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Shocking Smoking Facts You Need to Know
How to Train for a Triathlon: Everything You Need to Know
Lumbar Pain Causes and Treatments You Should Know
How to Start Contractions
How to Help an Alcoholic: 10 Things You Need to Know
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How to Become Flexible Fast: The Top 9 Tips
Knee Brace for Running
Itchy Legs When Running
When a person starts running for a long period of time, it is very likely to feel an itchy sensation for the first few days. In some rare cases, this sensation could be so bad that the person may have to discontinue his running. Sometimes a medica...
6 Home Remedies to Get Rid Of Fever
The human body has a normal temperature of 98.6° F. But sometimes the body temperature increases for various reasons. And when this happens, we say that the person has a fever. Medically speaking, fever is not an ailment in itself – it is a direct...
Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a silent killer which is pressure of the blood in arteries. It is recorded as systolic pressure (heart beats) over the diastolic pressure (time between 2 beats). If the blood pressure reading is 140/90 mm Hg ...
There are several germs that cause upper respiratory infections, ear infections, and pneumonia. Moraxella Catarrhalis is very common in infants and young children, mostly causing otitis media (ear infections). Over 15 to 20% of all cases of otitis...
What Does a Soft Cervix Mean?
A female body runs through a lot of changes during the monthly menstrual cycles at the time of ovulation or during the conception phase. Most of the time, the areas of the female genital tract, which are commonly affected, include cervix and vagin...
Home Remedies for Flu
Are you suffering from high grade fever (higher than 100o F) associated with cough, tenderness and body aches? Are you experiencing difficulty in breathing especially while sleeping? If answer to these questions is a YES; then you are suffering fr...
Dark Skin Between Legs
Have you noticed that despite being fair-skinned, you have dark skin between legs? If that is so then you needn’t worry, you are not the only one. Many people are wondering why my inner thighs are dark. Having darker thighs is a problem faced by m...
Streptokinase: Uses, Side Effects & Precautions
Streptokinase (SK) is an enzyme secreted by some streptococci and has a role to play in breaking down red blood cells. It is an effective and a rather inexpensive way of treating blood clots and inflammation and has been proved quite useful in the...
Do You Know What Chickenpox Looks Like?
Also called varicella, chickenpox is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It spreads when an infected person sneezes or coughs. It commonly affects children under 10; in fact, 90% of adults are immune to this virus because they ...
White Patches on Skin
White patches on skin can be caused by many problems, including infections, allergies, or even an autoimmune disorder. White dots on skin are actually pretty common, and can be either permanent or temporary. Sometimes skin cancers and can cause a...
How to Hydrate Your Skin
Lack of hydration may be one of the contributing factors why you experience skin itching. Everyone, regardless of gender or no matter how busy their schedules could be, should know how to keep their skin hydrated. The layer of your skin becomes th...
Pelvic Pressure at 36 Weeks Gestation
At 36 weeks gestation, you are feeling “ready” to meet your little guy or gal. The time will be here soon and you will be a new mommy. This is one of the positives when you are at 36 weeks gestation. Then what about the negatives? Pelvic pressure ...