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Allergic reaction

There can be various kinds of allergies such as dust, pollen, medicines, food, insect, viruses or bacterial allergy. The allergic reaction may be a small skin rash on one spot or all over the body. The reaction happens when substances…

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What are Allergies and how do we test for them?

Dr John Addleson, who heads up the International Medical group, is a well known and well respected physician who has been practicing on island for over 22 years. By: Dr. John Addleson An Allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the…

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The Power of Beans

Brandi Propas is the newest addition to The International Medical Group. She is a registered dietician and her services are a welcome complement to the clinic. “Beans, beans, good for the heart, the more you eat the more you….” We’ve…

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Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Dr Lynn Dawber, a South African national, joined the International Medical Group from New Zealand. She is a welcome additional to our family and we look forward to our patients (new and existing) meeting her. Dr Lynn Dawber Nausea and…

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What is 5-HTP?

5-HTP marketed as a natural supplement pill used for anxiety, depression, mood disorders, insomnia, fibromyalgia, appetite control and weight loss, and impulse control, and interactions with drugs and prescription medications such as SSRI antidepressants and natural antidepressants such as SAM-e…

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Mutant mosquitos may be a human health risk

GM mosquitoes created by a British laboratory and released in Cayman as part of an experiment could thrive in the wild to pose a risk to human health and the environment, it has been claimed. The warning comes from GM…

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CHRONIC DIARRHOEA IN ADULTS

The International Medical Group is a multi-disciplinary medical practice that offers professional and personalized care. Dr Bella Beraha, born in Venezuela, joined us this month from Miami. She is an M.D. in Internal Medicine and runs a successful medically supervised…

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Bottled Water

“Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink.”  Pure bottled water is one of the biggest businesses in many developing countries. The populations of these countries which used to carry their drinking water (mostly drawn from the communal wells)…

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Alzheimer’s Disease and prevention

The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease (AD). It is characterised by a loss of cognitive function that can include disrupted thinking, memory, reasoning, communication, personality and cognitive speed. It is degenerative in nature, with cognitive abilities decreasing…

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HSA welcomes another new Caymanian Doctor

After her years of hard work and dedication, it is a proud moment for the Health Services Authority (H.S.A.) to announce that Caymanian physician, Dr. Ciara Best, has joined their physician team. Dr. Best, who has recently returned home to…