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Olfactory and Gustatory Impairment

Impairment of the sense of smell and taste are commonly associated with aging but can also occur in younger people due to a wide variety of causes. Further information: Olfaction Disorders of olfaction There are various olfactory disorders:   1. Anosmia – inability to smell 2. Dysosmia – things smell different than they should 3. […]

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Perfume Intolerance

Perfume intolerance is a condition wherein people exhibit sensitivity or allergic reactions to ingredients in perfume, such as Balsam of Peru. The most common allergic reactions to perfume or fragrances added to products is contact dermatitis, though other symptoms may occur, including allergic conjunctivitis. Balsam of Peru was the main recommended marker for perfume allergy […]

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Physical Disability

Any impairment which limits the physical function of limbs, fine bones, or gross motor ability is a physical disability. Other physical disabilities include impairments which limit other facets of daily living, such as severe sleep apnea.   Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disabilities#Physical_disability   Resources: Find Health Professional Join Forum Share Story Share an Event     Related posts: Sleep […]

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Sensory Disability

Sensory Disability is impairment of one of the senses. The term is used primarily to refer to vision and hearing impairment, but other senses can be impaired.   Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disabilities#Sensory_disability   Resources: Find Health Professional Join Forum Share Story Share an Event     Related posts: Physical Disability Vision Impairments Intellectual Disability Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Lou […]

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Somatosensory Impairment

Insensitivity to stimuli such as touch, heat, cold, and pain are often an adjunct to a more general physical impairment involving neural pathways and is very commonly associated with paralysis (in which the motor neural circuits are also affected).   Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disabilities#Somatosensory_impairment   Resources: Find Health Professional Join Forum Share Story Share an Event     […]

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Balance Disorder

A balance disorder is a disturbance that causes an individual to feel unsteady, for example when standing or walking. It may be accompanied by symptoms of being giddy, woozy, or have a sensation of movement, spinning, or floating. Balance is the result of several body systems working together. The eyes (visual system), ears (vestibular system) […]

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Top Five Nutrient Tips

Top Five Nutrient Tips

The top five Nutrient tips to help you look and feel good: 1. Eat to have more energy and reach full potential Eat a large variety of foods Balance nutrients Eat good fats Avoid sugar Avoid caffeine, cigarette’s, alcohol ,artificial sweeteners, preservatives 2. Vary the foods you eat Foods contain combinations of nutrients and other […]

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Health and Wellbeing Management

What does health and wellbeing management mean to BIGA Care ? Many of us are conscious of the need to insure our house, contents and car but often we fail to take a active approach to insuring protection for the physical and mental wellbeing of our bodies. In our busy, stressful lives we tend to […]

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Fitness

Fitness

Australia is famous for being a sporting country, but how many people live up to our energetic reputation? The bad news is that around 75 per cent of us are not active enough and find it too difficult to meet the minimum daily recommendation for exercise. Exercise is essential in preventing disease and developing and […]

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Corporate Fitness

Corporate Fitness

The alarm jerks you out of bed. Stumbling from the shower, you dress in haste and then grab a ‘breakfast on the run’ cereal bar on your way out. Facing packed public transport or a snail paced car journey, you breathe in germs and toxic fumes which pollute the air and ultimately our bodies. Settling […]

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