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What are the Chances of a Vasectomy Failing?

What are the Chances of a Vasectomy Failing?

2017-06-26 08:54:01 0 Comments 2 views Health category

Once they are certain that they do not want to have children, many people start looking for effective, long-term birth control solutions. Male sterilization, called vasectomy, is a permanent form of birth control. During a vasectomy, a man's vas deferens is cut, tied, cauterized, or blocked off to prevent sperm

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Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Ulcers

Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Ulcers

2017-06-26 02:20:01 0 Comments 1 views Health category

Stomach ulcers are small sores that form in the lining of the stomach. They are often caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. Stomach ulcers can also result from frequent or long-term use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, a group of medications that help reduce pain and inflammation. Both of

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Bee Propolis for Acne

Bee Propolis for Acne

2017-06-25 15:18:01 0 Comments 2 views Health category

You don't have to be a teenager to be afflicted with acne now and then. An inflammatory skin disorder, acne is caused by your pores becoming clogged with dead cells and excess skin oil. Inflammation-causing bacteria living on your skin can exacerbate the condition, causing nodules and cysts, which may

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Activities for Teaching Kids About the Muscular System

Activities for Teaching Kids About the Muscular System

2017-06-24 04:48:01 0 Comments 3 views Health category

The human body is like a machine, with working parts that all contribute to the health and activity of the individual. Of course, this might be difficult to explain to kids -- particularly when it comes to the unseen parts, such as the muscular system. By using games and activities

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Birth Control & Effects on Periods

Birth Control & Effects on Periods

2017-06-23 07:52:01 0 Comments 5 views Health category

Overview Birth control pills are not only a form of contraceptive for women—they also provide additional benefits for the user. Many women use birth control pills to control their period, either to regulate when their period happens, have a lighter period or preventing a period from occurring every month. Regulating Periods One effect

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Acupuncture

Advantages & Disadvantages of Acupuncture

2017-06-22 10:02:01 0 Comments 5 views Health category

In the United States, acupuncture is an integral part of complementary and alternative medicine, incorporating techniques from Chinese, Japanese and Korean traditions. Some Westerners are skeptical of the practice, while others swear by it, reporting a plethora of beneficial effects. When properly performed, acupuncture is a safe practice; however, inform

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Physical Therapy for Inguinal Ligament Strain

Physical Therapy for Inguinal Ligament Strain

2017-06-21 09:50:01 0 Comments 4 views Health category

The inguinal ligament is a tough fibrous band that supports the groin region and helps to prevent the intestines from protruding into the groin. An injury to the inguinal ligament is called a strain and is most commonly experienced by people who participate in certain sports: ice hockey, fencing, cross-country

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Can Excessive Crying & Strain in Infants Cause a Hernia?

Can Excessive Crying & Strain in Infants Cause a Hernia?

2017-06-19 08:12:01 0 Comments 7 views Health category

Hernias are fairly common in kids -- and infants are sometimes born with them, even though you might not notice the hernia until your baby is several weeks old. Hernias are more common in boys than girls, but they can occur in girls, too. There are several reasons why an

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What Is Senna Pod?

What Is Senna Pod?

2017-06-19 01:36:01 0 Comments 6 views Health category

Senna pods are the seed pods of the senna plant. Herbalists and natural doctors recommend senna pod supplements to treat mild cases of constipation. You should, however, take precautions when you use any laxative to treat constipation, including senna pods. Speak with a medical professional prior to consuming any laxative,

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Naproxen & Elevated Liver Enzymes

2017-06-18 06:02:01 0 Comments 5 views Health category

Naproxen is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, or NSAIDs. It is available in prescription and nonprescription forms for the treatment of pain, inflammation and fever. In relatively rare cases, use of naproxen can trigger liver damage. Your doctor can look for this damage

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