Sharon finished her training of Physiotherapy in Since then she has broadened her professional horizons by taking Master program, various courses in sports medicine, acupuncture, manual therapy and clinical pilates to provide her patients quality treatment in a comprehensive approach. Sharon is an active participant in providing physiotherapy services for various sporting events, e. In she was assigned as the team physiotherapist of the Hong Kong national rugby team and team delegate in East Asian Games and Asian Games. Sharon is competent in treating musculoskeletal disorders with special interest in sports injuries.
The most common cause of high blood cholesterol is an unhealthy lifestyle. Unhealthy eating patterns, lack of physical activity, and smoking can cause high blood cholesterol. Read heart-healthy lifestyle changes to learn about eating heart-healthy, being physically active, aiming for a healthy weight, managing stress, and quitting smoking. Some people may develop high blood cholesterol because of mutations , or changes, in their genes.
Key Messages These are the main health messages that should be conveyed to all future and new parents. They have been written in second person and at a reading level appropriate for the general public so that they can be shared with them directly. They are based on a consensus founded in scientific research and professional practice. Clicking an underlined word or group of words in the text will redirect you to the section in Supporting Evidence that deals with that topic. These strategies have been shown to be based on best practices for all mothers and babies, to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding , also known as nursing , is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast. Deaths of an estimated , children under the age of five could be prevented globally every year with increased breastfeeding. Benefits for the mother include less blood loss following delivery, better uterus shrinkage, and decreased postpartum depression. Health organizations, including the World Health Organization WHO , recommend breastfeeding exclusively for six months. Changes early in pregnancy prepare the breast for lactation.