neural tube defects

Neural Tube Defects in Babies

Neural tube defects affect more than 3000 pregnancies every year in the US alone.  These can cause life-threatening problems for babies as they develop inside the womb.  While there is no cure for neural tube defects, you can lower the risk before and during pregnancy which will be detailed later...

hgh

What Is Human Growth Hormone?

Human Growth Hormone (HGH) has been touted as the fountain of youth. Its supposed benefits go beyond being anti-aging. It is known to boost strength as well as maintain muscle mass. However, much has yet to be proven where HGH is concerned. This is why you should have ample information...

in vitro fertilization cost

How Much in In Vitro Fertilization and Is It Worth It?

There was a time when couples with fertility problems faced limited options.  This reality was as frustrating as it was discouraging that many just decided to give up.  That has definitely changed.  With continuous research and refinement of in vitro fertilization (IVF), couples are now given a viable path towards...

Dislocated Rib

Can You Dislocate a Rib?

Different accidents can happen every day. However, there are misfortunate events that can cause leg injury, back injury, or worse a dislocated rib. You might think that it is impossible to dislocate your rib. But in cases wherein the accident is connected with a strong force such as a car...

histrionic personality disorder

What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder?

You might have met a person who is too passionate about being in the limelight.  You might even say that his or her attention-seeking antics have become really excessive.  Such a person might have a histrionic personality disorder.  Find out what you can do if you or a person you...

Dr. Virginia Apgar

Who is Dr. Virginia Apgar?

Just who is Dr. Virginia Apgar? Dr. Virginia Apgar is an American anesthesiologist, physician, and medical researcher. She was also known as a leading anesthesiology and a leader in an emerging field of teratology in the 1960s. Teratology is the study of birth defects. There used to be a saying that...

Essential Oils for Nausea

Essential Oils for Nausea

Nausea is a stomach discomfort and sometimes gives you a feeling that you want to vomit. This feeling can be unpleasant and irritating. But once you let nausea without treatment, there is a possibility that you get other conditions in your chest, back of the throat, and upper abdomen. Fortunately,...

Swaddling a Baby

How and When to Stop Swaddling Your Baby

Swaddling a baby is one of the common practices of making the baby feel secured, asleep, and at ease. This practice has been done by many cultures for centuries. One famous incident in the history of humankind is the birth of Jesus Christ in a manger. Every December twenty fifth,...

Stretch Marks on Inner Thighs

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks on the Inner Thighs

Stretch marks are most common to be seen on the inner thighs. Most especially if they get too visible, then they are something that you would definitely want to consider ways to get rid of them. This may even involve laser removal. Stretch marks are colored streaks that usually appear...

Causes of Spider Veins

What Causes Spider Veins?

When you hear about spider veins, what first comes to your mind? If its veins similar to varicose veins, then you got that right. But what is the difference between the two? Varicose veins are smaller wheareas spider veins are small red thread veins that are seen under the skin...