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Difference between Obesity and Overweight

Difference between Obesity and OverweightHave you heard any of these exasperated comments? “My doctor says I overweight, and I need to lose about 15 pounds.” “Look at how obese these clothes make me look!” Continue reading »

Deoxyribonucleic Acid – DNA

Deoxyribonucleic Acid - DNADNA, or Deoxyribonucleic Acid, is found in the nuclei of cells, the building blocks of the human body. It is the principal constituent of chromosomes, the structures that transmit hereditary characteristics. Continue reading »

Herbs to avoid during pregnancy

Herbs to avoid during pregnancyThere are a vast number of herbs used to treat any almost any ailment you can think of. There are of course herbs to avoid completely during your pregnancy. Continue reading »


common valerianLatin name: Valeriána officinális. It belongs to the genus Valeriana, family Valerianaceae. Also known as: all-heal, amantilla, capon’s tail, setwal, garden valerian, garden heliotrope. Continue reading »

Stretches for cyclists

cyclist stretchingWhen you work a muscle, it contracts and generally becomes shorter. In order to keep the muscle flexible and able to travel through its full range of motion, you have to lengthen it again. That’s why stretching is so important. Continue reading »


OsteoporosisOsteoporosis is a medical condition where bones in the body become increasingly brittle and fragile as age progresses, it is characterized by the progressive loss of bone density and making the bone tissue thin. Osteoporosis literally means “pores of bone”. Continue reading »

Plantago major

Plantago majorPlantágo májor (greater plantain or broadleaf plantain) is a member of the Plantaginaceae family. Plantago major contains mucilage, aucubin glucoside, minerals, vitamins C, K and factor “T” which helps to stop bleeding. Continue reading »


mammographyA mammogram, or mammography, is a low-dose X-ray study of the breasts. Unlike a chest X-ray that images your lungs, heart, ribs, etc., a mammogram allows an isolated view of the breast tissue. Continue reading »

Breast cancer diagnosis

breast cancer diagnosisIf you have a suspicious lump or other symptom, the doctor must diagnose whether it is due to breast cancer or some other cause. Continue reading »


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 »


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 »