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15 ways to prevent pregnancy

15 ways to prevent pregnancy

People who are sexually active and want to avoid pregnancy should be aware of their options when it comes to birth control. There are many types of contraception available to help avoid pregnancy. However, the only completely reliable method for avoiding pregnancy is abstaining from sex. The Family Planning Association (FPA) in the UK, claim […]

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Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

Is fibromyalgia worse in women?

Fibromyalgia is more common in women than men, who may experience symptoms differently. For example, women tend to report higher levels of pain, and they often have additional symptoms, such as heavy or painful menstruation. Fibromyalgia symptoms vary from person to person. Some describe the pain as sharp and shooting, while others report a dull […]

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Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?

Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?

Finding a link between osteoarthritis and the bacteria in our guts seems unlikely. However, new research concludes that they could, in fact, be bedfellows. A new study probes gut bacteria and their role in osteoarthritis. Obesity comes with a raft of related health risks, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It is also intimately tied to […]

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How to make yourself fart

How to make yourself fart

Farting is a natural process and often occurs without help, but sometimes a buildup of gas in the body can cause pain and bloating. In these cases, it may help to use one or more poses or other techniques to help the body fart. Certain foods or eating too quickly can be the cause of […]

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A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis

A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis

You wake up in the middle of the night, convinced that an evil figure is lying in wait. You attempt to move, but your body just will not budge. You try to scream, but nothing comes out. The monster draws closer. It may sound like a horror movie scene, but this is the real deal […]

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How to get rid of greasy hair naturally

How to get rid of greasy hair naturally

If a person finds their hair always looks and feels oily no matter how often they wash it, they may be producing too much oil. All hair produces some oil to keep it nourished and healthy, as well as to protect the scalp. But too much oil production can lead to seborrheic dermatitis, a condition […]

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How long are you contagious with pink eye?

How long are you contagious with pink eye?

Pink eye is a common eye condition that causes painful, red, and itchy eyes. Bacteria, viruses, or allergies can cause pink eye. Viral and bacterial pink eye are both highly contagious. Both adults and children can get pink eye and should stay away from work, school, or daycare until their symptoms clear. Each type of […]

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Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies

Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies

Sebaceous hyperplasia causes small bumps to appear on the skin when sebaceous glands become enlarged. These bumps are harmless and often appear on the forehead and cheeks. There are sebaceous glands all over the body, and the bumps can form almost anywhere. They are more common in middle-aged and older people, but they can show […]