June 9, 2017

The Female Athlete Triad Part 2: How to recognise, treat and prevent the triad

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The following are signs and symptoms of the triad:

  • Irregular or absent periods, difficulty getting pregnant

  • Stress fractures or injuries that occur as a result of over-use,...

May 29, 2017

What is it?

Running is a fantastic way to keep the mind and body healthy.  However, a proportion of adolescent and young female athletes may experience symptoms related to the female athlete triad - a condition that manifests as a combination of two or three o...

May 15, 2017

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of an infected tick.  It has a variety of symptoms, many of them flu-like (ranging from mild to severe), and is generally accompanied by a rash.

Ticks are tiny, spider-like creatures found in woodland, moorla...

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Your calf muscles are made up of your gastrocnemius and soleus muscles that attach to your heel through your Achilles tendon.  There are a number of ways to stretch these muscles so try each of the following and choose the one you find most effective. It can be good to...

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