Rib Pain During Pregnancy

Rib pain during pregnancy can be a persistent problem, especially during the third trimester. Your rib cage may feel mildly sore or extremely tender and bruised. You may have discomfort on either side, or both sides, though it is commonly worse on the right side of the ribs. Pain occurs in and under the ribs…

Candida and Yeast Infections in Men

Many people are not aware that candida in men is nearly as common as yeast infections in women. Part of the problem is that men often do not experience the symptoms of candida overgrowth as acutely (at least in the early stages). There’s lots of advertising and marketing aimed at feminine products for candida (yeast…

Dangerous Multivitamin Side Effects

There is a first rule we all should always have in mind and that is that all medications, whether multivitamins or not, have side effects. However, the safety margin of vitamins like other medication is determined by the severity or number of side effects involved. Some vitamins when given an overdose can have mild side…

Eating Disorders and Nutrition in Teens and Young Adults

Teens need slightly more calories than adults of the same size do because they are still continuing to grow and are still developing both internally and externally. There are three eating disorders that can seriously affect the health and happiness of these teens, including obesity/overweight, anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Each is serious for different reasons…

Health and Nutrition During Pregnancy

Pregnancy Pregnancy is a nine month journey… It is a time in your life to feel happy, excited, serene and joyful. However it is also quite normal to experience anxieties about the birth and worrying about whether you are nourishing yourself properly, exercising, keeping, calm, positive, loving thoughts and emotions within your being. Pregnancy lasts…

Characteristics of HPV and Genital Warts

Most people are aware about this Human Papilloma Virus and genital warts whether dealing it personally or supporting loved one who is infected by the virus. But for those who are not familiar with HPV it is better to get familiarized with its characteristics such as the appearance, mode of transmission, symptoms, preventions and treatments.…