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There are few types breathing exercises designed to reduce pain. Pain can be extremely debilitating. Whether, it’s a headache, backache or toothache, when we feel pain, we tend to hold our breath, start shallow breathing and tense up. This tension…

Most women are aware that during pregnancy they need to avoid as many non-essential medicines as possible. Yet these same women are just as likely to suffer from minor conditions as anyone else, as well as being more likely to…

All surgeries inherently pose some risk, which is why many people are often nervous before going under the knife. But some surgeries in particular are especially dangerous, due to sensitive organs or complex procedures. In general, any procedures that are…

No matter how much attention you pay to your diet, you’re at risk of a heart attack if you don’t exercise. Lack of exercise is the single worst risk factor for heart disease for both men and women, yet seven…

Coughing is a reflex action started by stimulation of sensory nerves in the lining of the respiratory passages – the tubes we use to breathe. When a person coughs, there is a short intake of breath and the larynx (the…

There are numerous health considerations to make when you breastfeed, so you may wonder if tattoos are a factor. Preexisting tattoos don’t impact the breastfeeding process. Getting a tattoo and undergoing tattoo removal are different matters.  Take precautions if you…

What are tattoos and why do people get them? Tattoos are a type of body art that mark the skin. Temporary tattoos, like henna, put ink on top of the skin. These tattoos wash off over a few days or…

Fatigue is exceptionally hard to define, since everybody has their own idea of what being tired means. Everybody is tired once in a while –the most common reason is, of course, lack of sleep. Fatigue can also be caused by…

The word ‘depression’ causes much confusion. It’s often used to describe when someone is feeling ‘low’, ‘miserable’, ‘in a mood’ or having ‘got out of bed on the wrong side’. However, doctors use the word in two different ways. They…

What is Ebola virus? Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness affecting humans and other primates. What causes Ebola? How long this virus has existed is unknown, but we do know…