5 WARNING SIGNS OF BREAST CANCER

Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel is an important part of breast health. Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. But knowing what to look for does not take the place of having regular mammograms and other screening tests. Screening tests can help find breast cancer in its early…

HOW TO CONTROL HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN PREGNANCY

Typically, most women develop high blood pressure during the seventh month, usually after 20 or 24 weeks. This is the time when women need to be careful and lead as healthy a life as possible. Pregnant women are advised ample rest and there’s a good reason for it. In fact, pregnant women undergo constant blood…

HOW TO TREAT GONORRHEA WITHOUT GOING TO A DOCTOR

Gonorrhea also known as “the clap,” is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. While gonorrhoea can cause signs and symptoms, including vaginal or penile discharge and pain when urinating or during sex, it often comes with no such hints at all.  Over the years, these bacteria have become very resistant to most antibiotics. While a…

WANT TO CONTROL YOUR ANGER? HERE IS HOW

Anger is a normal feeling and can be a positive emotion when it helps you work through issues or problems, whether that’s at work or at home. However, anger can become problematic if it leads to aggression, outbursts, or even physical altercations. Anger control is important for helping you avoid saying or doing something you…

5 COMMON CAUSES OF IMPOTENCE

5Impotence is a condition that consistently affects a person’s ability to achieve or maintain an erection, or ability to achieve ejaculation. It’s a form of erectile dysfunction (ED). There can be several contributing factors for impotence. These include both emotional and physical disorders. According to The Merck Manual, an estimated 50 percent of men ages 40…

WHY YOU SHOULD EAT TIGER NUT

Tiger nuts, also known as chufa, yellow nutsedge or earth almonds, are not actually nuts, but rather edible tubers. They’re the size of a chickpea but wrinkly with a chewy texture and sweet nutty flavor similar to coconut. Tiger nuts were one of the first plants cultivated in Egypt and traditionally used as both food…

7 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDNEY HEALTHY

Your kidneys are fist-sized organs located at the bottom of your rib cage, on both sides of your spine. They perform several functions. Most importantly, they filter waste products, excess water, and other impurities from your blood. These waste products are stored in your bladder and later expelled through urine. In addition, your kidneys regulate…

7 ‘WOMEN’S’ DISEASE THAT CAN AFFECT MEN

Due to variations in genes, anatomy, and hormone levels, some diseases attack women more often than men, and vice-versa. However, thinking of diseases that women are more prone to as “women’s diseases” can leave men vulnerable to serious health problems. Here are seven so-called ‘women’s diseases’ that can also strike men. If you experience symptoms,…

UNDERSTANDING 8 CAUSES OF ITCHY EYES

When your eyes become itchy and red, you will do just about anything to relieve the irritation. But knowing the cause of your itchy eyes can help you find the right treatment and get some relief. The differences between symptoms of allergy and infection, for example, are important to understand so you don’t make your…

WANT TO STAY FIT? THESE HEALTH TIPS WILL GUIDE YOU

Nutrition is important for fitness. Eating a well-balanced diet can help you get the calories and nutrients you need to fuel your daily activities, including regular exercise. When it comes to eating foods to fuel your exercise performance, it’s not as simple as choosing vegetables over doughnuts. You need to get the right types of food…

10 REMEDIES FOR OILY SKIN

Perhaps the most popular solution for skin lightening on a spot-by-spot basis is topical Oily skin is the result of the overproduction of sebum from sebaceous glands. These glands are located under the skin’s surface. Sebum is an oily substance made of fats. Sebum isn’t all bad since it helps protect and moisturize your skin…

4 ITEMS PEOPLE WITH ECZEMA CARRY IN THEIR BAG

4From the harsh, fragranced soap in your office’s bathroom to the cold of winter, there are many external factors that can cause your eczema flare-ups. The severe symptoms that eczema can bring about means having to prepare for them each day. Here are some ideas for items to pack in a bag or your desk…