Health

Health means prevention, knowledge, and treatment. In this section we’ll provide you with information on the human body and how the organs work, disorders and diseases, the main treatments for each of them, as well as first aid you should know.

What to Do About High Cholesterol in Women

Cholesterol shows up in different ways in men and women. A woman’s cholesterol levels may increase during both pregnancy and menopause. We need to get to know the correct levels in order to deal with high cholesterol in women.

What are Some Causes for Swollen Fingers?

This has probably happened to you at least once: suddenly you notice pressure in your fingers and slight inflammation. They feel so swollen that you cannot even take off your rings. Sometimes this happens when you are walking or in mid-afternoon. What…

Symptoms and Causes of the Main Hormonal Problems

Hormones are essential substances in your body. They regulate development, give you energy, are in charge of your menstrual cycles, regulate salt and sugar levels in the blood. Any small alteration to your hormones can lead to certain symptoms that you should…

How to Cure Wounds to Prevent Scars

Few people are lucky enough to have no scars on their skin.  So, we have a few natural remedies for you to prevent scars. A lot of times, due to little or poor wound care, the healing process takes longer, it’s arduous,…

Remedies, Symptoms and Causes of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease that doesn’t only lead to fertility issues. It can also seriously impede sexual relations along with causing pelvic pain, painful bowel movements and very painful menstruation. In this article we’ll be looking in great detail at the…

What Causes Cherry Angiomas?

These small marks are an intense, scarlet red. It’s usually a bit scary when you first notice one on your skin. They don’t hurt, but they’re kind of ugly, and most people don’t know what causes cherry angiomas to appear…

How to Detect Breast Cancer in Time

Breast cancer is a very frequent disease in women. Although it is impossible to know who it will affect – because many risk factors cannot be changed – here are things that you can do to have control over your…

All About Strokes

Cerebrovascular accidents, also known as strokes or ictus, require immediate attention. The time between the onset of the first symptoms and that of receiving medical attention should not be longer than four hours.

8 Symptoms of Liver Problems

The liver is one of your body’s vital organs. It performs an endless number of basic functions that are indispensable for your health and proper function. As such, it’s important to be able to spot any symptoms of liver problems. In…

6 Symptoms of Pancreas Problems

The pancreas is an indispensable organ for the body. Knowing the symptoms of different pancreas problems could help you to diagnose or prevent more serious problems.  Pancreatitis alters a lot of digestive functions and is sometimes associated with bad dietary habits.  We’ll…

Crohn’s Disease: Symptoms and Treatment

You might have heard of Crohn’s disease or even had first-hand experience with it. More people than we might imagine suffer from this inflammatory bowel disease that affects not only how your intestines work, but also any spot throughout the…

How to Properly Disinfect a Wound

Living things’ skin acts as a barrier to keep viruses and other harmful agents out of the body. If you hurt yourself, bacteria can get into the wound and then multiply inside or around it, leading to serious infections that…

What Causes Hand and Wrist Pain?

Hand and wrist pain is a very common problem, especially for women. Their hands and wrists may go numb at night or experience swelling or weakness. In some cases they may even lose the use of them. We’re going to explain the…