Cancer is one of the most popular and most feared diseases that can affect males, females, children, and adults. Meanwhile, some cancer is specific to a particular gender due to point of infection on the genital area examples are prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, and so on.
Source: Bright Focus Foundation Diabetes is a disease of the blood and as such becomes very serious when the sugar level has gone very high or increased to unhealthy level. Since it's a disease of the blood, the chances it will affect other parts of the human body is very high and at the same time, a cause for concern.
Labor is a natural process of childbirth. Childbirth is one of the happiest moments that parents might have patiently and nervously waited for to welcome their babies. Yet, reports(news) show that parents have experienced labor at marketplaces, offices, homes(without any doctor or midwife), and in cars(on the way to the hospital) which may be unsafe for the mother-to-be and the baby.
The right brain cerebral stroke is a type of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke that is a resultant of the restriction of blood supply to the right side of the brain in sickle cell disease patients. When right brain cerebral stroke occurs, it is due to prolonged starvation of oxygen to the brain cells for about three to five minutes (3-5 minutes), causing the brain cells to cease function and die.
Pregnancy's third trimester may be both physically and emotionally demanding. Your baby's size and the position may make it difficult for you to relax. Despite this, you need to try to remain in good spirits and be ready for labour as you near the end of your pregnancy.
Photo Credit: FamilyEducation You enter your second month of pregnancy from the 5th week to the 8th week. You'll feel nearly the same as you did last month. However, your first prenatal visit and standard medical check-up are both scheduled for the second month. This month is when your cells join together to form an embryo.
The heart is the most important organ in your cardiovascular system, which also comprises various blood channels. The arteries are some of the most vital blood vessels. They transport oxygen-rich blood to all of your organs and tissues. The coronary arteries deliver oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle particularly.
Photo Credit: Cleveland Clinic Contractions, discomfort, and, in many cases, an epidural are all common occurrences during birth. However, there are a few more things that can happen and catch you off guard. Some of them are frequent and harmless, while others require more immediate attention.
Goitre can be described as a swelling of the thyroid gland which results to a lump mostly in front of the neck.It develops mostly as a result of Iodine deficiency or inflammation and infection of the thyroid gland. The symptoms, causes, and treatments of goitre will be discussed in this article.
For many expecting moms who have already passed their due dates, anything that would help them induce labour is highly welcome. It is only natural that as your pregnancy progresses, you tend to look for ways to make your labor faster and quicker. One of such methods has already been provided by nature, and all you need to do is to to food to help you induce labor.
The foods we consume have great effects on our well-being. This means that the types of foods we consume can either improve or be detrimental to our health depending on our body's physical state. For this reason, some foods may be detrimental to a pregnant woman's health (and her baby's health) while some foods may improve her health.
The heart is a very important organ in the body which is responsible for, pumping blood throughout the human body. The heart is also, a very delicate organ which needs to be taken proper care of because, failure to take proper care of your heart can result in the development of several heart conditions which can affect your heart, and reduce it's efficiency and effectiveness.
Photo Credit: News Medical Pregnancy insomnia is most common during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy. Insomnia is rather common throughout pregnancy but it occurs frequently during the third trimester than other trimesters because of the increasing belly size and sense of labor. Here are reasons why you are experiencing insomnia during your pregnancy
Thyroids are responsible for a significant portion of our health despite being a little part of our bodies. Our metabolism is controlled by the butterfly-shaped gland, which most of us only think about when we're attempting to lose weight. That is a factor, but it is also the source of all the energy we require in our daily activities.
Photo Credit: Healthline Food cravings are a symptom of PCOS. Insulin resistance and elevated insulin levels are found in almost all women with PCOS. Insulin resistance is frequently accompanied by excessive carbohydrate cravings which can lead to overeating. A weight loss plan is part of the lifestyle treatment for women with PCOS and this can be very difficult when you have constant food cravings.
It can be impossible to know exactly what is happening inside your body and whether you're developing a severe medical condition. But your body has a way of giving you signs and clues to warn you that something might be wrong. One way to know whether you're going through something serious is by standing in front of the mirror, sticking your tongue out, and looking for something unusual. Your tongue should ideally appear pink in color and be covered with small nodules, according to Cleveland Clinic. However,
A first heart attack is a serious, life-changing event for people who have it. In the past, few people survived a heart attack, but now most people do. (Getty) But a new study aims to highlight the importance of avoiding suffering a second heart attack due to the dangers it can cause.
Source: Cleveland Clinic Arthritis and joint issues are very serious health conditions and if not handled well might lead to complications. Though they are serious health problems, there is no denying the fact that there are several lies and myths about them that are often carried by people who are totally unaware of the health condition.
Photo Credit: Cleveland Clinic Intercourse during pregnancy may appear to be a tricky issue. Being pregnant comes a slew of physical changes one of which is a boost in libido, and the libido of a pregnant woman will fluctuate a lot from the first to the third trimester.
As a 16-year-old girl, Michelle wasn't ready for the answer she received on her visit to an OB-GYN to understand why she didn't have her period yet. Turned out, she was born without a uterus. Not only was she not capable of menstruating, but having no uterus also meant that she could never have a baby. Even though being a mother didn't matter much to Michelle when she was a teenager 16, things started to change once she married her husband Richard. Years went by and she thought that she could never experience