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The condition fatty liver is also known as hepatic steatosis, where too much fat builds up around the liver. Having some fat is recommended healthy, i.e., fat less than 5% of the liver. If the liver has more than 5% of its fat, it is considered unhealthy and causes the liver to be fatty. This article will help you know regarding the same. The fatty liver diet is one of the most primitive ways of treating fatty liver.
- Posted: July 26, 2021Read more »
A hemorrhoid is a swollen dilated vein in the lower part of the rectum or anus. Sometimes the walls of the blood vessels of these areas stretch so thin that the skin gets irritated, especially while discharging fecal matter. When these hemorrhoids swell, they are known as piles. The common symptoms of hemorrhoids include rectal bleeding, itching, swelling, and pain. Hemorrhoids are of two types that are classified based on their occurrences, such as internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids.
- Posted: July 24, 2021Read more »
The bird flu was first detected in 1996 in geese in China. The first bird flu outbreak was followed by Asian H5N1 among humans in 1997 during a poultry outbreak in Hong Kong. Later on, the infection further spread to more than 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Countries like Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam are considered to be endemic for the Asian HPAI H5N1 virus in poultry.
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Are you aware of the average life expectancy of men in the United States? It’s 79 years and 8 months as per the year 2016, the life expectancy of men has tended to increase in the last 50 years. In terms of a biological point of view, keeping track of a man’s lifespan is essential and quality. A person's lifespan depends on his habits and healthy efforts to maintain a healthy body. Realizing this as early as possible will always be good for you. With these parameters, a man of 65 years old can expect to live till 84 years.
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Also called facial palsy, Bell's palsy causes temporary but severe weakness or paralysis of the muscles of the face. It usually affects only one side of the face at a time, causing it to become stiff or droop at that side. It can occur when the nerves that control your facial muscles become swollen, inflamed, or compressed. Although anyone can develop Bell's palsy, it mostly occurs in people with diabetes or those recovering from viral infections. Bell's palsy can be quite worrisome. However, most people with it make a full recovery.
- Posted: July 15, 2021Read more »
Hair loss is a significant challenge that many of us confront at varying times in our lives. But what if it is caused due to a specific medical condition. You got it. Here we’re talking about PCOS hair loss. PCOS, an abbreviation for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a hormone disorder that can cause a wide range of symptoms, including excess facial and body hair (hirsutism). While many women with PCOS grow thicker facial and body hair, some experience hair thinning and hair loss, which is commonly referred to as "female pattern hair loss".
- Posted: July 14, 2021Categories: Sexual HealthRead more »
Having erection for too long is a condition also known as priapism or prolonged erection and causes persistent and sometimes painful erection. It is a condition when the erection lasts for four hour or more without sexual stimulation. Such conditions are usually uncommon but when they occur, it typically affects males in their 30s. Immediate treatment is needed in such conditions in order to prevent tissue damage which can further lead to inability to get or maintain an erection.
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As per the experts, the delta variant of COVID-19 is more infectious than the earlier variants of COVID-19. This delta variant is now spreading globally and is strong enough to infect both vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The effect of the infection is found mild on vaccinated people, but the opposite is with unvaccinated people. The most common symptoms of delta variant involve fever, headache, sore throat, and runny nose.
- Posted: July 08, 2021Categories: PregnancyRead more »
Sure, no one likes giving up on things they love the most such as having junk foods, smoking, alcoholism, etc. But what if avoiding these things can actually turn your pregnancy tests to be positive? It’s all worth it, right? Fortunately, there is a wide range of things you can do to improve fertility and chances of becoming pregnant. Are you excited to learn about them? Read on!
- Posted: July 06, 2021Categories: PregnancyRead more »
An umbilical cord is a tube-like structure that connects your baby to you via the placenta. The cord is often called the baby’s “supply line” as it carries the nutrients and oxygen from your placenta to the baby’s body and then removes the waste materials out. Read on to know about the common umbilical cord problems in brief. The umbilical cord starts to form five weeks after conception. It continues to grow longer until 28 weeks of pregnancy, reaching an average length of 22 - 44 weeks of pregnancy. As the cord gets longer, it usually coils around itself. The cord comprises three blood vessels: two arteries and one vein.