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The link between diabetes and urological health

There is a strong link between diabetes and many aspects of urological health.

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Let’s get meal prepping

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

Staying safe on your beach outing

Beaches in New Providence were opened yesterday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the government to close them in late March. This weekend, Bahamians are expected to flock to locations like Goodman’s Bay, Saunders Beach and the Montagu foreshore to enjoy some fun in the sun.

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Psychologist helps people work through trauma with new ‘brainspotting’ treatment

Local expert offers tele-therapy services

Brain-based therapy, according to experts, is the fastest growing area in the field of psychology. A fairly new type of therapy in this area is called “brainspotting”, developed by Dr David Grand, a renowned psychotherapist who was trained in eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR). This form of psychotherapy treatment, like brainspotting, was designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories.

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The dangers of unregulated sex enhancement pills

Viagra obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in March 1998 and the world of erectile dysfunction has never been the same. The sexual enhancement pills industry is huge and continues to grow, with Viagra making over two billion dollars last year. Other PDE5 inhibitor medications such as Cialis and Levitra are widely prescribed throughout the world.

A month of events to show support for high-risk lupus patients

Life during lockdown is challenging enough for most healthy people, but for those living with lupus it can be even far more difficult.

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LIFE LINES: ‘Our world has now been rocked’

So the first question is: what have we learned?

Funeral homes say ‘look, but don’t touch’

It is a common social practice for Bahamians to greet people with hugs, handshakes and sometimes high-fives. They are freely given to say hello and bid farewell. And this physical expression of affection is given not only to the living, but sometimes to the deceased as well. However, during the current coronavirus outbreak this poses a problem.

Virtual wellness: Online classes to combat stress, anxiety and bad posture

What physiotherapist DeVonnia Bonimy-Lee enjoys most about her profession is the “detective work” that goes into understanding the source of each of her client’s aches and pains so she can come up with a tailor-made plan to address their needs.

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Skin care during lockdown

We are living during challenging times for the skin. Such times require unique and desperate measures. What can you do for your skin during isolation? Well, you need to be prepared to do some simple at-home measures to assist your skin.

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Low testosterone

Andropause, or male menopause, is a real health condition that thousands of Bahamian men, like their counterparts worldwide, often suffer unknowingly.

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LIFE LINES: Finding inspiration

Last week I saw a post on Facebook from someone which said: “I don’t want to see any more motivational posts.”

Families that exercise together build stronger bonds

New challenge seeks to crown ‘Evolve Fitness Family’

The team at Evolve Functional Fitness has put out a call for 20 or more families to participate in a new at-home fitness challenge.

Personal trainer teams up with brewery company to promote at-home fitness

THE gyms are closed, restrictions are placed on exercising outdoors, and the country will be under a nationwide lockdown until at least May 30. As a result, many are left to figure out creative ways to exercise at home.

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Penile implant leaves ‘permanent smile’ on pastor’s face

Since undergoing the first bionic penile implant surgery in the Bahamas, a local pastor’s life has been completely turned around – not only has his manhood been restored, but also his self-confidence and his joy in life.

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