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    • APRIL 11, 2022
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    Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) — or sexually transmitted infections (STIs)  are generally acquired by sexual contact. The bacteria, viruses or parasites that cause sexually transmitted diseases may pass from person to person in blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids. Sometimes these infections can be transmitted non-sexually, such as from mothers to their infants

    • MARCH 14, 2022
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    WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDNEY HEALTHY

    WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDNEY HEALTHY

    WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDNEY HEALTHY Your kidneys are fist-sized organs located at the bottom of your rib cage, on both sides of your spine. They perform several functions. Most importantly, they filter waste products, excess water, and other impurities from your blood. These waste products are stored in your bladder and later expelled through

    • MARCH 7, 2022
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    Tests every woman needs in their 20s and 30s

    Tests every woman needs in their 20s and 30s

    Tests every woman needs in their 20s and 30s Pelvic exam and Pap smear Regardless of sexual history, women aged 21 and older should have a Pap smear every three years. The Pap smear looks for signs of cervical cancer. Your doctor may let you have smears more infrequently after three consecutive normal Pap tests.

    • FEBRUARY 28, 2022
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    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HYPOTHYROIDISM

    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HYPOTHYROIDISM

    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HYPOTHYROIDISM Hypothyroidism is a condition where there isn’t enough thyroid hormone in your bloodstream and your metabolism slows down. Hypothyroidism happens when your thyroid doesn’t create and release enough thyroid hormone into your body. This makes your metabolism slow down, affecting you entire body. Also known as underactive thyroid disease, hypothyroidism

    • FEBRUARY 21, 2022
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    HEART DISEASE SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE

    HEART DISEASE SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE

    HEART DISEASE SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE Chest Discomfort It’s the most common sign of heart danger. If you have a blocked artery or are having a heart attack, you may feel pain, tightness, or pressure in your chest. Everyone has a different word for that feeling, Some people say it’s like an elephant is sitting

    • FEBRUARY 7, 2022
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    What is causing this pain in my back?

    What is causing this pain in my back?

    What is causing this pain in my back? Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and for seeking medical treatment. It can be uncomfortable and debilitating. It can result from injury, activity and some medical conditions. Back pain can affect people of any age, for different reasons. As people get older, the

    • JANUARY 25, 2022
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    CAN I BE PREGNANT AND GET A NEGATIVE PREGNANCY TEST

    CAN I BE PREGNANT AND GET A NEGATIVE PREGNANCY TEST

    CAN I BE PREGNANT AND GET A NEGATIVE PREGNANCY TEST The short answer is YES. Over-the-counter pregnancy tests are a quick and convenient way to know if you’re pregnant, but they’re nowhere near 100 percent reliable. There are false negatives, false positives, and every result in between. There are a lot of reasons why you

    • JANUARY 18, 2022
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    HIGH CHOLESTEROL: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND PREVENTION

    HIGH CHOLESTEROL: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND PREVENTION

    HIGH CHOLESTEROL: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND PREVENTION Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. With high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits grow, making it difficult

    • JANUARY 11, 2022
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    GETTING TESTED FOR MALE INFERTILITY

    GETTING TESTED FOR MALE INFERTILITY

    GETTING TESTED FOR MALE INFERTILITY Although some people still think of fertility as a “woman’s problem,” in 20% of infertile couples, the problem is solely with the male partner. Infertility in men may be the only reason that a couple can’t conceive, or it may simply add to the difficulties caused by infertility in their

    • JANUARY 10, 2022
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    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANEMIA (LOW BLOOD LEVEL)

    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANEMIA (LOW BLOOD LEVEL)

    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANEMIA (LOW BLOOD LEVEL)   Anemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body’s tissues. Having anemia, also referred to as low hemoglobin, can make you feel tired and weak. There are many forms of anemia, each with its own

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