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What Is Breast Milk Fruit?

Breast milk fruit, star apple, or Qua Vu Sua,  is a sweet and popular fruit native to Vietnam. Compared to its other well-loved sweet fruit siblings in Vietnam such as the Thanh Long (dragon fruit), Qua dua (pineapple), Qua xoai (mango), or Qua Hong), (persimmon), the star apple is of...

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Breast Cancer and Birth Control: Effect on Each Other

The rate at which women develop breast cancer these days has become a cause of alarm to people in the department of health. That’s why they have many studies and research that are aimed at finding out the exact causes of breast cancer. Well, a lot has been identified to...

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Depression After Breast Augmentation Surgery: What To Do About It?

How to deal with depression after breast augmentation? First, what happens in a breast augmentation surgical operation? Breast augmentation is a type of plastic surgery that is quite common. It is performed to improve the way in which breasts look in a woman. This surgery augments the size or perhaps...

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Does Taking Birth Control Pills Cause Breast Cancer?

There is a need for an effective safe means of birth control for women all around the world. Over ten million of the female population in America use pills for birth control. Besides the fact that these pills effectively stop unwanted pregnancies, it can also help in controlling other conditions...

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Best Healthy Diet Menu for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

The endocrine system in the human body is responsible for producing different hormones that carry out various growth and development functions in the body. In the situation whereby something goes wrong with this system, it could result in health issues ranging from mild to severe. There are different conditions that...

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When Does Morning Sickness Start?

There are myriads of reasons why morning sickness happens to a person, but the most typical cause is pregnancy. When does morning sickness start? It starts early on the first four weeks of pregnancy or after the time period where you missed your menstruation, given that you are regularly menstruating....

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After Breast Augmentation, When Can I Sleep on my Sides?

Right after a surgical procedure, people may have to make some adjustments as to how they go about their daily lives. Some surgeries may even require complete bed rest while some might have the individual immobile for a number of days. There are some medical procedures that do allow for...

Keloid scar formation

Keloids: What Is It And How to Treat It

Marks and spots on our skin can make us worried as it may mean a lot of different things related to health. One such condition that can affect people is keloids and these can appear almost anywhere. But what are these keloids and how can it be treated? In this...

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How Can I Increase My Breastmilk Fast?

Mothers can find it challenging especially if their supply of breast milk is limited or in short supply. This is because breast milk is critical in order for babies to achieve optimal health and nutrition and for young children to develop and grow as they should. Low breast milk can...