Chocolate

ChocolateRecent research reveals that chocolate, everyone’s favorite rich, dark indulgence, may actually be good for you. As if you needed another reason to munch on a Hershey’s Kiss. Continue reading »

Rosacea

rosaceaRosacea (said rose-ay-shah) is an inflammatory dermal disorder in which vessels in the face enlarge too quickly causing an overflow of blood. Continue reading »

Spider veins

Spider veinsTelangiectasias, commonly referred to as spider veins or thread veins afflicts millions of people each year. Though cosmetic in nature, they generally pose no serious health risk, yet 70% of cases are women, and astonishingly affect 25% of women above 40 years old. Continue reading »

Varicose veins treatment

Varicose veins treatmentJust about all medical providers will try to treat a medical problem with the minimum therapy needed to treat it. Continue reading »

Radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins

Endovenous Radiofrequency AblationThe latest advancement in varicose vein treatment is the Endovenous Thermal Ablation technique. This entails advancing a catheter through a very small incision up along the greater or lesser saphenous vein. Continue reading »

Varicose veins

Varicose Veins DefinitionVaricose veins are large, twisted bulging blood vessels seen on the surface of the skin. Common sites of varicose veins include the insides of the legs and backs of the calves. Continue reading »

Varicose veins during pregnancy

Varicose veins during pregnancyPregnancy has long been known to contribute to varicose veins. In fact, this is one of the dreaded side effects to carrying a child. Continue reading »

History of pharmacy

History of pharmacy Continue reading »

Premenstrual syndrome

pmsPremenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the term used to describe severe and unpleasant emotional and physical symptoms that some women experience during the week or two before their menstrual period. Continue reading »

Healthy diet

healthy dietA healthy and balanced diet is what allows you to function to your fullest every day. How do you know if your diet is healthy? The most effective way of achieving the optimum physical health is to adjust your nutrition and lifestyle according to the following key principles. Continue reading »

Glycemic index

Glycemic indexThe glycemic index (GI) provides a way to rank carbohydrate-rich foods according to the glucose levels in the blood following intake. Continue reading »

Garlic

GarlicFamily: Aliaceae
Botanical latin name: Allium sativum (clove garlic: Ger.: knoblauch: Fr.: ail commun)
Garlic is a bulbous perennial growing to a height of 1 – 3 feet. It has pale pink or green-white flowers. Continue reading »

Free radicals

Free radicalsFree radicals are any type of molecules or atoms that are unstable due to an excess or deficient number of electrons, and aggressively seek to steal (or donate) electrons from other molecules or atoms to stabilize themselves. When a free radical attacks a molecule, the molecule loses or recieves an electron making it unstable. Continue reading »

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Foods to avoid during pregnancyThere are a lot of dos and don’ts that accompany a pregnant woman. Especially in the case of food consumption, there indeed is a lot of stuff that an expectant mom has to be careful about. Continue reading »

10 weeks pregnant

10 weeks pregnantYou are 10 weeks pregnant or 8 weeks after conception. Now your baby is almost an inch and a half! She weighs almost 0.18 oz or 5 grams. Continue reading »