- Posted: May 04, 2021Categories: PregnancyRead more »
There are many different types of birth control options that vary in terms of cost, effectiveness, and duration. Condoms are the only birth control form that can protect you against both pregnancy and various sexually transmitted infections. Please note that no form of birth control is perfect. All you need to do is to learn more about birth control alternatives and then decide on the perfect match for you.
- Posted: April 28, 2021Categories: CoronavirusRead more »
The United States is considered the worst affected nation by COVID-19 worldwide by confirming 9.7 million confirmed cases with a death rate of more than 230,000. The latest Trump administration official, the White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, was also tested COVID-positive.
- Posted: April 23, 2021Read more »
Ocular hypertension is a medical condition when the eye's pressure becomes higher than the ideal pressure(21 mm Hg). Due to the high pressure inside the eye, the aqueous humor(fluid inside the eye) becomes unable to nourish the eyes, leading to glaucoma.
- Posted: March 22, 2021Categories: CoronavirusRead more »
As COVID-19 is an entirely new disease, there will be many questions/doubts regarding it. Like many people, ask about what happens before, during, and after your appointment to get vaccinated. Before understanding how the COVID-19 vaccine works, let’s get an idea about how our body fights the disease.
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When you get your blood pressure readings or blood pressure numbers, there are two of them. The first or the top one is the systolic blood pressure, and the second one is the diastolic blood pressure. For example: If your reading comes as 120/80. Here 120 is the systolic blood pressure, and 80 is the diastolic blood pressure. These two numbers indicate different aspects of the pressure being applied by your blood as it pulsates through your arteries.
- Posted: February 25, 2021Read more »
Age-related Macular Degeneration(AMD) is a common eye condition among people of age above 50 years that causes blurred or reduced central vision. It occurs due to thinning of the macula; part of the retina responsible for clear vision in the direct line of sight.
- Posted: January 27, 2021Categories: Healthy LifestyleRead more »
Asthma is a long-term condition that makes the airways of the lungs narrow and inflamed, thereby causing extra mucus. It can cause breathing difficulties, wheezing sounds when you inhale or exhale, shortness of breath, and coughing. For some people, it’s just a minor nuisance, while for others, it can be so severe that interferes with the daily chores. Asthma may also lead to life-threatening asthma attacks. If you have recently diagnosed, or have this condition for a while, you might be curious to know how smoking or being around people who smoke can impact your health. Continue reading and unravel how smoking and asthma are interlinked.
- Posted: December 23, 2020Read more »
Autism spectrum disorder is a complication associated with brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing social interaction and communication problems. People with autism may also experience limited and repetitive patterns of behavior. The term "spectrum" in the autism spectrum means a wide range of symptoms and severity.
- Posted: December 12, 2020Categories: Healthy LifestyleRead more »
If you are used to exercising at the gym, it can be difficult to get into the swing of workout at home. Your gym is likely packed with all the fitness equipment you need: barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, weight machines, resistance bands, and cardio machines, just to name a few. Your home work out, on the other hand, probably pales in comparison. Maybe you have a resistance band or mini-band, and if you dig hard enough through the boxes in your garage, maybe you can find an old kettlebell.
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Chronic Depression can make your life a living hell every day. Depression, as described clinically, is a mental health disorder that affects a person day to day life. It can be termed along with sadness, anger, or even loss of a closed one. But depression is so much more than just sadness. Not only your physical health but your emotional and mental health gets affected as well. Different people might have different forms of depression. But learning some of the first warning signs of depression might help you to notice if a person is depressed and help them at an earlier stage only.