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Is Pneumonia Contagious? Why & 8 Ways to Prevent

Updated in 12-06-2023

Microorganisms that cause pneumonia are contagious and are transmitted through the air, soil or by inhaling droplets from an infected person. This disease can be prevented with simple measures, such as avoiding enclosed spaces or keeping your hands clean. Read more about why pneumonia is contagious and how to prevent.

8 Liver Detox Foods (to Cleanse Your Liver & Reduce Inflammation)

Updated in 12-05-2023

Liver detox foods, such as broccoli and green tea, help the body to eliminate fats and toxins that may contribute to inflammation in the body and cause disease. Here's a list of the best foods to eat to detox your liver and maintain optimal.

8 Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss: Salads, Soups & Juices

Updated in 12-05-2023

Healthy recipes for weight loss can help to keep you on track to achieve your health goals. You can incorporate these salads, soups and juices into your daily diet, as they are naturally rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals.

Mitochondrial Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes & Treatment

Updated in 12-05-2023

Mitochondrial diseases are genetic and hereditary disorders characterized by a deficiency or decrease in the activity of the mitochondria. This leads to insufficient energy production in the cell. Read more about the symptoms of mitochondri.

Domperidone: What It's Used For, How to Take & Side Effects

Updated in 12-04-2023

Domperidone is an anti-emetic medication that stimulates gastrointestinal flow. It is indicated for the treatment of heartburn, indigestion, nausea and vomiting, and can be used as prescribed for adults or children. Learn about what domperidone is used for, how to take it and contraindications for use.

Iron Supplements: When & How to Take (plus Types of Iron)

Updated in 12-04-2023

Iron supplements can be used to prevent anemia in people with high iron needs, such as babies and pregnant women. Supplementation is also recommended for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. Learn about when to take iron, how to take it.

Stress-Induced Gastritis: Symptoms, Causes & 5 Treatment Options

Updated in 12-04-2023

Stress-induced gastritis normally causes symptoms such as stomach pain, discomfort and frequent nausea. However, there are other symptoms that may help identify this type of gastritis. Learn how to identify it and how to treat stress-induced gastritis .

Warts on Penis: What Causes Them, Symptoms & Treatment

Updated in 12-04-2023

Warts on the penis are a sign of HPV, which can cause the emergence of one or more lesions on the glans. They can cause other symptoms, like bleeding and itching. Learn more about what causes warts on the penisa nd the treatments indicated to get rid of them.

What Causes Fluid in the Lungs? Top 5 Causes

Updated in 12-04-2023

Fluid in the lungs is typically caused by cardiovascular problems or lung infections. It can also be the result of high altitudes or near-drowning. Learn about what causes fluid in the lungs and what to do if you suspect you may have this condition.

Sugar Scrubs (and Other Natural Exfoliant Recipes to Make at Home)

Updated in 12-04-2023

Sugar scrubs help to remove dead skin cells from the outermost layer of the skin. They boost circulation and oxygenation to the area, and keep the skin smooth. They can be made with sugar, oils, salts and even coffee grounds. Check-out our 5 recipes for natural exfoliants and how to apply them.

Throwing Up Blood: Top 11 Causes (& What to Do)

Updated in 12-02-2023

Throwing-up blood or having blood in your vomit can be a sign of esophageal varies, gastritis or even cancer. It is important to seek urgent medical attention if you are vomiting blood. Learn about what can lead to blood in your vomit and h.

Red Spots On Skin: 18 Causes (with Pictures & Treatment)

Updated in 11-30-2023

Red spots on the skin can be linked to diseases like Zika or German measles or they could be the result of a simple allergy. Many times, they can be triggered by auto-immune processes, as seen in lupus and rosacea. See a list of the 18 most.

Pneumonia Treatment: Home & Hospital Treatment

Updated in 11-30-2023

Pneumonia treatment should be oriented by a family doctor or lung specialist. Learn more about what pneumonia treatment entails when completed at home or in the hospital, and see whether you should leave your home when you have pneumonia. Also read about the signs of improvement or worsening.

How to Tan: 8 Tips for a Fast & Long-Lasting Tan

Updated in 11-30-2023

To tan faster, you should use sunscreen, eat a diet rich in beta-carotenes and moisturize your skin very well every day, as well as taking short breaks from the sun to avoid burns and ensure a natural, healthy tan. See other tips for a quick and perfect tan.

Is Corn Good For You? 9 Health Benefits (w/ Recipes)

Updated in 11-29-2023

Corn can be good for your as it boasts many health benefits, such as protecting your eyesight, improving your intestinal health, helping you lose weight and strengthening your immune system, as it is rich in fiber and antioxidants. Check out all the benefits of corn and how to consume it using your healthy recipes.

Leukocytes in Urine: Top 6 Causes, Tests & Normal Levels

Updated in 11-29-2023

Having some leukocytes in the urine is normal, however high levels can be a sign of infection or other disease, such as lupus, kidney problems or cancer. Learn about why leukocytes can appear in the urine, the symptoms that can present as a.

Foot Pain Relief: 7 Natural Ways to Alleviate Discomfort

Updated in 11-29-2023

Algumas formas naturais para aliviar a dor nos pés são fazer um escalda pés, massagear os pés ou aplicar compressas frias, pois ajudam a relaxar os músculos, melhorar a circulação sanguínea e reduzir a inflamação. Confira outras estratégias simples e naturais para aliviar a dor nos pés sem sair de casa.

Cinnamon Tea: 8 Health Benefits: How to Make & Side Effects

Updated in 11-28-2023

Cinnamon tea has antioxidant, thermogenic and bactericidal properties which can promote weight loss, prevent premature ageing and fight tooth decay and gingivitis. Learn all about the health benefits of cinnamon, how to prepare it, and the side effects associated with use.

8 Most Common STI's, Symptoms & How to Treat

Updated in 11-27-2023

Sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), like genital herpes or genital warts, are spread through unprotected sexual contact. They can cause symptoms like discharge, itching, pain or redness. Learn more about the most common STIs, how they spread and how you can protect yourself.

Morning Sickness: 12 Common Causes & What to Do

Updated in 11-27-2023

Morning sickness is very common in the first weeks of pregnancy, but it can also occur outside of pregnancy and can even happen to men. Check out 8 common causes of morning sickness, the associated symptoms, and what you can do to help relieve it.