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Warning signs during pregnancy you should never ignore

Pregnancy is not easy so the more you know the better. There are certain things you should always be aware of. Having hospitalisation cover means you can confidently walk into an emergency room at any time if you have any of these symptoms:

Bleeding
Most OB/GYNs will agree that any bleeding whether in the first, second or third trimesters are dangerous and you should definitely seek medical attention. Vaginal bleeding can indicate various dangerous situations for mother and baby.

Within the first two months of pregnancy minor spotting is indicative of the embryo implanting in the uterus, or it could be a small tear as a result of sex or cervical infection.

Spotting or bleeding heavily well into your pregnancy may be indicative of:

  • An ectopic pregnancy. In the first trimester if you experience menstrual-like cramps or feel like you may faint you should visit the emergency room. These

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Things no-one tells you about fitness

Your over-all wellbeing is a collective of your physical and emotional, thus medical, health. New medical aid schemes can cover you for the day you need them, but staying healthy is in your hands.

It’s the foundation for health
This is the basis for prolonging your life and feeling healthy for longer periods at a time. And you don’t have to be a gym-junkie to be fit. Fitness can be maintained using any type of exercise you are comfortable with and can fit into your schedule.

A recent study presented on BBC’s The Truth about Exercise by Dr. Michael Mosely has proved that people react to exercise differently based on pre-existing conditions and our genetics. Mosely found in a study that while many people lost weight and saw significant health improvements as a result of exercise, others saw little to none. They were classed as “super-responders” and made up 15% …

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