Category «Health Analyzed»

12 HIV Myths Debunked

AIDS and HIV are, unfortunately, almost always misunderstood. In fact, ever since it was first discovered during the 1980s, there have been quite a lot of myths and dangerous misconceptions about them. Although education on HIV and AIDS has become more widespread and both the stigma and death rates are decreasing, it is still imperative …

Recommended Foods for Lactating Mothers

Mothers should not worry about lactation because the body produces hormones that can stimulate it. However there are times that breast milk supply is sluggish. This is the time that you take an intervention. The good news is that there are foods that you can eat to aid your lactating. You have to try it …

Breast Cancer: Signs, Screening Tests, and Treatments during Pregnancy

Although it doesn’t happen often, some pregnant women get to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Getting pregnant doesn’t cause the disease, but the hormonal changes brought by pregnancy can make the cancer cells grow faster. Your breast thickens as your pregnancy phase progresses, and that’s what makes detecting small lumps difficult to do. Because of …

Important Things Your Cardiologist Wants You to Know

Whether you’re visiting a heart specialist for the first time or just going for a follow-up on your test results, there are certain things that your cardiologist wants you to know. Since heart disease is one of the leading causes of mortality in Singapore, being educated about the disease and the treatment options for it …

The 6 Most Common Causes of Snoring

Snoring is perfectly normal but it should not happen frequently. If it happens frequently, it can have a lasting effect on the quality and quantity of your sleep and your room mates. Snoring can result to night time irritation and daytime fatigue. Why do you snore? Snoring happens when the air cannot move freely through …