blood test abbreviations

List of Blood Test Abbreviations and their Uses

Whether you are about to undergo surgery or just a routine check-up, your physician might require different types of blood test.  Most of them come in abbreviations and at times, patients get confused which is for what. Here is a list of the most common blood test abbreviations and each...

Persistent Depressive Disorder

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Persistent Depressive Disorder usually lasts for more than 2 years. According to research, patients who have persistent depressive disorder would face two conditions; low-grade persistent depression or dysthymia and chronic major depression. If you have dysthymia, you would find it very hard to stay happy even when the environment is...

Exercise benefits

Top Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is never been out of trend. Even in the years of our ancestors, their way of living is considered an exercise. Cutting of woods, fetching of water, fishing, farming, and many more that includes your body to work and sweat are considered as exercise. In the modern world, physical...

keto fat bombs

What are keto fat bombs?

If you are following a ketogenic diet, perhaps, you are getting used to or already used to eating low-carb, high-fat, and moderate protein food. But although you are used to a certain amount of carb, fats, and protein in your foods, perhaps you also feel the need to satisfy your...

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Home Remedies for Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

HFMD or hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common ailment that comes from viruses. The scary part is that anyone can get this disease, especially children ages 10 and below. Lucky for you, there are home remedies that you can do to treat this condition. Find out all about...

Benefits of coconut oil

Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut is found everywhere especially in Southeast Asian countries. Many people call it 'the tree of life'. It is called such because all its parts are useful. One popular product made from coconuts is coconut oil and its impact on overall health is amazing. Read on to learn more about...

Best Low Carb Fruits

If you are on a keto diet, you need a low carb plan that won't interfere with your body's state of ketosis. There certain foods that are not allowed for you to eat especially those with high carbohydrates content. Having said that, if you yourself are a fruit lover, are...

unclog your ears in plane

How to Unclog Your Ears in Plane

During air travel, one problem passengers usually experience is the painful and annoying feeling of their ears being clogged. This condition is called barotrauma of the ear, barotitis media, or aerotitis media. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology has reported that clogged ears are actually the most common medical condition...

Low carb drink

A Low Carb Drink Guide: What Not to Drink While on a Keto Diet

When you're on a keto diet, go for a low carb drink. The restriction to carbs, apparently, extends to drinks and not just food. Optimize the benefits of the keto diet by skimping on sugary drinks and replacing them with keto-friendly alternatives. This low-carb drink guide may help you start....

Munchausen by Proxy

What is Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome?

Surprisingly, there are a lot of illnesses that are still unknown to us. Some might also be too complicated that you would not believe that it exists. One of this kind of sickness is Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. It is a condition in which the caregiver is the reason behind...