- Posted: October 06, 2020Categories: CancerRead more »
Do you have lumps in your breast? Does it mean you have breast cancer? This is the first thought most women have as soon as they feel lumps or some changes in their breasts. Fortunately, most breast lumps are non-cancerous or benign. Not only women, but men can also develop benign breast lumps. This condition is referred to as benign breast disease. While these breast changes are not cancerous or fatal, they may increase your risk of getting breast cancer later in life.
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Growing a beard is now a trending activity among men. Many men consider facial hair as a sign of masculinity as well as authority. While growing a beard can take a man to another level, it does not come easy for most of the men. While growing a beard, there arises certain issues or problems such as dry skin, dandruff or whiskers, which if not well addressed, might lead you to stick to a clean shave. Whether you are looking forward to growing a beard which is bandholz or just a simple short one, you need to be aware of some common beard problems and the solutions to it, to help you counter them and grow and maintain your facial hair in comfort.
- Posted: October 03, 2020Klinefelter syndrome (often referred to as Klinefelter's, KS or XXY) is a sex chromosome disorder in which boys are born with an extra X chromosome. Chromosomes are bundles of genes present in each cell of the body. There are two types of chromosomes, known as the sex chromosomes, that specify the genetic sex of a baby. These are designated as either X or Y. Typically, a female baby has 2-X chromosomes (XX), and a male has 1-X and 1 Y (XY). However, in Klinefelter syndrome, a boy is born with an additional X chromosome. The X chromosome is NOT a "female" chromosome, and is found in both girls and boys. Although, the presence of a Y chromosome indicates male sex.Read more »
- Posted: September 29, 2020Categories: CancerRead more »
Cervical cancer occurs when there are changes in the cells, present in the woman’s cervix, that connect the uterus with the vagina. Cervical cancer affects the deeper tissues of the cervix and it might spread to other parts of the body (metastasize), often the liver, lungs, vagina, rectum and bladder. Maximum cases of cervical cancer are a result of an infection with human papillomavirus or HPV, which can be prevented with a vaccine. This cancer grows slowly, so there usually is time to find and treat it before it results in some critical problems.
- Posted: September 28, 2020Categories: Mental HealthRead more »
According to the American Psychological Association, in 1999 only 7.7% of the population used to take antidepressants, but the percentage got increased to 64% by the end of the year 2014. When we talk about gender, the percentage of women taking antidepressants is double the percentage of men consuming antidepressants. Antidepressants are used by almost every age groups, such as 16.6% of the people of age between 40 to 60, 7.8% of people with the age of 20 to 39, and even 3.4% of adolescents also use antidepressants. But what are these antidepressants? Why are they used? Antidepressants are a type of drugs that helps in the treatment of major depression disorders, anxiety disorders, chronic pain conditions, and also some other additional complications. There are various types of antidepressants available in the market but finding the right one for you might take time.
- Posted: September 26, 2020Read more »
There are sharp differences between men and women, and diseases are no exception. Several conditions are increasingly more common in men than women. For example, men are prone to nearly all types of cancer due to their habits and lifestyle preferences. In this blog, you will come across the names and details of those diseases that mainly affect men. As prevention is better than cure, know about the conditions that can affect you and try to minimize your risk.
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When patients and their doctors talk about pain management strategies, one area often gets overlooked: weight loss management. While working on a weight loss management plan likely won’t offer immediate relief, research seems to indicate that there is a strong connection between being overweight and how much chronic pain we have – and even modest weight loss can help turn things around. Being overweight can have a consequential impact on how we experience chronic pain. If a person is overweight, he or she may experience an increase in mechanical forces on the frame of the body, including the knee and hip joints, the spine, and supporting muscle groups, which can cause added wear and tear.
- Posted: September 23, 2020Categories: CoronavirusRead more »
The global pandemic has changed the entire way of living. Remember, the good old days when we can head towards the grocery store anytime on a whim or craving? We used to enjoy shopping for groceries and other household items before, but now it has become a stressful task. You may have several questions on your mind, such as: Should I wear gloves? Can I use reusable bags? Do I need to disinfect all the purchased items? How can I stay safe while touching products in the store?
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Kegel exercise strengthens the muscles of the pelvic floor, and it can aid in preventing the leakage of urine or feces while coughing, sneezing, lifting, and other heavy movements. The prostate is a gland which is located under the bladder and surrounds the upper part of the urethra. Many muscles surround the prostate gland, and these muscles may get weakened. This can lead to the leakage of urine, which is known as incontinence. Kegel exercise helps strengthen these muscles, and strengthening of these muscles helps to gain better control of the bladder and urine flow.
- Posted: September 21, 2020Read more »
Asthma has become a common problem and is one of the most popular respiratory diseases. This medical condition is when the bronchial pathway gets inflamed. The bronchus swells up and narrows down and starts to produce more mucus making it difficult for the person to breathe. Asthmatic attacks can sometimes even be fatal. If you suspect that you are getting an asthmatic attack or are suffering from asthma then you should immediately go for a consultation to a pulmonologist, respiratory therapist, paediatrician, or primary health care provider.