Sometimes finding the right doctor for what you need can be tough! With hundreds of different types of doctors (also referred to as specialities or subspecialties), it can become really confusing, really fast! But don’t you worry, we compiled a list of the most common doctors and what they do and the diseases and conditions they treat.
Let's face it, no one wants the flu. It sucks and winter is when the flu is generally running rampant. A typical flu season begins around October and ends around the beginning of April. There is no guarantee that you won't get sick or get someone else sick, but hey, we can try with these simple tips!
If your goal is to save money this new year, healthcare cost can be one of the ways that bust your budget. Even with insurance, medical bills and expenses can get way out of control. We've researched some of the best ways to keep cost down and that may help you this year and the years after.
Going to the doctor can be scary so we gathered some questions to ask your doctor about high blood pressure.
Ever wonder what the numbers of your blood pressure really mean? Well let me tell you! There are two numbers that represent your blood pressure and it usually look something like this 120/70. The top number is your systolic and the bottom number is the diastolic (systolic/diastolic). Each number is equally important but the top number usually gets more attention because it can be a sign of serious heart problems. Now what does all those fancy words mean?
What's the big deal with high blood pressure anyway? Most people probably feel fine. No harm in your blood pressure being a little high, right? Well my friends, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one hell of a disease. It can cause many problems in your body and even lead to death. But before we get into all that, let's find out what a blood pressure is and what it means to have high blood pressure.
Free the nip and feel the girls! By girls, we mean your breasts! Every month, once a month, give your breasts some much-needed attention by doing self-breast exams. One of the best ways to beat breast cancer and catch it in the early stages is by doing self-exams regularly. Monthly exams help you get more familiar with your breast so it's easier to spot changes if any occur.
*Insert a witty and charming intro here to grab your attention*! We tried to come up with a funny tagline to keep you reading this article but talking about hard topics like breast cancer is tough! The disease has affected so many lives and we just want you to be informed. So, let's get to it and discuss what happens once there is a diagnosis of breast cancer.
Breast! Who doesn't like breast! They are big and small; real and fake; they feed our newborns and and our partners! (hehe) They are one of the most fascinating organs in our bodies. Breasts are awesome but they are also in danger with the threat of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer with an estimated 200,000 new cases in 2017. So yea, FUCK CANCER! (Yes, we said it and we mean it.)
Your heart is an amazing muscle that pumps blood filled with oxygen and nutrients to the cells and organs in your body. Amazing, right? Watch the short video below to see how blood travels through your heart every hour, minute, and second of your life!
Saving money often seems like the hardest thing to do without cutting out the things you love to do and buy. With the rising cost of damn near everything from food to rent it can seem impossible at times. But all is not lost. We created a list of ways you can start saving today no matter where you are on your financial journey. Even the smallest contribution can help you take the first steps to creating a savings that you can be proud of. The key is to start and be consistent!
Getting to the gym and adding exercise to your daily routine can be the ultimate struggle. But thank god for the internet! With millions of at-home fitness videos, it's easy to try different workout routines with little to no equipment. Check out some of the gems we found on YouTube for a great at-home sweat party.