Category: Health Conditions

  • Decoding JN.1: Understanding the Concerns of the New COVID-19 Variant

    As the peak of winter illness season approaches, a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, known as JN.1, originating from the Omicron family, is gaining attention worldwide.Initially identified in the U.S. in September, JN.1 gradually spread worldwide. Recent data from CDC-affiliated labs reveal its rising prevalence, surpassing 20% in the two weeks concluding on December…

  • Constipation Types and Treatment

    One frequent digestive problem that can be uncomfortable and disruptive to daily life is constipation. It affects people of all ages and negatively impacts their quality of life. Various factors, such as changes in diet and lifestyle, medications, and underlying medical conditions, can cause constipation. Understanding the cause of constipation is essential for selecting the…

  • Managing Blood Sugar Levels during Menstruation

    Diabetes and periods are two challenging health issues that can significantly impact a woman’s life. Managing both of these conditions can be tricky, and difficult to navigate the hormonal challenges that often come with them.  As researchers search deeper into this connection, they uncover potential links between diabetes and periods, shedding light on how blood…

  • Natural Ways to Improve Bladder Control and Stop Frequent Urination

    What is bladder control? Bladder control refers to your ability to store urine in the bladder and release it at an appropriate time. It involves coordination between bladder muscles, the nerves that control these muscles, and the muscles that control urine flow out of the bladder. Overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary incontinence (UI) are two…

  • Raising Awareness for Thalassemia on World Thalassemia Day

    May 08 marks an annual observance of World Thalassemia Day, aimed at raising awareness about the disease and recognising the hardships faced by those affected by it. The day serves to highlight the challenges and struggles that patients encounter in their daily lives, as well as to promote understanding and empathy towards their condition. Through…

  • Purple Day for Epilepsy 2023: Health through Awareness

    Purple Day aims to create a fact-based understanding of disease and eliminate unnecessary myths. Cassidy Megan gave birth to the purple day in 2008. Its purpose was to raise awareness about epilepsy. She began her journey of epilepsy awareness with positive encouragement from her personal life. The theme for purple epilepsy day 2023 is “stigma”,…

  • The Key Difference Between Piles and Fissures

    The Key Difference Between Piles and Fissures

    If you’re looking for information on piles and fissures, you’ve come to the right place. Piles and fissures are two types of anal disorders that are often confused. While both conditions can cause discomfort and pain, they are different in terms of their causes, symptoms, and treatments. Both piles and fissures can be treated with…

  • How To Treat Melasma During Pregnancy

    What is Melasma? Melasma is a skin condition that results in dark spots on the face, particularly on the cheeks, forehead, nose, upper lip, and neck pigmentation during pregnancy. It is commonly called a “pregnancy mask” because it occurs in many women during pregnancy, although it can also affect men and non-pregnant women. Melasma is…

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse: Overview, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? Mitral valve prolapse is a very common heart valve abnormality. It is also known as “click murmur syndrome” and “Barlow’s syndrome”. Women are more susceptible to this condition than men. A normal mitral valve is composed of two thin leaflets that are located between the heart’s left atrium and left…

  • Pilonidal Cyst: Overview, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    What is a pilonidal cyst? It is a tissue sac with fluid or air in it. This is also known as pilonidal sinus, intergluteal pilonidal disease, or simply pilonidal cysts. In simple terms, they are benign skin growths that develop in the buttock crease.  A few people develop pilonidal cysts yearly, making it a common…