The second trimester of pregnancy extends over week 13 through week 27. During this time, most women will start to look pregnant and begin wearing maternity clothes. Fortunately, second trimester is also the time when women are free from most of the discomfort of the first trimester. Morning sickness, fatigue and breast tenderness disappear. Women […]
Healthcare costs and the cost of medical insurance premiums in USA continue to escalate at an alarmingly rate. In addition, many medical and surgical procedures are no longer covered by insurance. This has made it imperative for Americans to seek alternative, affordable options for their healthcare treatments. One such option is medical tourism or traveling […]
Fibromyalgia is a physical condition that is characterized by aching and pain in muscles, tendons and joints at specific points along the body. Physicians, who used to believe that this condition was more psychological than physiological, have now found measurable chemical changes in the body of people with fibromyalgia.
Obesity has affected a large number of people all over the world. It has lead to a number of health problems. Psychological problems such as depression and low self-esteem are commonly observed in obese persons. Diet pills are a popular option for losing weight. With a variety of diet pills available in the market, with […]
Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. It is a medical disease that causes psychological symptoms to such a degree that daily living activities are negatively impacted. The most prominent symptoms of bipolar disorder in adults are the extreme mood changes which are also known as depression and mania. Those who are diagnosed with […]
Holistic medicine is a branch of alternative medicine that involves treating the whole person, which includes their physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual well-being. It refers not only to their body, but their mind and emotions as well. The practitioners attempt to avoid the use of medication and surgery.
Medical tourism in Europe dates back to the eighteenth century when people travelled to England to get spa-treatments to cure various diseases like gouty arthritis or liver problems through mineral water. Since then, people have been going to various European countries for getting healing treatment in infirmaries and spas. These countries include Lithuania, Poland, Belgium, […]
The first trimester (from 0 to 12 weeks) is a significant period of your pregnancy. Not only will you notice the baby grow but you will also notice many changes taking place in your body during this phase. These changes are normal. The discomforts associated will them go away as the pregnancy progresses. Here are […]
There are plenty of people out there who like the thought of being physically fit and in shape but very few of them are willing to go through with the effort that is necessary to exercise. Without exercise in our life, it is very difficult for us to maintain a healthy weight as well as […]
Book Review: The Survivors Club by Ben Sherwood Who are the people that triumph over disasters, devastating health issues, or horrific war experiences? This book is a study of those people who survive and thrive despite the circumstances they find themselves in. The author identifies traits of survivors, retells their stories and interviews the survivors […]