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Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms Plus Conventional Treatments, Natural Remedies and Prevention Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vaginal yeast infections are caused by the fungus Candida. Candida typically co-exists on, and in, the human body without causing a problem but in some cases it multiplies, leading to Candida...

Is Herpes Curable? Plus Answers to 3 Other Common Questions About Herpes

It’s hardly surprising that many people want to know: “Is herpes curable?” Herpes, a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, is quite common. Approximately one out of every eight people between the ages of 14 and 49 living in the United...

How Do You Get Rid of a Cyst?

The Internet is filled with videos and pictures of people (and doctors!) popping cysts or even lancing the skin to pull out a cyst. Let’s be clear—do not pop, squeeze or lance a cyst—this is not safe. So how do...

Why You Should Always Take These 10 Stomach Ulcer Symptoms Seriously

If you have chronic stomach pain, the cause may be stomach ulcers. The good news is, stomach ulcers are highly treatable. But it’s extremely important that you seek treatment without delay. When left untreated, stomach ulcers can cause serious, even...

Hyaluronic Acid Benefits More Than Just Your Skin!

Countless beauty products tout hyaluronic acid’s ability to fight acne, age spots, and wrinkles. Dermatologists use hyaluronic acid to plump lips and other tissue, and some in the industry refer to it as the “fountain of youth.” But hyaluronic acid...

Fenugreek Benefits for Men and Women

Herbs and foods from around the globe continue to make their way into mainstream America as they are touted for their extraordinary health benefits and healing properties. The latest food to be making the rounds on social media is fenugreek....

How to Get Rid of Jock Itch (Which Non-Jocks Get Too)

If you're wondering how to get rid of jock itch, you might also be thinking: “I’m not a jock. Why do I have the itch?” It’s a question doctors hear more often than you might think. Jock itch, scientifically known...

Vibrio Vulnificus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Affecting humans and primates, Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacillus found in warm, shallow ocean water. First discovered in 1979, this organism is common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as parts of the East and West Coasts...

Upper Respiratory Infection: Symptoms to Look Out for, Types to Know and Treatments to Try

Wondering if you’ve ever had an upper respiratory infection? If you’ve ever suffered from the common cold, then the answer is almost certainly yes. According to Johns Hopkins University, this illness is one of the most common in adults and...

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Lower respiratory tract infection is often used as a synonym for pneumonia. However, this condition can refer to a host of illnesses affecting the airways below the larynx. While many people recover quickly from lower respiratory tract illnesses, these diseases...