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Tip 56: hyperglycaemia

Hyperglycaemia has been estimated to occur in 45% to 80% of premature infants.

The underlying mechanisms causing hyperglycaemia are multifactorial and may be the result of high glucose concentrations in the infusion fluids or low glucose uptake rate. 69 more words


Tip 203: neonatal thyrotoxicosis

Babies at risk of neonatal thyrotoxicosis are:

  • babies of mothers with a current or past history of Graves’ disease
  • babies from families with a family history of neonatal thyrotoxicosis secondary to TSH receptor mutations (rare)
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Amyloidosis is the deposition of abnormal insoluble extracellular proteins in tissues such as the heart, kidneys and basement membranes of blood vessels. Amyloid is derived from different precursor proteins, and differs in that the proteins have β-pleated sheet secondary structure, which render them resistant to phagocytosis. 267 more words


False Identity Side Effects

  1. False beliefs, Low self Esteem, Identity Crisis, Failure Mentality
  2. Destructive Behaviors: Addictions (Performance, Approval, Blame, Shame and Substance), Perfectionism, Punishment, Passivity
  3. Emotional Imbalance: Sad, Mad, Rejected, Hopeless…
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The Controversial Use of BPA Plastic

“Are endocrine disruptors leaching into your food?”

It is more than likely that you have noticed major retailers advertising “BPA-free products”, particularly on water bottles, baby bottles or plastic food storage containers, but do you know what BPA is and what the potential health effects are?

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Going OFF The Pill

So after years of yo-yo ing with the pill (at least 5 different brands) primarily to mitigate symptoms of PCOS, and also not get pregnant, I finally have had enough.  2,648 more words

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