Entries by PMGH Admin

~ Health Advice from PMGH – Alcohol – Effects on the body and the importance of drinking responsibly part 2 of 3 ~

Alcohol affects people in different ways. Drinking large amounts of alcohol can result in confusion, blurred vision, poor muscle control, nausea, vomiting, sleep, coma or even death. It can also impair a person’s judgment and decision-making capacity, which can increase the risk that they may do silly things and put themselves in dangerous situations or […]

~ Health Advice from PMGH – Alcohol – Effects on the body and the importance of drinking responsibly – Part 1 of 3 ~

At PMGH we see alcohol related incidences or accidents every week, many of these incidences could have been avoided by drinking responsibly. The most basic thing to remember about responsible drinking is common sense. If it doesn’t sound like a good idea, it probably isn’t one. If you’re not comfortable with the environment, you’re in […]

~ A Healthy Reminder From PMGH ~ GET REAL AND GET TESTED ~

What you don’t know could harm you or your partner. When was the last time you got tested for an STD? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs, also called sexually transmitted infections or STIs) are very common. By age 25, roughly one in two sexually active people will get one. If you think it can’t happen to you…think […]

~ Health Advice from PMGH – Benefits of vitamin C in the body ~

At PMGH, we like to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. We wanted to share the benefits of getting more Vitamin C in your body and the positive effects it has on your health. The benefits of eating fruits and vegetable rich in Vitamin C aren’t too good to be true… so eat up!! What […]

~ World Health Day – 7th April 2015 – Food Safety ~

Every year, the World Health Organisation selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on 7 April, the birthday of the Organisation. The theme for World Health Day 2015 will be Food Safety, a theme of high relevance to all people on the planet, and […]

~ Today April 2nd, 2015 is World Autism Day ~

The theme for this years World Autism Day is Employment: The Autism Advantage. According to WHO It is estimated that more than 80% of adults with autism are unemployed. Research suggests that employers are missing out on abilities that that people on the autism spectrum have in greater abundance than “neurotypical” workers do – such […]

~ Know the Symptoms of TB – Get Tested – Get Treatment ~

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria that are spread from person to person through the air. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that typically affects the lungs but may infect any other organ of the body. People who are young or elderly or who have weakened immune systems are more prone to active […]