Bone bruise on a foot

Bone Bruise: Symptoms and Treatment

You’ve probably heard of skin bruises so how about a bone bruise? This might seem odd because we’re used to hearing about bones getting fracture or boned. What does it mean when they’re bruised? It turns out it’s the same condition that happens in a different place. When we see...

happy couple sitting in a grassfield

Female Condom Pros and Cons

Female condoms or internal condoms function similarly to male condoms. It is a contraceptive worn by women internally and made of soft and thin latex material The female condom acts as a barrier inside the vagina to prevent sperm from meeting up with an egg and result in an unplanned...

cigarette stick broken in half on a palm of hand

What Causes a Schatzki Ring and How to Treat Them

Have you ever experienced suddenly feeling that something has gotten stuck around your chest? Or having difficulty swallowing chunks or pieces of meat, sausages, or the like? Although you don’t end up feeling suffocated or losing breath, you are left with a feeling that there is a blockage or something...

kid brushing teeth

Brown Spots on Tooth: Causes and Prevention

Having a healthy set of pearly whites can leave a very good impression.   They say that people generally respond well to a friendly face with a beaming smile – and definitely it is a plus if you’re teeth are gloriously clean and bright.  Having a healthy set of pearly...

xantham gum

Xanthan Gum: Is It Healthy or Harmful?

You might not know it, but salad dressing and glue used for wallpaper have one thing in common. It is the use of xanthan gum, which is a food additive. Moreover, you might have already consumed food that contains this additive. Here is everything there is to learn and understand...

woman with blackheads

DIY Blackhead Remover: Making Your Own Pore Strips

Acne and pimples are already a troubling appearance on the face, but nothing beats the annoying bumps on the skin called blackheads. Manual extraction and microdermabrasion are just a few ways of removing stubborn blackheads. However, there are minor methods for eliminating blackheads such as a DIY blackhead remover. Here...

woman with flu lying down while holding a cup with pink heart inside

Nux Vomica: Potential Benefits and Side Effects

Which natural remedies should you use? You have many options including nux vomica that’s used to treat colds/flu, headaches/migraines, and even hangovers. When picking natural treatments for illnesses it can be tough to pick the right ones. That’s because you might read that a certain one hasn’t been proven to...

cod vs sardines

Cod Liver Oil vs Fish Oil: Which Is Better For Your Health?

Cod liver oil vs fish oil brings the comparison between the two types of oil that is from the codfish liver and fish oil or any other types of fishes. Cod liver is just a type of fish oil. Both types of fish oil have been used as supplements to...

hand with infected serous fluid

What is Serous Fluid Drainage?

For individuals who have undergone surgery, it may be disconcerting to see drainage coming from the surgical site. The most common exudate is serious drainage which is normal and is expected from surgical wounds. However, other forms of exudate may signal an infection or a complication. Types of Drainage The...

Young lovers on the grass

What is Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder?

Do your genitals keep getting aroused without stimulation or sexual desire? If so then you might have something called PGAD, which stands for “persistent genital arousal disorder.” This condition and its symptoms usually exist in women.  It’s quite common and natural for genitals to be aroused during sexual activity. On...