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Stillbirth is the harsh reality that takes a severe toll on families’ health and well being. It takes away the life of your baby before or during delivery. Know whether you’re at an increased risk for stillbirth and what you can do to reduce the risk. As specified above, stillbirth is a death or loss of a baby before or during delivery. Another term, “miscarriage,” is also used to define pregnancy loss. But how do they differ? They differ based on the time when the loss occurs.
- Posted: October 12, 2020Read more »
Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. When diagnosed at an early stage, prostate cancer is easily treatable. The prostate cancer starts at the prostate gland, which is located between the bladder and the penis. The cause of prostate cancer is uncertain. Studies suggest that about 1 in every three men over the age of 50 have some cancer cells in their prostate. A wide range of those cancers is small and hardly harmful to health. Although there is no definite cause of prostate cancer, there are many risk factors which could make you more susceptible to the disease.
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According to the World Health Organisation, every year, about 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer from the spinal cord injury(SCI). Usually, the spinal cord injury is a result of preventable causes, such as road traffic, crashes, falls, or violence. Additionally, people with spinal cord injury have two to five times the chance of dying premature death as compared to people without the spinal cord injury. The term spinal cord injury refers to the damaging of the spinal cord because of trauma, disease or degeneration. In fact, almost 90% of the cases occur due to traumatic causes.
- Posted: October 08, 2020Categories: Healthy LifestyleRead more »
First of all, intermittent fasting isn’t a diet; it's a lifestyle. It's a method of scheduling your meals to get the most out of it. It doesn’t change what you eat but changes the time when you eat. The question that arises here is - How does change in the time of eating can benefit you? Well, it’s an excellent way to get lean without cutting down your calories or going on a strict diet and starve yourself. In intermittent fasting, you’ll begin with keeping your calories the same as before. You have to figure out your eating and dieting window that suits your routine. All you need to do is to eat your food only during the eating window and fast for the rest of the hours in a 24-hour schedule. Moreover, you can get lean with intermittent fasting without losing your muscle mass.
- Posted: October 06, 2020Read 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, 2020Read 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.