What’s The Point of a Medical Diagnostic Test?

An obvious question, right? Well, we hope to make you understand without any doubt, the importance of diagnostic tests. Although many people get tested as soon as they feel unwell, others don’t. They Google their symptoms instead. The need for medical tests has increased even more, during this Covid-19 pandemic. So, here is our answer … Continue reading “What’s The Point of a Medical Diagnostic Test?”

Simple Home Exercises for Everyone

With the current COVID-19 situation that has resulted in people being cooped indoors for a long period, home exercises should be prioritized. If not how would you burn calories and generally keep fit? Definitely not by long hours of sleep, watching TV, or spending hours on social media. Exercise has immediate and long-term health benefits, … Continue reading “Simple Home Exercises for Everyone”

The Struggle for Air: Surviving Lung Disease

Our lungs serve as a conduit for oxygen via the air we breathe. This process is carried out because the cells in our body require oxygen to function and grow. This is a difficult activity for people struggling with lung diseases, but with therapies and treatment they can survive the disease and go on to … Continue reading “The Struggle for Air: Surviving Lung Disease”

Sleep Disorders: Fact Check

Not getting enough sleep has been linked to many health problems and constant inability to get adequate sleep may be caused by a sleep disorder. According to the American Sleep Association (ASA), drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 fatalities and 40,000 non-fatal injuries annually, in the United States. Sleep deprivation is one of the reasons … Continue reading “Sleep Disorders: Fact Check”

Sleep paralysis: A cause for Fear?

The notion of being bedevilled by demons, evil spirits and extraterrestrial being, has been the myth surrounding sleep paralysis. The feeling of being paralyzed and suffocated, though scary, is a result of the medical condition called sleep paralysis. This condition is caused by disturbed rapid eye movement cycle (REM) and it occurs as people fall … Continue reading “Sleep paralysis: A cause for Fear?”

4 Ways To Arm Yourself Against Allergies

Allergies are conditions whereby the immune system reacts abnormally to foreign substances. An allergic reaction can be mild, irritating and sometimes severe, hence the need to arm oneself against allergic triggers (also known as allergens). Substances like dust, mold, pet dander, grass, peanuts and other substances that cause allergy are called allergen. The ideal way … Continue reading “4 Ways To Arm Yourself Against Allergies”