General Healthcare

  1. Asthma And COVID-19: Is It A Deadly Combination?

    Asthma And COVID-19

    Asthma is counted as the most non-communicable diseases affecting somewhat more than 339 million people in the entire world in the year 2016. The asthma cases have been increasing with the increase in time. Such non-communicable chronic disease of the air is common among children. In 2016, there were 417,918 deaths because of asthma at the global level, and 24.8 million DALYs(disability-adjusted life year) were caused due to asthma, says WHO.

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  2. All You Should Know About Peptic Ulcer Disease

    peptic ulcer disease

    Open sores that occur on the stomach's inside lining and the upper portion of your small intestine are known as peptic ulcers. Stomach pain is the most common symptom of peptic ulcers. Possible causes of peptic ulcers are infections caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Additionally, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB) and naproxen sodium (Aleve), can also lead to the occurrence of peptic ulcers. 

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  3. Having Trouble In Breathing During Sleep? Check If You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    A National Healthy Sleep Project conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says, at least 25 million adults in the United States are afflicted with obstructive sleep apnea. Additionally, obstructive sleep apnea is the cause of the destruction of the health of millions of Americans.

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  4. Know-How To Properly Sanitize Your Masks

    sanitizing the face mask

    The coronavirus mainly gets transmitted through air droplets while we breathe. When a person coughs, sneeze, talk, shout or sing air droplets travel into the air. These air droplets land in the mouths or noses of people transmitting the infection. Preventing these air droplets from entering the atmosphere will prevent the infection from spreading. Wearing masks can help in this; it is a simple cloth barrier to prevent infected air droplets from reaching others.

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  5. Uterine Fibroids: A Benign Tumour

    Uterine Fibroids: A Benign Tumour

    Uterine fibroids are benign (not cancer) growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. They also are called leiomyomas or myomas. The size, shape, and location of fibroids can vary greatly. They may be inside the uterus, on its outer surface or within its wall, or attached to it by a stem-like structure.

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  6. Facts About Painkillers That You Didn’t Know

    painkillers

    NSAID - the common pharmacological term that every person has come across. Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs are quite the commonest drugs that you will find in the medical stores. The term itself explains that it is used for quite common circumstances such as fever, nausea, rashes, pain, etc.. There can be people who might even develop an allergic attack to the common painkillers about 1% but people who have asthma but use all the drugs with caution (though cases only range up to 10%).

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  7. Cardiac Arrest: Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

    cardiac arrest

    The Institute of Medicine says more than a million people experience cardiac arrest every year in the United States. Cardiac arrest is the result of abrupt loss stop of heart functioning causing the heartbeat to cease. Heartbeat is guided by electrical impulses, a change in the pattern of these impulses results in arrhythmia. In general 395,000 cases of cardiac arrest occur domestically, out of which less than 6 percent survive. 

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  8. Answering All Your Questions About Stroke

    Strokes

    Do you know how to recognize the signs of a stroke? Are you at risk? How can you help someone with a stroke? These are specific questions you must have running in your minds. We are here with a blog that will help you unravel the answers to all the stroke questions. Read them carefully and help yourself or your loved one recover from a stroke better. 

     

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  9. Masturbation For Men- Myths, Effects And Everything

    musterbation in men

    Masturbation is a natural and widespread activity of every human being, especially men. It is the safest way of exploring once body pleasure and sexual tension irrespective of background, genders, and races. Well, there are no physically harmful side effects of masturbation. But, excess of anything is bad. In fact, excessive masturbation can also harm your relationships and everyday life because of the excessive male semen release. Everybody has a different metabolism, and so the amount of release of the male hormone differs from person to person.

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  10. What To Eat & What To Avoid During Menstrual Cycle?

    diet during menstruation

    Many women experience uncomfortable symptoms during the menstrual cycle. Some foods can help relieve specific symptoms, while some others can make the symptoms worse. In menstruation, your iron levels are likely to drop, so incorporating fish in your diet would help counteract the loss. A scientific study suggests that omega-3s can help alleviate the intensity of your menstrual pain.

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