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How to put a medical kit together

A medical kit for marine use could well contain several hundred items, and finding the right piece of equipment shouldn’t become like the proverbial pin and haystack. Organisation of the kit in to sections is the key. How the kit is so planned is really up to the skipper and …

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You are what you eat

All healthy people make time to eat real food. By that I mean the kind of food your great grandmother would have been proud to bring to the table, food that hasn’t been messed with, or added to, or enhanced, just real, honest food, that’s good for you.   “Eat …

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Calvia six points challenge

Katie Handyside DNA COACH, METABOLIC BALANCE COACH©, CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINING, NUTRITIONIST, BOOTCAMP PROGRAMS, RETREATS, CYCLING, HEALTH AND FITNESS EXCURSIONS, MASTERS SPORTS NUTRITION, KETTLEBELLS INSTRUCTOR, INJURY REHABILITATION.   WEIGHT LOSS, HEALTH, BIO-HACKING, DNA NUTRITION AND EXERCISE PROGRAMMES. PERSONAL  TRAINING. weekly workouts Palma de Mallorca I completed the Calvia six points challenge …

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MRSA

Staphylococcus aureus, or S. aureus, is a common human bacterium that is probably living on your skin right now. A break in your skin can lead to a type of infection called a staph infection. Common staph infections result in boils (abscesses), often on the buttocks or legs, or styes …

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How to power nap like a pro!

As our lives get busier and busier it’s important to remember to take just a little time out each day for the benefit our of health and well being. It’s easier said than done and we all probably need a little help to do it so we have introduced a …

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Summer infections & their treatments

With the heat of the summer fast approaching, I thought we should consider some summer related “sweaty” infections… common FUNGAL INFECTIONS! Athelete´s Foot (Tinea Pedis) Ringworm (Tinea Corporis and Tinea Capitis) Tinea Versicolor Nail Infections (Onychomycosis) Yeast Infections (Candidiasis) What is a fungus? A fungus is a spore producing organism …

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Referred Pain

Referred pain is pain which is felt in a part of the body away from the cause/stimulus of the pain. Here are a few examples, Myocardial infarction (heart attack) which is caused by a lack of oxygenated blood supplying the heart muscle, can bring about referred pain into the left …

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