Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus. The disease is associated with unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor personal hygiene. The virus spreads when an uninfected (and unvaccinated) person ingests food or water contaminated with the faeces of an infected person. While Hepatitis A infection does not cause chronic liver disease and isn’t fatal like Hepatitis B and C, the symptoms and acute liver failure are crippling, and can lead to loss of life.
Health is very important to me. I have completed many triathlons across the year, including the Noosa Tri and Mooloolaba Tri, both of which are Olympic distances. I have also completed half Ironman’s at Yeppoon and on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. With my family commitments, I now complete sprint distance races.
Is there a role for massage in back pain? There seems to be no harm following the first week, however, there is little evidence that shows massage aids in a speedy recovery.
You have been to see you doctor. They weigh you and measure your height. They state your BMI is too high and you need to lose weight. You groan – while your doctor is groaning with you as well.