What is a stroke?
A stroke, or brain attack, happens when blood flow to your brain is stopped. It is an emergency situation. The brain needs a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients in order to work well. If blood supply is stopped even for a short time, this can cause problems. Brain cells begin to die after just a few minutes without blood or oxygen.
What is diabetes insipidus?
Diabetes insipidus occurs when your body doesn’t make enough antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or your kidneys don’t respond to it. ADH helps keep the right amount of water in your body. Normally, ADH controls how much urine your kidneys put out. This keeps you from losing too much water (being dehydrated). If you are a bit dehydrated, ADH should increase.
ADH is made by the hypothalamus, a small gland at the base of the brain. It is stored in the pituitary gland and then sent into the bloodstream as needed.
November 20th, 2021, marks the 19th anniversary of the City Medical Clinic. Thank you for accompanying us all along. In the past 19 years, the clinic has gone through many hardships and overcome one difficulty after another. But we have stayed true to the mission of setting up the clinic, which is to provide Western-standard medical services for expatriates, their dependents, and business travelers in Xiamen, the same as they would expect in their home countries.
2021年11月20日是City Medical Clinic 开放的19周年庆，衷心感谢您陪伴我们一路走来。在过往的19年里，诊所经历了很多艰辛，也克服了一个又一个困难。我们从未忘记设立此诊所的初衷，就是提供西方标准的医疗服务，让驻厦外籍人员就诊如同在本国一样便利。
What is H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori)?
H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori, pronounced Hel-ee-koh-BAK-ter Pie-LORE-ee) is a type of bacteria that infects your stomach. It can damage the tissue in your stomach and the first part of your small intestine (the duodenum). This can cause redness and soreness (inflammation). In some cases it can also cause painful sores called peptic ulcers in your upper digestive tract.