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Fitness for children with special needs

By Joan Salmon Special needs means various difficulties (such as a physical, emotional, behavioural, or learning disability or impairment) that causes an individual to...

Ideal carbohydrate sources

By BEATRICE NAKIBUUKA Carbohydrates are energy giving foods that are found in fruits, vegetables and several foods. They are helpful in storing energy, building...

Why a family planning method may fail

By Joan Salmon About 53 per cent of unplanned pregnancies occur among women using contraceptives. Dr Susan Atuhaire, a gynaecologist at Mulago National Referral...

How to test for ulcers

I have been suffering from ulcers for 10 years but each time I do a blood test, it is negative for ulcers. I have...

I suffer dizzy spells when I get an erection

I am 19 years old but lately whenever I get an erection, my heart pumps very fast. I also sweat and feel so dizzy...

Born neither male nor female, a tale of raising an intersex

By TAUSI NAKATO “The doctor told me that I had delivered an intersex baby and after explaining to me what this meant, he advised...

What can cause one to miss a period?

I have been monitoring my 15-year-old daughter and have noticed that she has not had her period for three months. What do you think...

Why you should eat citrus fruits

By BEATRICE NAKIBUUKA Citrus fruits are good antioxidants and provide a number of health benefits, from boosting immunity to fighting cancer. Eating higher amounts...

Will I take medicine all my life?

I was diagnosed with high blood pressure. Does this mean that I have to take drugs all my life? Allen Dear Allen,The heart is useful...

How to avoid injuries while exercising

By Joan Salmon Ismail Sina of Sina Fitness defines physical activity as body movement produced by skeletal muscles using energy obtained from the food...

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