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Patient care: washing without water in bed

For most people it is a given that you can wash yourself. Unfortunately, that is not the case for everyone. Some patients are bedridden and dependent on a caregiver. If you end up in the hospital, body care is one of the most important tasks of a nurse. If the patient cannot wash himself, he

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Insomnia due to obsession: fear of losing sleep

An obsession is a form of compulsive thinking. You have a certain idea that you can’t let go of. Compulsive thinking can also affect your sleep patterns. Sleep problems can arise when you can’t sleep and try to force yourself to fall asleep. This does not work and can lead to endless sleepless nights, making

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Perthes disease: cause, symptoms, treatment

Perthes disease involves the slow breakdown of bone, after which new bone is created, this concerns the head of the femur. It mainly occurs in children between the ages of four and eight. Five times more often in boys than in girls. What causes, what are the symptoms and how is Perthes disease treated? Is

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Crohn’s disease: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Crohn’s disease is a chronic intestinal inflammation. The entire intestinal tract can be affected by the inflammatory processes. The American doctor Burril B. Crohn discovered the disease in 1932. In the Netherlands, approximately 20,000 people have Crohn’s disease. The condition mainly starts in young people and never goes away. The disease can flare up again

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Diabetes: Do I have diabetes?

Diabetes, also known as diabetes, is becoming increasingly common. In the Netherlands, one million people have diabetes; at least a quarter of them are not aware of this. Not only the elderly can suffer from diabetes, but also young people. This may have to do with heredity, but often also with unhealthy lifestyle habits. Diabetes

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Dietary supplements for everyone?

According to many, our daily food provides sufficient nutrients for a healthy life and the use of supplements is not necessary. Food experts believe that they are only necessary for a limited number of people. For example, elderly people may have a vitamin D deficiency and supplementation is required. It is also beneficial for some

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Kidney stones: How they form and are treated

Kidney stones can be formed when the kidneys have too much of certain substances, causing them to crystallize. They can grow to different sizes and become very painful to the touch. Depending on the size of these kidney stones, the doctor or urologist will decide how to most efficiently remove them from your body. What

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Belly dancing: Good for your health

Are you looking for a new creative hobby? Would you like to burn calories in a fun way? Do you want to reduce stress or move more smoothly? Are you interested in other languages and cultures? Then consider taking up belly dancing! Belly dancing is not only great fun, but also good for your body

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Celtic sea salt is a healthy salt

Celtic sea salt is a special type of salt that contains 30% sodium, 59% chloride, 7% moisture including a lot of magnesium and 0.2% potassium. The remaining 4% consists of other minerals and trace elements. Due to its unique composition, it is much healthier for us than the salt we buy in the supermarket. The

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Psoriasis: cause, symptoms, treatment, prognosis

Most skin conditions do not seriously threaten health, but chronic skin diseases such as psoriasis can have a major impact on a person’s life. Psoriasis involves thickened areas on various parts of the body that are red in color. Psoriasis is also called scale disease. What types of psoriasis are there and what are the

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