having too much body fat
close look, watch
medical field that deals with pregnancy, labour, and after delivery
breathing problem where you stop breathing for short periods while you sleep
a clinical condition in which there is intermittent and repeated upper airway collapse during sleep. This results in irregular breathing at night and excessive sleepiness during the day
clear, easy to see
healthcare provider who works with you to help you do everyday activities
healthcare providers who apply their specialized knowledge and skills to recommend a course of preventive or corrective action that will help people lead more productive and satisfying lives. They are trained to understand not only the medical and physical limitations of a disability or injury, but also the psychosocial factors that affect the functioning of the whole person – their health and their wellness.
a healthcare provider who works with your occupational therapist to help you improve how you do every day activities
do not eat or drink anything
a provincial program that covers most of the cost of many prescription medications
list of what medications are covered is called the "Formulary". Some medications need a LU Code (Limited Use Code) for coverage in some circumstances.
surgery to remove a small piece of tissue from the lung. The sample is then examined for disease. It is done in the hospital using general anesthesia, which means you are asleep during the procedure.
an infection you get because you are already weak or sick
to do with your eye
an inflammation that damages the optic nerve, a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye to your brain. Pain and temporary vision loss in one eye are common symptoms of optic neuritis.
best, best way
you 'say' it is OK to have a test or procedure
medication that you swallow
operation on your mouth, jaw or teeth
inflammation (swelling) of one or both of the testicles
to do with bones and joints
bones and joints doctor
to do with your bones
early signs of thin bones
brittle bones, thin bones, weak bones
middle ear infection
when lots of people get sick with the same thing
a woman's egg/eggs
hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. When released, oxytocin causes your uterus to contract. Pitocin is a synthetic (man made) form of the hormone.