Top 10 Holiday Food Safety Tips

Cooks are making plans for holiday feasts that include everyone’s favorite dishes. It's important to take steps to protect guests from food-borne illnesses.

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CTMH at the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

CTMH Doctors Hospital was a proud participant during the eighth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme for the conference this year was ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition and Health’. Our exceptional staff shared their wealth of knowledge with the attendees from the community and medical professionals. […]

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Coconut Oil and Hypothyroidism

Are you exhausted, have memory lapses, thinning hair, body aches, irritability, depression, sleep problems, low sex drive, constipation and/or weight gain? If you have an underactive thyroid you may experience any number of these warning signs. Up to 60% of people are undiagnosed, often because we don’t realise what the symptoms of an underactive thyroid […]

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Foods beneficial for controlling Blood Pressure

Hypertension has become a major public health problem since it is one of the underlying factors in developing cardiovascular disease. Approximately 1 billion people worldwide suffer from hypertension, and in the European countries this number is still increasing. For years, a sodium-restricted diet was one of the cornerstones of hypertension therapy and little attention was given […]

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10 Survival Tips for Holiday Eating

With careful planning, you can avoid holiday weight gain. Read on for some savvy strategies to get you started. The holiday eating season can wreak havoc on your diet. There are the traditional holiday meals, plus countless parties and events hosted by friends, co-workers, and relatives throughout the season. As a result, American adults usually […]

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Childhood Obesity

You’ve probably read about it in newspapers and seen it on the news: in the United States, the number of obese children and teens has continued to rise over the past two decades. You may wonder: Why are doctors and scientists troubled by this trend? And as parents or other concerned adults, you may also […]

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Keep Summer Healthy: Shape Up Your Eating Habits

Want to shape up your eating habits over the summer? With an abundance of fruits and vegetables, there is no time like the present. You’ve decided to cut back on hot dogs, peel the fatty skin off your barbecued chicken and limit mayo-laden macaroni and potato salads. Will this be enough to shape up your […]

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‘Thinner Winners’ shed pounds, win prizes

As published in Cayman Reporter. ‘Thinner Winner’, a weight and health management programme launched by the CTMH in June 2014 concluded on Friday 22, August with a celebration for all the participants. The pilot programme was spearheaded by Dr. Michelle Mon Desir. She partnered with RVC Rehab Physiotherapist Tenson Edwards who covered the exercise portion […]

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