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5 Travel Tips For Diabetics

5 Travel Tips For Diabetics

For people who suffer from diabetes, going on vacation can be a challenging experience, as change in meal patterns, time zones and activity levels affects blood glucose levels. It is therefore essential for you to plan accordingly and implement a routine in your journey to ensure better health. Tips to manage diabetes while traveling 1. […]

How To Protect Yourself Against Enlarged Liver?

How To Protect Yourself Against Enlarged Liver?

The liver performs hundreds of important functions in the body, from aiding absorption of food to eliminating toxic substances. Normally, an adult liver is about the size of a small football. However, if your liver enlarges, it usually warns you of an underlying health issue like cancer, hepatitis or congestive heart failure. If you have […]

Understand Paget's Disease Of The Bone!

Understand Paget’s Disease Of The Bone!

When a bone expands or enlarges, it becomes deformed and can result in a chronic condition, commonly known as Paget’s disease. This irregular enlargement of bone leads to bone pain, arthritis, bone deformity and also bone fractures. Normally, Paget’s disease involves only one bone, but there is no guarantee that more than one bone of […]

Important Facts About Pelvic Pain

Important Facts About Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is extremely common and has many underlying causes. If you were asked to locate the pain, you’d probably sweep your hand over the entire lower abdomen area rather than point to one specific spot. It can be steady or it might come and go. If you have severe pain, it is likely to […]

How To Cope With Rett Syndrome?

How To Cope With Rett Syndrome?

Rett Syndrome is a severe genetic disorder that mainly affects the development of the brain. It almost always occurs in girls and produces symptoms which are similar to autism. This particular neurological disorder leaves sufferers profoundly disabled, and totally dependent on others throughout their lives. The gene responsible for Rett syndrome is MECP2 and it […]

All You Need To Know About Sleep Talking

All You Need To Know About Sleep Talking

Have you been repeatedly told that you whisper in your sleep? While it can cause much amusement to those who hear it, this common sleep disorder may worry you that you are letting out your deepest, darkest secrets or disturbing your room mates. The good news is that it is rarely violent or harmful or […]

4 Simple Dietary Tips To Stay Healthy While Traveling

4 Simple Dietary Tips To Stay Healthy While Traveling

When it comes to eating on holiday, many fall prey to the philosophy, “no limits”. While it is great to unwind and eat whatever you want, try not to overdo it too much and keep a check on your health. If you battle to strike a balance between fun and good health on your vacation, […]

Watch Out For Uveitis If You Have Vision Problems

Watch Out For Uveitis If You Have Vision Problems

Uveitis mainly involves the inflammatory process of the middle layers of the eye, called the uvea. The uvea, which includes the iris, choroid, ciliary part of your eye, is very important because many of its veins and arteries transport blood to other parts of your eyes. Depending on the area of inflammation in your eye, […]

Trichomoniasis: Most Common Vaginal Infection In Women!

Trichomoniasis: Most Common Vaginal Infection In Women!

Are you taking necessary precautions to avoid vaginal infections? As a woman, it is very important for you take proper hygiene and better care for your vaginal regions, as they are very crucial in better reproductive health. Improper hygiene mainly leads to various vaginal infections. Trichomoniasis is one among the most common vaginal infection that […]

Maintain Proper Dental Care To Prevent Tooth Abscess!

Maintain Proper Dental Care To Prevent Tooth Abscess!

Are you worried about tooth abscess? It is a preventable condition if you take better oral care. Tooth abscess can happen at any time to any one irrespective of age and gender. Infectious bacteria that grow in your tooth cavities because of improper oral care causes tooth abscess. When an infected tooth doesn’t receive appropriate […]