Dry Eyes: Can I Go Blind?

Dry eye syndrome (DES), which is also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is the condition of having dry eyes. It simply means that your eyes do not have enough tears required to moisturize or lubricate them. There are different causes of dry eyes, from starring unceasingly at digital devices such as computers, smartphones, or iPads to other natural causes. So, can I go blind if I leave my dry eye untreated?

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Fasting: Is It A Healthy Practice?

Fasting has some implications, whether you are doing it to lose weight, for religious purposes, or just trying to stay healthy. Fasting has been practiced for centuries by people from different corners of the world, and some recent studies (research) have revealed interesting medical usefulness of fasting.

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The Flu: The Best Way to Protect Yourself

In 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that there were between 291,000 and 646,000 people who died from seasonal influenza (the Flu) all over the world. This indicates that a wide range of demographics is at risk, from children, pregnant women to the elderly. However, there are steps you can take to best protect yourself from the Flu.

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Does Sex Get Better At Old Age?

It has been a long-running myth that old age reduces the desire for sex. As such, it appears that people who have crossed over to the golden years are eternally doomed to a life of dull performance in bed. Surprisingly, this is not always true; it depends on who the lovers or players are. Sex can even get quite steamier when aging if the rules are followed. Which rules are we talking about?  Continue reading “Does Sex Get Better At Old Age?”

How Cancer Treatments Can Cause Infertility in Women

 Beating a cancer is an extraordinary piece of good new but, for some women, it is actually the beginning of another nightmare. It has been confirmed that some cancer treatments can cause infertility in women. In a chronic situation, women who are suffering from infertility will not be able to conceive and bear a child. In order to avoid this undesirable circumstance, it will be quite helpful to be aware of the possible side-effects of each of the cancer treatments that are currently in use.

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What Alcohol Does to Your Body

 Less than 1 minute of sipping alcohol, your body will react spontaneously to its intoxicating power. The experience is comparable to a mild electric discharge journeying up to your brain. And once it reaches up there, it will immediately disconnect the processes going on in your brain by slowing down the pathways and chemicals that are required by brains cells for sending out coherent messages. You may become drowsy, experience slow reflexes or lose your mindfulness altogether. There is every possibility that you may become moody, unbalanced, and drunk!

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The War on Opioids: Some Important Facts You Should Know

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared opioid addiction in the United States as a “public health emergency.” This scourge of drug addiction and abuse has had significant impacts on people’s lives, their finances, and the public healthcare system. It is reported that about 60,000 people lost their lives in 2016 due to opioid addiction. Highlighted in this article are some important facts everyone should know about this epidemic.

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