Many times, the same symptoms that signal the onset of menstruation are similar to symptoms that signify pregnancy, so it can be difficult to determine if you truly are pregnant. While the only surefire way to determine if you are pregnant is a positive pregnancy test and a visit to the doctor, paying close attention […]Read More Pregnancy: How to Decipher Symptoms and Tell if You are Pregnant
There are many late pregnancy complaints that women hear about all the time. Heartburn, back ache, sleepless nights. But one of the most bothersome can be difficult to find information on, as it is not as common. For a pregnant woman suffering from moderate or severe pelvic pain, there are some things that may ease […]Read More Pelvic Pain and Pregnancy: Causes and Help for This Late Pregnancy Problem
Since its first appearance in April 2009, H1N1, or swine flu, has affected many lives around the globe. For those with children, previous medical complications, or working in high-risk areas, H1N1 can be particularly fear-inducing. But perhaps it is most feared by one group listed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as “high-risk:” pregnant […]Read More The H1N1 Virus & Pregnancy: Is It Safe to Vaccinate?
Exercise is widely recognised as a vital part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, as with most things in life it is possible to take exercise to the extreme and this is often the case in men suffering from both eating disorders and body image related conditions such as muscle dysmorphia. Exercise Addiction – Spotting […]Read More How Does Compulsive Exercise Affect Men?: Factors Associated with Eating Disorders in Males
Vitamin C is an antioxidant (ascorbic acid) that positively affects the immune system of fishes and possibly some marine invertebrates. Vitamin C is naturally occurring in the marine environment (in seaweed, for example), and there is strong data from scientists and mariculture professionals, that dosing vitamin C has many positive effects on marine life. Some […]Read More Do Fish Need Their Vitamins? Dosing the Marine Aquarium with Vitamin C
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria normally live on the skin and mucous membranes of many people without causing disease. Still, S aureus is a pathogenic species of bacteria, and can cause diseases of the skin and other areas of the body, called Staph infections, particularly if introduced beyond the skin’s surface, such as through a wound, puncture […]Read More Why Are MRSA Skin Infections Known as False Spider Bites?
Ear infections can be very severe and may require immediate medical attention. Do you have a hard time hearing? Does it sound like there is a loud static noise in your ears or ringing in your ears? You may be experiencing an ear infection or allergy-related fullness within your ear. Ear infections can be very […]Read More Ear Infections at a Glance: Find Out about This Particular Illness