body recognise them...

At-home remedies for sunburn

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Sri Lanka climates can become extremely hot between the months of March and June, increasing the risk in the number of people suffering from...

Significance of high blood pressure

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  Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake- Health writer   Most Lankans in Sri Lanka don’t seem to understand the gravity of not checking their blood pressure on...