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New Research Shows EBV Infection Increases Risk of Disease

New Research Shows EBV Infection Increases Risk of Disease

Multiple sclerosis, like many autoimmune diseases, is characterized by chronic inflammation—it’s the work of the body’s own immune system, attacking what it’s meant to protect. In the case of MS, the body attacks its myelin sheath, a protective covering for the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Researchers have struggled for years to figure out what […]

What Are Peptides?

What Are Peptides?

What are peptides?  Peptides are short chains of amino acids that occur naturally in the skin and are the building blocks of proteins. In cosmetic products (or skin-care products), peptides can mimic the protein sequences in collagen and elastin and stimulate production, says Geeta Yadav, MD, a dermatologist and founder of Skin Science Dermatology in […]

8 Low-Calorie Cocktails That Will Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

8 Low-Calorie Cocktails That Will Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

You know the feeling: You’re catching up with friends over cocktails, and suddenly as you drain your second drink you’re thinking, Whoa, how many calories did I just sip? Cocktails are sugary, and sugar equals calories. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to tweak classic recipes so they won’t ruin your healthy eating goals. Below, […]

Why You Might Want to Drink Water Before You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster Shot

Why You Might Want to Drink Water Before You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster Shot

By now you’re probably well aware that the COVID-19 vaccine—despite it being a life-saving shot—typically comes with at least a few less-than-pleasant side effects. They’re minor, of course: pain at the injection site, fever, fatigue—but feeling any discomfort at all isn’t exactly how you want to spend the day after getting vaccinated. To help, some pharmacies are offering […]

What Is Dense Breast Tissue, and How Does It Relate to Breast Cancer?

What Is Dense Breast Tissue, and How Does It Relate to Breast Cancer?

While getting a mammogram is a good way to detect the possibility of breast cancer, it can also detect something else: dense breast tissue. In fact, dense breast tissue is a finding exclusive to a mammogram, wherein certain parts of the breast appear light gray or white, making it harder to detect any present abnormalities, according […]

Vaginal Health

Vaginal  Health

This is unarguably the main organ that clearly declares a human as a female- THE VAGINA. The vagina is an important part of the female reproductive organ. Before moving on with vagina care, let me clearly explain the difference between the vagina and the vulva. For a long time, I personally assumed the vagina is […]

Foods High In Vitamin C

Foods High In Vitamin C

Foods High In Vitamin C If you chug a glass of orange juice every time you start sniffling, you may be onto something. Though studies show that consuming vitamin C can’t actually prevent colds, loading up on this nutrient may help slightly shorten the length of time you’re sick and reduce the severity of your symptoms. Thing is, […]

Healthy Foods You Need in Your Kitchen

Healthy Foods You Need in Your Kitchen

Fruits & Veggies A healthy kitchen starts with fresh produce—yes, even in winter. Fruits and vegetables deliver vitamins, minerals, and plant nutrients that protect against chronic conditions including obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and dementia. Keep a good variety on hand and aim to eat at least two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables […]

Period Shame

Period Shame

Statistics show that about 58% of girls and women experience period shame and different factors are responsible for this. Some women talk about why they feel ashamed and how they have overcome this shame over the years. 1) I used to be ashamed whenever I got stained but not anymore. “Na stain I stain I […]

Caesarian Section (C-Section)

Caesarian Section (C-Section)

Create a discussion on Caesarian Section in a gathering of African women and the varied opinions you will get summarizes C-Section as a wrong, bad and abnormal thing that should not be done and when it is done, should not be spoken about. Most of these opinions are driven by cultural and religious beliefs rather […]

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