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Bladder Cancer: Symptoms You Need To Watch Out For

Bladder Cancer: Symptoms You Need To Watch Out For

Symptoms during the early stages of bladder cancer are often painless and intermittent. Although blood visible in the urine is one typical sign of the disease, it may be a symptom of another medical condition. So it’s important to see a doctor instead, for a proper diagnosis and for early detection as well. It is...

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How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection [Video]

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection [Video]

When left untreated, urinary tract infection (UTI) can lead to severe complications like kidney damage. While women are more prone to get UTI, men and children can also experience them. Staying hydrated can help reduce the risk of getting urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infection can affect everyone, but women are 30 times more likely...

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How to Boost Your Metabolism If You Have Thyroid Disease

How to Boost Your Metabolism If You Have Thyroid Disease

Metabolism refers to how your body processes and uses the food you eat. People with underactive thyroid have inefficient metabolism that causes them to gain weight. Boosting your metabolism involves getting the right thyroid treatment, building your muscles, increasing your physical activity, and eating foods with a high thermic effect. When your thyroid gland doesn’t...

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Female Lower Back and Groin Pain: Do you need to get checked?

Female Lower Back and Groin Pain: Do you need to get checked?

Lower back and groin pain in women may be musculoskeletal or disease-related. Infection or inflammation in the kidneys, urinary tract, or pancreas, can cause this pain.  Trauma from accidents or injuries can also result in lower back and groin pain in women.  What causes lower back and groin pain in women? Lower back and groin...

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Digestive Diseases: How to Treat and Prevent Diverticulitis

Digestive Diseases: How to Treat and Prevent Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a condition where the diverticula in the small intestine are inflamed or infected. Untreated diverticulitis can lead to several complications and even death. One way to prevent diverticulitis is to load up on fiber.  Diverticulitis occurs when small pouches form anywhere in your intestines and become infected or inflamed. These pouches, called diverticula,...

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Essential Facts to Know About Pancreatitis [Video]

Essential Facts to Know About Pancreatitis [Video]

The common causes of pancreatitis are gallstones and chronic alcohol use. Pancreatitis can either be acute pancreatitis or chronic. While some cases of pancreatitis can be treated, the disease can also cause complications and death. What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is a condition where your pancreas becomes inflamed. Your pancreas is located behind your stomach. The...

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Grapeseed Oil: 5 Surprising Health Benefits

Grapeseed Oil: 5 Surprising Health Benefits

Grapeseed oil is produced from pressing the seeds of grapes. It contains vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats, making it a better option than other vegetable oils. It has high nutritional value, and its health benefits range from improving heart health and making the skin healthy. Grapeseed oil is made from pressing the seeds of grapes...

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How can you prevent secondary hypertension?

How can you prevent secondary hypertension?

Secondary hypertension refers to high blood pressure caused by another disease. There are certain risk factors for high blood pressure that you cannot do anything about, including your ethnicity and age. Certain lifestyle changes can lower your risk for diseases that may cause secondary hypertension.  About ten percent of people with high blood pressure developed...

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How to Maintain Healthy Skin in this Pandemic

How to Maintain Healthy Skin in this Pandemic

Frequent hand washing and the wearing of masks can lead to skin damage. Damaged skin may heighten your risk for infections.  Applying the right moisturizer to your hand and face is key to preventing dry and cracked skin.  The COVID-19 pandemic has made more people wash their hands or use hand sanitizers more frequently. It’s...

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Ways to Build Your Collagen Levels

Ways to Build Your Collagen Levels

Our collagen levels naturally drop as we grow older. Declining collagen levels typically result in wrinkle formation, stiff joints, and weakened muscles, among others. To help the body restore collagen, diet changes and supplement intake may help. Ever noticed how the collagen trend is now becoming widespread? From cosmetic injections to food, skin creams, pills...