Medicentres Blog Heat Stroke

What are the symptoms of Heat Stroke? By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Heat stroke is a condition that can happen when a person’s body gets too hot. Most often, heat stroke happens when people exercise in very hot and humid weather without drinking enough fluids. But heat stroke can also happen in people who are not exercising. It is especially likely to affect older people and people who have health problems,

Summer Time Tips

How to be sun smart with your kids this summer! By Dr. Manal Adi

Summer is a great time for kids to enjoy outdoor activities but it also brings on a lot of health and safety challenges. Studies have shown that even a  few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of getting skin cancer later in life. Be sun smart and plan your sun protection before going out with your kids using the following tips:

  1. Keep them in the shade when possible.

Homemade electrolyte drinks during hot summer to prevents against Dehydration, By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Dehydration is defined as the excessive loss of body fluids in which the body needs more fluids than are being input to function normally. The body fluids that are lost and desperately needed are either one or the other of the following or a combination of the two:

  • Water loss
  • Electrolyte loss

Electrolytes are substances that become ions in a solution and are able to conduct electricity.

Bed Bug

What is the Bed Bug and how we should prevent against it ? By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Bedbugs are small and wingless (non-flying), with flat oval-shaped bodies and six legs .They are reddish-brown in color, and may appear redder after feeding on blood. Adult bedbugs reach about 0.25 inches (5 to 7 mm) in length, and the body elongates and widens after a meal. Bedbugs are obligate blood-feeding insects that may infest human dwellings and may induce local skin reactions in humans.

Medicentres Walnut

Why Walnut Resembles the Brain, By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Walnuts are the same shape as the human brain. The ultimate super food, walnuts are now being served up as brain medicine for many reasons, not the least of which is because they are replete with omega-3 fatty acids, an essential fatty acid to keep the brain functioning normally.
Research says that low omega-3 intake can be linked to depression and cognitive degeneration.