Victoria Fanslau
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Allergies

Can Allergies Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes?

To answer this question, let’s first review some basic anatomy and physiology. The human body has several systems that work together so that your body can function and carry out everyday activities.  One of those systems is the lymphatic system, which is a major part of the immune system. The lymphatic system and the immune… Continue reading Can Allergies Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

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UTI

Can Saliva Cause a UTI? Everything You Should Know!

A UTI is an acronym for a urinary tract infection. UTIs can cause great discomfort and if not treated can lead to more serious infections including sepsis. Unfortunately, UTIs can happen to anyone at any time and are very common. Many healthcare professionals consider them the most common type of infection. This leads people to… Continue reading Can Saliva Cause a UTI? Everything You Should Know!

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

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Women's Health

Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Have you ever experienced a pain or sensation and thought “do other people get this” but you are too embarrassed to ask? You are not alone. There are many medical subjects that some people like to keep private such as menstrual periods, bowel movements, sex, and more.  There is nothing wrong with being modest and… Continue reading Stabbing Pain When Pooping During Period?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

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Health

Calcification of Arteries: What Is It and How to Treat It?

Artery calcification is present in 90% of men and 67% of women older than 70. The term ‘calcification of arteries’ can sound intimidating. Or maybe you’ve never heard the term before now. To understand more about artery calcification, let’s first review some anatomy and physiology vocabulary.  Arteries are blood vessels in the body that carry… Continue reading Calcification of Arteries: What Is It and How to Treat It?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 22, 2022

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Health

What Is The Best Room Temperature For Asthma?

Asthma flare-ups can be triggered by several different environmental causes. Both indoors and outdoors, air temperature and humidity are important factors to keep in mind. Those who suffer from asthma should keep their rooms at a comfortable, moderate temperature with low humidity. Asthma attacks can be triggered by high or low humidity. You may, however,… Continue reading What Is The Best Room Temperature For Asthma?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 14, 2022

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Allergies

Can Allergies Cause Laryngitis?

Laryngitis is a condition that is reported to affect over 3 million Americans each year and it can cause a lot of disruption to your life, not to mention pain. When you experience the symptoms, you will be equipped with a host of questions about how to treat them and prevent future episodes. One of… Continue reading Can Allergies Cause Laryngitis?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 13, 2022

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UTI

Can a UTI Affect a Pregnancy Test?

Whether actively trying for a baby or not, seeing your pregnancy test show a positive result is an experience that you’ll never forget. Before sharing the news or considering the next steps, though, there are a number of key issues to consider. One of the most pertinent topics is “can a UTI affect a pregnancy… Continue reading Can a UTI Affect a Pregnancy Test?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 13, 2022

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Health

Neck Pain When Coughing: Causes And Treatment

Coughing can cause pain not only in the chest but also in the neck. It’s crucial to find out what’s causing your neck to hurt when you cough. Afterward, you’ll be able to get the right care. Learn why coughing causes neck pain and what you can do to relieve it. What Is Neck Pain? … Continue reading Neck Pain When Coughing: Causes And Treatment

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 13, 2022

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Health

Is Cranberry Juice Good for Gout?

Ouch! Have you ever experienced a gout attack? They are nothing to mess around with and can cause intense pain. Gout flares can disrupt a person’s everyday life due to the pain they cause.  According to a survey completed by the Alliance for Gout Awareness, 1 in 4 gout sufferers looks for a natural remedy… Continue reading Is Cranberry Juice Good for Gout?

Victoria Fanslau Jul. 01, 2022

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Antibiotics

How Long Do Antibiotics Stay in Your System?

There is no one-fits-all answer to the question of ‘how long do antibiotics stay in your system’ because every person and medication is unique and there are several factors that affect how long a medication will stay in a person’s body. Let’s dive deeper into antibiotics and the factors that affect how long they will… Continue reading How Long Do Antibiotics Stay in Your System?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 28, 2022

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Health

Elbow Sprain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

The elbow is a body part that can easily be forgotten about but it is essential to many everyday tasks. If you injure your elbow, it could be very painful and greatly hinder those everyday activities. The elbow aids in flexing, extending, and rotating the arms.  You may think that only athletes get elbow injuries… Continue reading Elbow Sprain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 25, 2022